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17:45
17:45

Internal Affairs Ministry Downplays Medical Insurance Requirement for Migrant Workers 2 1

Simon Mundeyi said that the Ministry does not think that medical insurance is a solution to incidents in which Ugandans, especially those working in Middle East countries have their internal body organs, especially kidneys harvested. Rather, it' is better to concentrate on mandatory checking for the internal organs and trauma injuries before leaving the country and on landing at the airport.
10:49
10:49

Bribery Mars Passport Application Process 3 1

“I paid Shillings 600,000 on top of the 250,000 that I had paid because I was desperate. I needed to travel urgently and was told booklets were running out. I had no option. I would rather pay the money than miss the conference I was going to attend," she said.
23:43
23:43

Kyagulanyi Faces Criminal Summons Over Alleged Falsified Driving Permit affidavit 1

The summons was issued by Immaculate Nyamwenge, the Nakawa Grade 1 Magistrate on Monday indicating that Kyagulanyi is wanted to answer to a charge of giving false information and obtaining registration by false pretense contrary to provisions of the Penal Code Act.
16:49
16:49

President Museveni Appoints Muruli Mukasa Acting Justice Minister 1

Muruli Mukasa, who is also the Member of Parliament for Budyebo County in Nakasongola District previously served as Minister of Gender from March 1, 2015, until June 6, 2016. He also served as Minister of Security from 27 May 2011 until 1 March 2015.
21:41
21:41

Deputy Speaker Among Wants Vigilantes Mobilised to Fight Masaka Murders Parliament 1 1

In a report he tabled before parliament on Tuesday, General Muhoozi explained that there is heightened security in the region, which has left to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
18:28
18:28

Jeje Odongo Rejects Calls to Release Political Detainees security 2 1

Orungo County MP Jeje Odongo has said that Government cannot release suspects being held in relation to the 2021 election, saying they cannot release them simply on requests.
22:40
22:40

Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
15:25
15:25

UCC Asks Google to Block Pro-Bobi Wine YouTube Channels national security 2 1 Top story

In a December 9th, 2020 letter to the Chief Executive Officer Google Inc, an American international company specializing in Internet services and products, UCC says the listed YouTube channels violate Ugandan laws. According to the letter, the continued broadcast by the channels might cause economic sabotage and compromise Uganda’s national security.
23:04
23:04

Health Ministry Tracing 2000 People Suspected to be Exposed to COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The travelers are suspected of having come from Dubai and other high risk countries before the health ministry put travel restrictions on travelers from countries like US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain
18:33
18:33

New NIRA Board Tasked to Expedite Issuance of Identity Cards Makerere University 4 4

Justice Owiny-Dollo who presided over the oath taking at the High Court in Kampala on Thursday said it was wrong for the Authority to make the access of the Identity Cards, a night-mare for citizens and urged them to provide the service at a record time.
07:06
07:06

Staff Shortage Hits Makerere University Estates Unit government 1

Sources at the department indicate that over 200 vacancies have not been filled over the past years.
15:23
15:23

Gov't Ceases Operations of 10,000 NGOs 2 1

Government has stopped over 12,000 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from operating in the country after they failed to get validated and verified.
18:14
18:14

Experts Call for More Investment to Counter Human Trafficking Agnes Igoye 5 5

Experts say issues such unemployment, poverty, slippery laws that don’t guarantee successful prosecution of traffickers and lack of adequate awareness have facilitated the crime.
16:17
16:17

Masaka-Based NGOs Panic as Validation Deadline Closes-in National NGO forum 3

The government, through the Minister of Internal Affairs, announced a validation exercise of all NGO’s operating in the country starting from August 7, 2019. The one-month exercise ends on September 7.
17:34
17:34

Gov’t Introduces Voluntary Disarmament In Wakiso Uganda Police Force 4

SSP Florence Kiribira, head of Uganda National Focal point on Small Arms and Light Weapons, says that before government apply forceful disarmament, residents have been given a chance to give fire arms voluntarily. She adds that among those who illegally own guns, many would like to surrender them but have always feared to be arrested.
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