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OBIGA KANIA: 30,000 guns finger printed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  More than 30,000 guns have so far been fingerprinted within Kampala Metropolitan Police – KMP, Katonga, Greater Masaka and Rwizi regions. This is according to Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs. He made the revelation during the manifesto Implementation Week by the …

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British police say no crime in Huawei 5G leak

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The top-secret leak that Britain had conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to develop its 5G network, which brought down the defence minister, does not amount to a criminal offence, police concluded Saturday. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sacked Gavin Williamson as defence secretary over …

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Security heightened in Queen Elizabeth national park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has been heightened inside Queen Elizabeth National Park. Addressing the press on Friday, the Minister of State for Tourism Godfrey Suubi Kiwanda said that following the kidnap of an American tourist Kimberly Sue Endecott and her guide Jean Pierre Mingere, several measures have been …

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Tourists raise safety queries on Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of international tourists have raised concern about their safety while in Ugandan national parks. This follows the kidnap of US tourist Kimberly Sue Endecott from Queen Elizabeth National Park recently. Kimberly was kidnapped by four gunmen alongside a Ugandan tour guide, Jean-Paul …

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White House security row shines harsh light on Trump’s son-in-law

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner faced little scrutiny on his way to becoming one of America’s most powerful people. But now a row over White House security clearances is pushing the president’s publicity-shy favorite into unwelcome limelight. Unlike his can’t-get-enough-exposure father-in-law, Kushner is a discreet …

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Oulanyah hails UPDF on peace, security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has praised the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force (UPDF) for its role in national and regional stability. At an event to launch this year’s Tarehe sita celebration activities at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters in Mbuya, Oulanyah said …

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Gen. Muhoozi: Uganda facing increased foreign security threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. David Muhoozi has said Uganda is facing eminent security threats from foreigners entering the country. General Muhoozi said the foreigners are coming into Uganda with small and light arms being used in urban crimes in the major …

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