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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.
16:32
16:32

Men Increasingly Taking on Work Traditionally Assigned to Women-EPRC unpaid care work 1 2

Prof. Paul Bakuluki of Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration who was one of the investigators said men had started unpaid care work such as preparing food, fetching water and cleaning whereas their female counterparts are embracing non-traditional roles such as paying for food and meeting costs of health care.
12:40
12:40

Commercial Sex Workers Appeal for Better Jobs Amdist COVID-19 Restrictions 5

In March 2020, when Uganda was first hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Namirembe lived in her rented bed space in Kisenyi slum where she paid 5,000 Shillings per night.
17:16
17:16

Uganda's Digital Economy Growth Hampered By High Cost of Data-Report 5 1 Top story

The report shows that Uganda has invested significant amounts of money in developing ICT in the country, but there is a lack of coordination between the government policies and the aspirations of the private sector.
11:41
11:41

Workers Union Wants Ratification of Violence and Harrassement Convention Expedited 5

The convention passed at the 2019 General Conference of the International Labour Organization-ILO in Geneva requires member countries of ILO to domesticate and implement its provisions to respect and promote workplaces free of violence and harassment.
11:45
11:45

Makerere University Finalists Resume Online Lectures Schools 1 3

Shadrach Wesike from the school of Statistics notes that out of five-course units, at least two lecturers commenced teaching through zoom while others upload work on the University e-learning platform.
17:21
17:21

Two Women in Makindye Arrested Over Child Torture 2 1

A video that is circulating on social media shows one of the suspects Aisha Nalubega who is also a step mother to the victim, tying him upside down the victim on the pole while her friend Kyazike lit the candle before they started burning the child with molten wax.
10:24
10:24

Civil Society, Police Want Compensation Fund for Victims of Gender Based Violence 3

Dora Kanabahika, a lead consultant at the ICGLR Regional Training Facility says that it is not enough for government to prosecute the perpetrators and abandon the victims.
19:53
19:53

Uganda Uses Archaic Law to Manage COVID-19- Rights Activists Ministry of Health 4

Sarah Bireete, the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Governance (CCG) notes that while the government would have quickly enacted a guiding law like was done in other countries, they resorted to presidential decrees where the president illegally turned himself into a lawmaker.
16:23
16:23

Two Remanded for Trafficking Baby to South Sudan SIU Kireka 1 1 Top story

The Mwanga Grade One magistrate, Timothy Lumunye charged the accused with 2 counts of attempted trafficking in persons and conspiracy to commit an offence.
05:45
05:45

Uganda Human Rights Commission Calls for Free Internet Access 5

Meddie Mulumba, the acting Chairperson of UHRC says that there is a need for adequate punishment for the media practitioners and other disseminators of information, who give false or fake information.
15:32
15:32

Three Arrested Purchasing Baby for Suspected South Sudan Trafficker SIU Kireka 2

One of the detectives told URN that they raided the Motel hotel on a tip-off by a neighbour to one of the suspects indicating that some people were looking for a child to buy at Shillings 20 Million from Nansana and other areas.
08:31
08:31

Nawangwe Promises Stable Network as Online Exams Start Examinations 2 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, has allayed the fears of the student about the issues of the network. He says that they have installed new servers to support wider coverage.
13:50
13:50

Makerere University Yet to Issue Exam Timetables Examinations 3 1

This week, the university Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah instructed all colleges in a circular to issue timetables and guidelines on the particular alternative online modes of assessment.
18:21
18:21

Building Review Board Questions KCCA Inspection of Collapsed Building 3

Eng. Omoding further notes, the building was constructed at a fast rate which didn't permit the materials to gain strength. KCCA says, by 29th July, the building was only two levels and that the third and fourth floor were all constructed in August.
13:04
13:04

Six Confirmed Dead, 8 Rescued as Search at Kisenyi Building Ends Kisenyi Mengo 1 3

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the rescue teams recovered six bodies whose particulars are still scanty. The injured, who are are nursing injuries in Mulago Hospital include Ben Kiwanuka, Emma Kato, Onyoch David, Henderson Ndawula, Maclean, Nandawula, and Marion Nakimbugwe. Two others are still unidentified.
10:05
10:05

Over 2000 Casual workers in Fear of Losing Jobs as New Company Emerges 6 Top story

Although Naggayi says she works with the Community SACCOs’ and not 7 Hills, she closely deals with the 7 Hills group and works with the group's supervisors to make deployments among other directives.
15:30
15:30

Residents Complain Over Kitamanyangamba Drainage Channel 8 1

Residents note that even after the construction of the channel, the channel has become a death trap because it has recently been the cause of several accidents in the area.
12:56
12:56

Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Seeks UGX 25bn for Incubation Centre 2 2

Barbara Ofwono Buyondo, the Chairperson UWEAL says that the facility will be constructed at Namave Industrial Park on a two-acre plot.
08:50
08:50

EC Asks Court To Dismiss Petitions Against Segirinya And Nsereko 5

The Commission says the fact that the petitioners did not serve Segirinya and Nsereko should be used to dismiss the petitions seeking to overturn the results of the January 2021 parliamentary elections for the two constituencies.
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