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18:43
18:43

Kadaga Blocks Discussion on Magogo Suspension 2014 fifa world cup 5 1

Kadaga made the ruling after the Shadow Minister for Sports Allan Ssewanyana asked why the Ministry of Education and Sports had not responded to his petition against the resale of 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets.
18:25
18:25

AU Court Questions Uganda’s Commitment to African Human Rights Protocol 2 1

The Article empowers individuals and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) whose rights have been abused to file complaints at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights for redress by the Court on condition that domestic mechanisms have been exhausted.
17:50
17:50

Gen Otafire Tasked to Explain Njeru Stock Farm Land Takeover land grab 4 1

The 1,099-acre farm located at Bukaya West Village, in Njeru municipality, is one of the government farms managed under the National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank which hosts a demonstration farm, a breeding centre and a research centre, among other facilities. But Up to 504 of the total acreage of the farm has been fraudulently taken over by private individuals.
17:45
17:45

Human Rights Commission Condemns Brutality at Makerere 4 Top story

Speaking to journalists at the UHRC Commission offices on Tuesday, Commissioner, Patricia Achan Okiria, said the commission is concerned about the human rights violations involved in the strikes. She condemned the brutality students suffered at the hands of security agencies for trying to protect their right to education.
17:21
17:21

Makerere Impasse: Nine Students Suspended Makerere University 1

Those issued warning letters include the Gender and Ethics & Integrity guild Minister, Marion Kirabo, who is also a fourth year student of Bachelor of Laws. Judith Nalukwago a Bachelor of Dental Surgery who is also the Vice Guild President has also been warned.
16:59
16:59

Security Monitors Drones Hovering Over Makerere as Strike Intensifies 2

Communication through police walkie-talkies went out saying that the drones were cited around the Main Library, which was a beehive of activity as the Police used teargas and live bullets to foil a planned General Assembly called by Students to discuss the ongoing standoff.
15:36
15:36

Immigration Directorate Wants Human Trafficking Law Reviewed Parliament 3 1

Robert Kanuma, the In-Charge of Immigration at Entebbe International Airport explained that the act was designed to curb acts of individuals involved in human trafficking and not companies, which is the biggest challenge now.
15:31
15:31

Human Rights Violations Secondary to African Challenges - Museveni 3 1 Top story

He said that nature is oppressing mankind in terms of floods, droughts, earthquakes and diseases. According to Museveni, these issues should be at the heart of man’s priorities as opposed to Human Rights Violations manifested through colonialism, dictatorship, slave trade and other forms of violations.
15:13
15:13

DP Demands for Audit of Makerere Fracas, Punishment of Perpetrators 1 1

During the weekly media briefing at their Northern region offices in Arua town on Wednesday, Elia Alitia, the DP Vice President for Northern region said the torture, molestation and destruction of student property by security officers shouldn’t go scot free.
14:26
14:26

CPA's Meenakshi Lauds Parliament on Engaging Stakeholders in Sector Review 2

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association-CPA Representative, Dhar Meenakshi has today commended the Parliament of Uganda for involving stakeholders including the civil society in it's annual sector review.
13:20
13:20

Lira Mayor, Town Clerk Divided Over Vendor's Eviction Lira municipality 1 1 Top story

The municipal law enforcement team and officers from Lira Central Police Station impounded merchandise from the vendors for safe custody at Lira Municipal Council Store. Some of the vendors were fined Shillings 100,000 for operating illegally on the streets. Ogwang told URN, the operation has been halted until the vendors sensitized on dangers of streets operations.
13:10
13:10

Budaka LCI Chairpersons Protest Delayed Measles-Rubella Immunization allowances 1

The chairpersons on Tuesday stormed the district offices of the district LCV chairperson, the District Health officer and the chief administrative officer’s office.
12:49
12:49

Poor Enforcement of Physical Plans Affecting Land Use 3 1

Sam Mukasa-Kintu, a professional physical planner and founder Head of the Physical Planning Department at Kampala City Council now Directorate of Physical Planning of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA says Uganda has good physical plans but lack implementation and enforcement.
11:45
11:45

Makerere Impasse: Staff Appeals Tribunal Suspends Business 1 1

The Makerere Staff Appeals Tribunal has halted its operations for one week with hope that the on-going students unrest is resolved.
11:13
11:13

Bodaboda Riders Protest Brutal Arrests accidents 2 1 Top story

Led by their Secretary General, Francis Hafasha, the riders noted that arbitrary arrests by police have created fear among their members and triggered tensions.
10:40
10:40

Unknown Thugs Attack Villages in Bududa 3

According to victim, she was returning from the nearby trading center of Kikholo trading center in Bulucheke Sub County around 8:00pm when she was attacked.
07:53
07:53

Heavy Rains Wash Away Bridges in Busia LCV 2

Fred Bwire, a resident of Sikuda village in Sikuda Sub County, says most of the works undertaken by various departments in the district are shoddy. He wants the Inspectorate of Government to investigate some of the works in the district.
07:32
07:32

Former Bus Driver Accuses MP Ogong of Breaching NSSF Act Dokolo South County 4 1 Top story

He told the Committee Chaired by the Nakifuma County MP Robert Ssekitoleko that the Bus Company, which operates on the Kampala-Apac route, breached provisions of the law which require employers to remit savings to NSSF every month, as saving for their employee's retirement. Employers are mandated to make a 10 per cent contribution to NSSF in addition to the 5 per cent deducted from their worker's salaries.
07:10
07:10

Five Arrested for Killing Sibling Domestic violence

In his statement to police, Ambrose Lalim, one of the suspects claims that the five engaged the deceased in a bitter quarrel, which ensued in a fight. They reportedly ganged up Okot and clobbered her with clubs to death.
06:59
06:59

Commission Grills Retired UPDF Soldier Over Land Scam 2 1

Appearing before the Seven Member Land Commission on Tuesday, Bukenya said he bought the land measuring 186 Hectares in 2008 from a widow he identified as Imelda Nambwere and her two daughters at Shillings 102 Million.
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