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U.S. exit from WHO jeopardizes its health, safety: The Lancet

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | The U.S. decision to quit the World Health Organization (WHO) violates U.S. law and put its health and security at risk, according to a comment published on The Lancet’s website Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May that his country would sever ties with …

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Police plans fresh training for private security guards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force is to conduct training of all security guards in the country. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the director in charge of private security guards and civilian firearms to immediately …

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LDU suspension reports false – UPDF

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has described as false reports that President Yoweri Museveni has ordered for the suspension activities by the Local Defense Units (LDUs). Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the Local Defence Unit said …

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Mayuge residents decry security laxity along Lake Victoria

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents on the major landing sites in Mayuge district want security tightened along Lake Victoria to reduce on the number of foreign travelers from the neighbouring countries. As part of the guidelines to contain the spread of COVID-19, President Museveni closed down Uganda’s borders …

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Minister warns against reopening businesses still under lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine has warned business owners against re-opening their shops that have never been cleared by government to re-open. He said as security, they can’t do anything to enforce the coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations if they don’t get cooperation from …

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Installation of CCTV cameras underway in Mbale

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The installation of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras that started in Mbale town has brought joy among the residents. Installation of the cameras by government and implemented by Safe City Solutions Company started on Wednesday. Residents are happy about the development saying it will greatly …

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Army sets up four detachments at Uganda-South Sudan border

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense force has opened up four detachments in Madi-Opei sub county, Lamwo district. Some of the detachments which had been abandoned due to limited personnel were reopened following the resurgence of cattle raids by armed south Sudanese cattle thugs from the …

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Installation of CCTV cameras excites Arua town residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Arua town have welcomed the installation of CCTV cameras to boost security in the town. The project funded by the government of Uganda that was first started in Kampala capital city is expected to cover all the major towns in the country. …

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