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10:49
10:49

Sexism and Misogyny Heightened; Women’s Freedoms at Stake -Report

The Special Rapporteur said women journalists, politicians, human rights defenders and feminist activists were being targeted with vicious, coordinated online attacks and intimidation, aimed at driving them off social media platforms and out of public life.
10:18
10:18

Six Suspects Escape from Nabilatuk Police Cells

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Regional police Spokesperson, says that a team of Regional Crime Intelligence Officers is Nabilatuk to investigate how the suspects escaped.
10:04
10:04

Nantaba Says Ssali's Swift Sentencing is to Protect the Mafia who Ordered Sebulime's Execution Mukono High Court 3 Top story

Stunned by the verdict and quick sentencing, the Kayunga Woman MP Aidah Nantaba says the court swift move is meant to protect the Mafia who didn't want her to expose them and their key role in the Ssebulime's killing who she needed alive alive and reveal the people who were after her.
08:09
08:09

Umeme Halts Operation On Illegal Power Connections over Complaints of Brutality Power theft 4

Florence Nsubuga, the Chief Operations Officer at UMEME says they have halted the operation to carry assessments due to public complaints of high-handedness that have been brought against their field enforcement teams.
15:33
15:33

Gov’t Eyes Pader to Accommodate More South Sudan Refugees 2 1

The development comes as Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District is running out of space to accommodate the surging population of refugees fleeing unrest from neighboring South Sudan.
15:01
15:01

Outlawing Bail is Tantamount to Overthrowing Constitution - Justice Kanyeihamba 1

Speaking to the media today at his home in Buziga, Kanyeihamba who was once a minister in President Museveni’s cabinet before being appointed a justice said the right to bail is one of those that are inalienable and implored parliament to disregard the President’s renewed push to limit it.
08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 5 2

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 1 4

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
07:14
07:14

Anger in Napak As Contractor Hands Over Dry Boreholes 1 Top story

Napak Resident District Commissioner, Moses Kigai Wamoto discovered that the boreholes were not working three days after their installation.
19:27
19:27

Refugees in Adjumani Refuse to be Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Mr Robert Andeyo a settlement commandant revealed that the biggest challenge is myths and cultural beliefs by the refugee communities.
12:46
12:46

LRRH Still Transporting Refilled Oxygen Cylinders from Kampala lack of oxygen 1 4

Although the hospital has an oxygen plant, its production does not match the demand especially during the surge of COVID_19. The current plant which has the capacity to produce 30 oxygen cylinders is now producing at least 25 yet the unit uses approximately 60 cylinders per day.
16:51
16:51

Science Teachers Curse UNATU for Sabotaging Their Salary Enhancement 5

Vicent Elong, the national chairperson of Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union -UPSTU says as scientists in the teaching profession under their union they are not going to look on as the UNATU leaders continue to sabotage them hence vowing to fight for their rights through their Union but also calling upon fellow teachers to embrace the initiative positively as it’s a milestone to the teaching profession in total.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
13:19
13:19

Court Orders Former MTN Finance Manager to Refund UXG5b of the Stolen UGX10.2b

On 14th February 2017, Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the high court in Kampala convicted Ssentongo on four counts of embezzlement and Conspiracy to defraud, contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act.
10:52
10:52

Masaka Catholic Priest Charged with Murder of Lynched Suspected Thief 1

The thief who was completely naked at the time of arrest was beaten by the mob but when police rescued him, instead of taking him to hospital, they locked him in a cell where he died.
15:22
15:22

Woman Arrested in Pader For Alleged Murder of Co-Wife 2

The suspect Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden.
10:56
10:56

Victims of Night Curfew Operations in Fort Portal Nursing Injuries 1 5

Henry Namara, a food street vendor in Kisenyi Central Division Fort Portal City says that on Wednesday night policemen while enforcing the curfew beat him.
09:19
09:19

Former Rebels Struggle to Reintegrate in Communities Across Nebbi Amnesty Commission 2 3

The reporters are mostly from the Uganda Homeland Liberation Movement-UHLM, a DRC-based rebel group led by Howard Openjuru, a born of Paidha district who had earlier on been arrested and arraigned before the General Court Martial on charges of treason.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 1 4

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
07:02
07:02

Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors Denied Access to National Medical Stores 4 2

The directive takes immediate effect for staff, and start on October 18 for all other visitors. This implies that all NMS staff, who are over 350 in number, and visitors, who are usually bidders and suppliers of drugs and other pharmaceutical products must present proof of vaccination to be admitted at the NMS head offices in Entebbe.
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