Breaking

Archive

Apr 25 results
17:57
17:57

Activists Want Special Courts To Try Human Traffickers human trafficking 1 4

Statistics from the National Task Force against human trafficking indicates that 674 cases of human trafficking have been reported to Police since 2016. Of these, only 59 cases have been convicted from the 176 cases taken to court.
17:47
17:47

Gov’t Needs UGX 5bn Annually to Facilitate Export of Labour human trafficking 1 1

According to the Gender Minister, Peace Mutuuzo Regis, the money is needed to support the department of employment to facilitate the establishment of a one-stop centre for all Government agencies involved in clearance and support of Migrant workers.
19:43
19:43

Ministers Involved in Exporting Labour Abroad-Kadaga slavery 2 1

Kadaga said that it is unfortunate that companies that export workers abroad are owned by Ministers who have done nothing to fight human trafficking
19:02
19:02

Police Arrests Two for Trafficking Girls for Sex Trade human trafficking 1 1

Preliminary police findings indicate that the two suspects have been running an illegal operation through which girls and young women are convinced to go to Oman for work but they are instead forced into sex trade. It has been established that the suspects have taken more than 20 girls to Oman through the Busia-Nairobi-Dubai-Oman route.
18:24
18:24

MPs Ask Kutesa to Address Exploitation of Ugandan Workers Abroad human trafficking 1 5

The Foreign Affairs Committee Chairperson, Hood Katuramu noted that the ministry should support other government departments in signing bi-lateral agreements and MOUs with the host countries.Katuramu insisted that Foreign Affairs should work closely with the Gender Ministry and the Internal Affairs ministry which is in charge of issuing travel documents.
18:30
18:30

Govt Cuts Travel Expenses for Middle East Bound Workers child trafficking 1 1 Top story

Pius Bigirimana, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development says the waiver in fees will only be applicable for Middle East countries that Uganda has signed bilateral agreements with. Currently, Uganda has signed agreements with only Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Uganda is yet to sign agreements of the same nature with Qatar next month, followed by the United Arab Emirates in the near future.
14:41
14:41

COU Calls for Stringent Laws on Human Trafficking and Child Adoption church of uganda 1 2

He said foreigners with money come into the country and easily adopt poor children but no one is sure where they are taking them and what they do with them.
12:35
12:35

Uganda grapples with Human Trafficking 1

Investigations revealed that most Ugandans who are either knowingly of unknowingly convinced to leave the country in search of better employment head to Kuwait, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates – UAE and Qatar.
09:57
09:57

Anti-Human Trafficking Unit Hunts For Key Suspect house helps

According to Binoga, Arinda charges her victims between two to three million shillings with promises of helping them to get jobs in supermarkets and restaurants.
13:23
13:23

2 Suspected Human Traffickers Arrested At Entebbe Airport human trafficking

Police in Entebbe have arrested two people with a three-month old baby girl who was being taken out of the country without proper documents. The two, who were arrested on Tuesday, have been identified as Martin Benna, a Czech national and Charity Amusiimire, a Ugandan aged 26.
18:08
18:08

Three Remanded over illegal Transplant of Kidney kidney transplant

Three men including an Indian national have this evening been remanded to Luzira prison for allegedly having lured a 22 year old student of Green Stars High School in Entebbe, Mathias Ssekyewa and removed his left kidney upon promising him 200 million shillings which he never got.
15:07
15:07

Binoga Returns To Head Anti-human Trafficking Task Force uganda police force

Assistant Commissioner of Police Moses Binoga has been appointed to coordinate the anti-human trafficking task force at the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
12:57
12:57

Human Trafficking Fight Derailed by Premature Case Withdrawal

The national task force that was set up to coordinate government initiatives against human trafficking says it is facing a challenge of victims withdrawing cases.
10:37
10:37

Police: Kalinga Involved In Commission Of Crime acleo kalinga

In 2005, security in Uganda arrested Kalinga and held him incommunicado for two years without access to a lawyer or a medical doctor. He was only released after Makindye West Member of Parliament, Hussein Kyanjo, brought his case to the floor of parliament.
14:40
14:40

Indian Victim of Human Trafficking Speaks Out 1

As Uganda struggles to come to terms with latest crime human trafficking for sex slavery, more Indian nationals are smuggled into the country to work as slave labourers.
18:29
18:29

Suspected Human Trafficker Jumps Court Bail acleo kalinga

Buganda Road Court has ordered for the arrest of Acleo Kalinga, a suspected human trafficker who was charged and granted bail last month but has since never reported back to court.
17:39
17:39

Indian held Over Human Trafficking

In their statement recorded by the Special Investigations Unit – SIU, the human trafficking victim claimed that they had all together lost about UD $ 45,000 [UGX 119M] to Nono.
09:51
09:51

Woman Returns Home After 11 Months in Malaysia Sex Trade human trafficking

A 23 year old woman who was trafficked to Malaysia has returned home after spending 11months in what she calls sex slavery. Rita Nabangwa (not real names) says she experienced 11months of torture, intimidation and rape from traffickers who are openly operating in Uganda.
12:53
12:53

Intermarriages Draw Attention of Immigration Directorate human trafficking

The increasing marriages involving Ugandan girls and West African men have drawn the attention of the Directorate of Immigration and Citizenship Control.
19:04
19:04

West Africans- Ugandans Marriages Spark Human Trafficking Fears immigration

The increasing marriages involving West African and Ugandan girls has caught the eye of the department of immigration fearing it might be a ploy to lure these girls into the booming sex trade in China and Malaysia.
Apr 25 results