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14:52
14:52

Priests Decline to Bury Members of Banished Families

The deceased Primo Bilia, 75, who died on Monday and Willy Asea, 30, who died on Tuesday, were both members of Andruvu clan, in Pokea Parish Pajulu Sub County. But David Maliyamungu, the spokesperson of the three clans says that the Church had sent a statement indicating that the priests could not be involved in the sendoff of people who had rejected the Church in life.
14:12
14:12

Media Managers Express Reservations on New PWD Law UBC 1 6

The Persons with Disabilities Act, 2018 provides, among others, that all newscasts on public and private television stations must have a Ugandan sign language interpreter, to facilitate communication for people with hearing impairments. The task combines signing, finger spelling, and specific body language translated between a spoken and a signed language.
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20:30

Masaka Inmates Want Mentally Unstable Colleagues Relocated 2 1

Deogratias Oqwapit, the In-charge of Masaka Prison also raised concern about congestion in the cells. He explained that there up to 1,041 inmates in the facility that is meant for 380 inmates.
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18:46

Civil Rights Defenders Courting Health Workers to Defend PWDs Ministry of Health 5 1 Top story

Richard Musisi, the Executive Director MADIPHA, says reports from their group members indicate that many are still finding it hard to access healthcare due to different impairments, something that worsens their vulnerability.
15:59
15:59

Rally Driver Ponsiano Lwakataka Granted Bail Court 1 1

Appearing before the Mukono Grade I Magistrate Patience Koburunga on Tuesday, Rwakataka requested court to grant him bail on grounds that he has a family to take care of and poor health.
13:38
13:38

Health Workers Strike Over Water acute water crisis 4 1 Top story

Timothy Okiror, the in charge of Kakingol HC111, says they have been experiencing the water crisis for the last two years.
11:39
11:39

Kidnappers of US Tourist Sue Endicott Arrested

Uganda Radio Network has since learnt that two of the four gunmen have been apprehended. The two were only identified as Hakim and Kwarishiima. Sources said the suspects were flown from Kanungu district where they were tracked using a device which was placed in the ransom money they received before setting Endicott and Mirenge free
07:10
07:10

Prison Officer on The Run Over Missing Herds Boy 1

Gerald Kiwanuka, the Officer in Charge of Kotido Government Prison has confirmed Oluka’s disappearance from work, saying he is on the list of prison deserters.
14:30
14:30

Ssebulime Murder: Police Scrutinizing Nantaba's Statement

Nantaba turned down police summons to appear before the Directorate of Criminal Investigations headquarters in Kibuli.
13:23
13:23

Over 50 South Sudan Refugees Fleeing Hunger Storm Kitgum 1

Christopher Omara, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, says Kitgum received more than 300 refugees from Torit State in Eastern Equatorial Province between January and March this year.
14:48
14:48

Street Preachers Defy KCCA Ban pastors 5 1

In 2017, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA issued a directive banning preaching the gospel on the streets. They argued that the directive was intended to restore trade, traffic order, control development and noise pollution in the city.
12:53
12:53

Ongwen Trial: Witness Says UPDF Mistakenly Attacked Abok IDP Camp Dominic Ongwen 1

Witness D-121 was part of the Amuka militia, who repulsed the LRA fighters before they could kill anyone or damage any property in Abok. He said their commanders at the time told them not to speak about what happened in Abok during the June 8, 2004 LRA attack.
11:48
11:48

Kyambogo Asked to Address Sexual Harassment Concerns Supreme Court 3

Justice Tibatemwa also called on Ugandans to individually and collectively promote and protect women’s rights to ensure every girl and woman lives in a violence and discrimination-free university and country.
10:28
10:28

44 Rwandans Face Deportation 3 1 Top story

The Rwandans were arrested on Wednesday evening at the Kazinga Channel Katunguru along the Kasese Mbarara Road as they attempted to enter Kasese district.
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.
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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.
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