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18:35

Prime Minister Pleads with Doctors to Call Off Strike 3

Herbert Luswata the Secretary-General of Uganda Medical Associations (UMA) said that they are determined to continue the strike.
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18:24

Over Half of Uganda's Women Abused by Sexual Partners 2

Reports indicate that 51% of women in Uganda have been abused by an intimate partner in their life meaning that more than half of the women in Uganda have been victims of GBV. The global rate of physical and sexual abuse is lower at 1 in 3 women abused in a lifetime.
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Lawyers Petition Human Rights Commission over Killings of Alleged Terror Suspects 8 2

Ali Kankaka the President of Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association says security should be held accountable for the killing of suspects in their custody.
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Small Tribes, CSOs Want Single Commission for Minorities minority tribes 7 3

Elisha Mugisha Ateenyi, the cultural leader of Banyabindi minority tribe in Kasese District argues that unless a separate ministry or a commission is set up to address the challenges and historical injustices suffered by ethnic minority groups, the communities will continue to lose their unique identity resulting in their extinction.

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19:55

Pictorial: Bomb Blasts at CPS, Parliamentary Avenue Top story

One of the bombs went off at the Central Police Station-CPS, Kampala along Buganda Road while the second went off at Raja Chambers and Jubilee Insurance Building along Parliamentary Avenue.

Business and finance

18:46
18:46

UDB Offers Simpler Credit Terms for Women Entrepreneurs 5

UDB Managing Director, Patricia Ojangole says they have created unsecured loan products based on the fact women have been proved to be better at debt repayment than men, and that there is need to take advantage of this.
18:35
18:35

Mother Enrolls Children into Bricklaying to Beat Lockdown Hardships MInistry of Health 2 1

Madrine Namulema joined a local association of clay bricklayers in the area and gradually, she also introduced her four children aged between seven to 13 years to the same work, from which they earned reasonable income for a period of over one year now.
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17:52

Trade Committee Wants all Energy Drinks Tested for Adulteration Health drinks 1

'We shall then compare the findings of NDA, UNBS and those of an independent laboratory and if the results are varying then we are going to be in trouble. So you cannot change these results. Go and do the exact thing and give us exact results!” - Committee Chairman Mwine Mpaka.
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13:44

EACOP PAPs in Bunyoro Protest Delayed Compensation Government 6

Since 2018, the government has not compensated the project-affected persons yet they stopped using their land. The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) had also promised to start compensation in December 2020 or early January 2021.

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