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19:56
19:56

Sexual Exploitation of Children on the Rise-Report computer misuse act 1 2

The report entitled the Scale, Scope and Context of Sexual Exploitation of Children shows the number of sexual exploitation cases in the country have risen from 15000 in 2014 to 50,000 in 2019
19:47
19:47

Vendors Petition Parliament over Brutality 4

In the petition, since 2015, the association cites deaths of Ibrahim Tugula, Julius Mulungi, Jamiru Mubiru who were shot on Allen Road, Olivia Basemera who tried to escape arrest but instead dived into Nakivubo drainage channel and died in the process. The hawkers also allege that one Juma Akankwasa was arrested and bled to death in 2018.
19:19
19:19

Police Arrest Masaba Cooperative Union Board Officials 4

John Wambotsa, the Chairperson of Ramba Shifubi Grower’s Cooperative, says they want the board to refund the Union money and land that was illegally disposed of.
19:18
19:18

Lukwago Files Appeal Notice in Taxation Case Erias Lukwago 1

Justice Bashaija directed Lukwago to pay 47 million shillings to Musisi arising from the bill of costs filed by Musisi’s lawyers after winning the case in which Lukwago accused Musisi for usurping his powers in 2012.
18:55
18:55

Return of Roadside Vendors Irks Hoima Residents business 2 1

The vendors are currently operating on the newly constructed Hoima USMID roads that were recently commissioned by President Museveni.
18:47
18:47

Court Fixes Hearing Date for Consolidated Suits Against UCC Lydia Mugambe Top story

The High Court Civil Division Judge, Lydia Mugambe will hear the consolidated suits filed by Uganda Journalists Association-UJA and city lawyers, Ronald Bwire and Henry Byansi.
18:31
18:31

FDC Asks Parliament to Allocate Funds for Bududa, Butaleja 2 1

The FDC Deputy Spokesperson John Kikonyogo says that Parliament needs to allocate more money such that all people living in risky areas in Bududa and Butaleja are relocated to safe areas.
18:26
18:26

PAC Tasks Mulago Hospital to Account for UGX 245M audit queries 3 1 Top story

Tasked to explain the inconsistencies in the figures, Dr. Byarugaba passed the ball to the Senior Accountant, Charles Mwasa who argued that the Shillings 145 million NTR that had not been sent to the Consolidated Fund in 2017/2018 was sent shortly after the start of the 2018/2019 financial year.
18:06
18:06

Legislator's Political Assistants ask Parliament for Salary 1 3 Top story

On Monday afternoon, Uganda Parliamentarians Personal and Research Assistants Association, which has over 150 members, petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, saying they should be incorporated in the parliamentary system so as to add value in the work of the MPs so as to avoid conflicts related to salaries and their rights.
17:54
17:54

Gov’t Defends Award of Medals to Soldiers who Blocked Land Probe from Mutungo Land 3

The Government Spokesperson Ofwono Opondo says that the officers acted heroic and deserve to be recognised. He explains that they carried out their duties with highest level of professionalism because they didn’t accept to be disarmed and there were no shots fired.
17:20
17:20

Health Workers to Leave Kiruddu, Kawempe Hospitals 2 1

Dr Byarugaba noted that both hospitals whose current expenditure is under Ministry of Health and Mulago National Referral Hospital will become independent starting next financial year 2019/2020 and will have separate votes in the budget.
16:41
16:41

Makerere Terminates External Examination Services 1

The decision to suspend the external examination was reached by the University's Central Management Finance Committee at its May 29 meeting. It was based on a report indicating that the university had registered a four billion Shillings’ budget shortfall.
16:30
16:30

Amudat Leaders Demand Transfer of CAO 1

In its district council resolution of May 31st, Amudat leaders petitioned the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government for immediate transfer of the CAO who has been in the district for less than six months.
16:14
16:14

Police Halts Trial of Officers Implicated in Ssebulime Murder

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the trial of Police Constables Ronald Opira, Ronald Baganza and Robert Cherotich, was halted and discussions are on-going with Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) and Police Force.
15:45
15:45

A Journalist's Exhausting Battle with Tobacco Addiction 1 4

Medical experts say that nicotine causes the release of dopamine, a chemical that affects emotions, movements, sensations of pleasure and motivation areas of the brain. Consuming nicotine is also linked to raised alertness, euphoria, and a sensation of being relaxed. A similar effect reportedly occurs when people take heroin or cocaine.
15:34
15:34

Hearing of Civil Appeal Cases Hindered by Shortage of Judicial Officers Christopher Madrama 3 1

Richard Bwiruka, a lawyer in Fort Portal demanded that there should also be sessions organized for appeals in civil cases because they are equally many.
14:38
14:38

Traffic Officer Seeks UGX 200m Compensation from Gen Kyaligonza esther namaganda 1

Namaganda seeks 1.2 million shillings for total expenditure in the hospitals and the 200 million is for general and punitive damages.
13:47
13:47

Uganda’s Pilgrimage Losing Spiritual Clout – Clerics uganda martyrs 9 2 Top story

What is supposed to be a spiritual journey, has become mixed with practices that, according to traditionalists, are against the genesis of a long history of pilgrimage in the true religion. Traditionally, the journey of pilgrimage is supposed to come with sacrifices like hunger, pain, exhaustion and enduring extreme weather conditions, among others.
13:18
13:18

Suspected German Pedophile Opts for Plea Bargain 1 Top story

Glaser has now opted for plea bargaining through his lawyer, Evan Ochieng.
12:45
12:45

MUST Orders Closure of Canteens 1 1

The closure of the canteen comes at the peak of misunderstandings between the University Staff Association and the top Management with the workers accusing the administration of being autocratic.
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