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19:56
19:56

Cross Border Activities to Resume as Uganda, Rwanda Sign Pact 1 Top story

The leaders resolved to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of the nationals of the other party residing or transiting in their national territories, in accordance with laws of their countries and desist from financing, training, and infiltration of destabilizing forces.
19:45
19:45

Kyankwanzi Pastoralists Petition Land Commission over Grazing Land 1 2

Wilberforce Wangkangala, the leader of the group says they are constantly facing eviction threats from Toscano Company Limited and two separate groups of individuals claiming ownership of their land.
18:54
18:54

Wandegeya DPC Accused of Illegal Evictions of Mak Staff Makerere University 1 2

“It is reported that both yourself and the police within Makerere University is being used to engage in illegal activities by the university,” the IGP, whose letter was signed by the force’s director of human rights and legal services, AIGP Erasmus Twaruhukwa said.
13:15
13:15

Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth –World Bank 1 Top story

The bank cautions that deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas. It further warns that while much attention has focused on water quantity – too much water, in the case of floods; too little water, in the case of droughts – water quality has attracted significantly less consideration.
07:50
07:50

Commissioner Seeks Time to Undo Mess in Jinja Land Transaction 2 1

The Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters heard that Jinja Land Board superintended over the fraudulent acquisition of the land at 7.5 Billion Shillings by Businessman Thummar Jay Magnalal Patel for setting up a shopping Mall. Jinja Municipal Council had earlier leased the land to Tirupati Development for construction of a public recreation park.
20:45
20:45

IGG Investigates Kampala District Land Board Secretary for Corruption 2 Top story

In an August 15th letter to Andrew Kitaka, the Acting Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Mariam Wangadya notes that the Inspectorate of Government is in receipt of several complaints where in it is alleged that Komugisha is corrupt and has exhibited unethical conduct while executing her duties.
15:38
15:38

IGP Orders Officers to Refrain from Illegal Mak Staff Evictions home 1 Top story

The directive by the IGP was prompted by a petition by Elias Nuwagaba, a staff whose dismissal from the university was set aside by the university Staff Appeals Tribunal early this year.
11:41
11:41

Makerere Disconnects Water, Power Supply to Eng. Kitumba’s Residence Industrial Court 3 Top story

Sources in the university say employees from the Estates and Works Department accessed Kitumba’s residence on Monday evening under the instruction of the acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor William Bazeyo and removed the water and electricity meters effectively cutting off supply.
12:54
12:54

Former Mak Director Drags Police Officers to PSU Over Unlawful Eviction Uganda Police Force 1 Top story

Eng. Kitumba’s lawyer, Stanley Okecho, says for evictions to occur, the Divisional Police Commander –DPC must be notified; “But the DPC sitting at Wandegeya wasn’t aware. We added him for a statement before PSU [Police Standards Unit],” he said.
14:47
14:47

I ordered Removal of Staff Association Leaders from Webmail – Nawangwe makerere university 1 Top story

“This is to inform you that the directive to remove you from the webmail list was made by me due to your misuse of the privilege accorded to you in contravention of the provisions of the communications policy of the university,” writes Nawangwe to staff leaders.
14:35
14:35

Labor Officer Halts Eviction of former MAK Director kawempe division 1 Top story

In the August 16th orders, Kulabako faults the university authorities for executing the eviction unlawfully. On Friday, URN broke a story in which Makerere university Estates and Works department forcefully evicted Kitumba with the help of university security and Uganda Police force following the expiry of his contract.
18:32
18:32

Parents Should Face Trial for Negotiating with Offenders –UHRC 3

The statement comes amid reports of low rates of convictions in sexual offences, among them, defilement, rape and sexual harassment, among others. According to the 2018 Police Annual crimes report, police secured 840 convictions out of 5,585 cases that were taken to court during the year.
20:29
20:29

National Council for Disability Decries Underfunding 2

According to a 2019 report on the status of People with disabilities –PWDs released on Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel, the council requires about five billion shillings to run its activities annually.
06:52
06:52

Winnie Byanyima Leaves Oxfam to Head UNAIDS Human Rights 1 Top story

“I am honored to be joining UNAIDS as the Executive Director at such a critical time in the response to HIV,” Byanyima told UNAIDs shortly after her appointmen
17:05
17:05

Gov’t Ordered to Resettle Banyabindi Minority Group 5 1 Top story

The affected members were displaced by the government during the establishment of Mubuku Irrigation Scheme, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ibuga prisons between 1962 and 1980, without being compensated or resettled.
06:58
06:58

Gov’t Probes 13 Top NGO Accounts Jeje Odongo 1 Top story

In an August 8, 2019 letter, FIA directs Equity bank to “search your databases and avail us account opening documents, bank statements for the last three years and any other information available to you linked to each of the above-listed entities for further review,” reads the letter signed by Sydney Asubo, the FIA Executive Director.
18:09
18:09

UIA Holding Illegal Land Title for Karamoja Industrial Park 1

The commission declared the land title illegal following investigations into its procurement processes by the Uganda Investment Authority - UIA while buying the land in 2011. The Commission says Uganda Investment Authority illegally dispossessed more than 2,000 people of their customary land when it acquired the land from improper owners.
14:07
14:07

Kampala Suffers Chronic Water Supply Crisis – Report Makerere University 1 2

Data, in relation to Kampala’s water supply, was collected from Kalimali communal sanitation block in Bwaise, Namuwongo, Nateete, Kalerwe and Kyebando, all in the outskirts of Kampala. The settlements form combinations of intermittent, undrinkable and un-affordable water supply for the inhabitants.
16:44
16:44

Rwakafuzi's Health Improving Nsambya hospital

His family members told URN on condition of anonymity at Nsambya hospital that Rwakafuzi suffered a stroke while in sleep.
14:48
14:48

Multiple Tragedies Affected Luwum’s Family Recovery 2 1

Okello says his mother engaged in multiple business venture during the 42 years to rebuild the fortune of the family after the tragic loss of their father but conflicts kept on destroying their vital family assets. He says some of the ventures included providing transport services in Kitgum district, poultry project and agriculture enterprises including crops and livestock farming.
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