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10:49
10:49

Sexism and Misogyny Heightened; Women’s Freedoms at Stake -Report

The Special Rapporteur said women journalists, politicians, human rights defenders and feminist activists were being targeted with vicious, coordinated online attacks and intimidation, aimed at driving them off social media platforms and out of public life.
15:01
15:01

Outlawing Bail is Tantamount to Overthrowing Constitution - Justice Kanyeihamba 1

Speaking to the media today at his home in Buziga, Kanyeihamba who was once a minister in President Museveni’s cabinet before being appointed a justice said the right to bail is one of those that are inalienable and implored parliament to disregard the President’s renewed push to limit it.
16:51
16:51

Science Teachers Curse UNATU for Sabotaging Their Salary Enhancement 5

Vicent Elong, the national chairperson of Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union -UPSTU says as scientists in the teaching profession under their union they are not going to look on as the UNATU leaders continue to sabotage them hence vowing to fight for their rights through their Union but also calling upon fellow teachers to embrace the initiative positively as it’s a milestone to the teaching profession in total.
13:19
13:19

Court Orders Former MTN Finance Manager to Refund UXG5b of the Stolen UGX10.2b

On 14th February 2017, Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the high court in Kampala convicted Ssentongo on four counts of embezzlement and Conspiracy to defraud, contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act.
22:36
22:36

Court Orders Businessman Ben Kavuya to Return Fraudulently Acquired Properties 1

Wakanyiira asked court to declare that the transaction was a loan agreement not a sale agreement and that the undervaluation of the properties and cheating of stamp duties was an illegality sufficient to invalidate transfers of the properties.
16:53
16:53

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Raping, Murdering 10-Year-Old Girl Jinja-road police 2 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesiyire told URN that detectives traced and arrested Sematiko on Wednesday evening from Kirinya-Bweyogerere in Kira Wakiso district.
14:37
14:37

Gov't to Construct Additional Shelters for GBV Victims 3

The shelters provide temporary accommodation as referral linkages are made to ensure the victims or survivors are assisted, emergency care or first aid, counselling, psycho-social support and legal aid.
13:06
13:06

KCCA Receives UGX 73M Covid 19 Vaccination Allowances for Nurses 1 2

Last week, some nurses deployed at the KCCA vaccination centres shunned the exercise protesting the non-payment of their allowances.
10:23
10:23

Police Truck Knocks Woman Dead Along Northern Bypass 4

According to eyewitnesses, the police truck that was speeding towards Kalerwe knocked Kyomuhedo around 7:20 am and sped off. Wamadi Okanya, one of the eyewitnesses, says that the deceased was aboard a Boda boda when the truck knocked them from behind.
08:24
08:24

Closure of Training Centres Fueling Human Trafficking - Externalisation Agencies Claim 4

Zainab Ssesanga, working with 2Niles Public Relations Agency in Nsambya, says many of the domestic workers who had registered with them are quietly picking their passports, claiming they got other companies to process for their departure. She says therefore, Government needs to re-opening their training centres in order to save the poor girls who are desperately looking for jobs from misled by the bad characters.
21:30
21:30

EU Asks Uganda to Abolish Death Penalty, Fight Gender Based Violence

Pacifici says no one needs or deserves to die and that education programs offered in prisons and other rehabilitation services are good examples that not all is lost once one is admitted to such an institution. "History has also shown that death penalty does not deter crime more effectively than other punishments and that the abolition of the death penalty does not lead to an increase in crime" said Pacifici
18:14
18:14

Public Warned Over Resumed Attacks on Security Officers UPDF, Police 1 2

In Kampala metropolitan areas, Police and -UPDF said they have registered more than four incidents in the past one week of civilians attacking security personnel enforcing the curfew time that starts at 6:00pm for motorbikes and 7:00pm for all vehicles and persons, with intention of disarming or injuring them.
19:56
19:56

Activists to Government: Abolish Death Penalty 2 3

Justine Nankya, who spent 14 years on death row in Luzira prisons, says that the sentence did not only affect her but her family and the community around her.
08:30
08:30

Why Parents Are Losing Control Over Their Children 6 1 Top story

Amitu explains that being a parent has never been easy. She, however, says that parenting has become a nightmare during the unprecedented long school closure.
20:17
20:17

Govt Helpline Insufficient for Girls Harassed on the Internet -Activists 6 1

Mondo Kyateeka, the Commissioner of Youth and Children’s Affairs says that girls need to start reporting cases of cyber harassment through the line noting that all through the lockdown which involved school closures, they were receiving other cases such as sexual assault, incest and torture.
08:27
08:27

COVID -19 Vaccination Allowances: Union Threatens to Mobilize Nurses To Strike Dr Alfred Driwale 1 3

While the nurses are entitled to a daily allowance of Shillings 5000, some of the nurses interviewed by URN, say they have gone a week without getting their allowances. They also note that the Ministry of Health is still non-committal on when the money will be availed.
18:51
18:51

Nicholas Opiyo: I needed A Rest After a Difficult Year USA 1

Opiyo had been accused of fraudulently receiving a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) through the Chapter Four Uganda account in Stanbic Bank. The state said that the money was proceeds of crime and was subsequently arraigned before the courts and remanded to Kitalya Prison.
07:17
07:17

Nsangi Shooting: DPC Arrested As Residents Condemn Brutality 3 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that Asiimwe together with two police officers and a driver are in custody.
19:49
19:49

Uganda Taking Wrong Direction in Rule of Law -Civic Index Reports 5

The Lead researcher Associate Professor Ronald Kakungulu says that when they asked respondents what they thought about the direction Uganda was taking in respect for human rights and the rule of law, a whopping 73.9 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction while only 10.9 percent believed Uganda was heading in the right direction.
16:32
16:32

Men Increasingly Taking on Work Traditionally Assigned to Women-EPRC unpaid care work 2 1

Prof. Paul Bakuluki of Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration who was one of the investigators said men had started unpaid care work such as preparing food, fetching water and cleaning whereas their female counterparts are embracing non-traditional roles such as paying for food and meeting costs of health care.
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