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13:24
13:24

How Former ICT Director Fell Out With Mak Adminstration strike 1

Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
10:28
10:28

Human Rights Defenders in Masaka Raise Concern over Mob Justice 4

Shifah Kateregga the HURIDEM Executive Director notes that the increase in cases of mob justice is a result of loss of public trust and confidence in the criminal justice systems and the bureaucratic process of the law.
09:23
09:23

Anglican Priest in Sembabule Accused of Land Grabbing 1 2

Tumwine’s troubles stems from a long-standing dispute in which three families in Makoole village, Kyeera Sub County in Sembabule are accusing him fraudulently claiming ownership on their land, measuring 89 acres.
08:26
08:26

Religious Leaders in West Nile Pray for Divine Protection of Minister Anite 4 4

In special prayers presided over by the Bishop of Madi West Nile Diocese Charles Collins Andaku at Koboko Boma Grounds on Friday, the religious leaders asked God to intercede for the Minister and protect her from the threats to her life.
16:18
16:18

Persistent Kampala Water Supply Crisis To Be Resolved in 2020 3 1

Apedel says the water works that will also draw raw water from Lake Victoria will deliver additional 240 Million liters to the current daily average 240 Million liters pumped from Gaba Pumping station. He says this supply is grossly inadequate at peak demands during dry season when residents of Mukono, Wakiso and Kampala require 300 Million liters a day.
17:40
17:40

Police Disperse Bobi Wine Supporters in Gomba tear gas 1 3

Phillip Mukasa, the Katonga Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the youths closed the road in different towns and police officers pleaded with them to cheer from roadsides in vain.
14:45
14:45

Guidelines to Promote Rights of Juvenile Offenders Launched

The new guidelines, which are coming into force after 19 years, will ensure that minors who commit petty offences are diverted from the formal justice system through procedures, structures, and programmes that help reconcile them through non-judicial bodies, thus avoiding the negative effects of formal judicial proceedings.
14:30
14:30

Suspended Mak Student Struggles to Return to University Makerere University 7 5 Top story

“There was a general feeling that Jalmeo would mobilise students to again protest the tuition increment. More so management feared that he would be part of the guild government would pose a great threat,” a source disclosed to URN.
07:57
07:57

KCCA to Introduce Access Cards for Staff to Boost Security 1 3 Top story

According to Kitaka, once the system is installed, KCCA staff will have to use access cards with their bio data to be able to access the several sections of the building.
19:56
19:56

Cross Border Activities to Resume as Uganda, Rwanda Sign Pact 1 Top story

The leaders resolved to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of the nationals of the other party residing or transiting in their national territories, in accordance with laws of their countries and desist from financing, training, and infiltration of destabilizing forces.
19:45
19:45

Kyankwanzi Pastoralists Petition Land Commission over Grazing Land 2 1

Wilberforce Wangkangala, the leader of the group says they are constantly facing eviction threats from Toscano Company Limited and two separate groups of individuals claiming ownership of their land.
18:54
18:54

Wandegeya DPC Accused of Illegal Evictions of Mak Staff Makerere University 2 1

“It is reported that both yourself and the police within Makerere University is being used to engage in illegal activities by the university,” the IGP, whose letter was signed by the force’s director of human rights and legal services, AIGP Erasmus Twaruhukwa said.
13:15
13:15

Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth –World Bank 1 Top story

The bank cautions that deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas. It further warns that while much attention has focused on water quantity – too much water, in the case of floods; too little water, in the case of droughts – water quality has attracted significantly less consideration.
11:55
11:55

Witch Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Defiling his Patient Uganda Police Force 1 Top story

In her statement, the minor told police that the suspect repeatedly defiled her between February and July when she was taken to his shrine for treatment for epilepsy.
07:50
07:50

Commissioner Seeks Time to Undo Mess in Jinja Land Transaction 2 1

The Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters heard that Jinja Land Board superintended over the fraudulent acquisition of the land at 7.5 Billion Shillings by Businessman Thummar Jay Magnalal Patel for setting up a shopping Mall. Jinja Municipal Council had earlier leased the land to Tirupati Development for construction of a public recreation park.
07:30
07:30

Lugazi Resident Accuses LDUs of Torture 2 1 Top story

According to Zimula, he left his saloon in Lugazi town on July 9, 2019 after work and decided to retire to his home in Namengo cell. He however, says he was ambushed by LDU personnel at Luyanzi, a bushy area around 10pm.
06:55
06:55

Olympia Hostel Suspends Custodian Over Sexual Harassment Allegations Makerere University 1

“It has been alleged that you have been involved in acts of sexual harassment against residents of Olympia Hostel. Following these allegations, management has decided to suspend you from work to pave way for thorough investigations,” Dr. Byamugisha’s letter reads.
20:45
20:45

IGG Investigates Kampala District Land Board Secretary for Corruption 2 Top story

In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate of Government is in receipt of several complaints where in it is alleged that Komugisha is corrupt and has exhibited unethical conduct while executing her duties.
18:14
18:14

Kitgum Leaders Faulted for Shunning Namokora Massacre Anniversary president museveni 3 3

Annually, scores of locals under Namokora Survivors and United Relatives Association [NASURA] hold memorial prayers to commemorate the brutal massacre of over 70 people by the National Resistance Army-LRA rebels on August 19th 1986.
15:38
15:38

IGP Orders Officers to Refrain from Illegal Mak Staff Evictions home 1 Top story

The directive by the IGP was prompted by a petition by Elias Nuwagaba, a staff whose dismissal from the university was set aside by the university Staff Appeals Tribunal early this year.
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