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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.
19:21
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.
17:30
17:30

Over 2000 Head of Cattle Stolen from Lorengedwat Sub County – Leaders gun violence 3 1 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.
10:22
10:22

Nabilatuk Residents Block Moroto Highway to Protesting Livestock Raids 1

Betty Tebanyang, one of the residents said the protest was the only way for them to show their dissatisfaction with the failure by government to protect them from the armed rustlers.
07:10
07:10

Wakiso District Zonal Land Office Closed Over Fraud 5 1

Mayanja says that he has been receiving complaints from people about the fraudulent transactions by staff at the land office and delayed issuance of titles to applicants without justifiable reasons.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 1 2

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
11:30
11:30

One Injured, Two Missing Following Attack in Apaa Township 1 1

Okoko told URN this morning that the attack forced them to flee their homes for their dear lives prompting the assailants to shoot them with spears.
10:14
10:14

Unknown Gunmen Roam Moroto Hospital Compound 1

According to information obtained by URN, the five intruders roam around the hospital quarters with an AK-47 gun.
06:55
06:55

Lack of Facilitation, Equipment Frustrating Community Wildlife Scouts 3

Johnson Odera Acellam, the Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson says that despite UWA’s recruitment of community scouts in the area as part of the strategy to manage problem animals to their dismay there has been limited response.
17:23
17:23

DP Condemns President’s Proposal to Quash Bail for Capital Offences 3 1

Okoler called upon all right thinking Ugandans and opinion leaders to condemn the move by President Museveni with utmost contempt, equating it to the abuse of the Judiciary during Idi Amin's era that saw Chief Justice Benedicto Kiwanuka murdered. Nalukoola said the president's speech being made by the main celebrant at the occasion of commemorating an icon of justice was a mockery of justice.
16:40
16:40

Katikkiro Mayiga Calls for Maintaining of Court Bail 4

According to Mayiga, a person being accused of murder does not mean that he is guilty. He says the accused person deserves a right to be bailed as investigations go on till the person is presented before court to prove whether he or she is guilty or not.
08:05
08:05

Three Kilometre Crack Tears Through Ten Sironko Villages 2

The most affected are Washango, Bumagaba, Simi, Salo, Bukilindya, Zamugogoni, Bunagudi, Zubugila, Gagali and Jamliko villages, all in Bukilindye parish.
12:40
12:40

Pictorial: Prime Minister Nabbanja Visits Flood Affected District of Amolatar impassible roads 15

The Prime Minister who arrived in the district aboard a chopper was assessing the magnitude of damage as well as following up on the relief food which delivered by the OPM to over 200 persons displaced by floods and currently living in a camp.
12:11
12:11

Floods Cut Off Two Parishes in Amolatar 1 5 Top story

Richard Odur, a resident of Abino A village in Muchora parish explains that living on the island is now a big challenge because there is only a small portion of land to dig and attending to medical emergencies is a great challenge.
11:20
11:20

Kyotera Parents Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Son’s Ritual Murder 2

Macklin Namaganda and Mike Sserwada, both residents of Kasamba-Kyamayembe village in Bwamijja parish, Kabira sub-county, were arrested following fresh investigations.
09:57
09:57

Museveni House Donation Sparks War in Late Karambuzi’s Family 2 5 Top story

In memory of Karambuzi, Museveni built a 32 roomed commercial building in Kabale Municipality along Kabale – Katuna road to support his family. However, Karambuzi sisters accuse their younger brother Happy Karambuzi of using the building alone. They have since petitioned Museveni asking him to intervene in the matter.
07:18
07:18

Otuke District to Enroll Teenage Pregnant Girls Back at School Teenage Pregnancies 4

Susan Abeja, the Otuke District Woman MP believes that the girls should be given a chance to continue studying even after giving birth. She says as leaders, they will make sure that the girls receive the necessary support they require at school.
11:57
11:57

Amolatar Floods: OPM to Procure Engine Boats 5 1

Robinah Nabbanja was on Saturday in Amolatar to assess the magnitude of damage caused by floods and also follow up on the relief food distribution to the flood victims.
15:45
15:45

Acholi Sub Region Registers 2,006 Maternal Deaths in 18 Months 1

The same report indicates that 18,243 teenage girls were impregnated in the Acholi Sub Region within the same period. Each of the eight districts recorded an average of 2,280 cases of teenage pregnancies. Of these; 3,831 have safely given birth while 2,006 maternal deaths were registered.
12:05
12:05

Lyantonde Registers Decline in HIV Prevalence 3 1

According to Dr. Moses Nkanika, the Lyantonde District Health Officer, the prevalence rate reduced from 11.6% in 2018 to 9.5% to date.
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