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UPDF recovers 135 illegal guns in Karamoja

Karamoja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has recovered 135 guns, 4 grenades and 1954 bullets from Karimojong rustlers.  The firearms were recovered from rustlers in the nine districts of Karamoja Sub-region including Kaabong, Abim, Kotido, Moroto, Amudat, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Nabilatuk and Karenga during the disarmament exercise spanning from January to December …

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We will invoke Besigye’s plan ‘B’ if my vote is stolen-Amuriat

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat, says he will not hesitate to invoke the plan “B” by his predecessor, Dr. Kizza Besigye” should his vote be tampered with.  The four-time presidential candidate has repeatedly vowed to use plan B to oust …

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Muntu decries army deployment in lakes

Serere, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation- ANT presidential candidate, Gen. Gregg Mugisha Muntu has promised to withdraw soldiers from Lake Kyoga once elected president in January.  The retired army boss says the presence of Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces- UPDF soldiers on lakes is a sign that …

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Absence of IGG hindering our work: George Bamugemereire

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |The delayed appointment of a substantive Inspector General of Government-IGG is affecting the work of the Inspectorate of Government-IG. The office of the IGG fell vacant on July 5, 2020 following the expiry of the contract of Justice Irene Mulyagonja after serving for eight years. …

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Brutal operations against fishermen dent NRM support in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The brutal operations against Illegal fishing on Lake Kyoga have dented support for National Resistance Movement- NRM party Presidential candidate and other party candidates in Nakasongola district. In 2017, President Yoweri Museveni deployed soldiers under the Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Kyoga to combat illegal …

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City protest killings: Ballistic experts pick UPDF, police guns

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | In a bid to establish which soldiers and policemen killed people during last month’s protests in greater Kampala, ballistic experts have started picking guns from security officers for examination. Protests that followed the arrest of National Unity Platform –NUP presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias …

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