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10:06
10:06

Acholi Chiefdom Protests Gov’t Plan To Resettle Apaa Residents Apaa land dispute 6 1

The February cabinet decision proposes a relocation and resettlement package of 10 Million shillings, 20 bags of cement and unspecified number of pieces of iron sheets for each of the households currently living in disputed Apaa Township.
19:37
19:37

Under Funding Hindering UHRC Activities 1 1

The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) has decried the continued meager funding which forces the human rights body rely majorly on donor funding for its key activities.
19:18
19:18

MPs Task UHRC on Rampant Human Rights Violations 7 1

Members of Parliament have tasked officials from the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) about the recurring human rights violations in the country.
19:09
19:09

Gov’t Applauded for Improving Gender Equity Compliance

This year, the Equal Opportunities Commission assessed 139 ministerial policy statements of which 121 passed the assessment with at least 50 per cent compliance levels.
07:57
07:57

Women Outliving Men As Life Expectancy Increases Globally maternal health

The report suggests that differing attitudes to healthcare between men and women help to account for the discrepancy in life expectancy between the sexes. In countries with generalized HIV epidemics, for example, men are less likely than women to take an HIV test, less likely to access antiretroviral therapy and more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women, the study finds.
19:34
19:34

South Sudan Refugees Surpass Emergency Water Threshold 1 5

Juliao says crossing the emergency threshold is a significant gain made in eliminating persistent water crisis in Bidi Bidi refugee Settlement. He says before crossing the threshold, agencies had to collect and treat water from River Nile, a distance of more than 50 Kilometers using water bowser tracks for refugees to access water every day.
19:06
19:06

Busitema University to Compensate Staff 2 1

Last week, support staff under their umbrella association Busitema University Support Staff Association (Bussa) protested the destruction of their gardens by the university administration. The staff said more than 10 hectares of their gardens comprising cassava and potatoes that were ready for harvesting were destroyed.
17:44
17:44

Elders Abandoned in Homes as Hunger Hits Kotido hunger in karamoja 2

Loyeng Longoli, another elder aged about 80 years is living with his two grandchildren. The elder has resorted to wild fruits and tree leaves collected by his grandchildren for survival.
17:04
17:04

Two Held for Lynching Kitgum Pupil 1

The suspects are Stephen Komakech and David Komakech all residents of Pandwong Division in Kitgum Municipality. They are accused of inciting a mob that lynched Jennifer Aloyo.
12:26
12:26

I was Dismissed for Protesting Marks Plagiarism –Mak Don 2

Okuku is one of the 45 sacked staff by the institution last year. He was sacked for alleged incompetence and inefficiency. This was after he allegedly contested the awarding of 283 students with false marks.
07:29
07:29

Oulanyah defers Debate on New Electoral Structures for PWDs Representatives 3

The Gender Ministry that moved the Bill, proposes new electoral structures for PWDs elections. The Bill proposes that an executive committee at each level of government shall comprise five members with mobility impairment, visual and hearing disability, a youth and woman with a disability.
17:19
17:19

Prison Warder Tortured for Helping Inmate to Escape torture in cells 2 1

Ochen is accused of aiding the escape of an inmate David Anguria last month. He was picked at Soroti Prisons where he had reportedly surrendered himself on Friday, March 29th and allegedly tortured by Norman Aruho and Latif Muyamba, the officers in charge Moroto and Soroti prisons respectively.
19:27
19:27

Kalangala -Based German Suspected Pedophile Committed to High Court masaka high court 1 Top story

Bernhard Glanser Bery, a German National on Tuesday appeared before Masaka chief magistrate Deogratius Ssejemba where 28 counts were read to him.
12:41
12:41

Three LDUs Arrested for Murder of Herdsmen Uganda Police Force 2

The group reportedly shot dead a 10- year old boy only identified as Apalocolut of Nakapelimoru Sub County, Kotido district and two others; Lopus Apanaleso, 27 and Lotoya Rengetau 25, residents of Panyangara Sub County and Kotido Municipality respectively.
12:29
12:29

Health Workers Abandon Gov’t Facilities for Humanitarian Jobs 2 1

Lamwo district is hosting more than 34,000 South Sudanese refugees who have settled on at least 50 square kilometres of land since April 2018. Over 40 humanitarian organizations are also operating in the district. These include the United Nations – UN agencies and local and international not for profit Organizations involved in humanitarian work.
20:02
20:02

Three Nkumba University Students Arrested for Inciting Violence 1

The students were challenging the outcome of Saturday’s guild elections won by Byron Luswata, a third-year student of law with 205 votes against his closest rival Timothy Obua, a second-year student of social sciences, who secured 203 votes. The two front runners are people power enthusiasts.
19:04
19:04

Kyambogo University Students Granted Police Bond Abraham Kansiime

The students were arrested on March 28, 2019, during protests against a new tuition policy fronted by the university management. Under the policy, announcement in a February 13, 2019, communication, all students were expected to complete their tuition payments within the first six weeks of a four-month semester.
18:28
18:28

Kyambogo Relax Fees Policy Following Strike administration 7 1

Jonathan Tundulu, the guild president elect insists that the fees payment guidelines issued by the institution for this semester disadvantages students from needy backgrounds.
17:22
17:22

Busitema University Support Staff Protest Destruction of Their Crop Gardens Tororo 2 2

Under their umbrella association Busitema University Support Staff Association (Bussa), the staff say that more than 10 hectares of their gardens comprising cassava and potatoes that were ready for harvesting were destroyed.
14:22
14:22

NGOs Refuse To Disclose Operating Information To Police 1 2

Richard Ssewakiryanga, the executive director of Uganda National NGO Forum says they will not respond to Police’s request because Police has no right requesting for that kind of information
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