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14:43
14:43

Adolescents Use Poetry to Amply Voices of Young Girls 1 5

Anita Muhindo 17 from Kasese says that society has portrayed young girls as weak. She says that this is the time teenage girls should make their voices heard.
16:01
16:01

How Online Technology is Enhancing Human Trafficking 1 Top story

Traffickers are currently using technology to profile, recruit, control and exploit their victims as well as using the Internet, especially the dark web, to hide illegal materials stemming from trafficking and their real identities from investigators.
14:16
14:16

Right to Food Ignored in Uganda’s Laws-Legal Experts Judiciary Uganda 3 1

Dr Kabumba Busingye a Lecturer of Law at Makerere University said food is identity, culture and politics but there’s no substantive chapter in Uganda’s constitution that spells out the right to food.
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17:59

Chief Justice Warns Christian Lawyers Against Corruption 3 5

The Chief Justice was speaking Friday at Hotel Africana during a public lecture organized by the Uganda Christian Lawyers Federation to remember the life of the organization’s first president Charles Owor.
07:00
07:00

Billions More Needed for Global Collaboration to End COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The funding for the Access to COVID Tools (ACT) Accelerator – the UN-backed global initiative to end the pandemic - is critical to prevent some five million additional potential deaths, as well as USD 5.3 trillion in global economic losses.
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13:20

Universities Raise Security Levels After Bomb Attacks security threats 1 2

Despite universities being potential targets for terror attacks given the high concentration of students, there has been lax security at public universities in Kampala.
19:36
19:36

Business, Transport Paralyzed in Komamboga After Saturday Night Blast Komamboga explosive 3 1

Some sources who preferred anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter say that the blast left behind a huge hole at the Centre of where people were seated and that some fragments hit people and cars as far as 100 meters.
06:50
06:50

Up to 180,000 Health Workers May Have Died from COVID-19 - Report 1 Top story

That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the 3.45 million coronavirus-related deaths reported globally to the UN health agency up to May; a figure that WHO said may well be at least 60 per cent lower than the actual number of victims.
10:49
10:49

Sexism and Misogyny Heightened; Women’s Freedoms at Stake -Report

The Special Rapporteur said women journalists, politicians, human rights defenders and feminist activists were being targeted with vicious, coordinated online attacks and intimidation, aimed at driving them off social media platforms and out of public life.
15:01
15:01

Outlawing Bail is Tantamount to Overthrowing Constitution - Justice Kanyeihamba 1

Speaking to the media today at his home in Buziga, Kanyeihamba who was once a minister in President Museveni’s cabinet before being appointed a justice said the right to bail is one of those that are inalienable and implored parliament to disregard the President’s renewed push to limit it.
16:51
16:51

Science Teachers Curse UNATU for Sabotaging Their Salary Enhancement 5

Vicent Elong, the national chairperson of Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union -UPSTU says as scientists in the teaching profession under their union they are not going to look on as the UNATU leaders continue to sabotage them hence vowing to fight for their rights through their Union but also calling upon fellow teachers to embrace the initiative positively as it’s a milestone to the teaching profession in total.
13:19
13:19

Court Orders Former MTN Finance Manager to Refund UXG5b of the Stolen UGX10.2b

On 14th February 2017, Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the high court in Kampala convicted Ssentongo on four counts of embezzlement and Conspiracy to defraud, contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act.
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22:36

Court Orders Businessman Ben Kavuya to Return Fraudulently Acquired Properties 1

Wakanyiira asked court to declare that the transaction was a loan agreement not a sale agreement and that the undervaluation of the properties and cheating of stamp duties was an illegality sufficient to invalidate transfers of the properties.
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16:53

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Raping, Murdering 10-Year-Old Girl Jinja-road police 2 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesiyire told URN that detectives traced and arrested Sematiko on Wednesday evening from Kirinya-Bweyogerere in Kira Wakiso district.
14:37
14:37

Gov't to Construct Additional Shelters for GBV Victims 3

The shelters provide temporary accommodation as referral linkages are made to ensure the victims or survivors are assisted, emergency care or first aid, counselling, psycho-social support and legal aid.
13:06
13:06

KCCA Receives UGX 73M Covid 19 Vaccination Allowances for Nurses 1 2

Last week, some nurses deployed at the KCCA vaccination centres shunned the exercise protesting the non-payment of their allowances.
10:23
10:23

Police Truck Knocks Woman Dead Along Northern Bypass 4

According to eyewitnesses, the police truck that was speeding towards Kalerwe knocked Kyomuhedo around 7:20 am and sped off. Wamadi Okanya, one of the eyewitnesses, says that the deceased was aboard a Boda boda when the truck knocked them from behind.
08:24
08:24

Closure of Training Centres Fueling Human Trafficking - Externalisation Agencies Claim 4

Zainab Ssesanga, working with 2Niles Public Relations Agency in Nsambya, says many of the domestic workers who had registered with them are quietly picking their passports, claiming they got other companies to process for their departure. She says therefore, Government needs to re-opening their training centres in order to save the poor girls who are desperately looking for jobs from misled by the bad characters.
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21:30

EU Asks Uganda to Abolish Death Penalty, Fight Gender Based Violence

Pacifici says no one needs or deserves to die and that education programs offered in prisons and other rehabilitation services are good examples that not all is lost once one is admitted to such an institution. "History has also shown that death penalty does not deter crime more effectively than other punishments and that the abolition of the death penalty does not lead to an increase in crime" said Pacifici
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Public Warned Over Resumed Attacks on Security Officers UPDF, Police 2 1

In Kampala metropolitan areas, Police and -UPDF said they have registered more than four incidents in the past one week of civilians attacking security personnel enforcing the curfew time that starts at 6:00pm for motorbikes and 7:00pm for all vehicles and persons, with intention of disarming or injuring them.
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