More than 20 senior commanders from the Kampala Metropolitan Police Directorate have been sent to Kigo police training facility to undergo a one-week training. In the one week, commanders will be trained in basic police station management, weapon handling, target shooting, instinctive shooting, scene of crime management, Taekwondo, defensive skills, and counter terrorism skills among others.
The departure of North Korea follows increasing pressure on Uganda to halt its military relationship with Pyongyang, which was labeled unlawful in line with resolution 2270 of the United Nations Security Council passed.
The course, which will leave more than 90 districts and four divisions around the country without the deployed commanders, comes at a time when the country is on a red terror alert and a few months to the General Elections.
However, the depleted resources have been identified as land, water and forest products among others. Above all significant issue is the escalating displacement of locals from the mining sites where they have been earning a living for decades.