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As Kenya restructures her security strategies one year after the westgate attack, neighbouring Uganda has refreshed her security measures to deal with terror threats in the region. Tonight KTN takes you to Kampala city where a terror attack four years ago changed the country’s policing tactics. Watch KTN Live http://www.ktnkenya.tv/live Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnkenya Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnkenya
Kizza Besigye analysing the current political situation.
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ Two of the Congolese rebel commanders fighting the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo have surrendered to Ugandan authorities in Kisoro district. The two are said to have surrendered with one captain, two lieutenants, four warrant officers, sub machine guns and other assorted items.
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Scenes fit for the theatre played out when the Presidential Guard Brigade, PGB tussled it out with Libyan president Col. Muammar Gadaffi's security detail before the opening ceremony. The PGB was strictly enforcing the rule that only Presidents and their aides and the head of protocol are allowed to proceed to the presidential entrance. But this did not go down well Gaddafi's security who were determined to flex their muscles over this rule.
Despite a slow start to 2017, the Uganda Securities Exchange is confident that shares will pick up. Uganda Securities Exchange Chief Executive Officer Paul Bwiso says the market was heavily affected by the slow economic growth that affected investment decisions.
There is a growing number of Ugandans who are uncertain on whether to trust the national police force or not. From questionable elements in the force to incomplete investigations and now missing files. We go deep to understand what the genesis of all this is, as Canary Mugume Reports.
Security has been beefed up at Parliament ahead of the anticipated tabling of the private member’s bill that seeks to amend the constitution by lifting the presidential age limit on Thursday. But to both the opposition and ruling party legislators, the heavy deployment at the House is a sign of a barbaric attack on the legislative arm of government that is intended to undermine the independence of parliament. This, as mps that have been summoned by the police speak out on their plan of action come Tuesday
The Inspector General of the National Police Service of Kenya, Mr. Joseph Boinnet and the Inspector General -Uganda Police Force, Gen. Kale Kayihura, held a joint security and leaders meeting in Migingo Island to promote peaceful coexistence between communities living on the Island
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is in Uganda on a three-day state visit. He and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni are hoping to reinforce shared security and economic relations. Ending the conflict in Somali and South Sudan are major concerns for both nations. Museveni and Desalegn have called for greater international support for troops deployed to these conflict zones. The two leaders have also renewed their commitment to resolving the Nile water crisis.
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Security has been stepped up at the Busia border after police officers obtained a video that was reportedly filmed by insurgents of the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab, threatening to carry out an attack on Uganda. Police in the eastern district have heightened the security by employing sniffer dogs to check travellers crossing into the country. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
The fight against violent extremism continues with help and support from the US government to the east African countries. Addressing the media at the Uganda people’s defense forces command and staff college Kimaka in Jinja, the major general Wayne Grigsby of the US military, affirms America’s devotion to help phase out regional political instabilities.
Hundreds of Ugandan officers in battle dress, some wielding sniper rifles, are currently patrolling the capital city suburbs, causing panic among city dwellers. This comes after Ugandan police arrested three suspected terrorists following a tip-off from civilians in Kampala. Two of the suspects, who were of Eritrean origin, were arrested at Forest Mall in central Kampala, but later released after some interrogations. The third suspect of Somali origin was detained while attempting to enter Uganda's parliament and remains in police custody. An on-spot check reveals intensified security measures within the city, with tighter screening of nationals including immigrants. This is while al-Shabab militants have always vowed to harm Uganda, Kenya and Burundi for deploying soldiers to Somalia in a...
The new minister for security, Lt Gen. Henry Tumukunde talks about his plans to sort out the creeping insecurity in Uganda. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Uganda's defence force chief is on a three-day visit to Somalia. General Edward Katumba Wamala wants Somali leaders to fast-track the implementation of security reforms and rebuild the army. He says this will enable the country to take over national security from the African Union peacekeeping mission. AMISOM troops are set to start withdrawing from Somalia in 2018. Uganda was the first country to send soldiers into Somalia. At more than 6-thousand 2-hundred troops, it has the largest contingent of peacekeepers -- based in Mogadishu, and the Middle and Lower Shabelle regions.
Police in Uganda have arrested five terror suspects during a series of raids at properties close to the capital Kampala. Officers say the group, which includes one woman, is suspected of being linked to terror activities, and have been under security surveillance for several days.CCTV's Michael Baleke has that report.
Meanwhile the Police and army remained deployed at the residence of key opposition figures in Kampala and on the streets as President Yoweri Museveni was being sworn in for yet another term at Kololo ceremonial grounds. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Thoughts about security in Kampala, Uganda: The leadership here--The President, various Ministry Heads in Parliament, officials with the Police and Military--they will all brag about how safe and secure Uganda is as a nation. Compared to the security protocols being implemented in border nations such as Kenya and Ethiopia, I would agree. If that is your measuring stick, then yes overall, this country has done remarkably well. As it relates to managing the many issues related to today's counter terrorism efforts in East Africa I must pause and give props to Uganda. The government successfully clamped down on and mitigated the Ebola Threat. The borders into the nation are not as porous as other East African nation borders. You physically experience, see and get the sense and feeling ...
A study on armed conflicts in Uganda released by a group of non governmental organisations, shows that only two out of every 100 Ugandans are contented about the security situation in the country. The study titled the “Compendium of Conflicts in Uganda” was launched at a National Reconciliation Conference in Kampala by three charity organisations that promote global peace. For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
Now despite the drop in UMEME’s profits, the Uganda Securities Exchange believes their overall performance is an indicator that there is a lot of liquidity in the securities market. According to Paul Bwiso the Uganda securities exchange Chief Executive Officer, players in the market are able to get return. Nelson Babyale reports