The LOP’s office released a list of 45 opposition supporters who are being detained at Luzira and Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. 15 of them are in Luzira including two female inmates; Olivia Lutaaya and Resy Birungi Nabbosa are being detained at Luzira Women's Prison while 30 others are in Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. URN could not verify the authenticity of the document.
State Minister for Internal Affairs Gen. David Muhoozi announced this in response to an outcry from Members of Parliament over the delayed process for ID renewals and issuance of new ones by the National Identification and Registration Authority – NIRA.
The report shows that nearly 1.4 million Ugandans receive lifesaving ARVs through PEPFAR (more than 95 per cent of all HIV+ Ugandans) and over 1.2 million have achieved viral suppression that prevents the spreading of the virus.
Represented by lawyers MacDusman Kabega, John Jet Tumwebaze, and Elison Karuhanga, the accused persons presented their sureties, many of whom were close relatives engaged in various businesses. Sureties included prominent businessmen and women who vouched for the accused, seeking their release on bail.
Mayor Rulinda underscored the challenges faced by underprivileged individuals in accessing high-quality and specialized healthcare, often hindered by the prohibitive costs associated with such services.
President Museveni told the opening of the G77+China Heads of State Summit on Sunday, that while many countries are trying to meet the Agenda 2030, many are faced with challenges that are drawing them back, including climate disasters, unfair treatment in the glob financial industry and other actions of developed countries.
The condemnation of Israel's war in Gaza dominated the statements by the more than 90 delegations at the meetings that started on Monday with calls for an immediate ceasefire release of hostages, and implementation of the Two-State solution.
The letters depicted the worst thoughts and feelings children have about their parents. Children wished for their parent's death, complained about their alcoholism, and faulted their parents for always comparing them with others.
Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of ICT and National Guidance while speaking to journalists at the office of the Prime Minister on the readiness of the country to host the events on Thursday highlighted that there will not be mandatory testing for COVID-19 for delegates.
The procedure, involving the complete excision of female genitalia can lead to long-term health
complications during childbirth, such as fistula, continuous urine leakage, and
increases the risk of death during delivery due to early marriage.
While we celebrate the longevity of the Declaration, we also acknowledge that human rights, fundamental freedoms, and democratic governance have been and continue to be encroached upon across the world by autocracies and malign actors.
Damon Wamara, the Executive Director of the Uganda Child Rights NGO Network says that children with disabilities still face several challenges including failure to access information because of their unique needs.
The study by the non-government organization that seeks to promote culture and cultural heritage in the country reveals that constrained access has significantly impacted the cultural identity and expression of indigenous communities. For instance, some Batwa individuals hesitate to openly identify themselves within other communities due to the discrimination they encounter.
The Member of Parliament for Butambala Muwanga Kivumbi says the challenges of holding the police accountable should be looked at in a broader spectrum of the political sphere in Uganda. He says even when the laws are amended to lay ground for the Independence of the Police, the regime can abuse the law to serve their interests.
Kabahenda noted that while there are several programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development model, none specifically caters to teenage mothers. She said that the programs focus on youth, neglecting the unique challenges faced by teenage mothers.
Addressing the high rates of teenage pregnancies, Minister Mateke emphasized the need to strengthen parenting, noting that neglecting parental duties for financial gains compromises children's safety and protection.