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Bishop Emeritus of Uganda's Masaka Diocese, John Baptist Kaggwa with a delegation of the Uganda Police Force who paid him a visit to apologise. / Uganda Police Force/ Facebook

Police Boss in Uganda Sends Delegation to Apologize to Bishop Following Teargas Episode

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Uganda has reached out to Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa, expressing his apologies after security agencies disrupted a public function, which the Ugandan Bishop was presiding over.

Some members of Caritas Freetown. / Caritas Freetown

Caritas Freetown Donates Household Items to Police Officers in Sierra Leone after Inferno

The charity arm of Sierra Leone’s Archdiocese of Freetown has reached out to several families of police officers whose houses were razed down and their properties destroyed following last week’s inferno at the Kingtom Police Barracks, which is within the precincts of the Archdiocese.

Photos of the 3 suspects nabbed, and currently in Police custody in Nigeria.

Details of Kidnappers, Killers of Nigerian Seminarian Emerge as Police Intensify Search

Details of three people suspected to have participated in the kidnapping and the later killing of the 18-year-old Nigerian Seminarian have been given, the security agencies in Nigeria saying they have intensified their search for other members of the “deadly criminal gang.”

Uganda Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis during their 2018 ad limina visit to the Vatican

Catholic Bishops in Uganda Condemn Use of Excessive Force against Protesting Students

Days after security forces in Uganda used force to disperse protesting Makerere University students over the decision to increase fees, Catholic Bishops in the East African country of Uganda have decried excessive use of force by the police against demonstrating students and termed the act “brutal,'' “excessive” and ”abuse of power.”