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HAVE CCTV CAMERAS BEEN THE EYES, EARS AND A NOSE TO SENSE CRIME?

October 09, 2018, president Yoweri Museveni commissioned a CCTV Monitoring Centre for Kampala Metropolitan Police Area under the National Safe City Project at Natete Police Station in Rubaga Division. The aim was to cub down crime in Urban areas. This was after the rampant high profile murders like Sheikh Abdul Kadhir Muwaya, prosecutor Joan Kagezi, […]

Cattle theft shoots up in Kween, taskforce to fight crime formed

Increased cases of cattle theft have been reported in the eastern district of Kween. Reports indicate that over 20 heads of cattle have been reported missing in Benet subcounty alone in a period of one week. A joint force has been formed between the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and Police to suppress the vice. […]

Ugandan Uber driver charged with rape of client in Boston

An Uber driver of Ugandan origin has been arrested and charged with two counts of rape stemming from an alleged sexual assault that occurred near the Hatch Shell in Boston, according to Massachusetts State Police. Law enforcement received the report of...

Brunei will stone adulterous and gay muslims to death

Adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be subject to death by stoning from next week, authorities said, under a strict Sharia law that has been on hold for four years amid heavy criticism. Rights groups reacted in horror Wednesday to the latest hardline m...

American man sues Ugandan ex-wife for trying to sell his car

An American national, whose marriage to a Ugandan woman broke down more than a year ago, has sued his wife for breach of trust by framing him to sell his property. Mr Paul Roger Mathias filed the suit in the High Court against Ms Lilian Kaitesi (former...

Former Gagamel musician Denzo arrested

Just this week, three Ugandan musicians have been arrested over different issues, the latest being former Gagamel singer Denzo. He was arrested yesterday and going by the clip we saw, it looks like he was idle and disorderly. Denzo, whose real name is ...

Catherine Kusasira abandons case against Kasirye Ggwanga

Police yesterday said it was stuck with a case in which Maj Gen Kasirye Ggwanga is accused of shooting at singer Catherine Kusasira’s car because the latter has declined to record a statement. Gen Ggwanga shot at the artiste vehicle on Tuesday night la...

Woman accuses US rapper Soulja Boy of kidnap

Rapper Soulja Boy reportedly kidnapped a woman on Saturday and has since been reported to the police. According to reports by TMZ, the woman named Kayla visited Soulja Boy’s home in Agoura Hills just outside of Los Angeles on Friday night. They, howeve...

Disastrous Government? The things gov’t has registered after disaster

hatIn April 2014, following several false starts and aimless expenditures tuning to billions of shillings, government later became serious about the registration of all citizens aged 16 years and above for the National Identity Cards. National Identity Cards Shs 285 billion was put up for the process that President Museveni said would help track down […]

Disastrous Government? The things gov’t has registered after disaster

hatIn April 2014, following several false starts and aimless expenditures tuning to billions of shillings, government later became serious about the registration of all citizens aged 16 years and above for the National Identity Cards. National Identity Cards Shs 285 billion was put up for the process that President Museveni said would help track down […]

Chris Brown’s accuser files complaint after police photo leaked

A woman who accused US singer Chris Brown of rape has filed a new complaint in France after her police photo was leaked on the internet, a judicial source said Monday. The 25-year-old woman, identified in media reports as “Karima”, alleges ...

Drug-laced snacks sold in Kampala

Although the packaging is similar to ordinary snacks in supermarket shelves and retail stores, URN has established that some dealers are now using opium, kuber, ecstasy to cocaine as an ingredient for biscuits, cookies, cakes and nut crackers. Some of ...

VIDEO: Two murdered in Kyotera, dumped

Residents of Mabaale Kidda, Kabira Sub County in Kyotera District woke up to sad news of the murder of two people in the area. Residents claim they heard people raise alarm at about 4:00am but on dashing towards the direction of the alarms, they found Ibrahim Kakooza, 70, and Robert Nyabyenda 55, each lying in […]

Pastor’s son wanted for attempted murder

By David Ochieng Police is looking for Emmanuel Okoro, the 30-year-old son of Pastor Philemon Ongole for attempted murder. Okoro is accused of attempting to kill his step-daughter, four year old Joan Mirembe. Okoro allegedly slashed Joan’s stomach several times. Joan’s life was saved after a neighbour rushed her to Tororo Main Hospital for medical 

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Widow protests in husband’s grave, after murder suspect is released

A widow staged a protest in her husband’s grave on Thursday at Wanyororo cemetery in Bahati, Nakuru County after a suspect linked to his murder was allegedly released from police custody. The deceased, 33 year-old Edward Mwangi was was found murdered i...

Traders accuse police of working hand in hand with thieves

Traders in downtown Kampala have pointed fingers at the Uganda police for allegedly aiding theft in the business area. These accusations come as the festive season draws close and the crime rate is expected to rise. Everyday by 11am, downtown Kampala is a bustling hub of activity where everything is done urgently except for security. 

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Traders accuse police of working hand in hand with thieves

Traders in downtown Kampala have pointed fingers at the Uganda police for allegedly aiding theft in the business area. These accusations come as the festive season draws close and the crime rate is expected to rise. Everyday by 11am, downtown Kampala is a bustling hub of activity where everything is done urgently except for security. 

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Pastor arrested over sodomising 16-year-old worshipper

Police are holding a born-again pastor affiliated to Living Gospel Church located in Mukono District in central Uganda and The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries located in Ntinda for allegedly sodomising a 16-year-old male member of his flock. The 31-...

Socialite Don Nasser in police custody over fake gold deal

CIID Police Spokesperson Vincent Ssekatte has confirmed the arrest of City Socialite Isaac Nduhukire, commonly known as Don Nasser. In a telephone Interview Ssekatte saidthat Don Nasser was under police custody and details would be communicated. Don Na...

Celebrities who endorsed Development Channel

If it is too good to be true… it is probably a fraud. Early this year, a new ponzi scheme was allover social media and local television channels. Dubbed Development Channel, the scheme was ran under the guise of a poverty alleviation company aimed at e...

Torture: Nalufenya Gets The All Clear

A special Committee set up by the Inspector General of Police (IGP)  Martin Okoth-Ochola to investigate the operations of Nalufenya has cleared the facility of any allegations of torture. The committee chaired by the police Director Human Rights and Legal Services, Erasmus Twaruhukwa, is supposed to present it’s recommendations to the policy and Advisory Committee […]

Energy Activists Want Muloni Censured Over Umeme

An energy activist group has said non-renewal of the UMEME’s concession as electricity distributor will not end what it calls endemic corruption and mismanagement of the electricity sector. While Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) welcomes President Museveni’s directive against renewal of UMEME’s concession, it is calling for more action including punitive measures against Energy […]

Angola’s Ex President’s Son In Mega Fraud

Angolan authorities have barred the son of former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos from leaving the country over fraud charges. Mr José Filomeno dos Santos is at the centre of the suspect transfer of $500 million from the Angolan sovereign fund, which he once headed. The money was allegedly transferred from the Angolan Reserve Bank […]