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18:27
18:27

Minister Nankabirwa Tells Oil & Gas Companies to Open Activity Areas to Public Oil and Gas 5

Nankabirwa says that many people are opposed to the oil and gas projects without having adequate information and calls upon oil and gas companies to allow access to members of the public to the installations.
12:52
12:52

Gender Ministry Merges Child Helpline to Record Intimate Partner Violence Cases 2 1

Fred Ngabirano, the Commissioner of Youth and Children Affairs in the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development says they have found that most children who are abused come from families riddled with domestic violence.
15:37
15:37

MPs Seek Protection for 79-Year-Old Duped in UGX 2Bn Land Fraud Natalia Namuli 3 1

This follows Namuli’s statement denying receipt of such compensation from the government. She also refuted claims linking her as a legitimate granddaughter and the administrator of the Late Antwane Kalete to whom the compensation was paid in lieu.
14:59
14:59

Uganda Exceeds Annual Refugee Ceiling amid Influx from DR Congo 1 3

Douglas Asiimwe, the Ag. Commissioner for Refugees at the Office of the Prime Minister told journalists on Friday that they had planned to receive an estimated sixty thousand new arrivals but with the influx of refugees from the war-ridden neighboring DR Congo, they have so far registered sixty-three thousand and now expecting up to one hundred thousand new arrivals by end of the year.
15:32
15:32

Rwanda's Closure of Gatuna Boarder was Illegal- East African Court 1

Speaking to journalists after the court session, Kalari expressed gratitude that the court determined the case in his favor. He said the ruling should work as a lesson to member states that when they are part of a treaty, they should respect its provisions.
15:02
15:02

Gov’t to Striking Teachers: Return to Class 1 Top story

“The claim that the strike had been ongoing since 2019 and hence there was no need for a new notice is both fallacious and not legally tenable. Secondly, we have noticed with concern that you and your members have decided to close schools. We wish to advise you that no teacher; whether on strike or not, has a right or justification to close a public school," the June 22, 2022 letter reads in part.
19:31
19:31

Kakwenza Petitions UHRC Over Children's Passports

In his June 20th, 2022 petition filed by Counsel Eron Kiiza, the novelist says that his three children namely Rutakirwa Mugabe Kakwenza 2yrs, Siima Nyinaboona Kakwenza 4, and Nina Kayitesti Kakwenza 9yrs applied for express passports, submitted all the relevant documents and attended the mandatory interviews in March 2022.
17:44
17:44

Kibalama Claims NUP Leadership, Opens Parallel Offices NUP Office 4 1 Top story

Gideon Tugume, the secretary for information in Kibalama's camp, says that their delegate's conference held on May 27th, 2022 resolved to end the relationship between the people power movement and the NUP leadership.
13:18
13:18

Court Adjourns Monitor Appeal Against Bigirimana's UGX450M Win 2

On December last year 2021, High Court Justice Musa Ssekaana ruled in favor of Bigirimana and ordered Daily Monitor Publication to pay Bigirimana 450 million in damages as well as publish four apologies with equal publicity as the disputed defamatory publications within two weeks.
08:44
08:44

Human Rights Commission Calls for Law on Minimum Wage to Reduce Labor Export 1

Agnes Kim Atwooki, the Chairperson of Women workers under the National Organization of Trade Unions-NOTU says that they agreed with cabinet to introduce a living wage and the salary scale rather than a minimum wage.
14:23
14:23

KCCA to Construct Concrete Barrier Along Nile Avenue Subway 4

Joel Wasswa, the in-charge Transport, Planning and Management in KCCA told Uganda Radio Network - URN that they will construct concrete barriers around the subway at Nile Avenue to stop vehicles from plunging into the subway.
15:15
15:15

Ministry of Agriculture, UBOS Officials to Refund UGX 9.9bn 4 1

In October 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture disbursed 9 Billion Shillings to Bukalasa Agricultural College Wobulenzi, Luwero District, and Fisheries Training Institute in Entebbe.
12:11
12:11

UHRC Report Lacking in Discussing Political and Civil Rights Violations - Experts, CSOs 2

The report compiled by the Uganda Human Rights Commission was submitted today to parliament and later launched at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala by the Commission Chairperson Mariam Wangadya.
10:44
10:44

Gov't Asked to Expedite Establishment of Labour Offices 1

Frank Mugabi, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Gender says the Ministry has submitted a budget of over two Billion Shillings to the Ministry of Finance for the establishment of labor offices in different countries.
17:48
17:48

Construction of JLOS House Kicks Off 4

The construction shall be in three phases, with the first phase expected to be completed in 2024.
08:33
08:33

Kampala Family At the Verge of Losing A House They Have Lived In For 50 Years 4 3 Top story

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Muleme narrates that in 1971 while working as an officer in Greenlease Ottoman Branch bank, he was asked to stay at the bank for at least 10 years. In exchange, the bank would help him acquire a house through a mortgage. The bank manager helped him to identify a house at Old Kampala that was going for Shillings 100,000 in 1971.
07:58
07:58

LASPNET Appeals to Gov't Over Harsh Bail Terms Given to Political Activists

LASPNET wants the judiciary to uphold judicial independence as they administer justice and in accordance with the judicial mandate as enshrined in Article 128(1). They further want the judiciary to streamline the management of bail applications and issue orders in accordance with the given bail guidelines as well as the intention of Article 23 of the Constitution, respect both international and national laws regarding Civil and Political Rights and minimize the discrepancies and frustration that the accused persons experience.
17:06
17:06

17 Percent Women Think Gender Equality is Not Practical- Survey 5

Funded by the Kingdom of Netherland, the survey was conducted by the Advocats San Frontieres-ASF in partnership with Uganda Women’s Network- UWONET in eight districts from Busoga, Karamoja, Bunyoro, and Acholi sub-regions under the them "From Access to Equality, Empowering Women to Access Justice in Uganda."
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