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17:19
17:19

Child Rights Activists Raise Concerns Over Harm to Children in DNA Testing Cases 4

Uganda, being a patriarchal society, links a child's identity and clan to their father, so a change in paternity can result in a loss of identity for the child.
17:09
17:09

Police Warn Against Exposing Children Involved in DNA Testing 3 1

Enanga stated that the police are cautioning the public because these children, who are innocent in the paternity disputes, are being victimized without any understanding of their circumstances.
16:55
16:55

Cracked Buildings Scare Students from Pawor Seed School 4 1

Ismail Drabe, the LC V Chairperson of Madi Okollo district, highlights the alarming state of the school's infrastructure, noting that the classrooms, latrines, and other facilities have become uninhabitable for learners. He notes continuing to teach in such an environment is considered risky.
16:48
16:48

CSOs Raise Concern Over Environmental Degradation in Acholi Pageya Chiefdom 1 2

Solomon Nokrach, the Regional Coordinator of FOWODE in Acholi, highlighted environmental degradation as the most pressing issue in the sub-region. This includes concerns related to charcoal burning and illegal logging.
16:40
16:40

Unidentified Woman Found Dead in Wetland

According to Samuel Baliraine, the area LC 1 chairperson, the body was discovered by farmers who were harvesting rice in the wetland. He says that the deceased is unknown in the area and believes that the perpetrators took advantage of the darkness at night to dispose of the body without being detected.
15:22
15:22

Security Probes Rampant Break-ins at Gov't Health Facilities in Nwoya

The Acting District Health Officer Nwoya Isaac Okello Wonyima told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Monday that the vice seems coordinated.
14:56
14:56

Seven Headteachers Wanted for Failing to Account for UPE Funds 4

The said money was released by the government in the 2020/21 financial year to purchase scholastic materials, handle emergency expenditures, facilitate co-curricular activities, administration and school management.
14:35
14:35

Ankole Leaders, CSOs Task Government on Electoral Reforms WASCOF 2

Apollo Lee Kakonge, the Executive Director of the Western Ankole Civil Society Forum, highlighted the findings of their research and public feedback, which called for amendments to the constitution and political reforms, particularly regarding the powers of the president.
14:18
14:18

Man Arrested for Faking Daughter’s Defilement inmate 1

Bagajire had reported to Masindi police on June 10th, 2023, claiming that his 13-year-old daughter, a primary four pupil at Masindi Army Primary School, had been grabbed and defiled by Vincent Katwesige, 23, an inmate from Masindi Prison.
13:21
13:21

Constitutional Court Hears Zaake's Impeachment Case Afresh MP Francis Zaake 4 2 Top story

Lady Justice Eva Luswata and Oscar Kihiika have since replaced Justices Musota and Madrama on the panel. Justice Bamugemereire, the head of the panel apologized to the parties for the delay, saying that it was beyond their control.
12:06
12:06

Gulu City Seeks Land for Golf Course 5 1

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor, said their search started with measuring the land along Pece Stream, but it was found to be only 32.7 acres, of the required 50 acres, and the second location at Kal B, Laroo Pece Division, was found to be inhabited by the community.
11:43
11:43

Experts Identify Body of Student Killed by Suspected ADF in DRC 1

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, stated, "The forensic examination has revealed she died a painful death. Her neck was cut and it was almost falling off. She was half buried and it was brought back to Uganda. The DNA analysis has connected her to the mother”.
10:00
10:00

Sub County Chairperson, Security Officers Gunned Down in Kotido Longaroe sub county 1 2

John Choko, the speaker of Longaroe Sub County told URN that the armed warrior emerged from nowhere and started shooting at the group where the chairman and the soldiers were seated while drinking the local brew known as abutia.
08:31
08:31

Chelangat Breaks National Record at Stockholm Diamond League 1

She finished behind Ethiopia's Eisa Medina, who crossed the finish line in 14:40.18, and Lemlem Hailu, who took second place with a time of 14:38.06.
07:54
07:54

Declining Water Resource Worries Experts 3

Florence Adong, the Director for Water Resources Management in the Ministry of Water and Environment, emphasizes the need for immediate intervention to address the situation, although it has not reached an alarming state yet.
07:40
07:40

We Won’t Negotiate with Acana- Rival Acholi Chiefs 1 4

Speaking for the first time in Gulu City on Friday since his appointment, which has widely been perceived as illegal, Rwot Apire notes that the interim team has maintained their earlier position and is not ready for talks.
07:21
07:21

Soldier, Civilian Arrested Over Attempted Murder 1

The suspect, RA 214728 Jimmy Masereka from the armored brigade, along with Michael Mulimira, both residents of Kisagazi in Kasese municipality, reportedly attacked and assaulted Mubalya with a sharp object while on duty.
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