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Police doesn’t have enough pistols to arm traffic officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Although President Yoweri Museveni said that traffic officers will be armed, police say they don’t have enough pistols for individual traffic police officers to be armed while carrying out their duties. President Museveni on Sunday said traffic officers will be armed or paired with armed …

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Museveni tasks Karamoja MPs on insecurity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed legislators from Karamoja to join the security team in searching for the people involved in lynching a famous community leader. It comes a week after unknown people lynched Mariko Abura Apanaluk, a renown Karimojong elder and kraal leader together …

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Fear in Moroto as unknown gunmen kill resident

The Moroto District Police Commander Abel Barugahare has linked the killing of Napeyok to the arrest of Moru Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The communities in Moroto continue to live in fear as gunmen continue raiding villages in the town, killing people in what appears to be targeted killings. On …

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UPDF to deploy 3,000 troops in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF is to deploy more than 3,000 soldiers to address the persistent insecurity in the Karamoja region. This was announced on Wednesday by the UPDF Commander of Land Forces Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu in Moroto. Gen Elwelu who addressed the media …

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MUSEVENI: O You People Of Little Faith

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to discuss in han honest and balance way, the recent security operations that have had hundreds jailed. “Recently, the Police and UPDF have been criticised for brutal conduct and use of excessive force. It is good criticism in …

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Gen. Muhoozi in Karamoja over rampant killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gen. David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defense Forces is meeting senior security officials in Karamoja region over the increasing cases insecurity over the past few weeks. Gen. Muhoozi arrived in Moroto district at around 10 am on Wednesday aboard a UPDF chopper to meet the …

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