Museveni's Message dropping Kayihura, Tumukunde


In short
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this evening appointed Okoth Ochola, as Inspector General of Police, replacing Gen Kale Kayihura. Also dropped is Security Minister Gen Henry Tumukunde.

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed General Elly Tumwiine as Minister for Security and Mr. Okoth Ochola as Inspector General of Police. Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei is Deputy Inspector General of Police.

A statement signed by the President  and dated 4th March, 2018, reads as follows:

"In the Exercise of the powers vested in the President by Articles 113 (1) and 213 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint General Elly Tumwiine as Minister for Security, Mr. Okoth Ochola as the Inspector-General of Police and Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei as the Deputy Inspector General of Police."


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Barbara Among
Barbara Among is the URN Education Digest Editor-in-Chief based in Kampala. Among has been a URN staff member since 2015.

Among has worked as a reporter and investigative journalist for 11 years now, focusing on conflict in the Great Lakes region, human rights, terrorism, politics, business reporting, health and the environment.

She has previously worked with The East African, the Daily Monitor and the New Vision newspapers.

Her work has also appeared in the Guardian, UK, the Observer, UK, the Independent, UK, and Reuters. She is a winner of the David Astor Journalism Award and the Uganda Investigative journalism award.