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24 Mali soldiers and 17 jihadists die in clashes in east

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Twenty-four Malian soldiers and 17 jihadists fighters were killed in clashes in the east of the country, the army said, as security in the west African nation deteriorates further. Mali and Niger forces were carrying out a joint operation when a patrol was attacked Monday by …

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Security personnel monitoring South Sudan refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | South Sudan refugees being hosted in refugee settlement centres in Northern Uganda district of Lamwo are being closely monitored by security personnel. The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner Nabinson Kidega says that security personnel are in constant watch over some refugees to ensure they don’t …

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Catholic Bishops condemn brutality aganist Makerere students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Uganda has condemned the brutality with which security responded to the Makerere University student strike over fees. The Bishops observe that the amount of force used by some security agents while arresting protesting students of Makerere University, journalists …

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Museveni, Tshisekedi commit to boost security, trade and social welfare

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | President Museveni and Felix Tshisekedi, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to boost security, trade and social welfare through stronger ties. Tshisekedi is on a three-day visit to Uganda.   In a joint press conference at Statehouse Entebbe on Saturday, the …

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MUSEVENI: Kampala gangs wiped out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has assured Ugandans that they will have a peaceful Christmas as majority criminal gangs that had emerged in the last few months have been wiped out. “Twenty of these groups have been arrested, eight charged in Courts of law, four guns …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Sabiiti on the spot

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Sabiiti on the spot: Exposing the police boss’s biggest problem THE WEEK Election 2021 plans: EC starts verification of voters’ register at village level THE LAST WORD Inside Europe’s savior complex: How Western efforts …

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Security bans musician Bosmic Otim’s concerts in Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kitgum District security committee have banned renowned musician William Otim alias Bosmic Otim from holding any concert within the district. William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District commissioner who heads the security says that the decision was made to ensure security. Komakech says Bosmic has ventured into …

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What next for Tunisia’s new president?

Tunis, Tunisia | AFP | Tunisia’s president-elect Kais Saied has won a clear mandate to fight corruption and promote social justice, even though his role focuses on security and diplomacy. Here is an overview of key policy challenges facing the conservative newcomer: – Change in foreign policy? – A constitutional law …

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Police on spot for overcharging events organizers for security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Music promoters and event organisers in greater Masaka sub region are up in arms against police for charging them exorbitant fees for security services at their events. The matter came to the fore during an assessment meeting for entertainment and event organizers at Maria …

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CAA awarded for outstanding security, safety performance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has received an award for its performance in maintaining safety and security by the International Civil Aviation Organization -ICAO. The ICAO Council President Certificate in Aviation Security was handed to Aggrey Bagiire, the State Minister in charge of Transport, on Wednesday …

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