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Gen Katumba wants coordinated rescue services on lakes and rivers

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Works and Transport, Gen. Katumba Wamala says Ministries and agencies must work jointly to eliminate adhoc search and rescue operations on water bodies. He says agencies should support Marine Police and get involved whenever there are incidents and accidents on water …

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JUDICIARY: 53 Grade One magistrates appointed on probation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has appointed 53 Judicial Officers on probation to the position of Magistrate Grade One. This is according to a statement issued on Friday by the acting Senior Communications Officer, Maria Theresa Nabulya. The appointed officers include 33 females and 20 …

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AIGP OCHOM: Stop abusing body guards

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Edward Ochom has condemned the way some dignitaries treat police guards assigned for their protection. Ochom said that the conduct of some principals compromises their own security but also affects the performance of the police guards on duty. …

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Uganda to increase forest cover to 15 percent next financial year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is aiming to increase its forest cover to 15 percent from the current 12.4 percent over the next financial year starting from July 1, so as to mitigate environmental degradation. “Central Forest Reserves will be protected from encroachment by re-surveying and marking of 6,200 …

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Gutti’s Court Martial contract expires

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business has stalled in the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF General court-martial at Makindye following the expiry of the contracts of the court officials. The contracts of the 29 General court-martial officials led by their chairperson, Lt. General Andrew Gutti expired on June 9th, 2022. …

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BUDGET: Construction of Mbarara, Gulu regional courts postponed

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has shelved plans to construct the regional court of Appeal in Mbarara and Gulu cities this financial year due to budget constraints. The Judiciary Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana told URN in an interview at the Judiciary Headquarters in Kampala Wednesday that while …

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