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Nawangwe Blocks MUASA Representatives on Staff Appeals Tribunal Makerere University 1 2

Professor Nawangwe says the said nominees will not be sworn in as members of the tribunal until the matter arising from a petition he has received against the nomination of two.
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New Study Provides Hints for Better Child Development Makerere University

Uganda currently has no evidence based parenting model. As a result, parents tend to employ interventions they saw their own parents or other parents employing to raise their kids into respectful and responsible citizens. scientists have found danger in this and embarked on a study to establish what entails better parenting. The study addressed parental bonding, inequitable gendered socialization, harsh parenting and spousal conflict.
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Gambling Addiction Sending Ugandan Youths to The Grave 1 3 Top story

One addict, Brian Wamanga's kicker was when he staked his school fees, forcing him to drop out of school in Senior Five. He recalls that by this time, he had started selling off valuables like his phones and stealing money from people, known and unknown to him. Wamanga says that on a few occasions, he staked his transport, forcing him to walk long distances to his destination.
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UPDF Somalia Self-Shooting Incident Was a Crime of Passion 1

A security source privy to information about the incident said Cpt Sebaggala and Lance Corporal Nabifo had an intimate relationship in previous months. However, a week before the shooting, Sebaggala accused her of cheating on him with an officer of his rank.
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Mak Admits Financial Crisis as Students Miss Internship Makerere University 4 2

Addressing journalists at the guild offices Makerere University Guild President, Julius Kateregga described the failure by the university management to release the allowances and facilitation on time as intentional.
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Makerere Wins Bid to Host Rotary Peace Centre makerere university 1 Top story

District Governor, Sharmila Bhatt broke the news on her Facebook post this week. She avers that the Center, which will be launched in 2020-21 will expand Rotary’s peace work in Africa. “As part of the Rotary Peace Centers growth plan, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, has been approved as a host site for the next Rotary Peace Center,” Sharmila said.
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Detention Beyond Mandatory 48 hours On the Increase-UHRC Report torture 1 1

According to the 2018 Annual Report on the state of human rights, violation of freedom from torture increased by up to 13% in 2018 with 346 complaints registered compared to 306 cases reported in 2017.
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NDA Closes 138 Drug Outlets for Breaching Operational Guidelines

The operation which started on Monday, June 10 is ending today, in the districts of Bugiri, Buikwe, Bugweri, Buyende, Iganga, Jinja, Kaliro, Kamuli, Kayunga, Luuka, Mayuge, Mukono, Namayingo and Namutumba. It is intended to save the public from unlicensed and unqualified personnel handling human and veterinary medicines, crack down on dealers in substandard, and counterfeit medicines, and hawkers of drugs.
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Children Still on Kampala Streets KCCA 2 1

Damon Kawamara, the Country Director of Dwelling Places, says that preparations are still ongoing to remove the children. “Meetings are still ongoing to rescue the children. This campaign is going to big since many organisations are concerned and proper planning is needed to make it a success,” he said.
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Oxfam to Museveni: Provide Leadership on Gender Equality 5 3

According to the Gender Equality Tool Kit developed by Makerere’s School of Women and Gender Studies, Gender equality refers to equal enjoyment by women and men of socially valued goods, opportunities, resources and rewards.
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Lack of Albinism Registry Hindering Govt Interventions-MOH Ministry of Health 2

Dr. Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services in the Health Ministry, says without a registry, there's little that government can do to help persons living with albinism.
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Sexual Exploitation of Children on the Rise-Report computer misuse act 1 2

The report entitled the Scale, Scope and Context of Sexual Exploitation of Children shows the number of sexual exploitation cases in the country have risen from 15000 in 2014 to 50,000 in 2019
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Vendors Petition Parliament over Brutality 4

In the petition, since 2015, the association cites deaths of Ibrahim Tugula, Julius Mulungi, Jamiru Mubiru who were shot on Allen Road, Olivia Basemera who tried to escape arrest but instead dived into Nakivubo drainage channel and died in the process. The hawkers also allege that one Juma Akankwasa was arrested and bled to death in 2018.
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MUASA Raises UGX 10M for Kamunyu's Legal Fees 1 1

A total of 162 staff have so far contributed between 50,000 and 500,000 shillings while others have pledged to continue give part of their monthly emoluments to support Dr Kamunyu.
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High Costs of Water Blamed on Pollution Makerere University 2

The National Water and Sewerage Cooperation –NWSC spends on average 900 million shillings per month on chemicals to treat water making it approximately Shillings10.8billion annually expenses on water treatment chemicals.
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Use of Force is Inevitable in Policing- IGP 5 1

Ochola says in spite of interventions to completely eliminate cases of human rights violations, Police continues to operate under chaotic and complex policies especially during political contestation.
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Govt's Lagging Behind in Commitments to Reduce Tobacco Use public smoking 1

In just a single lungful of tobacco smoke, WHO insists that the hundreds of toxins contained in it begin damaging the lungs. This is because when smoke is inhaled, the structures that sweep mucus and dirt out of our airways are paralyzed, allowing poisons in tobacco smoke to make their way into the lungs more easily.
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Gov't Restricts Gulu Foot Pilgrims From Accessing City Center 1 1

The committee wants the pilgrims to march through the city center on their final day of the 13 days walk of faith later today. However, government is opposed to the proposal; saying allowing the more than 330 pilgrims to march through the town center for several hours will paralyze traffic and discomfort city dwellers and workers.
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MUASA in Fundraising Drive For Kamunyu's Legal Fees justice 1 1

Associate Professor Edward Nector Mwavu, the interim leader of the Makerere University Academic Staff Association –MUASA says that they require 50 million shillings.
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Police Probes Suspected Suicide in Kabowa

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said Kizito’s body was hanging on a cargo brown-belt fixed through a ceiling hole. He was dressed in khaki shorts, a white vest and a black pair of stockings.
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