Uganda: Companies Probed Over Human Trafficking

There is huge concern over the country's increased involvement in human trafficking. Security firms are now being investigated for being involved in trafficking locals into domestic and sexual slavery.

  • Uganda:  Firms Under Probe Over Human Trafficking

    The Monitor, 29 February 2012

    A parliamentary committee is investigating security companies suspected of exporting Ugandans into domestic and sexual slavery abroad amid mounting concern over the country's ... read more »

Young girls entertain guests at an IDP camp (file photo).

  • Uganda:  Sex Traffickers Victimize Hundreds of Girls

    The Monitor, 15 February 2012

    At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic, a foreign diplomat has said. read more »

  • Uganda:  Kayihura Warns On Cross-Seas Child Traffickers

    The Monitor, 10 January 2012

    The Inspector General of Police, Lt. Gen. Kale Kayihura, has advised parents to carefully study and report to police suspected child traffickers, who he said now pretend to ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Former State House Employees Named in Human Trafficking

    The Monitor, 12 December 2011

    A Ugandan registered company that has been at the centre of slavery allegations in Iraq since 2008 is being run by individuals previously working at State House, Mr Ladislaus ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Onek Warns of Crackdown On Illegal Immigrants

    The Monitor, 25 November 2011

    The Internal Affairs ministry has dispatched immigration officials countrywide to arrest persons smuggled into the country. read more »