Uganda: Police recover explosive device in Entebbe

The Uganda Police’s Counter Terrorism officers in Kampala Metropolitan on Tuesday recovered a suspected explosive device near Rolex Beach within the Botanical Gardens in Entebbe, in Wakiso District. ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson confirmed the successful Read More …

Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces neutralise IEDs in Somalia

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) route search explosive devices team under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has neutralised Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Somalia. The development follows the planting of the IEDs by the al-Shabaab militants Read More …

Uganda: Bombs detonated after army helicopter crash in Ntoroko

Uganda’s army bomb squad Friday evening detonated explosives as a civilian military helicopter crash victim was buried in Ntoroko District amid tight security.Civilian John Mukidi was killed when the UPDF helicopter gunship crashed into his house in Nyamisigiri Village on Read More …

Somalia: National Intelligence and Security Agency arrests 8, including Ugandan linked to Al-Shabaab

The National Intelligence and Security Agency [NISA] said it detained eight people in connection with the Al-Qaeda-linked militant group, Al-Shabaab. In a statement, NISA said the suspects were traveling in a car that was intercepted in Afgoye, 30 kilometers west Read More …

Uganda: Security provides more details about blasts in Kampala and Wakiso

Security has provided more details about the ADF commander behind the Saturday double blasts in Kampala and Wakiso. The two blasts went off simultaneously at Kikubamutwe in Kabalagala and another in Nabweru in Nansana Municipality. “The IED that exploded in Nabweru Read More …

Somalia: Induction Programme equips newly rotated ATMIS Officers for Mission Readiness

Twelve staff officers recently deployed to the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have successfully completed a rigorous five-day induction and are fully prepared to contribute to the mission’s goals. The induction, a collaborative effort by the United Nations Read More …

Uganda: Honeymooning couple among three dead

A couple on their honeymoon and their guide were killed in a “cowardly terrorist attack” at a national park in south-west Uganda, authorities say. Uganda’s police said the trio were killed, and their vehicle burned, in the Queen Elizabeth National Read More …

Ugandan police foil ADF plot to bomb churches

Ugandan police have foiled a plot by Islamic State-linked militants to bomb churches in central Butambala district, President Yoweri Museveni has said. Two bombs were linked to public address systems and sent to pastors, disguised as gifts, Mr Museveni said. Read More …

Uganda arrests 5 more, recovers explosives in Kampala bomb plot – police

Ugandan police have arrested another five people and discovered five more explosives around the capital Kampala in a bombing plot linked to an Islamist rebel group, the force said. Based in the jungles of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Read More …

U.S. Embassy in Uganda: Security Alert

U.S. Embassy, Kampala: “We are following press reports and police statements of an improvised explosive device discovered at a Kampala-area church in the Rubaga division September 3 which police located and defused along with unconfirmed reports of potential additional devices. Read More …