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Police make early deployment at Mukono EC offices

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Mukono have made early deployment at the district electoral commission offices in order to avoid chaos at the center. Two check points have been mounted at the two main road entries from Kampala. Deployments have also been made outside and inside the …

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Police raids Bobi Wine’s NUP headquarters

Security seizes Kyagulanyi’s nomination documents, CCTV camera monitors Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Police has raided the National Unity Party (NUP) offices in Kamwokya, and are searching through election documents. NUP were holding a meeting of some of its top leaders when police arrived. “The military, police …

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CSOs report pins gov’t for interfering with human rights defender’s work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new report by Civil Society Organisations-CSOs has pinned various government agencies for continued intimidation of human rights defenders, journalists and civil society activists. The Universal Periodic Review 2021- CSO report that was issued on Tuesday specifically singles out Uganda Police Force, Uganda People’s Defense …

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94 police paramedics to be retrained for promotion

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Police leadership has resolved to retrain 94 medical Police Constables so that they can be elevated to ranks befitting their qualifications. The decision to retrain the Constables comes at the time when policemen and women who joined the force in June 2015 with medical documents …

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Police arrest Bobi Wine’s bodyguards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have arrested two bodyguards of Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi wine. The arrested have been identified as Rashid Kavuma and a colleague only identified as Ashraf. Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire tells Uganda Radio Network that the two are being …

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Two arrested over fake police social media accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Department-CID have detained two men in connection with operating fake police social media accounts that they have been using to post disparaging content. Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson identified the two suspects as Mugerwa Nicholas resident of Kitebi in Rubaga division …

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Janet Museveni assesses damage at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN |  First Lady and Education and Sports Minister Janet Museveni has promised to fully support Makerere University investigate and then rebuild after a fire gutted their main administration block early on Sunday. “This is tragic, not just for the university but the country,” …

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