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13:45
13:45

Northern Uganda Least Beneficiary of Gov't Sponsorship Programs-EOC Education sector 1 2 Top story

According to Ntambi, central Uganda topped the number of beneficiaries under the disability scheme with 39% followed by Western and Eastern region with 29% and 21% respectively while Northern Uganda had a paltry 11% out of 308 students.
12:51
12:51

Equal Opportunities Commission Wants Separate Laws for Commercial and Residential Premises 4

Joel Cox Ojuko, a member of the Commission, says that the Bill is timely in regulating the relationship between landlords and tenants. He says that it will curb on the rampant forceful evictions, destruction of property and strikes by tenants mainly in metropolitan areas.
18:57
18:57

Energy, Lands Ministries Not Gender Compliant - Report budget process 1 2

According to the report released on Tuesday, titled Compliance of the National Budget Framework Paper and Sector Budget Framework Papers with Gender and Equity Requirements, the two sectors scored less than 50 percent.
10:27
10:27

Banyabindi Want Marginalisation Petition Hearing Expedited attorney general 3

The hearing follows a petition by a section of the Banyabindi to the Equal Opportunities Commission seeking compensation to what they call abuse of their rights. The petition was submitted to the commission last year.
07:32
07:32

Hearing of Banyabindi Marginalisation Petition Starts

Led by their chairperson Augustine Byabasaija, during a hearing organised by the commission at Rwenzori International Hotel in Kasese town, the Banyabindi in a written report raised eleven complaints as indicators that they have been marginalised in Kasese. These, among others, included being left out during the government 2007 land distribution and resettlement process in Kasese, lack of representation in Kasese district council and teaching of Banyabindi children using the Lhukonzo language.
18:33
18:33

Public Order Management Act Hindering Citizens Demand for Accountability 1 4

However, Prof. Twinomugisha argues that the law has a direct impact on social, economic and cultural rights. He notes that Ugandans cannot claim to demand and or advocate for economic rights without being able to demand for them through assembly and association.
17:47
17:47

UHRC Asks Gov't to Incorporate SDGs into NDP III 4 1

Medi S.K. Kaggwa, the UHRC chairperson said that the achievement of the SDGs has a direct bearing on the fulfilment of social and economic rights globally.
13:59
13:59

Appointees Snub Makerere Legal Director's Job makerere university 1

They include Sabila Chemonges; a lawyer attached to Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and Bernadette Nalule Mudde, the former Commissioner Legal Services and Investigations at Equal Opportunities Commission. Sabila had been appointed after Nalule; the first choice candidate opted out.
17:54
17:54

Equal Opportunities Commission Seeks More Funding to Bridge Inequality 2

The Equal Opportunities CommissionEOC has called for an increment in its funding to support the institutions mandate of reducing inequality. EOC currently operate in 50 out of 116 districts due to limited funding.The commission also has only a single office located in Kampala compared to having regional offices.
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