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16:56
16:56

COVID -19: Activists Protest Police Raids on Sexual Workers 5

Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Macklean Kyomya, the Executive Director at Alliance of Women Advocating for Change (AWAC), an organization that advocates for rights of key populations, said that they have recorded complaints of officers breaking into hotel rooms and arresting sex workers while threatening them to pay bribes.
16:22
16:22

Collusion Among Parents, Sexual Offenders Fueling Child Marriages in Lyantonde 1

Andrew Timothy Kamugasha, the Lyantonde District Probation Officer, says that they are faced with a heavy burden of stopping the vice and blames it on communities that are reluctant to fully support efforts aimed at reversing the trend.
16:11
16:11

Agago Acting DPC, Intelligence Officers Recalled to Police Headquarters 1

Sebirumbi was picked up together with Frederick Nyamisogola, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence at Patongo Police station and Deputy Scene of Crimes Officer (SOCO) Solomon Nasimolo following accusations f Unlawful arrests and detention of suspects, extortion, torture, and selling of impounded motorcycles.
13:37
13:37

Army, Police Recover 23 Guns in Two Weeks of Second Disarmament 1 Top story

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region police spokesperson, says 12 out of 23 firearms were recovered through voluntarily disarmament while the remaining firearms were recovered through forceful disarmament.

Slideshow

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12:23

Pictorial: Mysterious Underground Tunnels in Ngora District Top story

Odeke discovered the tunnels about three weeks ago while digging a pit latrine in his compound.

Business and finance

16:54
16:54

Women Explore Digital Advertisement to Overcome COVID-19 Barriers 3 1

As the country goes through a second lockdown, dozens of businesses are experiencing a great decline in activity with limited sales. Now, traders are using microblogging sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among others, to market their products and skills, tapping into the scattered online market.
08:18
08:18

Digital Finance: Customers Concerned Over Safety of Cash, Data

The ‘Electronic Know You Customer’ (eKYC) platform allows the banks to access the data bank at the National Identification Regulatory Authority (NIRA), as a way of verifying the authenticity of the data presented by the customer. According to a survey by the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, there are many Ugandans who have refused to embrace digital or non-physical contact transactions, unsure of the safety of their money.
07:37
07:37

Elderly Couple in Amuru Loses UGX 1.6m to Termites Bank of Uganda 2 3 Top story

Seventy-five-year-old Bicentina Alal and her 80-year-old husband Tito Okema, have been saving money in a metallic case for over three years. The couple lives with their six grandchildren in Kali-Kali Village in Rec Iceke Parish in Layima Sub County, which is about 50kilometers away from Gulu City Centre.

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