Statistics compiled by Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) and Child and Family Protection Unit (CFPU) show cases of child neglect are on rise day in day out.
At least 29,564 children were abandoned by their parents between 2014 and 2016. A total of 10,454 children were neglected in 2014, the cases slightly decreased to 9,173 in 2015 but catapulted to 9,913 in 2016.
Obbo says that a number of land title are in areas which are targeted for several government projects including the awaited multi billion Bukasa Inland Port among others. He says that all people occupying the land whose titles have been canceled will not be compensated when the said projects kick off since they are illegally occupying the land in question.
George Obia, the Lira District Police said the incident occurred when the deceased Buku who was riding a motorcycle registration number UEF 712Y while carrying Kidega made a U-turn in the middle of the road.
On top of damaging their property and livestock, the stray bullets have been hitting residents causing permanent injuries and sometimes death. Records from the affected communities show that over 25 people have been affected by fragments from the explosives this year alone.
The children; Raiden Wasswa and Roman Kato, drowned in a swimming pool at their home yard in Mbalala, Mukono district on Monday. They were buried today at Kapeke Village in Nama Sub County, Mukono district.
Launching the book in Kampala, Phil Clark said a strong notion of distance justice is not only reflected in the geographical location of the court but also in the various ways it operates. He says the Work of the International Criminal Court is also crippling African creativity for dealing with African problems such as conflicts. He cites the failure of the Juba Peace process between the Lord’s Resistance Army and the government of Uganda as one case which could have ended the conflict peacefully.
Walugembe and another unidentified man were killed by stray bullets fired by thugs who had intercepted and robbed a mobile money operator, Dennis Mwesigwa, in Church zone, Nateete, a suburb of Kampala, last night.
Majbrit Holm Jakobsen, the Head of Mission at the Royal Danish Embassy of Denmark in Uganda said NURI is one of the eight programs within DANIDA portfolio allocated the largest budget allocation to deliver the desired results.
The telecom regulator was expected to respond to concerns raised by Uganda Human Rights Commission on privacy of individual data, blockage of digital services like internet and other rights violation involving technology and the media.
However, after the interviews, some of the posts had their appointments withheld following a petition by a concerned citizen in the district. The petitioner cited political interference in the recruitment process.