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Kenya security accused of murder and abduction: report

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Security agencies are killing and abducting men in north-east Kenya who they suspect of links to Islamist extremists, a rights group said Wednesday. Human Rights Watch (HRW) documented 34 “enforced disappearances” and 11 suspected “extrajudicial killings” over two years in Garissa, Mandera and Wajir counties …

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Netanyahu, Museveni vow to fight terrorism

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  “Exactly forty years ago, our forces took part in a historic mission to rescue hostages. The forces landed in the dead of night in a country ruled by a dictator who aids terrorists. Now here I am, I have landed in daylight in a friendly …

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SECURITY: Okurut hands over to Tumukunde

New Security Minister Lt.General Henry Tumukunde has promised to work with local authorities in order to improve information gathering. “I plan to empower local authorities since there is government presence at all level. They will face their problems instead of bringing them to us. They are elected and paid to …

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New UPDF Mountain force will boost tourism

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) is set to establish a specialized mountain warfare force to boost the army’s capacity, secure all Uganda’s mountains, and boost tourism. President Yoweri Musevei, who is also Commander-in-Chief, outlined the plans on Friday at Kyanjuki Village in Kasese ,at the foot of Mt. Rwenzori, …

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Clinton says Trump should never be given US nuclear codes

Clinton: Trump dangerous, unfit to be commander in chief San Diego, United States | AFP | US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton tore into her likely election rival Donald Trump as never before Thursday, saying his foreign policy is dangerously incoherent and labeling him unfit for office. “He is temperamentally unfit …

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Strict new traffic guidelines for Martyrs Day

As the country prepares to celebrate Uganda Martys Day on Friday June 3 2016, police have come out with new traffic guidelines for road users to make it easier to manage the huge crowds expected. Traffic directors have designed 300 red, 100yellow and 50 blue stickers for invited guests who …

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Kayihura asks for Mayor swearing-in to be postponed

The Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has requested Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to reschedule the swearing in ceremony of the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, Lord Councillors and Councillors from Wednesday June 1 to Monday June 6. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga confirmed the request, saying it was “due to …

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‘Controlled explosion’ after abandoned Man Utd game at Old Trafford

 ‘Training device’ led to ManUtd-Bournemouth abandonment Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | The security alert that caused Manchester United’s Premier League game against Bournemouth to be abandoned at Old Trafford on Sunday and triggered a controlled explosion was caused by a “training device”, Greater Manchester Police said. The device was …

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