Gov't Assures Public of Safety

In Summary
  • Security  has managed the situation
  • Tourists advised not to cancel their planned travels to Uganda
  • Minister warns public against ciruculating recorded bomb videos from other country claiming it happened in Uganda 

Government has assured public that the country is safe despite bomb explosions that ripped through Kampala at the beginning of this week.

Addressing the media in the capital on Thursday, the Minister for ICT & National Guidance, Hon. Chris Baryomunsi said that much as the country has experience some insecurity, the situation has been managed well by security and they are still doing the same to ensure that all culprits are brought to book.

Baryomunsi advised tourists not to cancel their travels to Uganda because “the country is safe and they [gov't] have done everything possible to see that any person coming into the country for any business is safe until he/she goes back home”


Meanwhile Baryomunsi has warned people circulating fake videos and pictures of bombs attacks from other countries claiming that they were captured or recorded in Uganda saying these are misleading people which is wrong

Six people three of them suicide bombers and three police men died when two bombs went off in Kampala at the Central Police station and Parliament avenue on Tuesday.

33 people were injured on that fateful Tuesday.