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Police investigates dropped leaflets in Hoima

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Hoima have heightened security after leaflets were dropped in different parts of Kyabigambire sub county. The leaflets were dropped by unknown people calling themselves members of the Bijambya group. They were found in the villages of Kisabagwa, Bugandale, Kasunga, Bineneza, Mparangasi, …

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ENANGA: 21 suspected UCFC rebels arrested

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have so far arrested 29 people suspected to be members of a new rebel group “Uganda Coalition Forces of Change –UCFC. Last month, Police dispatched teams from the Crime Intelligence and the flying squad under the command of Edward Ochom, the Director of …

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Washington’s fixation on sanctions

Washington’s fixation with sanctions has little to do with their efficacy and everything to do with something else: American decline Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Washington has “become addicted to sanctions” like a 5-year-old child who “is addicted to candy,” a U.S. columnist has said. “If there is one tool policymakers …

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US has an active dialogue with gov’t on security: Ambassador Brown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ambassador of the United States (US) Mission in Uganda, Natalie E. Brown says that they have an active dialogue with Ugandan officials regarding the security in the country. Brown made the statement while addressing journalists on the Embassy’s 2021 report to the Ugandan People …

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Police in Lira intensify security operations ahead of festivities

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security forces in Lira city have launched operations to rid Lira city of criminals who are currently disrupting peace especially during the coming festivities. The operations started last week following the increase in the number of house break-ins, theft and people being way-laid. It is …

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Magere residents, MPs condemn confinement of Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents neighboring the home of former National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi have protested the heavy deployment of security personnel in the area. Kyagulanyi was on Tuesday blocked from leaving his home in Magere, Wakiso district to go to Kayunga district to campaign for …

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Police, UPDF deploy heavily in Kayunga ahead of by-election

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heightened security deployment in various parts of Kayunga district ahead of the LC 5 chairperson by-elections scheduled for Thursday this week. Both the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF have deployed in Kayunga, Kangurumira, Kitimbwa, Kayonza, and Busaana town councils. Security …

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Festive season on the door steps, watch your security

COMMENT | Samson Tinka | The December festive season is always eagerly awaited right across the world. It comes with pomp, merry making, visits and exchange of gifts. The season also involves a lot of movements from far places to either villages or vacation centers. Because it’s a season of event …

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1,500 police officers deployed in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 1,500 police officers have been deployed in the Karamoja region. The deployment is seen as a boost to the security in the region aimed at cracking down on armed warriors and cattle rustling. The deployment comes as police and UPDF are carrying out a disarmament …

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