- published: 18 Apr 2016
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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
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
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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.
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.
Several Kenyans have fled into Uganda to areas of Sofia and Maranchi in Busa town after protests against the repeat presidential polls in Kenya’s Busia border turned violent. The protestors allied to the opposition NASA coalition blocked roads and set fire to Kasarani market in Kenya’s Busia town. The police responded with tear gas and live bullets to break up the protests Tension at the border town is high with a huge deployment of security personnel on the both the Kenyan and Ugandan side. The protests have also paralyzed business. 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
For the second time in the space of week, Uganda's Members of Parliament had very important business to attend to. The major business of the day was a motion seeking leave to prepare for a private member’s bill on the presidential age limit. There were Members of Parliament with red bands around their heads in protest, others literally running past security to make it to office, and verbal battles were prevalent between them and security personnel. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
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.
Kizza Besigye analysing the current political situation.
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
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.
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 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
A spotlight on emerging and frontier markets by off shore investors is presenting more opportunity for growth of nascent stock markets in Africa. Uganda's securities exchange is one of the markets set to benefit as foreign direct investment finds its way in Sub Sahara Africa. TVC News' East Africa Correspondent Ken Karuri visited the Kampala based hourse and filed this report.
Security at the Catholic shrine in Namugongo has been tightened with heavy deployment spreading across the holy ground and extending even to the neighborhood. Even with the increased pilgrims Police has kept the situation in control and no major incident have been registered so far.
Watch Israeli Commandos touch-down in Uganda during PM Netanyahu's visit to Africa. Watch KTN Live http://www.ktnnews.com/live Watch KTN News http://www.ktnnews.com Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnnews Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnnews
Police have beefed up security for lawmakers who are seeking to amend a provision in the Constitution that caps the age to contest the presidency at 75. Kampala Metropolitan police commander Frank Mwesigwa revealed that they provided the security after some MPs claimed their lives had been placed in harms way for supporting the age limit amendment. He also revealed that there are plans to increase security around the precincts of Parliament as plans are underway to table the contentious private members bill. 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
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