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18:16
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Civil Society Loses Bid to Block UGX 1.4 Trillion Lubowa Hospital Loan parliament 1 Top story

In February 2013, FINASI made a proposal to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to build and manage specialized healthcare facilities at Entebbe Grade A Hospital and the Uganda Cancer Institute.
09:02
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Mufti Joins Fiqh Council Board Mufti of Uganda 2 Top story

The Fiqh Council is an authoritative body responsible for interpreting Islamic law (Sharia) and guiding on religious and legal matters. It consists of a group of scholars and experts in Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh).
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Court Rejects Defence Application to Question Kwoyelo in Trial Hearing accusation 1 3 Top story

In a ruling, Justice Duncan Gaswaga noted that since the accused has asserted the rights against self-incrimination by opting to give an unsworn statement, he loses the right to the assistance of the counsel although he gains the advantage of not being cross-examined.
07:09
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Government, Tech Companies Strategizing to Curb ICT Infrastructure Vandalism law 2 2

Vandalism remains a substantial challenge to the country's social and economic development, leading to network outages that disrupt online transmissions, including cell phones and banking systems, resulting in revenue loss. Vandalism also extends to hydroelectric installations, with equally severe consequences.
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UMSC Chairperson Calls for Special PDM Program for Muslims member 1 2

Lubega said that the current PDM layout requires beneficiaries to pay minimal interest on the credit facilities extended to them, contrary to the sharia laws on finance, which promote non-interest returns on loans acquired.
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Human Rights Act Amendment Mooted to Allow Officers Defend Themselves law 2 2

Citing the recent attacks by suspected machete-wielding men against police officers in Luwero and Mbale, Wangadya argues that rather than applying reasonable force to defend themselves against their attackers, the surviving police personnel opted to flee, due to the limitations within the current laws.
07:08
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SFC Officer Survives Lynching in Namayingo resident

Rowdy residents beat up Wekesa mercilessly prompting police to intervene and save his life and rushed the soldier to Buyinjja health center IV for treatment. Wekesa's sister-in-law, who declined to be named, told URN that she decided to leave her marital home because of domestic violence.
13:34
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Armed Forces Tipped on Observance of Human Rights in Security Operations law 2 3

The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
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People Power Considering ‘Plan B’ after Botched Consultative Meeting law 1 4 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, what transpired at Ndeeba is a clear indication that whatever they do will be reject by police, which keep hiding behind sections of several acts.
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Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 4 6 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
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New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System district 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
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Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 7 4

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
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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.
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Archbishop Lwanga Issues Decree On Eucharist, Introduces Contracts for Priests area 1 1

The Director of the Social Communications Department of Kampala Archdiocese, Fr Joseph Mukasa Nkeera, has since confirmed the development revealing that the directives were issued during a high-level meeting with the clergy and senior executive committees of parishes at Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala this Saturday.
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US Envoy Wants Children Mentored to Fight Gender Based Violence arrest 2 1

She was launching the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-based Violence at Waluwerere primary school in Bugiri district on Monday. The annual international campaign that kicks off on November 25, and runs until December 10, is used as an organizing strategy to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
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Netherlands Hands Over UPDF Legal Training Centre Uganda 1 2 Top story

The MOU signed in 2015 with UPDF involved offering undisclosed amounts of financial aid to boost the construction of the Jinja based UPDF LTC which would in turn offer legal courses to AMISOM troop contributing countries.
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Health Minister Warns Against Sabotaging Immunization Campaign court 3 1

Speaking at the launch of the mass Measles-Rubella and polio vaccination campaign at Mayuge district headquarters on Tuesday Aceng, said culprits will be prosecuted.
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IGP Orders Release of 'Idle and Disorderly' Suspects district 1 Top story

“By copy, hereof, the Executive Director Kampala City Council Authority is also asked to comply with the directive of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda,” Ochola directs. ‘Idle and disorderly’ laws form part of what are usually referred to as ‘vagrancy laws.’
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