Director General Fred Bamwesigye says plans to separate regulation and airport management is UCAA's brain child but still being discussed in-house before an informed report is given to Cabinet for consideration and way forward.
Speaking at the handover ceremony of Lt Col Dick Kaija, the outgoing commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) at Mbuya, Gen Mbadi praised him, for his commitment in addressing criminality and illegal fishing on the lakes.
Police have impounded 2,354 motorcycles and 523 vehicles in the last seven days in operations intended to ensure road safety during the festive season. The bodabodas and vehicles have majorly been impounded after the riders as well drivers were found lacking the driving licenses.
The company that specializes in cargo freight has been unable to do meaningful business for almost four years now owing to lack of operational capital and grounding of most of its aircrafts, some of which are no longer airworthy and have been condemned according to international aviation standards.
Fourth Infantry Division commander Brig. Michael Kabango told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that some security personnel are encouraging the influx of locals inside the gazeted Zoka Central Forest Reserve and East Madi Wildlife Reserve.
On Monday, M23 rebels through their political spokesperson, Lawrence Kanyuka released a statement thanking the EACRF troops for tremendous work towards peace restoration in north Kivu as well as bidding them farewell.
The acting police spokesperson for Rwenzori Ease region, SP Luke Mbusa, revealed that at least twenty houses are reported to have been broken into by criminal gangs belonging to Gaza strip last night in Nyakasanga.
Early last month, the district security committee gave the armed warriors up to two weeks to come out of the jungle and use the amnesty window to surrender illegal firearms in their possession. However, the time has elapsed without any single gun recovered and the security situation is worsening despite several security peace dialogues.
The Member of Parliament for Butambala Muwanga Kivumbi says the challenges of holding the police accountable should be looked at in a broader spectrum of the political sphere in Uganda. He says even when the laws are amended to lay ground for the Independence of the Police, the regime can abuse the law to serve their interests.
Following the peace dialogues between the Pian and Pokot, the leaders from both sides have asked the authorities to consider allowing the two communities to jointly graze their cattle so that they can strengthen their peace mission.
In June this year, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo, withdrew all charges against the accused. According to the Western Region Amnesty Commission coordinator, Ronald Ssakatawa, they are encouraging all persons engaged in rebel activities to come out and abandon them.
The suspects in the Police custody are; Peter Ekoroi, Joseph Maning, Moses Omoit, Robert Okiror, Simon Omoding and a lady only identified as Rose- all residents of Kalupe in Kidongole Sub County. The group reportedly razed down seven households of suspected cattle thieves in the Koboli village last week.