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15:59
15:59

Human Rights Commission Defends Governments on Internet Shutdown 1 3 Top story

Dr. Katebalirwe says the public needs to know that some of their rights are not absolute and can be suspended for the bigger good like protecting the country.
16:29
16:29

One Arrested Over Nansana Arson Attack police 1 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the fire victims as 30-year-old Doreen Namutebi and her four children including Aisha Birungi, 13, Jennifer Nanyonjo, 8, Mugenyi Seguya, 7 and Israel Ntulume, 6.
21:33
21:33

Kavule Carpenters Decry Abductions, Arrests By Security 3 1 Top story

Ronald Mukasa, who owns a workshop that makes beds, says unknown people abducted his son Shafick Kibalama on January 5, 2021. He says the kidnappers called his son for business at Ham towers in the city center and he left around 11 am never to return.
19:20
19:20

IGP Ochola on Spot for Inciting Violence Against Journalists 3

The HRNJ-U Executive Director, Robert Ssempala noted that the statements by Ochola cannot be taken lightly given the fact that police has been the leading violator of media rights.
13:34
13:34

Candidates Intensify Voter Education to Close Gaps Ahead of Polls 3 1

Muhammad Ssegiringya, one of the candidates for the Kawempe North Parliamentary seat is one of the candidates who have almost filled his electoral area with different posters demonstrating how people should vote.
20:13
20:13

CSO Raises Concern Over Delayed Accreditation 2

According to Ndifuna, the EC should decentralize the process of accreditation for the local election observers to ensure that the organisations that have applied get an opportunity to be accredited.
16:47
16:47

Mobile Security Committee to Monitor Companies, Organisations Working on Election Day workers 1 3 Top story

Burora said the committee will mainly move around in mainly companies that have more than a thousand workers and almost two thirds of them are voters.
15:19
15:19

Wives of NUP Kalangala Suspects Plead to Museveni for Lawful Treatment 1 3

Sharon Kemigisha an expectant mother whose husband is detained at an unknown place cried while pleading for the release of the husband, saying he did not commit any crime in supporting Kyagulanyi.
12:12
12:12

Journalists Won't Require Media Council Accreditation to Cover Polls- EC 1 1

Although the Electoral Commission had earlier required journalists to clear with the Media Council before it can accredit them to cover the 2021 general elections, they have rescinded the position.
19:39
19:39

Police Yet to Find ICT Ministry Employee, Now Missing for 7 Weeks 1 1

According to his family, Ainembabazi Isaac a resident of Kiwatule central zone in Nakawa Division a Kampala suburb who was working as an Assistant Public Relations Officer in the ministry of information communications technology and National guidance went missing on 23, November last year up to now.
18:24
18:24

It’s Unfortunate Police Remains Committed to Beating Journalists- Activists, CSOs 5 1

Yesterday, Ochola said the police beat Journalists to protect them and that they would continue beating them if they disobey guidance by police, a position CSOs describe as nonsensical. He said he wouldn’t apologize for beating journalist adding that they are beaten to protect them from danger.
13:06
13:06

Urban Refugees Demand Security Boost Ahead of Elections OPM 8

Eyob Kassepe an urban refugee in Kampala from Eritrea staying in Nakulabye says that as a refugee community they are praying for peaceful elections and transition of power, however, they are uncertain of what will happen after the elections.
12:01
12:01

Fort Portal Woman to be Charged for Selling Young Girls as Sex Slaves blackmail 4

Aloysius Akora who heads the Professional Standards Unit of Police at Fort Portal Police Station says Kobusinge will not only be charged for misinformation but also for selling underage girls into prostitution.
19:02
19:02

Students Urged to Engage Peacefully in Elections UNSA 1 3

Speaking during the meeting that was discussing about student’s participation elections organized by the Uganda National Students Association –UNSA at Makerere University, Jacob Eyeru, Chairperson of National Youth Council-NYC, said that young people should only engage in what guarantees their right but doesn’t adversely affect the peace of the country.
21:53
21:53

NGOs Plead with Government Over Frozen Bank Accounts 4 2

The frozen accounts were of the National NGO Forum, a membership organization with over 650 organisations and Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET), an entity that brings together 20 Women’s Rights Organizations and nine individual activists. They were accused of money laundering and funding subversive activities.
18:22
18:22

ULS Convenes Extra Ordinary Meeting Over Persecution UGANDA LAW SOCIETY 2

Pheona Nabasa, the ULS President says they decided to meet as a board to discuss issues affecting their profession following a petition from some members asking them to deliberate the issues affecting them in the course of their duty.
20:26
20:26

Kasokoso Family Worried About Missing Mechanic 1 1 Top story

According to his relatives, Nalumoso was arrested from his workplace in Bugolobi by plain cloth security operatives driving a minibus locally known as a drone. His known mobile phone numbers were turned off and to date, his whereabouts are unknown to his family members.
19:30
19:30

Car Boot Sales are Illegal - KCCA 4 3

According to KCCA Spokesperson Daniel Niwabiine, car boot selling of goods is against the laws here in Uganda. On this he adds that these people carrying out this business operation are not licensed and also, they park in areas which are meant to be used for a different purpose which disrupts road operations.
14:47
14:47

Abducted Boxer Tortured, Admitted in Critical Condition 2 1 Top story

Mukasa narrated to Uganda Radio Network-URN on his sickbed at Lincoln Clinic that he was abducted around midnight by heavily armed people with face-masks.
10:10
10:10

Court Sets Date for Ruling on Application Challenging EC Ban on Campaigns right to assembly 2 1

On Monday, Lukwago challenged the ban in the High Court because it is irrational and illegal.
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