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Public warned over attacks on security officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security institutions have warned members of the public against resuming acts of attacking security officers who are enforcing the curfew time. In Kampala metropolitan areas, police and UPDF say they have registered more than four incidents in the past one week of civilians attacking security …

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Makerere University fire: Two security officers arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two security officers who were on night duty at Makerere University main building on Sunday have been detained over negligence of duty when the fire broke out. A dressing journalists at Uganda Media Center, police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that preliminary findings indicated that …

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MPs demand explanation on non-payment of security officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament has demanded an explanation from the Internal Affairs Minister over the lack of payment of security officers at the frontline in the fight against coronavirus. The MPs expressed disappointment on Tuesday during a plenary session chaired by Speaker …

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UPDF cautions public against masqueraders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF has cautioned the public against individuals masquerading as security officers enforcing curfew and other Covid-19 guidelines. Brig Richard Karemire, UPDF and Defence ministry spokesperson said it has come to the attention of the security agencies that individuals disguising …

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Parliament condemns brutality against Makerere University students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed a motion condemning the recent brutality by security officers against Makerere University students protesting the 15 percent cumulative tuition increment. This followed a motion tabled by the Igara West MP, Raphael Magyezi. He urged parliament to make a statement condemning acts of …

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