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Minister Otafiire warns of rogue elements in security forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Kahinda Otafiire has acknowledged that rogue elements have infiltrated the government’s security forces, and are behind some of the crimes being committed. Gen. Otafiire says some of the rogue individuals have taken advantage of the arrests currently being conducted by …

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Sudanese leader orders probe into street protest casualties

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Chairman of Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Tuesday ordered to establish a committee to probe into Monday’s clashes between street protesters and security forces which resulted in the deaths of seven protesters. The committee should submit its report in 72 hours, the sovereign …

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Opposition cannot defeat NRM by force – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has acknowledged that security forces made mistakes leading to the death of several Ugandans during the November 2020 protests ahead of the general election. He made the revelation during the 32nd Heroes Day anniversary ceremony at Kololo Independence grounds held under …

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Security vacates Kyagulanyi’s home, maintain patrols

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A joint Security Force made of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces and the Uganda Police last night vacated the home of former National Unity Platform presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine.  Yesterday, the High Court sitting in Kampala ordered for the immediate withdrawal …

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Security to vigorously enforce directive on face masks

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has said enforcing the compulsory wearing of masks is going to be the new war front for security forces. Tumwine said that the country has closed the borders through which new infections were coming to the country, they …

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Apaa residents decry arrests by security personnel

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Apaa in Amuru district have accused security forces for arrests and illegal detention of innocent civilians. 13 people have been arrested in the past two weeks in separate incidents. On 25th October, nine people were arrested from Gazi village by Uganda Wildlife Authority …

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