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Cross Border Relations Complicating FGM Fight In Karamoja health worker 3 Top story

The procedure, involving the complete excision of female genitalia can lead to long-term health complications during childbirth, such as fistula, continuous urine leakage, and increases the risk of death during delivery due to early marriage.
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Youth Warned About Overreliance on Artificial Intelligence education 3 1 Top story

Speaking to URN (Uganda Radio Network) on the sidelines, Kakumba reiterated that, while AI offers numerous advantages, it poses a substantial threat to creativity, especially among Uganda's youthful demographic, which comprises a significant portion of the nation's population.
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Proposed Amendments to Computer Act Duplicating Existing Laws- Activists Computer Misuse Act 1 4

The activists also argue that the proposed amendments duplicate other laws like the Data Protection Act and the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act. The activists also observe that the proposed amendments duplicate other laws like the Data Protection Act and the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act.
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Shrinking Space, Secrecy in Oil Deals Bothers CSOs oil in uganda 4 1

They say that beside the highly sought after oil and gas agreements which remain inaccessible, there is need to make available all approved environment and social impact assessment (ESIAs) reports, Environmental Audit reports, and Petroleum costs Audit reports
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Oulanyah Questions Access to Information Law Parliament 1 4 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
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Gov't Tasked on Exorbitant Fees Charged to Access Public Information Twaweza 1 6

Journalists and organizations promoting access to information have asked Government to prevail over Public offices charging exorbitantly for access of information in Public interest.
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Youths Call for Equitable, Sustainable Education Options amidst Pandemic Reach A hand Uganda 1 3

Jacob Eyeru, the Chairperson of the National Youth Council says that instead of making alternatives to education accessible to young people during this crisis, the government chose to increase data fees which cut off some young people from accessing the internet.
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Voters, Politicians Want Presidential Debates Translated in Local Languages Nancy Linda Kalembe 1 4

Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.
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Voter Education Flaws Stir Queries on EC Ability to Deliver Free and Fair Polls Police brutality 4

Voter education usually takes place before the start of the election cycle, to purposely assist the election administration in its task of delivering a free, fair, efficient and cost-effective election. It encompasses the basic voter information that every voter must have in order to arrive prepared at the voting station and vote on the dedicated polling days.
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70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report district 4 4

With 62 civil servants interviewed from national level and across five districts, the study conducted between December 2018 to March 2019 indicate that majority of public servants (both elected and appointed) have limited knowledge of the law.
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Activists Petition Deputy Chief Justice Over Social Media Tax Case eron kiiza 1 Top story

Although the parties in the suit agreed on some legal matters in the case during conferencing before the Constitutional Court Registrar, Sarah Langa in November 2018, the matter hasnt been fixed for hearing.
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Govt Urged to Integrate Mental Health, HIV Services mental illness 1 Top story

According to UNAIDS, People living with HIV are at a greatly increased risk of developing mental health conditions, often suffering from depression, anxiety, euphoria, hallucinations and psychosis as they adjust to their diagnosis and adapt to living with a chronic infectious disease.
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CDF Orders Arrest of Soldiers who Battered Journalists robert kyagulanyi

The order comes a day after James Akena, a photographer working for Reuters news agency was beaten by UPDF soldiers, arrested and detained for several hours as he covered protests in Kampala.
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From the Hansard: How MPs Debated Social Media and Mobile Money Tax-PART 1 people 1 Top story

As the debate on the new Shilling 200 per day Over the Top OTT commonly known as social media tax and one percent tax on mobile money rages on, Uganda Radio Network traces back the debate by Members of the Tenth Parliament, in which they handled the two taxes. Uganda Radio Network revisits the debate on the taxes and brings you the details of who said what.
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Judiciary Struggles With Limited Budget gobierno 2

According to Muyita, Shillings 30 billion is for wages, Shillings 5 billion for clearing domestic arrears, Shillings 4 billion pensions, and another Shillings 4 billion for purchasing vehicles, maintenance and some construction.
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Busoga Journalists Threaten To Shun Police Activities media freedom 2

Journalists in Busoga are threatening to ban covering police activities in the region, if police continues attacking journalists doing their work.
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Kalisizo Clinic Officer Arrested Over Botched Abortion

According to Ssonko, he immediately traveled to Rakai but was surprised to find that police had not yet apprehended Matovu, who had procured the abortion leading to the death of her fiancé.
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