The blast walls, made of sacks filled with soil and sand, have been placed at the entrance to the quarter guard, where most of the severely injured police officers were attached. Other blast walls have been placed behind the perimeter wall on George Street opposite the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Uganda participated in the 1996 regional coalition formed to fight Rwandan Hutu rebels and Ugandan rebels operating in DR. Congo and said to be supported by then President of Congo Mobutu Sese Seko. However, Uganda People's Defence Forces-UPDF was accused of illegal exploitation of resources from the Congo in what came to be known as military entrepreneurialism. The United Nations -UN in its report named top military commanders and officers involved in what they called an elite network.
Presiding over the pass-out, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola said that the Police force will continue conducting different pieces of training for the officers in the ongoing efforts to fight terror threats.
In his statement, Ssemujju said that the DRC government had briefed the country’s Parliament and gone ahead to obtain parliamentary clearance for the ongoing fighting in its provinces of Ituri and North Kivu.
According to Enanga, preliminary police findings indicate that Kiyemba was the mastermind of the homemade explosive device that was detonated by Matovu Musafalu on Swift Safari bus that claimed the lives of two people.
Several people have lodged complaints at PSU accusing the drivers of asking them to pay money before they could drive their patients to hospitals. Some drivers, according to complaints at PSU, refused to drive the patients when relatives failed to pay the money they had asked.
Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga has identified the arrested suspects as Vuma Rodgers and Somon Ocugi. Vuma, according to Enanga, is the agent for China-Uganda –Congo company while Ocugi has been storing the victims in Star Guest House at Makerere for days before smuggling them into DRC.
Between October 23rd and November 16th, Uganda registered four bomb explosion which left nine people dead whereas more than 40 people were wounded. The latest Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) went off 13 days ago at Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) and Parliament Avenue at the office of the Inspector General of Government (IGG).
Prince Nakinbinge says for someone to possess a Muslim or Arabic name doesn’t automatically mean that they are Muslim. He referred to history where former rebels making up the ruling government adopted Muslim names during their bush times. The president himself has publically said that he was called Kassim.
Police claimed that Kirevu was killed, when its teams had gone to arrest him after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
Fred Enanga, the Police spokesperson said that the Inspector general of police instructed the director of operations AIGP Edward Ochom to change tactics and start arresting and seizing all properties and gadgets in such bars that continue defying the COVID-19 guidelines in place.
At the entrance of the offices, security has been enhanced to ensure the safety of people accessing the facilities. At KCCA, every vehicle accessing the premises is thoroughly checked. They asked the motorists entering the hotel to not only open their car doors but also the car boot for a look around, before continuing to the parking lot.
Addressing Journalists at Police Headquarters Naguru, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said that the prime suspect sheikh Rwangabo is on the run, but the teams arrested two of his accomplices Ibrahim Kaija and Muhammad Ssewakiryanga, plus 22 children who were found being trained and radicalized into ADF activities who were rescued.
Museveni unveiled the 12-point plan program following the murder of then Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. The plan included installation of CCTV spy cameras, recruitment of LDUs, installation of tracking chips in cars and motorcycles, banning of hoods, digital number plates, electronic registration of all guns in the country.
Museveni also revealed that 12 ADF terror members have been killed since the June 1st attack on works and transport minister Gen Edward Katumba Wamala an incident that left his daughter Brenda Nantongo and his driver Sgt Haruna Kayondo killed in a volley of ammunitions.
Fred Enanga the Police spokesperson, said security teams had gone to arrest Kirevu after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
According to the family, Sheikh Abbas Muhammad Kirevu of Masjid Jamia Gangu a resident of Ggangu B in Busabala Makindye Ssabagabo Division was gunned down in Katereke- Nsangi Kyengera Township, at one of his homes.