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Museveni tasks Commonwealth countries on investment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has tasked Commonwealth countries to use their numbers to promote investments, work together on security and cultural exchanges. The President was on Thursday officiating at the opening ceremony of the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. The conference …

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First year of CCTV cameras in fighting crime, traffic violations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is one year since government embarked on installing Closed Circuit Television Cameras – CCTV in Kampala City and its neighboring areas particularly Wakiso and Mukono districts to ease security monitoring. So far, police and Huawei technologies have installed 2547 out of the 3233 …

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Heavy security deployment as Bobi Wine, Besigye head to Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of security personnel in Hoima town and its surroundings ahead of a planned visit by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, …

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KCCA to introduce access cards for staff to boost security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is in the process of introducing access cards to boost security at city hall. The acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka disclosed this while presenting a progress report of the investigations into the break-ins at KCCA. There have been three …

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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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