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Mbayo hands over, Babalanda to stop infighting in ISO

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Presidency Babirye Milly Babalanda has identified gaps in the intelligence institutions that she hopes to address as the new line Minister. Babalanda officially took over office on Thursday from former Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo in a function graced by second …

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Gen. Muhoozi is back

Bad news for Bobi Wine supporters Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What should be the main takeaway from President Yoweri Museveni’s Dec.16 re-appointment of his son, Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, to head the Special Forces Command and Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech to be the deputy inspector general of police …

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How ISO boss sack helps Museveni, Kagame

It restores the Rwandan Bloc vote for Museveni in 2021 and smoothens CHOGM2021 preparations for Kagame COMMENT | SIMON KIMOYI | It is not far-fetched for Kigali to postulate that promoters of the Uganda-Rwanda conflict are top officers in the Ugandan security system, seeking to cause regime change in Kigali. …

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Court awards UGX 250 million to a tortured ISO operative

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has awarded UGX 250 million to a tortured Internal Security Organisation – ISO operative, Simon Peter Odongo who was on May 05 arrested from his home in Kampala for allegedly brandishing a gun on UPDF soldiers. It was reported …

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Spy agencies deployed to trace all returnees avoiding quarantine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has deployed spy agencies to trace for all people who returned to the country recently evading quarantine. The team comprises operatives from the  Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, Internal Security Organisation –ISO and Crime Intelligence Unit- CIU. The team has been tasked to ensure …

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Oulanyah directs MPs to visit safe houses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Human Rights Committee of Parliament to visit safe houses. The directive follows a meeting between the Human rights committee chaired by Janepher Nantume Egunyu and the Minister for Security Elly Tumwine on Wednesday. During …

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Parliament moves to investigate Lwamayuba, Kyengera safe houses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Human Rights Committee of parliament to investigate claims about the presence of safe houses in Lwamayuba and Kyengera where several Ugandans are reportedly tortured. She issued the directive after Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North Member of Parliament …

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Tumwine says accusations of maligning speaker are malicious

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has described as malicious, allegations of contempt of parliament brought against him by fellow legislators, Atkins Katusabe and Cecilia Ogwal. The two legislators accused Tumwine of questioning the powers of parliament, directives issued by the legislature, and the position …

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