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21:41
21:41

Deputy Speaker Among Wants Vigilantes Mobilised to Fight Masaka Murders Parliament 1 1

In a report he tabled before parliament on Tuesday, General Muhoozi explained that there is heightened security in the region, which has left to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
21:13
21:13

Katikkiro Questions Security's Failure to Stop Masaka Killings 3

According to Mayiga, security agencies need to use the same zeal they use to clump down on unwanted political activities to stop the murder of innocent Ugandans.
19:54
19:54

Security Cordons off Kyazanga Health Center Following Admission of Suspected Gang Member 2 2 Top story

Abas Katende, a nursing officer at Kyazanga Health Centre IV, says some mob members dropped the suspect from Kyazanga trading center after foiling his attack on residents in the area. He claimed that the suspect who is still in a coma was in bad shape when he arrived at the facility.
18:49
18:49

Residents Nab Thief Inside Priest's Residence 2 3

Residents roughed up the suspect identified as John Mwesigwa when he together with another suspect still at large broke into the residence of father Robert Kalumba on Tuesday night.
16:47
16:47

289 Turn Up for LDU Recruitment in Hoima Applicants 2

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident City Commissioner- RCC says that 116 applicants turned up for the exercise in Hoima city adding that of these 97 are males while 19 are females.
15:13
15:13

UPDF Soldier Commits Suicide after Shooting Woman to Death 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, says that police visited the scene where they recovered a firearm, two cartridges and one bullet. Police picked the deceased’s bodies and delivered them to Apac general hospital pending postmortem.
13:14
13:14

Masaka Killings Linked to Terrorism, says Gen Muhoozi 3 1

General David Muhoozi on Monday evening visited Lwengo district, the scene of the latest incident. He indicated that preliminary assessments are pointing to possibilities of terrorism, a line of investigations security has now taken.
11:30
11:30

Bukedea Residents Plead with Security Heads Over Cattle Theft RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 3 1

Vincent Emalu, another resident in Bukedea Town Council, says that the insecurity escalating cattle theft in the district is caused by the overstay of some police officers. He says that some of the police officers who have joined hands with wrong elements in the district have been cancelling their transfers.
10:52
10:52

Robberies, Thefts Orchestrated by Private Security Guards on Rise- Police 2 2 Top story

According to Enanga, last week alone police registered three incidents where private security guards robbed money and valuables at the work stations. This includes the robbery at a pump fuel station construction site in Kyengera town council in Wakiso district.
10:00
10:00

Fire Guts Entebbe Family Home During Curfew 2 2

According to eye witnesses including Peter Kisakye, the fire broke out when Ibrahim Kasujja and his wife had left home around 7pm to visit someone near Banga playground.
09:40
09:40

MPs Petition Government to Compensate ADF Kichwamba Inferno Victims 2

The ADF whose Supreme Commander Jamil Mukulu is now undergoing trial for several atrocities committed under his leadership, torched the institute on June 8th, 1998, burning over eighty teenagers to death and shooting anybody who tried to escape from the inferno, before abducting over a hundred other youth.
08:16
08:16

Nine Ugandan Victims of Human Trafficking Arrested in Kenya 2 1

CID spokesperson Charles Twine says the nine Ugandans were arrested at the airport in Nairobi for holding passports with forged Kenyan stamps over the weekend. Police investigations show they were trafficked and given documents with forged Kenyan stamps by Charles Kamuli who has a warehouse in Kireka where he recruits and holds his victims for trafficking.
07:51
07:51

Thousands of Trucks Pile in Elegu as Drivers’ Strike Continues armed violence 3 1

The truckers’ strike started on 23 August 2021 in response to the resurgence of brutal killings of foreign drivers delivering goods to South Sudan.
07:49
07:49

Entebbe Residents Shun LDU Recruitment Exercise 1 2

According to Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner , the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF expects to recruit 2,000 LDU personnel in Entebbe and the neighbouring towns. However, only 278 people had applied by August 30, when the application process was expected to close in Entebbe.
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