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18:04
18:04

EU, UNESCO Want Sanctions for Perpetrators of Attacks on Journalists media freedom 6 1

Ambassador Pacifici says that most of the injustices against journalists have been taken to court but no person is arrested or prosecuted for the crimes.
11:04
11:04

IGP Ochola Should Be Held Accountable for Inciting Violence Against Journalists-HRNJ 2021 elections 4 1

The Executive Director of Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ), Robert Sempala said that Ochola’s statement led to an increase in cases against journalists. Sempala told Members of Parliament on the Human Rights Committee that they registered 174 cases of human rights violations against journalists during the electoral process.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
16:08
16:08

Police Hunt for Driver Captured on Video for Reckless Driving street 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled into hiding when the officers approached his vehicle.
16:19
16:19

Teargas, Bullets Characterize Busabala Easter Monday Celebrations government 3 Top story

Bob Asiimwe, a youth from Busabala Parish said he has been saving some money for the music concert but was surprised that they were being beaten to vacate the place.
12:27
12:27

Three BBC Journalists Arrested, NBS TV's Sserwanjja Wanted investigation Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that the three journalists were picked up from different areas in Kampala last night by operatives from the Internal Security Organisation-I
10:31
10:31

Defense: Ongwen Using Detention For Personal Development team 1 2 Top story

His lead lawyer, Crispus Ayena Odongo describes the former warlord as a fast learner, saying he has used his time in custody to learn English and is now pursuing music. According to Ayena, Ogwen can now comfortably communicate with his defense team in English without any interpreter, which shows his learning capacity.
21:36
21:36

Nambeshe Threatens to Quit NRM member 3 1

Some of the NRM MPs who have since the Age Limit debate been labeled rebels for standing against the party position are Barnabas Tinkasimire, Theodore Ssekikubo, Monica Amoding, Mbwatekamwa Gaffa, Patrick Nsamba and Sam Lyomoki.
07:36
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Foreign Journalists Accuse Gov't of Denying them Accreditation uganda 1 2 Top story

The Foreign Correspondents Association in Uganda-FCAU says 10 foreign journalists been denied accreditation by government from August this year despite following the laid down procedures.
17:50
17:50

Mufti Turned Away from Makindye Military Barracks accusation 1

Prior to visiting Makindye Police barracks, the Mufti consulted Lt. Gen. Gutti who gave green light to the visit. Armed with the authorisation notice, the Mufti and his delegation stormed Makindye Military barracks this morning but were turned away without any explanation.
21:35
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Bakaleke Reports Death Threats police 2 1 Top story

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Siraje Bakaleke, says he has been receiving life threatening phone calls since June this year.
14:06
14:06

Kassiano Wadri Sworn in As Arua Municipality MP district 3 1 Top story

Oulanyah, who delayed to appear at the swearing in venue, humorously told Wadri that he delayed because he was expecting a court injunction stopping his swearing in. He said Wadris swearing in gives some confidence to the institutions of the country.
14:42
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Prof. Baryamureeba Calls for Independent Audit at MUBS member 3 1 Top story

Prof. Baryamureeba also wants an inquiry into circumstances under, which some members of management and council are the main supplies of goods and services to MUBS through pseudo companies.
18:44
18:44

Opposition MPs Denied Access to MP Kyagulanyi journalist 2 1

Betty Aol Ochan, the leader of opposition says they will mobilize MPs not to attend plenary as long as the state of their colleagues are unknown.
18:55
18:55

Parliament Demands Answers From Gov't on MPs Detention police 3

Muhindo Harold Tonny the Deputy Opposition Whip asked Government to explain the arrest and whereabouts of the MPs and under what circumstances they are being held.
15:57
15:57

Lawyers Condemn Unfair Treatment of Gulu Journalists kampala 2 1

The two journalists Willy Chowoo, of Choice FM and Jernan Loum, a former employee of Favour of God FM in Gulu Town are accused of defaming an American national Carole Ward, the Director of Favour of God Ministries.
09:24
09:24

Dr Machar Offered South Sudan Vice Presidency Again president museveni 5 1 Top story

The Sudan foreign Affairs Minister, Al-Dierdiry al-Dhikheri told journalists that four key issues were discussed. In the new government structure proposed by Museveni and Bashir, South Sudan will have four vice presidents.
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