ADDITIONAL SECURITY AND SAFETY TIPS FOR THE UGANDA MARTYRS DAY IN NAMUGONGO

As you are all aware, this year’s Martyrs Day Celebrations, will be held on the 3rd June, 2024, at the Holy Shrines and Sites in Namugongo, where millions of pilgrims are expected to gather, at the 3 religious venues of; The Catholic Martyrs Shrine at Namugongo, The Anglican Martyrs Shrine at Nakiyanja and at Mamre […]

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Safety and Security Measures for Uganda Martyrs Pilgrimage to Namugongo on 3rd June

As we approach the revered celebration of the Uganda Martyrs on 3rd June at Namugongo, we are pleased to report that pilgrims from neighboring countries and various districts have already begun arriving. Current Status: No incidents of crime or safety concerns have been reported. Pilgrims are steadily trekking on foot to Kampala, and we are […]

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ACTIONABLE RECOMMENDATIONS BETWEEN THE UGANDA POLICE AND NUP LEADERSHIP 

Today, 27th May 2024, the Uganda Police Force met with the National Unity Platform leadership at Police Headquarters Naguru in response to their letter written on 23rd May 2024, protesting against the brutality meted out on them by the Police and Military on Wednesday, 22nd May 2024, and the illegal obstruction of their activities. The […]

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TWO VICTIMS FATALLY WOUNDED DURING OBSTRUCTION OF OFFICERS ON LAWFUL DUTY

Last week, the police encountered two incidents of violence against its officers in the course of their lawful duties in Ayivu East Division and Kakumiro respectively. Unfortunately, two lives were lost during the violent attacks against police officers. As the UPF, we remain committed to the rule of law and the protection of all law […]

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POLICE CONTINUES PROVIDING SECURITY AND ESCORT SERVICES TO PILGRIMS TREKKING TO NAMUGONGO

As we draw closer to the popular Uganda Martyrs day, we wish to inform the public, that all pilgrims, who are trekking the long journey trail, from different parts of the country and the neighboring countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and the DRC, are all safe. This year 2024, we have registered an increase […]

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RESPONSE TO NUP ON ALLEGED POLICE AND MILITARY BRUTALITY

We do acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 23rd May 2024, UNDER REF NUP/UP/006/2024 on the above captioned subject matter and the alleged illegal obstruction of your activities. We would like to respond as follows; In the letter dated 20th March, 2024 under ref OPS/175/219/01. It was guided that before your planned activities could proceed, […]

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