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12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don corruption 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
09:49
09:49

Ugandan Activist Accuses Media of Racism After She is Cropped Out of Picture 2

The photo, where Vanessa Nakate stood with other prominent climate activists Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Loukina Tille, and Isabelle Axelsson was distributed when she was cut out. They were attending the annual World Economic Forum.
20:28
20:28

Budget Committee Suspends Land Fund over Transparency uganda land fund 1 6

The ministry of lands has in the past noted that the Land Fund requires an annual allocation of 170 billion Shillings for ten years or a one-off of 1.7 trillion Shillings to compensate over 6,000 claimants.
17:45
17:45

Refugees Can Help Themselves out of Psychological Distress -Study

The study, whose findings are published in The Lancet Global Health Journal, shows that although follow-up is needed to determine the long-term effects of the intervention, a tool dubbed Self Help Plus developed by the World Health Organisation is effective in offering mental health help.
20:15
20:15

MPs Summon Security Ministers over Non-Compliance With Gender, Equity 1 6

The EOC chairperson, Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi told the committee on Thursday that security was the only sector that has not met the minimum score of 50 percent in its plans to address gender and equity issues.
16:00
16:00

Uganda Improves in Corruption Ranking– Global Report 1

In the region, Rwanda remains the least corrupt country in position 51 after scoring 53% followed by Tanzania in the 96th position with a score of 37 while Kenya and Uganda are tied together.
13:24
13:24

Mak Students Not Trusting Zero Tolerance Policy On Sexual Harassment Makerere University 4 1

Dr Josephine Ahikire, an associate professor of Gender Studies and the Acting Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), says that the victims of sexual harassment have not yet embraced the available mechanisms to report the vice.
11:05
11:05

Health Should Not Be a Privilege for the Rich – Byanyima World Bank 1 Top story

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says that the right to health is eluding the poor and people trying to lift themselves out of poverty are being crushed by the unacceptably high costs of health care, with at least half the world’s population unable to access essential health services.
19:56
19:56

KCCA Law Enforcement Team Improves Operation Methods City Hall court 3

According to Robert Kalumba the Deputy Spokesperson of KCCA, the enforcement officers have been given more training in client care and continued to monitor them to ensure compliance. He says that they have also stoped them from chasing after people and bundling them on KCCA trucks. He however says they have continued with law enforcement to maintain order in the City.
10:40
10:40

Uganda Committed to Fighting Against Trafficking Substandard Medicines-Museveni

World Health Organisation estimates indicate that around 116,000 deaths in Sub Saharan Africa occur due to consumption of substandard drugs. Emergency contraceptive pills and antimalarial drugs are among the most common type of substandard medicines
08:01
08:01

Hearing of Case Against Suspended Mak Students Deferred Makerere University 1

Prossy Katongole Kyazze, the secretary to the Students Disciplinary Committee of Makerere University says hearing of all cases has been cancelled to allow the graduation ceremonies to proceed.
18:33
18:33

From LRA Jungle to Mak; A Former Child Soldier’s Graduation Ordeal leadership 1 4

Born January 14, 1995, at St Joseph Hospital Kitgum Mission to Christine Apiyo a nurse and George Oluma, a politician and ex-soldier, Obedgiu studied at Mbuya Nursery School and later went to Kitgum boys for the primary one and two before moving to ABC Primary School in Rackoko, Pader district.
11:15
11:15

MPs Demand Land Fund Utilisation Report From Minister uganda land fund 4 3

Bubulo West MP, Rose Mutonyi says that the lands ministry should provide the number of beneficiaries already compensated and those demanding payment.
11:45
11:45

Joseph N. Biribonwa Appointed NIRA Board Chairperson Bemanya Twebaze 1 Top story

Joseph Biribonwa, the former Vice Chairman of the Electoral Commission, boasts of more than 40 years of professional experience, in the area of democracy and governance, management and administration and finance and corporate governance.
07:06
07:06

Man Barricades Himself Inside House, Torches It domestic violence 3 3 Top story

The man only identified as Juma told residents after being rescued from the burning house that he caught his wife, Eseza Kusasira red handed cheating on him with another, which prompted him to end his life.
17:07
17:07

One Person Arrested, Two Others Wanted in Makindye Girl's Murder 2 1

Kirabo was kidnapped and strangled by unknown person’s moments after she was sent to buy spices at a shop located about 20 meters from her grandmother’s home. Her body was found in an incomplete building in Makindye Division, over the weekend.
17:17
17:17

Enormous Emergencies Blamed for Mother's Death at Kawempe Hospital 3

Dr Nehemiah Katusiime, the Executive Director of Kawempe National Referral Hospital says that an internal investigation shows that they could not conduct the surgery in time due to the overwhelming number of emergencies that kept coming and were worse than the mother.
14:55
14:55

Court Rules Brian Bagyenda Has Case to Answer butabika hospital 1

On Friday, Justice Moses Kazibwe ruled that Bagyenda and his co-accused have to defend themselves against the evidence produced to court by the 16 prosecution witnesses.
16:55
16:55

First Rotary Peace Centre in Africa Opened at Makerere University 4 6

According to Bryn Styles, the head of Rotary Peace Centres the centre will provide hands-on experience to complement coursework that addresses topics including human rights, governance, and the role of the media in conflict.
07:28
07:28

Justice Tabaro, Mak Staff Lawyer Clash Over Submissions authority 1 2

“I will not suffer impolite language. I don’t want impolite language here. One of the things you learn under reconciliation is polite language,” said Justice Tabaro.
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