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11:41
11:41

Prison Warder Kills Girlfriend, Commits Suicide 2

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says the incident is unfortunate for the force describing it as a relationship gone wrong.
11:41
11:41

UPDF Apologizes to Police, Parliament over Soldier's Roughing up Traffic Policeman Uganda Police Force 1 5

The Deputy Speaker was reacting to a video clip circulating on social media in which Uganda People’s Defence Force – UPDF soldier was seen forcefully pulling a traffic police officer to clearway for their vehicle registration number D02DF08P. The scuffle reportedly happened around Mukwano Mall, along Kyaggwe road at Kiseka Market downtown Kampala.
23:58
23:58

MPs Demand List of Tortured Convicts in Detention Facilities human rights abuses 1

The committee commenced investigations on alleged incidents of human rights abuses meted against inmates and other citizens by security personnel. It follows a directive by the Deputy Speaker Anita Annet Among on 08 February 2022,
12:56
12:56

Residents Claim Ownership of Land Occupied by Prisons in Abim 2

Led by Rev. Caleb Omwony, the LCIII Chairperson of Abim Sub County, the families are claiming over 2,000 acres of land they allegedly lost when they were reportedly forced out of the area due to insecurity.
17:01
17:01

150 Bed Capacity High Dependency Unit Constructed at Luzira Prisons 5 1

The facility is being completed using part of the 2 Billion Shillings that the government allocated to them to fight COVID-19 in addition to a $200,000 donation from United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) plus another $100,000 donation from the US Centers for Disease Control.
10:36
10:36

Prisons Submits Names of 682 Convicts to President for Pardon Frank Baine 1 1

“Every July, we submit the names we deem fit for pardon and it is the discretion of the committee to look through and forward them for the presidential pardon or sit on the list and the year passes without the pardon,” said Baine.
14:53
14:53

Uganda Prisons Staff get Covid-19 Vaccine Jabs MOH 1 1

While addressing prison staff at the launch of the vaccination exercise, the Commissioner General Can. Dr. Johnson Byabashaijja advised fellow staff to take the jab pointing out that catching the virus is more painful than the jab.
18:42
18:42

Prisons Calls Off Recruitment of Warders and Wardresses Uganda Prisons 1 1

In a public notice by the David Asiimwe Ahimbisibwe on behalf of the Commissioner-General of Prisons, the interviews have been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.
15:23
15:23

Education Helps Death Row Inmate to Hope Against Hope for Freedom Inmates 2 1

Sentenced to death for murder, Okurmur is one of the candidates who sat for the Uganda Certificate of Education Examinations last year. He scored 56 aggregates, and was ranked in Division Four, a result which he says gives him satisfaction and pride.
19:35
19:35

Luzira Inmates Register Slight Improvement in UCE 1 7

Although none of the 48 candidates that sat for senior four in 2019, got division one, at least nine of them obtained aggregates in division two, 14 scored aggregates in division three, 23 were in division four while only two failed. The best candidate, Innocent Turyahebwa, who is jail for robbery scored 28 aggregates.
19:10
19:10

Inmates Jubilate Despite Decline in PLE Performance UNEB 9 1

Up to 56 candidates sat for PLE at the centre. Of these, 31, attained aggregates in second grade, 19 were in third grade, four got fourth-grade aggregates, while two were ungraded (U). Six of the candidates who had registered at the centre were registered absent.
08:51
08:51

Prisons Eyes Commercial Growing of Macadamia Nuts South Africa 2 2 Top story

Currently, South Africa and Kenya are the leading suppliers of macadamia nuts to Europe. Statistics from Eurostat indicates that Zimbabwe exported 304 million kilograms of macadamia nuts to European Union countries worth Euros 454 million.
07:42
07:42

Prisons Seek 8,000 Acres of Farm Land in Karenga District 1 2

According to Dr. John Byabashaija, the Commissioner General of Prisons, the Karenga zone supports a wide variety of crops and can often accommodate a second and third planting of quick-maturing cash crops like cotton.
09:48
09:48

Inmate Wanted for Rape in Masaka Uganda Police Force 1 4

Paul Kangavve, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Commander, says the suspect raided his victim’s residence after he was sent to the neighboring shops.
06:57
06:57

Another Rwenzururu Kingdom Loyalist Dies in Prison

Yonah Maathe, the Rwenzururu Kingdom spokesperson, says information about the death of Bazarwa was relayed to the kingdom and family members on Tuesday. Maathe says they have obtained reports indicating that the deceased breathed his last on Sunday but Prison authorities withheld the information.
15:06
15:06

Iguru Orders Gun Fingerprinting Team to Vacate Kingdom Chambers Uganda Police Force 1 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the development, saying the King was unhappy with the sound of guns being fired by the officers in the kingdom chambers, which is about 100 meters from his palace.
16:10
16:10

UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison district 4 1

The facility, whose construction commenced in July 2016 by Ambitious Construction Company Limited at a price of18.3 billion shillings, now requires a similar amount to procure furniture as well as facilities for staff to manage and run the prison.
07:13
07:13

30,000 Guns Finger Printed Uganda Police Force 2

The nation-wide on-going exercise has according to Kania finger printed 29,916 guns from Uganda Police Force, 1,204 from the Uganda Prisons Services, 911 from Private Security Organisation and 149 guns that individual privately licensed.
20:30
20:30

Masaka Inmates Want Mentally Unstable Colleagues Relocated 1 2

Deogratias Oqwapit, the In-charge of Masaka Prison also raised concern about congestion in the cells. He explained that there up to 1,041 inmates in the facility that is meant for 380 inmates.
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