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19:31
19:31

Police Hunts for Kidnapper of a 4-Year-Old Twin Fred Enanga 1 1

Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga identified the victim as Emmanuel Kato who was kidnapped on Saturday morning at around 10:00am, when his mother Nalongo Peace Kyoshaba left him home together with his twin brother Tom Waiswa to go get food items in the market.
18:24
18:24

Over Half of Uganda's Women Abused by Sexual Partners 2

Reports indicate that 51% of women in Uganda have been abused by an intimate partner in their life meaning that more than half of the women in Uganda have been victims of GBV. The global rate of physical and sexual abuse is lower at 1 in 3 women abused in a lifetime.
14:04
14:04

Lawyers Petition Human Rights Commission over Killings of Alleged Terror Suspects 8 2

Ali Kankaka the President of Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association says security should be held accountable for the killing of suspects in their custody.
16:44
16:44

Whereabouts of Three Sheikh Kirevu Family Members Unknown -Family 1 2

Police claimed that Kirevu was killed, when its teams had gone to arrest him after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
17:19
17:19

Gender Ministry Seeks UGX 93b to Support GBV Victims 5 1

According to the State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo, the country is registering a high prevalence of GBV but the budget to support the victims is inadequate
08:05
08:05

Safe Boda Haggles with Riders Abandoning Company after Lockdown Glitches 6

Mainly in October 2020, the Safe Boda company decided to increase the deduction per ride from 10% to 15% which the riders protested at that time, however company leaders did not revisit the decision according to riders interviewed.
13:39
13:39

Slain Sheikh Kirevu’s Body Finally Handed Over To Family 1 4

Fred Enanga the Police spokesperson, said security teams had gone to arrest Kirevu after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
10:33
10:33

MTN Raises Share-Buy Limit to Ushs20m A Day, Claims Good Response to IPO MTN IPO 1 4

The 5 million limit and the limit on the normal mobile money transactions of up to 7 million per day is one way of ensuring that the financial industry is not abused for money laundering and other crimes like financing of terrorism. MTN says, the IPO has attracted at least 60,000 new investors who have opened a Securities Central Depository (SCD) account, which is more than double the number of accounts at the Uganda Securities Exchange, before the IPO.
19:55
19:55

Pictorial: Bomb Blasts at CPS, Parliamentary Avenue Top story

One of the bombs went off at the Central Police Station-CPS, Kampala along Buganda Road while the second went off at Raja Chambers and Jubilee Insurance Building along Parliamentary Avenue.
10:41
10:41

NUP's Nambassa Wins Makerere University Guild Presidential Race guild elections 1 2 Top story

Nambasa’s best performance was from the school of medicine where she obtained 481 votes beating Obeid Kamulegeya who managed 72 votes. Makerere University used both electronic and physical voting.
19:22
19:22

Insulin Still Out of Reach for Many, 100-Years After its Discovery- WHO 1

Keeping the 100-year-old promise-making insulin access universal details the main barriers to accessing the lifesaving medicine, namely high prices, low availability of human insulin, a market dominated by just a few producers, and weak health systems.
18:24
18:24

Komamboga Explosion Victim Pleads for Help to Remove Fragments from her Body Komamboga explosive 2 1

Kiconco is one of the seven people who survived the October 23 explosion that left one person dead, at an eating point in Komamboga, a suburb of Kampala.
16:25
16:25

Makerere University Students Not Ready for Exams 1 4

Some students argue that they have not had adequate time to study while others are unable to complete payment of tuition fees and registration which is mandatory to sit for examinations.
13:51
13:51

Collapse of Communal Security Systems Fueling Crime - RDCs 6

Kampala Resident City Commissioner Hud Hussein says that village leaders are expected to have active security committees, consisting of the secretary for defence, the chairman and the local defence units, a village register with particulars of all residents, and village identity cards.
18:49
18:49

DRC Reparations: Gov’t Seeks 2.8 Bn UGX to pay American lawyer Parliament 1 2

Government has tabled a supplementary request of 2.8 billion shillings to pay arrears of Boston based law firm M/s Foley Hoag the law firm that has been representing Uganda in the DRC Reparation case.
18:28
18:28

Ugandan Envoy Simon Mulongo Declared Persona Non-Grata, given 7-Days to Leave Somalia 1

A statement issued today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation indicated that Mulongo, the Deputy Special Representative of the African Union has been declared persona non grata and ordered to leave Mogadishu within 7 days.
15:33
15:33

Step up Climate Change Adaptation Efforts or Face Huge Disruption- Report 1 Top story

The Adaptation Gap Report 2021: The Gathering Storm calls for ramping up funding and action to address the growing impacts of climate change. The UNEP report was issued as world leaders meet at the COP26 UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in a collective push to limit global warming, in line with the Paris Agreement.
15:57
15:57

Gov't Ordered to Pay UGX 500 Million for Police Trespassing on Private Land

In 2018, Abdu Bazaale and Mahfoodh Abdalla sued government for Police trespassing on their customary land on which their family had lived for more than 70 years. In her judgement, Justice Cornelia Kakooza Sabiiti ruled that government illegally acquired the land, is trespassing and should compensate the family.
14:43
14:43

Adolescents Use Poetry to Amply Voices of Young Girls 5 1

Anita Muhindo 17 from Kasese says that society has portrayed young girls as weak. She says that this is the time teenage girls should make their voices heard.
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