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18:24
18:24

Joint Committee Stuck with NSSF Amendment Bill 2 3

The process hit a snag when the finance committee allegedly cancelled the last meeting with Gender Minister Janat Mukwaya, a move which Gender committee chairperson Alex Ndeezi says proves lack of cooperation.
18:07
18:07

Court Orders Mak to Pay Costs For Delaying to Submit Defense Makerere University 3 2

While presiding over the matter, the head of the Industrial Court, Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntegye and a panel of five judges explained to court that they were not ready with the judgement because Makerere University had delayed to submit its defense on time.
16:55
16:55

Rights Defenders Advised on Synergies to Avoid Persecution 3 1

Robert Kotchani the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights says that Human Rights Defenders need a united front as the country gets closer to the heated campaign period, which is often characterized by human rights abuses and violations.
14:09
14:09

Gov't Allocates UGX 20 Billion for Disaster Affected Areas 3

Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees told journalists at Media Center on Friday that nine billion will be used to buy relief items, 10 billion to fix affected roads and other transportation needs like buying boats where they are needed and about 200 million to fix metrology machines affected by the rains.
19:17
19:17

Security Personnel Block Youth Conference in Gulu 2 3

Trouble started when at least 700 conference participants drawn from 10 districts in Acholi, Lango and West Nile regions were each required to pay 155,000 shillings for feeding, upkeep and membership.
17:26
17:26

LASPNET Opens Legal Aid Call Centre 1 4

The centre located at the LASPNET secretariat offices in Mengo is being funded by the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF. It will enable citizens in different parts of the country to receive legal services.
15:58
15:58

Uncertainty Surrounds Proposed Relocation of Busaka Residents land 1 3

The inland port project had for long suffered from land woes involving 1,285 current occupants and the government. However, the two parties later reached an understanding that the earmarked land close to 500 acres situated in Bukasa in Kira Municipality belonged to the government since it was a gazetted forest.
15:12
15:12

Family of Woman Shot By Security Guard Seeks UGX 200M Compensation security company 1 Top story

In his suit before the High Court Civil Division, Isiiko contends that the security firm acknowledged the incident and wrote to the Administrator General indicating that they were processing settlement from their insurers for Bukoyee’s death resulting from the conduct of their staff.
12:37
12:37

Gov't Gazettes Human Rights Enforcement Act UPPC 1 2

The Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation, UPPC has finally gazetted the Human Rights Enforcement Act, four days after being dragged to court for failure to do the same.
12:08
12:08

Select Committee Faults Minister, Agaba and Security Agencies Over Kigorobya Evictions 2 Top story

Among the key findings are that the families were illegally evicted and displaced from their homes forcing them to take refuge in nearby bushes, villages and Budongo Forest in Masindi district.
18:17
18:17

Police in Teso On the Spot Over Case Mismanagement Teso Sub Region 1 1

The Regional PSU Officer for East Kyoga, Joseph Kabongech attributes the vice to inadequate training of the officers in the police detective unit. He observed that mismanagement of cases arises when officers use their offices for selfish gains.
17:29
17:29

More than 30 People Feared Dead in Fresh Bududa Mudslide Eastern Uganda 1 1 Top story

Gerald Fungo, the chairman of Bumasa Village says that a number of people are still buried in the soggy ground, and can hardly be accessed due to the shortage of personnel and equipment. The tragedy follows a heavy downpour that lasted up to five hours, on Tuesday.
10:54
10:54

Kasese Man Dies in UPDF Custody 3

Mafuta says they learnt that Nzabalha had been arrested the previous day on the recommendations of the LC I chairperson, Hamada Njima on suspicion of being a thief.
19:27
19:27

Village Chairperson Arrested for Frustrating Defilement Trial Ddimo landing site 2

Kyakulumbye is accused of trying to compromise a trial involving a 20-year-old man who is accused of impregnating a 16-year-old girl from his village. He was arrested on the intervention of Kyesiiga Sub County Speaker Mudashiruh Bbaale, following reports that he was conniving with the suspects' parents to frustrate the trial.
12:38
12:38

No Appeal, No Airplay for Millennials Christmas Melodies media in uganda 8 2 Top story

The sounds of silent night, o come all ye faithful, Little Drummer Boy, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Feliz Navidad and Joy to the World, among others, still sound fresh each year that passes, and get as much airplay on radio stations across the country, and through the streets of Kampala as the season sets in.
13:51
13:51

Measles Claims More Than Twice as Many Lives Than Ebola in DR Congo UNICEF 1

This is more than twice the number of people who have been killed by the Ebola virus in the same country over the last one year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) measles, which has gripped all provinces in the country, is the world's largest and fastest-moving epidemic.
12:24
12:24

1,500 Girls to Benefit From KCCA Social Protection Program 4

The program also involves providing avenues to empower girls through a network of peer mentors. Harriet Mudondo, the Director Gender, Community and Production says they have trained over 300 mentors to deal with the girls.
12:10
12:10

Marks Fraud: Dismissed Makerere Students Fight to Return meeting 1 Top story

They were dismissed from Makerere University in 2018 August and December respectively for allegedly procuring the alteration of their marks.
07:30
07:30

Kasese Residents Cautioned Against Unlicensed Money Lenders 6 1

Justice Musene said most money lenders have remained adamant to seek licenses because the law bars them from exploiting borrowers. He revealed that instead the persons have continued to operate and subsequently dupe their clients into signing property sale agreements yet in actual sense they are lending them some money.
17:08
17:08

Driver Arrested in Kotido for Alleged Human Trafficking Uganda Police Force 2

The Kotido DPC Jimton Aguta says they are holding Godfrey Mwambo and have preferred charges of human trafficking against him.
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