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Oct 2019 38 results
18:48
18:48

Fisheries Protection Unit Denies Killing Fishermen on L. Kyoga illegal fishing 2

The deceased, identified as Justine Nayiga a fish vendor at Kyebisire landing site and a fisherman at Kibuye landing site in Nakasongola, only identified as Eramu, allegedly died during an operation mounted to arrest those involved in illegal fishing on Tuesday morning.
18:43
18:43

Kadaga Blocks Discussion on Magogo Suspension 2014 fifa world cup 1 5

Kadaga made the ruling after the Shadow Minister for Sports Allan Ssewanyana asked why the Ministry of Education and Sports had not responded to his petition against the resale of 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets.
18:40
18:40

Police Block Kabale Pork Dealers Protest 8 2

On Wednesday pork dealers under their umbrella “Kabale District Pork Vendors Association converged at Dick’s Pork Joint along Kazooba road before they matched to Kabale District Headquarters to meet Darias Nandiinda, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner and Patrick Besigye Keihwa, Kabale LCV Chairperson.
18:25
18:25

AU Court Questions Uganda’s Commitment to African Human Rights Protocol 1 2

The Article empowers individuals and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) whose rights have been abused to file complaints at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights for redress by the Court on condition that domestic mechanisms have been exhausted.
17:50
17:50

Gen Otafire Tasked to Explain Njeru Stock Farm Land Takeover land grab 1 4

The 1,099-acre farm located at Bukaya West Village, in Njeru municipality, is one of the government farms managed under the National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank which hosts a demonstration farm, a breeding centre and a research centre, among other facilities. But Up to 504 of the total acreage of the farm has been fraudulently taken over by private individuals.
17:45
17:45

Human Rights Commission Condemns Brutality at Makerere 4 Top story

Speaking to journalists at the UHRC Commission offices on Tuesday, Commissioner, Patricia Achan Okiria, said the commission is concerned about the human rights violations involved in the strikes. She condemned the brutality students suffered at the hands of security agencies for trying to protect their right to education.
17:27
17:27

Activists Want Law on Sustainable Charcoal Production in Acholi Expedited 1 3

The Acholi Sustainable Charcoal Production and Marketing Bill, 2019 seeks to outlaw adverse methods of charcoal production, unlicensed charcoal burning and taxing charcoal being transported from the region.
17:21
17:21

Makerere Impasse: Nine Students Suspended Makerere University 1

Those issued warning letters include the Gender and Ethics & Integrity guild Minister, Marion Kirabo, who is also a fourth year student of Bachelor of Laws. Judith Nalukwago a Bachelor of Dental Surgery who is also the Vice Guild President has also been warned.
16:59
16:59

Security Monitors Drones Hovering Over Makerere as Strike Intensifies 2

Communication through police walkie-talkies went out saying that the drones were cited around the Main Library, which was a beehive of activity as the Police used teargas and live bullets to foil a planned General Assembly called by Students to discuss the ongoing standoff.
16:50
16:50

URA Provides Ownership Details of Hit and Run Accident Vehicle 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says URA records show that the Starlet UAE 783K that allegedly hit a Bajaj Boxer motorcycle number UEC 991R that was transporting three pupils to school is registered in the names of Joseph Nankwasi.
16:41
16:41

PAC Directs CIID to Grill Finance Ministry Project Officials Ministry of Finance 1 5

Parliament's Public Accounts Committee- Central Government has asked the Criminal Investigations and the Intelligence Directorate (CIID) to interrogate officials heading different projects under the Ministry of Finance for abuse of office.
15:50
15:50

NDA Cautions Against Using Herbal Mixtures to Treat Malaria

While people continue to use herbal concoctions vended around busy Kampala streets as remedies for malaria, Michael Mutyaba, the head of the herbal medicine department at NDA says that the agency has not assessed or approved any herb for the treatment of Malaria.
15:36
15:36

Immigration Directorate Wants Human Trafficking Law Reviewed Parliament 1 3

Robert Kanuma, the In-Charge of Immigration at Entebbe International Airport explained that the act was designed to curb acts of individuals involved in human trafficking and not companies, which is the biggest challenge now.
15:31
15:31

Human Rights Violations Secondary to African Challenges - Museveni 1 3 Top story

He said that nature is oppressing mankind in terms of floods, droughts, earthquakes and diseases. According to Museveni, these issues should be at the heart of man’s priorities as opposed to Human Rights Violations manifested through colonialism, dictatorship, slave trade and other forms of violations.
15:28
15:28

Kitgum Municipal Officials Implicated in Diversion of UGX 44.2M USE Funds 1 3

Early this month, the State House Anti-Corruption Unit stormed Kitgum Municipal council headquarters to investigate possible misuse of the money sent by government for USE.
15:26
15:26

Police Release Suspect in Theft of 160 Phones 1 1

Kawempe police after being alerted by victims traced the vehicle and it was sighted past Bulenga township. Police immediately informed counterparts at Bujuuko that intercepted the car, arrested Ggayi and impounded the vehicle containing 160 suspected stolen phones.
15:13
15:13

DP Demands for Audit of Makerere Fracas, Punishment of Perpetrators 1 1

During the weekly media briefing at their Northern region offices in Arua town on Wednesday, Elia Alitia, the DP Vice President for Northern region said the torture, molestation and destruction of student property by security officers shouldn’t go scot free.
14:30
14:30

Missing P7 Candidate Found Abandoned in Butambala Forest 2

“Our counterparts in Mityana sent us information and the description befitted the child we had. He was subjected to medical test. As we wait for results from the tests taken, the child has been transported back to Mityana to meet his family and subsequently prepare for his examinations,” said Mukisa.
14:26
14:26

CPA's Meenakshi Lauds Parliament on Engaging Stakeholders in Sector Review 2

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association-CPA Representative, Dhar Meenakshi has today commended the Parliament of Uganda for involving stakeholders including the civil society in it's annual sector review.
14:24
14:24

Health Authorities in Mityana Call for Mass Hepatitis B Vaccination 4 1

According to statistics from the Mityana District Health office, the prevalence rate stands at six per cent.
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