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15:11
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Uganda Ranked 7th in Organized Crimes Law Enforcement 1 3 Top story

She noted that arms trafficking increased due to the growing influence of the ADF in the region when it comes to counterfeit goods which she said is a huge burden on economic growth.
07:45
07:45

Traffickers Sell 14 Burundians to Gomba Farmer Law Enforcement 1 Top story

According to Derrick Basalirwa Kigenyi, the Deputy Coordinator of the National Coordination Office Against Human Trafficking, the victims were trafficked in November 2023 under pretenses.
07:32
07:32

FPU Donates Life Jackets to Fishing Communities in Jinja city fisherman 1

The official handover took place at Masese landing site on Monday, where Southern Division Mayor Nasser Ashiraf received the donation during an engagement with UPDF officers.
07:33
07:33

Three Arrested Over Vandalizing Electricity Power Lines police station

Alisat Namulondo, a salon operator in the area, expressed concern that the vandalism of electricity power lines has adversely affected business operations, leading to frequent power outages.
14:32
14:32

Busoga Prone to Terrorism Recruitment –CT Commander activity 1 2

Wasswa argues that most of the ex-terrorism combatants intercepted from the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF camps in DRC have direct roots in the districts of Mayuge, Bugweri, Namayingo, Jinja, Kamuli, and Bugiri. 
13:34
13:34

Armed Forces Tipped on Observance of Human Rights in Security Operations law 2 3

The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
08:25
08:25

Lands Ministry Rallies Jinja City Residents to Embrace Draft Physical Plan country 3 1

The draft physical plan within the nine villages located in Namizi ward comprises the location of roads, health facilities, schools, green spaces, residential and industrial areas.
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12:47

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Aiding Illegal Fishing in Serere Law Enforcement 1 2

Illegal fishing activities are on the rise in Serere due to the alleged collusion between FPU and the fishing communities.
13:34
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Gov’t Halts Land Evictions During COVID-19 Lockdown Abid Alam 1 Top story

The intervention comes at the backdrop of complaints, mostly by tenants, filed from different parts of the country with the most recent incident occurring at Bukompe village in Kassanda district where city businessman Abid Alam’s men forcefully destroyed homes and plantations in a bid to evict settlers. The matter has since been taken over by the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit.
19:06
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COVID 19: KCCA Bans Weekly, Open and Roadside Markets Law Enforcement 2 5

The Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs, Betty Amongi, says only gazetted markets will be allowed to operate. She says weekly market commonly known as Mubuulo are usually overcrowded and bring together traders from different parts of the country, which poses a health risk.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
16:10
16:10

Kampala Central Mayor Calls for Regulation of Street Vendors Law Enforcement 3

KCCA Director of Gender and Community Service Harriet Mudondo says they are yet to complete the process of gazetting some roads in all the five divisions of Kampala for vendors.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 4 6 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
15:21
15:21

Court Upholds Appointment of Jinja District Land Board Chairperson Attorney General

The order which was issued on Friday by the Jinja High Court deputy registrar, Fred Waninda. It followed an application that was filed by Musenze, after the former Minister of Lands Betty Amongi criticised the manner in which he was elected.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
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Four Arrested in Clash Between Kalerwe Market Vendors, KCCA Officers law enforcement 3 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police, says the suspects are locked up at Wandegeya Police Station for inciting violence. He declined to divulge details, saying the operation that led to the arrest of the suspects was conducted by KCCA, which handed them to police.
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Evicted Buvuma Residents Struggling for New Living general manager 6 7

John Akongere, one of the affected people, says they are struggling to recover their land. He explains that in 2014, the army burnt their houses on grounds that they were housing rebels. He says that it was until a year later that NFA confirmed that it had evicted them from the contested land.
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18:56

Residents Clear Kitechura Forest Reserve for Marijuana Growing Law Enforcement 1 2

A source who preferred anonymity implicated the NFA staff for conniving with the marijuana growers.
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