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19:52
19:52

Gov't Launches National Campaign to Curb Defilement, Child Marriages 3

The one-year campaign is aimed at mobilizing the country to address defilement, child marriages, and teenage pregnancies so that a structured social dialogue can take place to create awareness.
19:34
19:34

UPDF-DRC Army Must Protect Civilians in ADF Operation -Amnesty International

The Ugandan army announced on 30 November that it had, along with its "Congolese allies," launched air and artillery strikes against ADF camps in the DRC. The information was later confirmed by the Congolese government.
19:07
19:07

Ndejje Students to Miss Graduation over Failure to Complete Online Exams 1 3

A section of students of Ndejje University will not graduate after they failed to submit their examinations online.
13:34
13:34

Fresh Graduate Helps the Needy to Cope with COVID-19 Effects resilience 1 5

Nkwanga notes that charity has been a lifelong passion for him in that after making close to 100 job applications in vain, he resolved to take care of children that had lost parents during the Covid-19 crisis.
22:16
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Bus Operators Fail to Enforce Hiked Transport Fares passengers 4 1

Caroline Apalat, a booking Clerk for Gogolon Transporters Ltd that plies the Kampala-Moroto route via Mbale, Kumi and Soroti in Eastern Uganda says several passengers who booked cancelled their Thursday trip forcing them to charge the initial rates.
19:07
19:07

New Law to Penalise Road Construction Companies over Human Rights Abuse 1 3

In 2015, the World Bank suspended funding for a 256 million dollar Kamwenge to Fort Portal Road after reports by the communities about the sexual abuses, while the Tororo-Kamdini Road contract remains suspended.
16:33
16:33

Prisons Get Guidelines on How to Handle Terror Suspects 1

Some of the areas of focus in the guidelines are; the separation of terror suspects from other prisoners, rehabilitation of persons convicted or remanded for terror-related offenses and training of prison officers on how to handle terror suspects.
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16:00

UMSC Condemns Harassment of Muslim Students Over Veils Kyambogo University 2 1

Sheikh Juma Bakihik Cucu, the Secretary for Education at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, says that unveiling Muslim females directly interferes with their religious freedoms enshrined in th Ugandan constitution.
08:59
08:59

61 Zombo Barracks Attackers Charged, Remanded UPDF 1

On Tuesday, the suspects appeared before the General Court Martial at Makindye where they pleaded not guilty to murder. The Court-Martial Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti remanded the suspects to Kitalya up to January 4.
19:31
19:31

Police Hunts for Kidnapper of a 4-Year-Old Twin Fred Enanga 1 1

Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga identified the victim as Emmanuel Kato who was kidnapped on Saturday morning at around 10:00am, when his mother Nalongo Peace Kyoshaba left him home together with his twin brother Tom Waiswa to go get food items in the market.
18:24
18:24

Over Half of Uganda's Women Abused by Sexual Partners 2

Reports indicate that 51% of women in Uganda have been abused by an intimate partner in their life meaning that more than half of the women in Uganda have been victims of GBV. The global rate of physical and sexual abuse is lower at 1 in 3 women abused in a lifetime.
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14:04

Lawyers Petition Human Rights Commission over Killings of Alleged Terror Suspects 2 8

Ali Kankaka the President of Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association says security should be held accountable for the killing of suspects in their custody.
16:44
16:44

Whereabouts of Three Sheikh Kirevu Family Members Unknown -Family 1 2

Police claimed that Kirevu was killed, when its teams had gone to arrest him after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
17:19
17:19

Gender Ministry Seeks UGX 93b to Support GBV Victims 1 5

According to the State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo, the country is registering a high prevalence of GBV but the budget to support the victims is inadequate
08:05
08:05

Safe Boda Haggles with Riders Abandoning Company after Lockdown Glitches 6

Mainly in October 2020, the Safe Boda company decided to increase the deduction per ride from 10% to 15% which the riders protested at that time, however company leaders did not revisit the decision according to riders interviewed.
13:39
13:39

Slain Sheikh Kirevu’s Body Finally Handed Over To Family 1 4

Fred Enanga the Police spokesperson, said security teams had gone to arrest Kirevu after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
10:33
10:33

MTN Raises Share-Buy Limit to Ushs20m A Day, Claims Good Response to IPO MTN IPO 4 1

The 5 million limit and the limit on the normal mobile money transactions of up to 7 million per day is one way of ensuring that the financial industry is not abused for money laundering and other crimes like financing of terrorism. MTN says, the IPO has attracted at least 60,000 new investors who have opened a Securities Central Depository (SCD) account, which is more than double the number of accounts at the Uganda Securities Exchange, before the IPO.
19:55
19:55

Pictorial: Bomb Blasts at CPS, Parliamentary Avenue Top story

One of the bombs went off at the Central Police Station-CPS, Kampala along Buganda Road while the second went off at Raja Chambers and Jubilee Insurance Building along Parliamentary Avenue.
10:41
10:41

NUP's Nambassa Wins Makerere University Guild Presidential Race guild elections 1 2 Top story

Nambasa’s best performance was from the school of medicine where she obtained 481 votes beating Obeid Kamulegeya who managed 72 votes. Makerere University used both electronic and physical voting.
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