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12:58
12:58

World Mountain Treasures Under Severe Climate Change Threats- UNEP 1 1

Their findings have informed UNEP to implement a new biodiversity protection project in Uganda aiming at saving some of the mountain treasures of the country including the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga National Parks.
19:51
19:51

Cultural Rights Most Neglected Forms of Human Rights- Activitists 4 1

The Cross Cultural Foundation Uganda says the neglect of the Cultural Rights in the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda has pushed some of those rights outside the reach of human dignity on trajectory of permanent disappearance.
13:11
13:11

Uganda Needs UGX 22 Trillion for Implementing Climate Change Action Plans 1 Top story

Dr. Kitutu told the Convention on Tuesday that Uganda has continuously witnessed extreme weather events such as landslides and floods, which have claimed many lives.
10:41
10:41

Another Suspended Mak Student Acquitted 1

In its ruling His Worship Precious Ngabirano –led Students Disciplinary Committee said there was no substance in the evidence adduced to warrant a student’s suspension in the first place.
20:40
20:40

Gov’t, UCC Sued for Failure to Protect Children from Unhealthy Food Advertisement NCDs in Uganda 1 1 Top story

David Kabanda from Dalumba Advocates, which is representing CEFROHT, says manufacturing and advertising firms are playing on the ignorance of children to make profits, which may leave the children unhealthy.
10:39
10:39

New Inequalities Threatening Human Development-Report 1 1 Top story

The new inequalities stem around the climate crisis, and the progress of the technological transformation that includes renewables and energy efficiency, digital finance and digital health solutions. According to UNDP, the two seismic shifts could trigger a new great divergence, the kind not seen since the Industrial Revolution, as they shape the next century.
17:35
17:35

Gov’t Slashes District Mandate in Youth Livelihood Programme 4 1 Top story

Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) in the Gender, Labour and Social Development Ministry, says the size of the youth group has also been cut down from 15 members to a minimum of five, with at least two being females.
18:07
18:07

Court Orders Mak to Pay Costs For Delaying to Submit Defense Makerere University 2 3

While presiding over the matter, the head of the Industrial Court, Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntegye and a panel of five judges explained to court that they were not ready with the judgement because Makerere University had delayed to submit its defense on time.
17:26
17:26

LASPNET Opens Legal Aid Call Centre 4 1

The centre located at the LASPNET secretariat offices in Mengo is being funded by the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF. It will enable citizens in different parts of the country to receive legal services.
15:12
15:12

Family of Woman Shot By Security Guard Seeks UGX 200M Compensation security company 1 Top story

In his suit before the High Court Civil Division, Isiiko contends that the security firm acknowledged the incident and wrote to the Administrator General indicating that they were processing settlement from their insurers for Bukoyee’s death resulting from the conduct of their staff.
12:37
12:37

Gov't Gazettes Human Rights Enforcement Act UPPC 2 1

The Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation, UPPC has finally gazetted the Human Rights Enforcement Act, four days after being dragged to court for failure to do the same.
12:38
12:38

No Appeal, No Airplay for Millennials Christmas Melodies media in uganda 8 2 Top story

The sounds of silent night, o come all ye faithful, Little Drummer Boy, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Feliz Navidad and Joy to the World, among others, still sound fresh each year that passes, and get as much airplay on radio stations across the country, and through the streets of Kampala as the season sets in.
13:51
13:51

Measles Claims More Than Twice as Many Lives Than Ebola in DR Congo UNICEF 1

This is more than twice the number of people who have been killed by the Ebola virus in the same country over the last one year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) measles, which has gripped all provinces in the country, is the world's largest and fastest-moving epidemic.
12:10
12:10

Marks Fraud: Dismissed Makerere Students Fight to Return meeting 1 Top story

They were dismissed from Makerere University in 2018 August and December respectively for allegedly procuring the alteration of their marks.
20:18
20:18

Kasese MPs Demand Justice, Mumbere's Release Obiga Kania 4

Legislators from Kasese district have today demanded that President Yoweri Museveni and his government should deliver justice to their constituents and victims of the attack on the Rwenzururu palace in 2016.
07:35
07:35

MPs Recommend Fact Finding Mission to Middle East Countries labour export 1

The Committee on Gender, Labour and Social Development has recommended for a fact finding mission to the Middle East countries to establish concerns of mistreatment of Ugandan workers abroad.
16:10
16:10

Women Demand Permanent SGBV Court to Curb Violence Domestic violence 3 1 Top story

Addressing journalists at the National Theater to kickstart the 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence, the UWONET Executive Director, Rita Aciro noted that 56 per cent of Ugandan women and girls have experienced physical assault while 28 per cent have experienced sexual violence.
08:50
08:50

Population Explosion: Communities Choosing Survival Over Environmental Conservation 4 1

Dr. Divane Nzima, a Researcher at the University of Kwazulu Natal in South Africa, says they compared conservation data in Eastern and Southern Africa to understand emerging environmental conservation patterns on the continent.
13:18
13:18

Acting KCCA Director Kitaka Asked to Vacate Office Andrew Kitaka 1 Top story

In their November 21st, 2019 notice, the applicants say Kitaka has continued to execute the duties of the ED for the past eleven months in acting capacity contrary to Public Service Standing Orders, which provides for six months.
18:22
18:22

IGG Expands Anti-Graft Asset Recovery to 8 Regional Countries 3 1

Through the Asset Recovery Unit of the Inspectorate, the state agency says it has commenced informal collaborations with the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network for Eastern Africa, regional Inspectorates of Government and other Anti-graft coalitions around the Continent and the world.
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