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18:28
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15- Year- Old Househelp Arrested Over Infant's Death Soroti CPS 1 1 Top story

The suspect, a primary five drop out, has been working as a house help in the home of Suzan Amulen, a teacher in the same school since the term began.
07:04
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Child Labor Cases Worry Kapchorwa Authorities child labour 6

Satya Masuti, the Kaptanya Sub County Community Development Officer, says child labor is more prominent in the lower belt of Kapchorwa and some parts of Hween where children are involved in burning charcoal. He attributes the problem high poverty level.
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Low Primary School Completion Rates Worry Kyegegwa Leaders sexual harassment 2 1

According to the 2018/2019 district status report, the completion rate is at 37 percent, implying that averagely, for every 100 pupils that start primary one in any school in the district, only 37 make it to Primary Seven.
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MPs Seek Guidance for Juvenile Rapper Fresh Kid child labour 7 1 Top story

The 7-year old rapper became a sensation in recent weeks, prompting Youth and Children Affairs Minister Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi to advise that the new kid on the block should be counselled to concentrate on studies other than public performances. She added that his participation in musical concerts contradicted Ugandan laws which banned child labour.
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Increase in Child Labour Cases Bothers Bunyoro Leaders 5

Hoima Municipality Mayor Grace Mary Mugasa says that increasingly, children are involved in risky activities, after dropping out of school, a trend which threatens their future. She says that the cases are common in the areas of Kijungu, Lusaka, Kiryatete, Kiganda and Kinubi in the divisions of Kahoora and Mparo.
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Parents coopt child workers to raise school fees moglsd 4

According to the 2012/13 Uganda National House Hold Survey 5.5 mn children aged between 5-15 years of age are involved in economic activities. The highest number 56 was registered in the Mid-North followed by Central II and South Western Uganda with 52 and 44. Kampala had the lowest number of child workers with 10.
07:29
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Free Programme Succeeds In Reducing Child Labour tea plantations 3

Christopher Monday, the Kabarole District Labour Officer, says that before the establishment of the CFLZ committees, it was difficult for the Labour office to monitor cases of child Labour. He adds that through the CFLZ programme, cases of child Labour have reduced from 60 to 25 percent.
12:02
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224 Registered Pupils Miss PLE in Kabale school dropouts 1

A total of 224 pupils in Kabale district missed out on the recently concluded Primary Leaving examinations for 2015 conducted on the 2nd and 3rd of November.
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Activists Raise Flag Over Failure By Leaders To Implement Child Labour Ordinance 2

David Tusiime, the Program Officer Rwenzori Child Concern, says the leaders look on as children drop out of school to work in tea plantations.
13:31
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Lwengo Police Arrest Muslim Cleric over Child Trafficking house girls

Police in Lwengo is holding the Imam of Buzinga mosque and two others in connection with child-trafficking. Sheikh JamadahIga, the imam of Buzinga mosque in Lwengo sub county, is being held with Robert Kato and Theopista Nabbanja. The two are said to be his accomplices.
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Woman Tortures, Throws Child in Pit Latrine Over UGX 400 child neglect

Jennifer Obong (35), a woman in Kole district who last week tortured and later threw into a pit latrine a seven year old child has been arrested by the police. She has been charged with child abuse and attempted murder.
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Child Labour Ordinance Registers Successes in Kabarole 2

For more than ten years orphaned and needy children between the ages of 6 and 16 years have been working tea plantations causing drop out of school. According to the bylaw, parents whose children worked would be penalized either by being jailed or ordered to pay a fine.
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Mother Arrested For Sending Children To Vend Tomatoes For Fees school fees 2 1 Top story

Police in Luweero has arrested a woman for sending her two children aged 6 and 12 in P.1 and P.5 respectively to vend tomatoes to get school fees.
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Low Pupil Turn Up in Mayuge Primary Schools Blamed on Child Labour child neglect 2

Child rights organizations in Mayuge say there is a proliferation of primary school children being employed in Mayuge for illegal child labor which has affected turn up in schools.
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Kitgum Leaders Move To Tackle Child Labour kitgum town council 2

The Kitgum district department for community development has warned that there is increasing cases of child labour in the district. Okello James P’Okidi, the Community Development Officer, says a rapid assessment survey conducted in the district has established that the children are working for long hours in quarry sites and river banks mining sand for sale.
13:05
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Child Labour Free Zones Rise In Kabarole tea factories 2

Under the CLFZ programme, members of the community who include teachers, employers, local, religious leaders and parents, form a Child Labour Free Zone-committee. Committee members are trained to enable them address and handle cases of child labour. They identify working children and prevent others from joining the work force.
12:15
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376 Pupils in Luuka Missed PLE child labour

Birungi says the most affected children are from Waibuga, Nawampiti and Bulongo sub counties.
11:59
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Jinja District Urged To Pass Ordinance On Child Labour 2

A report by ANPPCAN indicates that 7.4% of the children between the ages of 6 and 16 years are engaged in sugarcane growing and have dropped out of school.
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Child Spends Second Term Holidays at School as Parents Bicker child labour 1

As two parents bicker over custody, a child in Wakiso has been forced to spend her second term holidays at school. The parents have also been unable to pay her second term tuition fees.
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Domestic Violence Worries Rubirizi Officials divorce

He blames the increase in domestic violence to excessive alcohol consumption amongst the many unemployed youths.
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