IGP Kayihura has fired 700 traffic officers

IGP Kayihura has fired 700 traffic officers

The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura has on several occasions failed to save his institution’s face whenever his traffic police officers are captured in videos, which go viral on social media receiving a bribe from a drivers. Now it has been revealed that more than 700 traffic police officers have been forced out work between […]

IGP Kayihura voted as VP by African Police chiefs

IGP Kayihura voted as VP by African Police chiefs

At the ongoing African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (Afripol), Uganda’s Inspector General Police Gen Kale Kayihura has been elected vice president of the powerful body at a three-day high-level meeting for African police chiefs in the Algerian capital, Algiers. Gen. Kayihura who gave a keynote speech on the fight against transnational crime and terrorism was chosen as […]

Lawyer Karamagi leads campaign to remove Kayihura as IGP

Lawyer Karamagi leads campaign to remove Kayihura as IGP

Popular city lawyer and activist Andrew Karamagi has Thursday launched an onslaught to President Museveni reappointment of Gen Kale Kayihura as Inspector General of Police (IGP) for another three-year term, placing him at the helm of the country’s law and order agency until 2020. Mr. Karamagi and another  political activist,  Brian Atuheire (ethno-botanist) are demanding the parliamentary […]

Gen Kayihura asks Museveni to renew his contract as police boss

Gen Kayihura asks Museveni to renew his contract as police boss

The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has asked President Museveni to keep him as the IGP for the next three years after as his current contract expires later this year. The Ugandan understands that Gen Kayihura applied for renewal of his term on January, 16 2017 laying down grounds for the appointing authority […]

Uganda Police ill-equipped to do forensic investigations – IGP Kayihura

Uganda Police ill-equipped to do forensic investigations – IGP Kayihura

From bank fraud to cyber crime, drug trafficking to terrorism, murder for passion or money to wildlife poaching and smuggling, criminals are increasingly using modern science, but the Uganda Police is still short of the required numbers of Scene of Crime Officers (Socos) to tackle those crimes well, says the Inspector General of Police Gen. […]

Kale Kayihura’s brother-in-law ‘stole’ Shs530 million from Finance Trust Bank

Kale Kayihura’s brother-in-law ‘stole’ Shs530 million from Finance Trust Bank

Uganda Police Inspector General Kale Kayihura’s brother-in-law Emma Ngonga is among the gang that was arrested after being suspected of orchestrating the theft of Shs530 million from Finance Trust Bank. In what has been dubbed the biggest ever crackdown of financial hackers in Uganda, the thieves carried out the cybercrime arrangement on the Christmas day […]

Top Uganda Muslim officials: ‘Police boss Gen. Kayihura apologized to us’ over raids

Top Uganda Muslim officials: ‘Police boss Gen. Kayihura apologized to us’ over raids

Senior Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) said on Thursday that the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has apologized to Muslims over the recent police raids at Nakasero and Kiwatule mosques. In a statement, Hajji Nsereko Mutumba, UMSC spokesperson told reporters about the police chief’s visit despite the former army man claiming it was […]