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07:14
07:14

UHRC Letter Not Enough for Muganga to Get Treatment 2 2 Top story

Muganga, 24, a taxi conductor was kidnapped on December 21 2020, from Kabembe Stage along Kayunga road in Mukono North. He spent 53 days in detention at an unknown facility going through torture.
16:49
16:49

Two Dead, Three Injured in Nsambya Police Truck Accident 2 3

The Hino truck registration number UP 5638 failed to brake and rammed into three motor vehicles Registration numbers UAX 851J, UBD 944J, UAS 427S and three motorcycles, all with passengers. The accident happened at Nsambya Sharing junction this afternoon.
18:57
18:57

URSB Partners with Muslim Center for Justice to Popularize Marriage Registration 3 2 Top story

Although there is no conclusive research, Mercy Kainobwisho, the Registrar General of URSB, says that the low registration of marriages among Muslims are informed by lack of sufficient knowledge on the matter and myths that mislead people to think that some marriages are not supposed to be registered by the government.
07:53
07:53

Muslims Oppose Succession Bill Passed by Parliament 1 3

Kasim Mwasa, the head of Research at Muslim Center for Justice and Law-MCJL, a Ugandan faith-based NGO dedicated to promoting and advancing Justice, Tolerance and Human Rights says that the Act doesn't take into consideration the interests and teachings of Muslims. Mwasa says Succession and specifically, inheritance are acts of worship in the Muslim faith, whose implementation is already stipulated in the Qur'an, the Muslim Supreme law.
17:19
17:19

NUP Paying Medical Bills of 44 Tortured Supporters 3 1

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the 44 torture victims are those who approached the headquarters seeking medical assistance. He, however, says that there are many others who are being helped by party officials and supporters in various parts of the country.
19:01
19:01

Four Men Arrested over Matugga Businesswoman Murder 2 1

The four suspects identified as David Kizito, Walusimbi William, Katamba Ken and Atim Ronald are believed to have unlawfully killed Jessica Nansubuga, a 38-year old business woman in Matugga Mabanda town of Nansana Municipality in Wakiso District on Thursday night.
18:03
18:03

CSOs Accuse UPDF of Acting Like Military Wing of NRM Party Abductions 1 2

“The national army is now behaving like a military wing of NRM and persecuting non NRM supporters in this country,” says Sarah Bireete the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Governance.
13:44
13:44

Media Owner's Silence Threatens Journalists Safety 2 2

The concern comes at the backdrop of what appeared to be targeted attacks against journalists by security agencies, as witnessed in the period before and after the general election. Several journalists sustained serious injuries, and a number of them are still undergoing treatment for the same.
19:12
19:12

Dwindling Number of Female MPs on Direct Seats Worries CSOs 2

This implies that the majority of the women who go to parliament do so on the affirmative action ticket. However, the activists say this ticket has become a disadvantage to women as many people believe this is the only way they can enter parliament, and, reserve the direct seats for the men.
15:45
15:45

Armed Men Raid Fred Nyanzi's Home, Arrest 15-Year-Old Son 2 4

Nyanzi's wife majorine who was found at their home in Kikaya-Kyebando explains that Nyanzi was alerted by the unusual sound of barking dogs in the morning, to check on what could be happening in this homestead. At the same time, intruders were forcefully pushing the gate to gain access to the compound. But Nyanzi Swiftly used an access route to dodge them before they surrounded the house.
11:30
11:30

Police Probes Abduction, Defilement of Minors in Kamwokya Mulago hospital 3

One of the victims, aged eight, is said to have been lured by a neighbour who asked the minor to follow her, but later handed her to people who hijacked and later defiled the child. She was thereafter strangled and dumped along Church Road, where she was rescued by a police patrol and taken to Naguru Hospital.
20:56
20:56

Gov't Asked to Sensitize Public on COVID-19 Vaccine 2 1

Musenero who is part of the COVID 19 national task force says that the low turn up of health workers for the vaccination exercise is not a good experience.
21:40
21:40

Four Arrested for Aggravated Defilement in Kyengera 1 2

While at Mbabazi’s home, she invited Julius Ogwang who also defiled the minor in her house. He later took the victim to his home, where she was found by police leading to the arrest of the four suspects.
13:50
13:50

Police Blocks Kyagulanyi from Taking Petition to CDF NUP 2 Top story

Kyagulanyi today told reporters at a press conference that we had written a petition to the CDF, Gen. David Muhoozi demanding the immediate release of his party supporters who were arrested after the January 14 election.
08:14
08:14

Four Months Since Drone Took her Husband, Desperate Mary Conned of a Million 5 1

At first, Namuyanja thought her husband would come back. "It wasn't until morning that I started searching for him; now I am tired of crying and I just want my husband back,” she says.
19:03
19:03

Six Candidates Give Birth During Ongoing O'level Exams UNEB 3 1

These are among the hundreds of learners who conceived during the long holiday that started with the closure of schools which was effected in March 2020, as one of the measures taken by the government to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
15:13
15:13

I Sell Books to Clear Medical Bills for Campaign Torture Injuries -Katumba 4

According to Katumba who never wanted to reveal detailed information about his health status and which hospital he attends for medication locally, on every visit he makes he spends between 500,000 to one million shillings, which he says is quite high.
15:30
15:30

Accident Claims One, Injures Seven in Kisaasi 2 2

The accident happened when a tractor registration number UBE 212H, which had a road roller and eight KCCA workers overturned in the middle of the roundabout. According to eyewitnesses the tractor that was coming from Bahai Road at a very high speed hit the pavement before overturning. Its roller compressed the workers on the ground.
18:52
18:52

Who Eats My Husband’s Food in Kitalya? Detainee’s Wife Asks Makindye Barracks 1 1

‘‘I have been taking rice, cooking oil, sugar, soap and other items to Kitalya and spending over 200,000shs every time I go there. Now I am just wondering, who could be the person taking advantage of a poor woman like me for all the tree times I have delivered all those items?” -Stella Nayiga.
17:45
17:45

Kyagulanyi’s Mechanic Narrates Torture Ordeal in UPDF Barracks 2 1

At a certain point, he says six soldiers who were beating him tied a white nylon rope around his neck and started pulling it from either side, asking him to reveal Plan B of Kyagulanyi. They were also asking why he works on every car shot or damaged during the campaigns.
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