Speaking to journalists after he was vetted, Gen. Muhoozi said that although a lot of things have been done in the Ministry, there is a lot more that can be done better especially in areas of effective policing and improving the general image of the police.
Male Mabirizi has written to the clerk of Parliament Jane Kibirige asking her to block the appointment of General Paul Lokech who has been appointed the Deputy Inspector General of Police on grounds that it is an illegality.
In a press statement sent to Uganda Radio Network, the NRM says that security was invited because the heightened political season has put security on high alert following the detection of large numbers of coordinated groups operating in the field
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango defended the police after images started circulating on social media showing men dressed in a replica of the Police Uniform, defacing campaign posters along the Kampala-Entebbe Highway and within the Kampala Central Business District.
On Saturday, police in Mityana District used teargas to disperse members of the Mbogo Clan who had convened at their ancestral site at Mugulu to attend thanksgiving prayers for their leader, Elder Gajuule Kayiira Kasibante.
The call comes after the number of security officers that have tested positive for the disease increases. According to health officials, so far, 54 security officers have tested positive for the disease
On Tuesday, Members of Parliament on the physical infrastructure committee were supposed to meet a team from the Ministry of Works, Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), the Attorney General William Byaruhanga and the former AG Mwesigwa Rukutana, but none showed up except their representatives.
Out of the 37.48 billion Shillings allocated to police, 76.8 million Shillings has been spent under advertising and public relations, 480 million spent on printing, stationary and photocopying, and 4.012 billion Shillings spent on special meals and drinks for the frontline officers and others.
In an interview with URN, Tamale says he was the first journalist to arrive in Kyadondo East to cover the planned meeting. He says as he approached Kasangati police station about half a kilometer to the planned venue of the meeting at about 7:30am, he found car spikes placed in the middle of the road to help the police scrutinize those heading to Gayaza.
Sharif Mpanga alias Shafic who allegedly ferried killers of social worker Maria Nagirinya to her house gate has been arrested. Nagirinya and her part time driver, Ronald Kitayimbwa, were kidnapped outside her home gate in Lungujja, Rubaga Division, in Kampala on August 28th around 11:40pm.