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Plenty of Covid-19 in our Prisons; Stay Away by Avoiding Riots - Spokesman uganda prisons 1 2

According to Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine, prisons have registered 898 cases of Covid-19 of which 838 are prisoners, 50 are members of staff and 10 are relatives to the staff.
11:42
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Return of Tooro Properties In Kamwenge Put on Hold uganda prisons 1 1 Top story

The officials led by the Prime Minister, Bernard Tungwako, were in Kamwenge to receive the land titles of properties that were taken away by the Obote government in 1966 when cultural institutions were abolished. The properties include 325 acres of land and the Nyacwamba Palace that are currently being occupied by the Uganda Prisons, eight acres of land at Galinaya in Kamwenge town council, 60 acres of land in Kamwenge town council, 25 acres in Kahunge town council and 194 acres at Kabuga parish in Kamwenge town council.
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2,000 Prison Warders Poorly Accommodated uganda prisons 1

According to Baine, some of the prison warders share buildings such as the canteen, gym and conference rooms that were not designed for accommodation. He says the staff shares the rooms with members of their families using papyrus reeds and card boxes.
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High Court Criminal Session Begins in Bushenyi inmates

Speaking at the opening of the court session on Monday evening at Bushenyi High Court, Justice Duncan Gaswaga urged Police and Prison authorities against torturing suspects in an effort to compel them to confess to crime.
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Uganda Prisons Acquires Mechanized Agriculture Equipment prison farms 1 2

The equipment worth 7.5 Billion Shillings includes 20 tractors, 20 ox ploughs, 1 bull dozer, and 5 boom sprayers, among others. Government is optimistic that the availability of such equipment will encourage large-scale production, improve efficiency and the quality of produce in the prison farms.
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Gen Katumba Warns Of Terror Attacks terrorism 3 1

Addressing a joint press conference at the media center, Katumba said the terror cells in the region are alive and could catch Ugandans off guard.
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Lira Prison Inmate Petitions Uganda Human Rights Commission Over Torture uhrc 1 Top story

Wadadas brother Musa Higenyi says they have filed a complaint at the Uganda Human Right Commission office in Lira.
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Prisons Target Second Place In Netball League nakivubo stadium

Uganda Prisons will this afternoon take on TLC in the final campaign of the National Netball League with an aim of securing second place as the league comes to an end at Nakivubo stadium.
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Uganda Prisons Ranked 7th Most Congested in the World prison conditions 1 3

Uganda prisons have been ranked the 7th most congested prisons in the world and the 4th most congested in Africa by the International journal of Criminology released this week.
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Prisons\' Boss Blasted for Disrespecting Buganda Anthem uganda prisons 2

Nangoshya had initially saluted and displayed utmost respect when the National Anthem was playing, but immediately lowered his arm when the Buganda Kingdom Anthem played, an act which irked Nadduli, Councillors and the residents
09:31
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Uganda Prisons: 36 percent of Remand Inmates Defilement Suspects

A total of 8000 Prisoners in Uganda are currently facing defilement charges in Uganda and are yet to face Justice.
09:32
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Prison Warders Beat Inmate to Death uganda prisons

Imanyiro prison warders have allegedly beaten an inmate to death who refused to dig in a sugar plantation.
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Prisoners to Forego Uniform Amidst Crop Failure uganda prisons 1

Prisoners and Prisons officers will have to wait a little longer to get another pair of uniform after two of the department’s prisons farms recorded a failed crop of maize.
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32,000 lives at risk as prisons dep't loses crop in the garden uganda prisons

Three Uganda Prison farms have been badly scotched by the sun fueling fears how the department will sustain its three meals a day feeding program for the 32,000 inmates currently locked in the 222 prisons facilities.
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Former Inmates Recall Torture by "Prison Prefects" torture in prisons 2

Former inmates are calling on prisons authorities to check the powers of prefects commonly known as “Katikiro”. The prefects, who are also inmates serving long sentences, are given powers to enforce law and discipline on behalf of prison officials. They are given special preference such as sleeping on a mattress and under mosquito nets and eating proper meals.
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