Uganda Raises Alarm Over Human Trafficking

According to the police, the number of young people stranded abroad with human trafficking rings has increased to over 250 a year.

Uganda police concerned by the number of youth stranded in human trafficking rings abroad (file photo).

  • Uganda:  Police Intercept 20 Children Enroute to Congo

    New Vision, 13 August 2013

    POLICE on Monday intercepted 20 minors who were being trafficked to Congo. Police following intelligence links, arrested the traffickers before getting to the children. read more »

  • Uganda:  Uganda Asks India to Verify Rescued Sex Slaves

    New Vision, 8 August 2013

    The Ugandan Mission in New Delhi, India is to send officials to Bagalur to verify the identities of the women rescued from sex slavery by Indian Police last week. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Regional Police Chiefs to Form Continental Joint Crime Force

    The New Times, 7 August 2013

    The directors of Criminal investigations and Interpol from both Eastern and Southern Africa will today meet in Kampala, Uganda, to among others, examine the possibility of setting ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Soaring Crime - Regional Police Chiefs Meet in Kampala

    New Vision, 7 August 2013

    About 25 Police chiefs from East and South African regions are meeting in Kampala today (Wednesday) over increasing cases of car thefts. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Police - Time Is Up for Human Traffickers

    The New Times, 4 August 2013

    Police are closing in on leaders of a Kigali-based racket of human traffickers whose activities threaten to turn the country into a source of girls and young women sold into sex ... read more »

  • Uganda:  UPDF Officer, Indian Charged Over Illegal Organ Trade

    New Vision, 10 July 2013

    Three people including a senior UPDF officer and an Indian professor have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison over alleged involvement in illicit trade of human organs. read more »

  • Uganda:  Few Jobs for African Immigrants

    East African Business Week, 21 May 2013

    Suuna is a Ugandan who has lived in Europe for over 10 years, but his life there has never come up to his expectations. Sunna graduated from Makerere University with a lower second ... read more »