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Mental assessment of traffic police officers starts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force- UPF in partnership with Makerere University has started a mental assessment exercise for traffic police officers. The assessment started on Thursday with officers answering written and verbal questions that will be a basis of determining the magnitude of mental related concerns. …

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MPs renew calls for review of POMA ahead of 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A section of Members of parliament have renewed calls to amend the Public Order Management Act (POMA). On Monday, the Uganda Police Force indicated that its commanders countrywide had been directed to ensure that all meetings of public interest held in private homes obtain …

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Police SACCO members to access savings in March, 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Uganda Police Exodus SACCO will be able to withdraw their savings, within two months, after the reorganization of the scheme, according to the Uganda Police Force. The Police Exodus Cooperative Savings and Credit Society, with a share capital of 20 billion …

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Sabiiti on the spot

Exposing the police boss’s biggest problem Seven months after his appointment as Deputy Inspector General (DIGP) of the Uganda Police, Maj. Gen. Steven Sabiiti Muzeeyi, was on Oct.15 put on the spot. President Yoweri Museveni ordered him to stamp out increasing urban crime in the Kampala Metropolitan Area, an assignment …

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CECAFA ask Police to search for missing Eritrean players

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) and FUFA have asked the Ugandan Police to search for the missing Eritrean footballers. Five Eritrean players disappeared on Tuesday ahead of a Cecafa U-20 Challenge Cup semi final clash against Kenya. But one player …

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Police recalls 400 guns from private security companies

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police has recalled more than 400 guns form private security companies for examination. Grace Matsiko, Chairperson Uganda Private Security Association (TUPSA), says that police recalled their guns to review their functionality in terms of fire discharge and emission identification. Although Matsiko …

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ANALYSIS: Zigy Wyne death

Bobi Wine, police and Kiwani 2021 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE |“Kiwani” in Kampala street-speak means “something fake.” Musician Bobi Wine coined the word in 2007 as the title of his song that won that year’s award for best Afro beat single. Twelve years later, Bobi Wine (real name Robert …

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EU, police takes fight against crimes to Masaka slums

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union and Uganda police have extended the fight against crimes in slum areas in Masaka region. A campaign to fight crime in slum areas in greater Masaka region was unveiled on Friday during a town hall meeting at Mariaflo hotel. The campaign is …

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Police write to Interpol to arrest Bakaleke

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force (UPF) has written to International Police (Interpol) in different seeking the arrest of former Kampala South Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Siraj Bakaleke. He is needed by the Anti-corruption court to answer charges of abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud, …

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