Clarification

Please disregard a misleading 1/4 page advert, which has inaccuracies surrounding the offenses and reward for the Most Wanted Person by the Police.We still maintain the 1/2 page advert, with very accurate information and is still active.Source: Uganda …

Two Held for Theft of Motor Vehicle Numberplates

The police at Lubowa have today 13/07/21 arrested two suspects who have been stealing vehicle number plates .The suspects identified as Natamba Brian and Katushabe Saul have been stealing plates in areas of Lubowa, Zzana, Bunamwaya, Katale, Bukwenda, S…

Reward for Most Wanted Person raised from Ugx 5m to Ugx 20m

The Joint Security Agencies have raised the reward for any information leading to the arrest of its Most Wanted Person, a one Sheikh ABU UBAIDA BADIR DIIN BUKENYA, the overall coordinator of domestic terror cells, in the country, from Ugx. 5m to Ugx. 2…

Uganda: Bukedi Leaders Worried Over Increasing Child Marriages

Local leaders and human rights activists in Bukedi Sub-region have expressed concern over the increasing levels of child marriages, especially in rural communities.The leaders say the vice is being fuelled by the worsening economic distress caused by t…

Uganda: Police Seal Off 400 Businesses in Soroti City Over Sops

Police and the army have sealed off a total of 400 business spaces in Soroti City for allegedly violating Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SoPs).The affected businesses are in Juakali area on Liverpool Road, Cemetery Road and Solot Avenue.They w…

Uganda: Pharmacists Warn Against Dexamethasone Use As Covid Drug

Pharmacists have asked doctors to stop prescribing dexamethasone for Covid-19 patients undergoing home-based care, saying the medicine lowers immunity and increases the risk of developing severe disease.The pharmacists also asked doctors to stop prescr…

Uganda: Oxygen Failure Kills 30 Covid Patients At Mulago

At least 30 Covid-19 patients are reported to have died at Mulago National Referral Hospital on Tuesday night after the facility’s oxygen supply malfunctioned, highly-placed sources said.Officials were reluctant to discuss the matter which, if true, pr…

CONTINUOUS STRICTER ENFORCEMENT OF THE ANTI-COVID 19 MEASURES

is day 8 of the 42 day partial lockdown and curfew restriction. This implies that we still have 34 more days to the end of this partial lockdown. Last week was one of the most devastating, where the country registered the highest number of new cases….

STATEMENT ON THE LEVEL OF SECURITY IN THE COUNTRY

I have called this Press briefing to update the country on the level of security, following some distortions by the media and self-styled security analysts. It is true that the events which occurred during the early hours of 1/06/2021, were tragic and …