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15:37
15:37

Uganda Ends UN Human Rights Office Mandate ohchr 1 Top story

The office was in the spotlight in the aftermath of the 2021 general election when military and police personnel clashed with a team of supporters of the National Unity Platform –NUP who were presenting a petition to the office over human rights violations in the country. Several journalists were beaten and injured during the scuffle that ensued.
15:02
15:02

25 Years Later, W.Nile Kony War Victims Remain Uncompensated 3 3

The Chairperson West Nile Kony War Victims Association said that after all their efforts including talking to President Museveni on phone have been frustrated, they have resolved to vote against all NRM Candidates in the next elections.
11:09
11:09

23 Passengers Injured in Link Bus Accident 1

The passengers were injured around 2:00 am when a bus belonging to Link Bus Company registration number UBF 967K lost control and overturned. The bus was coming from Bwera in Kasese district and heading to Kampala.
08:50
08:50

Kyotera Families Resilient to EACOP Compensation Fees Despite Revaluation 3 1

Cosma Yiga, one of the Project Affected Persons-PAPs notes that despite the reevaluation exercise in which they were given a 34 percent increment on the initial compensation rates, they are still discontented and unwilling to forfeit their properties to the project.
07:50
07:50

UPDF Officers Decry Cultural Invasion, Join Battle Against LGBTQ+ 2 3

The two officers; Brigadier General Christopher Kasaija, the commandant of the UPDF Air-force wing and the Deputy Commander of the Special Forces Command (SFC) Brigadier General Charity Bainababo observed that although political and military colonialism receded decades ago, a new form of colonialism through cultural impositions was knocking on the door.
07:28
07:28

Family Demands Justice for Dead Relative 2 5 Top story

According to the family, the unidentified operatives picked up Muhongya from Katholu trading centre-Nyakiyumbu Sub County on January 5, 2023, where he was with his friends. The operatives drove Muhongya to Bwera police station and took him to an unknown destination. Muhongya had shifted to Katholthu for casual labor and cotton farming.
18:22
18:22

MoH Seeks to Reduce Hospital Congestion using Community Visits 3 2

Every three months, Ministry officials are to move among communities to point out the cause of diseases and also refer them to health facilities for assistance.
18:06
18:06

Kainerugaba Street Sign Post in Kapchorwa Removed, to be Replaced 2 2

The direction signage was allegedly removed by the community in protest of the street allegedly being named after Gen. Kainerugaba without following the procedures and lacked Sebei community leaders’ consultations.
17:17
17:17

Minister’s Driver Directed to Report to Police after Damaging Student's Suitcase 3 1

The directive follows public outcry about the driver of a government vehicle registration UG-0915Z which reportedly damaged a child's suitcase at Buddo Secondary School over the weekend. One of the parents who witnessed the incident used social media to appeal for help to the student, and mounted a search for the driver.
13:07
13:07

Why Kasese School Administrators, Parents Want Gov't to Introduce Fees Ceiling school fees 7 2

They argue that the "directive" stopping schools from increasing fees does not put into context the fact that there are schools already charging high amounts of fees against those, especially in the rural areas where parents are paying very little fees.
22:08
22:08

Pastoralists in Kasese Protest New Land Demarcation 6

The pastoralists now want government to review the demarcation process.
14:48
14:48

Leaders Demand Investigation of Rights Abuses on Commercial Farms in Aswa Ranch Angagura Sub County 2 1

Denis Ocaya, the Agonga Parish Councilor in Gulu City where the deceased hailed from told URN on Thursday that the matter was brought to their attention by two casual laborers who escaped from the farm.
12:37
12:37

Mulago Doctor Goes Missing 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango explains that Nakanjako disappeared from her marital home in Kinonya zone in Masanafu Lubya parish Rubaga Division in Kampala district around 1:30 pm.
07:03
07:03

Gulu Hospital Battles Maternal, Newborn Deaths 3 1

Peter Mukobi, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that they lost at least 60 mothers, and 900 newborn babies in the region last year making it the biggest health burden.
17:21
17:21

Koboko Secondary School Teachers Protest Missing Salaries 1 4

Ronald Anguyo, one of the affected teachers says that the failure by the district authorities to address the irregularity is uncalled for and contravenes the Public service standing orders.
15:12
15:12

Residents Demand Review of Land Titles in Layima Sub County 5 2

According to the residents, some people claiming to be investors are claiming rights over several acres of land in the area and have legal documents issued by the area land board.
14:54
14:54

LOP Wants Budget Allocations for Pensions Investigated 3 1

Mpuuga observes that Uganda’s retirement benefits scheme is one of the most abused public resources that Parliament must investigate to ascertain the prevailing anomalies for appropriate interventions to streamline it.
06:44
06:44

Men Jailed Two Years for Possession of Human Skull magistrate court

The two were arrested from Nyamwamba West Cell in Kasese Municipality in October, 2022 during a night patrol that was led by police and local areas leaders following rampant cases of robbery.
20:28
20:28

Data Protection Officers Untrained, Lack Relevant Knowledge -NITA 4 1

In a data protection report released by NITA-U, Stephen Mugabe the Manager of data protection Affairs at NITA-U said that data protection officers in different organizations and government agencies had limited skills to ensure compliance with the law.
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