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POMA: PM Rugunda calls for ceasefire

Gov’t Promises Speedy Implementation of New POMA Regulations Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has promised speedy implementation of the new Public Order Management Act (POMA), 2013 regulations. He said there should meanwhile be ceasefire between political parties and government security agencies. Rugunda made …

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POMA: Police promises to secure Gen Muntu’s Party launch

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force has announced that it has finalized plans to secure the official launch of Maj Gen Gregory Mugisha Muntu’s political party; the Alliance for National Transformation. Muntu broke away from FDC last year after losing the presidency to Patrick Oboi Amuriat. …

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British police say no crime in Huawei 5G leak

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The top-secret leak that Britain had conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to develop its 5G network, which brought down the defence minister, does not amount to a criminal offence, police concluded Saturday. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sacked Gavin Williamson as defence secretary over …

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Ochola’s first year in office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | March 4th, 2019 marked a full year since Martin Okoth Ochola became the Inspector General of Police-IGP. He replaced General Kale Kayihura who had severed as IGP for 12 years. Immediately after assuming office, Ochola issued 12 directives to heads of different police units …

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Gun fingerprinting starts in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team has started registration of all guns in the country and has so far registered all arms in the hands of the Police Force, Prisons, private security and those privately licensed within Kampala metropolitan area. Following a spate of killings last year, President …

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British police arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

    London, United Kingdom | AFP | WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly seven-year stay at Ecuador’s embassy in London came to an abrupt end on Thursday when police entered the building and arrested him after Ecuador withdrew his asylum. Assange has been living at the embassy in London’s plush Knightsbridge …

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Ssebulime’s family demands sh9.9 billion compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of the late Ronald Ssebulime who was innocently murdered by Uganda police is demanding a compensation of sh9.9 billion. Ssebulime who was riding a motorbike was arrested, handcuffed before being shot dead by police on Sunday March 24th, 2019 on suspicion that …

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