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09:17
09:17

Kyambogo Students Demand Deployment of Female Muslim Security Officers at Check Points Kyambogo University 4 1

According to Lule, there is a need for the administration to take practical steps such as deploying female Muslim security officers to address the recent crisis beyond issuing an apology.
19:07
19:07

New Law to Penalise Road Construction Companies over Human Rights Abuse 3 1

In 2015, the World Bank suspended funding for a 256 million dollar Kamwenge to Fort Portal Road after reports by the communities about the sexual abuses, while the Tororo-Kamdini Road contract remains suspended.
18:57
18:57

Uganda, South Sudan Authorities Counter Accuse Border Officials on Harassment 4 1

The matter was raised by the Tseretenya Bomah Chief of Ikotos County Peter Odwar in relation to an incident in which two nationals were arrested in Madi Opei Town Council, Lamwo district on suspicion of coordinating inter-border livestock thefts.
16:33
16:33

Prisons Get Guidelines on How to Handle Terror Suspects 1

Some of the areas of focus in the guidelines are; the separation of terror suspects from other prisoners, rehabilitation of persons convicted or remanded for terror-related offenses and training of prison officers on how to handle terror suspects.

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16:51
16:51

Presidents Museveni, Suluhu to Address Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and polish matters that govern the industry in the two countries.

Business and finance

21:54
21:54

New Transport Policy to Curb Road Accidents, Vandalism 6

The new policy aims at providing “reliable, safe, efficient and effective transport infrastructure and services that benefit all people and contribute to the social and economic development of the country.”
19:56
19:56

Gov't Bans Movement of Livestock in Amuru District 2 3

Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
14:10
14:10

COSASE Summons Finance Minister Kasaija over Entebbe Airport Chinese Debt 3 1

Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained to the committee that there are definitely consequences if Uganda does not meet its contractual obligation, and that he had advised the Ministry of Finance against continued re-negotiation of the contract, saying although it is not the best contract, it is not a bad one either.
19:13
19:13

World’s Poorest Left Far Behind  Despite COVID-19 Connectivity Boost

According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the number of people who have gone online this year went up, to 4.9 billion but people’s ability to connect remains profoundly unequal – as many hundreds of millions might only go online infrequently, using shared devices or facing connection speeds that hamper their internet use.

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