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19:49
19:49

Uganda Taking Wrong Direction in Rule of Law -Civic Index Reports 5

The Lead researcher Associate Professor Ronald Kakungulu says that when they asked respondents what they thought about the direction Uganda was taking in respect for human rights and the rule of law, a whopping 73.9 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction while only 10.9 percent believed Uganda was heading in the right direction.
19:38
19:38

Government Denies Plan to Abolish Pastoralism, Says Nomadism Must Go 4 1

For centuries the country has suffered both external and internal conflicts with migrating pastoral communities clashing over water and pastures, and at times with indigenous pastoralists or cultivators, but also it is blamed for spreading diseases.
19:29
19:29

Study Finds Huge Difference in Age of First Sex for Girls In and Out of School Makerere University 4

In an interview with URN on Thursday, Dr. Joseph Matovu, an HIV researcher based at the Makerere University School of Public Health said 16% of the girls that were out of school revealed to have started intercourse by age 15 compared to only 8% of those in school.
19:21
19:21

Water Scarcity Inciting Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girls in Luwero 2

Bukiibi village Chairman Pontian Katumba says that the problem has not only affected the access to water for use, but it has now threatened the sexual health of the girls who are not going to school due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown of schools.
18:07
18:07

Supreme Court Asked to Dismiss Gov’ts Appeal Against Civilians' Military Trials Caleb Alaka 2 1

"The DPP is an independent office unlike the military which is subject to direction, so Interference with that office through military prosecution destroys the root of our constitutional democracy and offends the right to a fair hearing which doesn't begin with court but the decision making process on whether and how to prosecute," said Alaka.
17:47
17:47

Mukono Clinic Under Spotlight for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Certificates 3

Trouble for Green cottage clinic started when they issued a COVID-19 negative certificate to Esther Nambowa, 28, a resident of Kikooza in Mukono Municipality on September 23, 2021, for her travel to Dubai for work on September 24. She was blocked at the airport because of presenting an invalid COVID-19 test certificate.
17:46
17:46

Opposition Boycott: Deputy Speaker Among Brushes Off Quorum Concerns Parliament 3 1

Ssekikubo says that Government cannot sit and debate among themselves, saying the opposition exists as by the laws that govern Parliament and multiparty democracy. He says Parliament should not go on like everything is normal and debate with a one sided house.
17:39
17:39

RPC Frustrates Prosecution Against Informer Who Misinformed Police in Masaka Murders 1

ACP Nkore has declined to testify as a prosecution witness against Vincent Muwonge alias Jude Bbaale, a crime preventer in Masaka town who is facing charges of giving false information to police in relation to the notorious machete-wielding gangs that terrorized Masaka in the recent past.
17:30
17:30

Over 2000 Head of Cattle Stolen from Lorengedwat Sub County – Leaders gun violence 1 3 Top story

Emmanuel Longes Lorika, the Local Council III Chairperson of Lorengechora Sub County, says that 2, 973 head of cattle have been raided from the area by suspected warriors from Napak, Moroto and Amudat districts.
17:09
17:09

Former FUFA President Twaha Kakaire Dead 1 Top story

“We have just learnt of the unfortunate news of the passing on of Hajji Twaha Kakaire, the 24th FUFA President. We grieve in honour of his football works. FUFA will accord him a respectful send-off that will suit him in respect of his contribution to the game,” Hussein told URN.
16:46
16:46

Archbishop Kaziimba Condemns Brutal Re-arrest of MPs 1 4

“I want to call upon people to take the message of President in his recent speech seriously. The issue of human rights should be respected and also calling upon the soldiers and security personnel to respect human beings,” he said.
16:03
16:03

Wanyoto Loses Mbale City Woman MP Petition 2 4 Top story

Justice Andrew Baishaija delivered the judgment in his ruling at Mbale High court on Thursday afternoon on grounds that Wanyoto had failed to show evidence that he won the highly contested polls.
15:43
15:43

Katumba Shooting Suspects Charged with 18 New Offenses 2 1 Top story

The prosecution alleges that while at Cheap General Hardware, Nansana in Wakiso District on May 29th, 2019, the suspects together with others still at large with malice aforethought unlawfully caused the death of Jimmy Atukuru, Frank Anania, Abaho Frank Mutsinda and Amim Bugembe whom they shot dead.
15:36
15:36

MPs Want a Public Holiday for Vaccination COVID-19 1 2

Members of parliament on the forum of children’s affairs have urged the government to declare public holidays to scale up vaccination of teachers and students in order to achieve the vaccination target required to reopen schools.
14:06
14:06

Budaka Residents Panic as Unknown People Threaten to Slaughter 97 2

According to Mboizi, those behind the anonymous letters have threatened to slaughter 97 people including the village chairperson. He He said the attackers threatened to attack the village and slaughter 97 people including the village chairperson.
13:36
13:36

Hoima Sugar Limited Drivers Accused of Killing Too Many People on the Roads Accidents 1

Kikuube RDC Amlam Tumusiime says they are also verifying claims that some drivers of the company are given jobs without qualifications while others drive vehicles while under the influence of alcohol.
13:12
13:12

Odonga Otto Demands Refund of UGX4 million he Gave for Amuru Tourism Road Amuru Hot Springs 1

In a letter dated 27th September this year, Otto claims that in July this year, he gave the Town Council the money to construct the road to his tourism site, to improve access to social services and open opportunities for other tourism investors, but that the road was never opened due to "bad local politics, irredentism and negative attitudes" among others.
12:34
12:34

Court Dismisses Petition Against Lutyeshe County MP 3 1

In his petition, Watenga accused Modoi of using someone’s academic documents to vie for election as MP. Watenga claimed that Modoi used the academic documents of Modoi Abdul Isaac for his nomination and subsequent election.
12:05
12:05

Motorcyclists Block Highway Protesting Delayed Police Arrival at Accident Scene Bugiri 3 2

Mohammed Bashir, a truck driver who witnessed the incident, says that Kisambira was riding at breakneck speed when he sustained a flat tire and rammed into one of the trucks.
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11:28

Why Kabaka Mutebi Got Involved in Kasubi Tombs Reconstruction Buganda Kingdom 2 3 Top story

This ritual was last performed in 1882 when Kabaka Muteesa I personally put up three rings in the ceiling of his Kasubi Nnabulagala Palace as it was being constructed. These rings supporting the roof are part of the 52 rings in this tomb that symbolize the 52 clans of Buganda. Thus Kabaka Mutebi II is the first reigning King of Buganda to climb up the roof of the main hut, Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, to place these rings ever since Muteesa I was laid to rest under them in 1884.
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