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Mini survey shows lax security at public places

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Most of the public places in Kampala contract security personnel to search people entering their premises for safety reasons. Some of the buildings are equipped with metal detectors, which scan people accessing the buildings to ensure nobody smuggles in dangerous weapons or explosives. At some …

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Envoy tasks police to restore sense of security in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The German envoy to Uganda Dr Albrecht Conze, has tasked Uganda Police Force (UPF) to give Ugandans a sense of security by apprehending criminals that have put the country on tenterhooks. Dr Conze said that the recent spate of crimes has driven Ugandans into …

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Banks seek to boost agents’ security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commercial banks in Uganda are looking into how they can beef up the security of their agents due to the risk exposed to them for holding cash. This comes after an incident on 30 June 2019 in Nansana where three guards attached to Tiger …

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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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