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Street Children Demand Equity, Report Police Mistreatment uganda police force 6 2

Street-connected children in Kampala have reported mistreatment by city authorities and Uganda Police Force. More than 700 street children living in Katwe and Kisenyi slums on Thursday gathered in Kampala for the International Day of the Street Child. The day was characterised with processions in both slums and dinning with NGO officials as well as receiving medical check ups from health workers.
21:43
21:43

New Asset Recovery Bill Still Facing Challenges – IGG corruption 5 1

The Inspector General of Government who told Members of Parliament that the Inspectorate is currently going through the process of formulating the law on Non-Conviction Based Asset Recovery said that they have met challenges especially from the office of Attorney General with officers who dont understand that they can go after assets and not the suspect.
20:53
20:53

Parliament Eulogises Winnie Mandela Top story

Members of Parliament in Uganda have described South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela Mandela as a fighter for justice and equality who played a big role in ending racial descrimination and restoring democracy.
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18:49

Uganda Yet To Exploit AGOA Opportunity - Ambassador Malac 3 1

Uganda is one of 38 African countries eligible for tariff-free and quota-free access to the US market. AGOA allows over 6,000 products to be exported to America. The AGOA arrangement has been in place for close to eighteen years but there are concerns that Uganda has not fully exploited this preferential trade opportunity.
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UPDF Flags Off 1800 for Somalia, CDF Tells Them to Return Alive al shabab 1 4

General David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces, has asked soldiers heading to Somalia for the African Union Mission AMISOM duties to be alert and return alive. At least 1800 officers and troops will leave for Somalia this month where the Ugandan army forms the bulk of the 22,000-strong AMISOM force fighting the al-Shabaab terrorists.
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Museveni Calls for a Regional Peace Secretariat yoweri museveni 5 1

President Yoweri Museveni has said peace efforts by Global Peace Foundation needs a secretariat that can track implementation of resolutions.
17:57
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Age Limit Demonstrators Elude Security, Walk on Mbale Streets 2 7

A group of demonstrators today beat security and walked on the streets of Mbale town where the Constitutional Court is hearing a joint petition seeking to overturn the Constitution Amendment Act, 2017.
16:59
16:59

Illegal Detention Case Against Kayihura Pushed to August

High Court Civil Division has set August 21, 2018 to hear the case where former police chief Kale Kayihura is accused of illegal detention by Grace Bukenya alias BK, a suspect in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
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Minister Defends Salary Increment for Science Teachers salary disparities 2 1

According to the new salary structure, science teachers in U4 salary scale will have their earnings almost doubled from 1.1 million to two million shillings, while those under U5 scale will be paid 1.75 million, up from 625,000 shillings. Salaries of head teachers, their deputies and principals were also increased from between the current range of 900,000 and 1.7 million shillings to 1.1 million shillings for tertiary institutions and 2.2 million shillings for principals in national colleges.
16:19
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Govt Snubs International Street Children Day 4 2

Uganda government officials today snubbed an event to mark the International Day for Street Children held at Pan African Square, Clock Tower in Kampala. The event organised by Children at Risk Action Network- CRANE, a network of organisations, schools and churches working with children at risk in the Greater Kampala region, gathered over 700 street-connected children in Kampala.
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Police Bungled Kagezi Murder Investigations - DPP Chibita 2 Top story

The Director of Public Prosecutions DPP Mike Chibita has blamed the Uganda Police Force for the collapsed investigations into the assassination of prosecutor Joan Kagezi who was gunned down three years ago. Chibita while addressing journalists at Uganda Media Center today said police had followed a wrong track in the investigations thus giving the criminals space to cover their tracks.
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Attorney General Responds on Age Limit Petition 2 1

The Attorney Generals legal team has begun submissions into the Constitutional Court petition seeking the annulment of the Constitutional Amendment Act 2017.
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Two Weightlifters Vanish In Australia patrick ogwel 1 Top story

Two Ugandan athletes and one from Rwanda have reportedly disappeared from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
13:24
13:24

Bobi Wine Concert Case Pushed to June

While appearing before Justice Henrietta Wolayo, Stella Nakamya on behalf of M/S Rwakafuuzi and Company Advocates, who are representing Kyagulanyi and the State Attorney Jane Francis Nanfuma asked for an adjournment. The parties argued that the lawyers are in Mbale district where the Constitutional Court is hearing the presidential age limit petition.
11:37
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One Gun Recovered, 10 People Arrested In Bushenyi police 1

The police also recovered an AK47 rifle from Bushenyi Municipality which is said to have been used by thugs to terrorise the residents of Mitooma, Bushenyi, Sheema, Buhweju and Rubirizi districts.
09:14
09:14

Attorney General Given Last Chance on Bunyoro Reparations Suit

BUKITAREPAs lawyer, Godfrey Malinga, told court on Tuesday that despite serving government in October 2016, the Attorney General has never responded to their suit.
09:08
09:08

She Cranes Finish Sixth In Australia 1

Uganda She Cranes have finished in sixth position at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.
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07:54

Bureaucracy Delays Operation of Karuma Specialised Hospital 2 1

Excessive government red tape is delaying the arrivals of state of the art equipment for advanced specialised treatment of the brain and the kidney as well as the heart in Uganda. On Wednesday, Dr. David Tim McCall, the Executive Director of Restoration Gateway Projects in Uganda, took President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni through a guided tour of the hospital shortly after commissioning it.
07:27
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High Profile Suspects to Remain on Handcuffs In Court - Prisons 1

The leadership of the Uganda Prisons Service is in talks with the Judiciary to allow them present high profile suspects before court with their handcuffs on to prevent them from escaping. Dr Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner General of Prisons, says they cannot afford to continue losing high-profile suspects.
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