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19:53
19:53

Uganda Uses Archaic Law to Manage COVID-19- Rights Activists Ministry of Health 4

Sarah Bireete, the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Governance (CCG) notes that while the government would have quickly enacted a guiding law like was done in other countries, they resorted to presidential decrees where the president illegally turned himself into a lawmaker.
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Two Remanded for Trafficking Baby to South Sudan SIU Kireka 1 1 Top story

The Mwanga Grade One magistrate, Timothy Lumunye charged the accused with 2 counts of attempted trafficking in persons and conspiracy to commit an offence.
05:45
05:45

Uganda Human Rights Commission Calls for Free Internet Access 5

Meddie Mulumba, the acting Chairperson of UHRC says that there is a need for adequate punishment for the media practitioners and other disseminators of information, who give false or fake information.
15:32
15:32

Three Arrested Purchasing Baby for Suspected South Sudan Trafficker SIU Kireka 2

One of the detectives told URN that they raided the Motel hotel on a tip-off by a neighbour to one of the suspects indicating that some people were looking for a child to buy at Shillings 20 Million from Nansana and other areas.
08:31
08:31

Nawangwe Promises Stable Network as Online Exams Start Examinations 2 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, has allayed the fears of the student about the issues of the network. He says that they have installed new servers to support wider coverage.
13:50
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Makerere University Yet to Issue Exam Timetables Examinations 3 1

This week, the university Academic Registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah instructed all colleges in a circular to issue timetables and guidelines on the particular alternative online modes of assessment.
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18:21

Building Review Board Questions KCCA Inspection of Collapsed Building 3

Eng. Omoding further notes, the building was constructed at a fast rate which didn't permit the materials to gain strength. KCCA says, by 29th July, the building was only two levels and that the third and fourth floor were all constructed in August.
13:04
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Six Confirmed Dead, 8 Rescued as Search at Kisenyi Building Ends Kisenyi Mengo 1 3

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the rescue teams recovered six bodies whose particulars are still scanty. The injured, who are are nursing injuries in Mulago Hospital include Ben Kiwanuka, Emma Kato, Onyoch David, Henderson Ndawula, Maclean, Nandawula, and Marion Nakimbugwe. Two others are still unidentified.
10:05
10:05

Over 2000 Casual workers in Fear of Losing Jobs as New Company Emerges 6 Top story

Although Naggayi says she works with the Community SACCOs’ and not 7 Hills, she closely deals with the 7 Hills group and works with the group's supervisors to make deployments among other directives.
15:30
15:30

Residents Complain Over Kitamanyangamba Drainage Channel 1 8

Residents note that even after the construction of the channel, the channel has become a death trap because it has recently been the cause of several accidents in the area.
12:56
12:56

Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Seeks UGX 25bn for Incubation Centre 2 2

Barbara Ofwono Buyondo, the Chairperson UWEAL says that the facility will be constructed at Namave Industrial Park on a two-acre plot.
08:50
08:50

EC Asks Court To Dismiss Petitions Against Segirinya And Nsereko 5

The Commission says the fact that the petitioners did not serve Segirinya and Nsereko should be used to dismiss the petitions seeking to overturn the results of the January 2021 parliamentary elections for the two constituencies.
08:16
08:16

Nine Ugandan Victims of Human Trafficking Arrested in Kenya 1 2

CID spokesperson Charles Twine says the nine Ugandans were arrested at the airport in Nairobi for holding passports with forged Kenyan stamps over the weekend. Police investigations show they were trafficked and given documents with forged Kenyan stamps by Charles Kamuli who has a warehouse in Kireka where he recruits and holds his victims for trafficking.
18:57
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Gov’t Cautions against Publishing Images of Afghan Evacuees 1 2 Top story

The first batch of 51 people arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, as the United States rushes to airlift thousands of people out of the country ahead of a self-imposed deadline to depart Afghanistan by August 31
15:27
15:27

New UHRC Chairperson, Commissioners Pledge Swift Investigations 6 1

Wangadya made the comments shortly after appearing before the Appointments Committee of Parliament for vetting. The committee approved Wangadya together with four other commissioners who were recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni.
09:15
09:15

First Batch of Afghan Evacuees Arrive in Uganda 1 Top story

The evacuees who included women, men and children underwent the necessary security screening as well as the mandatory COVID-19 testing and the required quarantine procedures” reads the unsigned statement issued by the Ministry this morning.
17:18
17:18

When Uganda Hosted Polish Refugees 3 1 Top story

Between 1942 and 1944, Uganda offered over 7,000 Polish refugees mainly women and children, who were being persecuted by the Soviets and the Nazi Germany sanctuary after getting amnesty from forced labour camps deep in Siberia.
15:59
15:59

Several Children Turn to Family Business As Schools Remain Closed 1 4 Top story

Usher Wilson Owere, the Chairman General, National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU), says the decision of parents to occupy their children is a good approach for their safety and has nothing to do with child labour.
12:09
12:09

Makerere University Council Suspends 15 Percent Tuition Increment 1 1

On Friday, the members of the Guild and the University Council held a meeting on the matter. Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, says that the council heeded the request of the students and the increment has been suspended for the next two years.
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NGO Bureau Suspends Operations of 54 NGOs 3

According to the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau Stephen Okello, they conducted investigations which revealed that 23 NGOs are operating with expired permits, 15 failed to file annual returns and audited books of accounts while 16 were operating without registering with the bureau.
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