Uganda: Security Personnel Take Over Tall Buildings in Kampala

The government will deploy security personnel on all rooftops of Kampala’s arcades and tall buildings to ensure security in the capital as Ugandans go to the polls today.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said the security decision was informed by the violent protests witnessed in November in and around Kampala.

He said police intelligence and CCTV footage analysis indicated that people who were leading the rioters were giving instructions from rooftops. He said they used…


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