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12:58
12:58

UPDF to Deploy Divisional Human Rights Focal Persons violation 1

According to Col. Deo Karikona, the human rights focal persons will be mandated with ensuring that the troops are sensitized about different components of the human rights act and the international human rights law.
08:28
08:28

Namayingo Fishermen Want FPU Disbanded Over Human Rights Violations UPDF 4 2 Top story

Patrick Ochieng, a resident of Singila village accused some FPU officers of conniving with their civilian counterparts to confiscate their fishing nets and charge them between 200,000 and 300,000 to recover them.
11:41
11:41

CSOs Seek Redress as French Court Dismisses Tilenga Case oil 2

The CSO’s with help from two French-based organizations including Friends of the Earth and Survie dragged Total to Nanterre High court claiming that through its subsidiary Total E&P Uganda had failed to come up with a vigilance plan to address the human and environmental impact of its operations at Tilenga site in the Albertine region as required by the 2017 French law on duty of vigilance.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
19:55
19:55

Political Statements Top PWDs Celebrations people 3 1 Top story

The lead speaker, Grace Asamo used the occasion to tell participants that their human rights can only be safe guarded under the NRM government, warning that a change of guard will jeopardize them.
11:41
11:41

Kirabo: The Little Known Face of the Makerere Fees Increment Strike Makerere University 4 3 Top story

Kirabo went to Kampala Kindergarten for nursery and Kampala Parents before switching to City Parents Primary School in Nakulabye, where she sat her Primary Leaving Examinations and obtained 8 aggregates in 2009.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
17:21
17:21

Makerere Impasse: Nine Students Suspended Makerere University 1

Those issued warning letters include the Gender and Ethics & Integrity guild Minister, Marion Kirabo, who is also a fourth year student of Bachelor of Laws. Judith Nalukwago a Bachelor of Dental Surgery who is also the Vice Guild President has also been warned.
11:22
11:22

Former State Research Bureau Director Rejected Gratuity Over Negative Publicity village 3 1 Top story

According to Itabuka, the media has labeled the Idi Amin government as a military regime and attributed several atrocities to all officers who served under the regime.
18:13
18:13

Former State Research Bureau Director Opens up on Politics, Security village 1 4

Itabuka, who lives a humble life in Itonko village in Namutumba town council in Namutumba district, told URN in an exclusive interview that leadership is the willingness to serve and not a profession, which requires experience.
13:08
13:08

Thugs Raid Bugweri District Headquarters people 1 Top story

Jonathan Mukose, the Bugweri Chief Administrative Officer told journalists that the thugs took three desktop computers, four hard disks and unspecified documents.
13:52
13:52

Ochola Bans Police Personnel from Taking Leave for Next One Month violation 1

The ban, which took effect on December 3rd, 2018, will be enforced until mid-January 2019.
17:27
17:27

PAC Grills DPP Over Case Backlog accusation 1 1 Top story

The PAC Vice Chairperson, Gerald Karuhanga tasked the team to explain the slow clearance of cases despite increased funding from Shillings 6.1 billion in the 2015/2016 financial year to Shillings 6.9 billion in the 2016/2017 financial year.
10:51
10:51

Bunyoro Mourns Dr. Sarah Ntiro, First Female Graduate service 3 1 Top story

Nelson Jimmex Businge, the deputy Mayor Hoima Municipality describes the late Dr. Ntiro as a devoted woman who was always straight forward in her endeavors.
18:55
18:55

Parliament Demands Answers From Gov't on MPs Detention police 3

Muhindo Harold Tonny the Deputy Opposition Whip asked Government to explain the arrest and whereabouts of the MPs and under what circumstances they are being held.
07:41
07:41

Thugs Easily Accessing Chloroform From Pharmacies area 2

URN visited Eco Pharm, Friecca, City Pharmacy and Zodiac Pharmacy in Kampala and confirmed that a bottle of 200ml of Chloroform goes for between Shillings 40,000 and 70,000.
07:41
07:41

CSOs Pressure UN, Govt to Address Plight of Displaced Apaa Residents people 3 1 Top story

David Moses Okello, the Gulu Action Aid Cluster Manager, says they firmly support the continued stay of the displaced persons in United Nations Compound if their plight is not properly addressed.
16:17
16:17

UHRC: Security Operatives Using Vans, Private Residences for Torture report 5

Aliyo Natukunda, the Director Legal services at Uganda Prisons, says they are working hard to eliminate torture from the Prison facilities.
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