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14:18
14:18

Teenage Pregnancies on the Rise in Ngora law enforcement 3 1 Top story

Statistics from January to March, 2020 show that 1,108 teen mothers visited health facilities for antenatal services. This represents 21 percent of antenatal care visits in the district.
21:01
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Four Arrested in Clash Between Kalerwe Market Vendors, KCCA Officers Luke Owoyesigyire 3 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police, says the suspects are locked up at Wandegeya Police Station for inciting violence. He declined to divulge details, saying the operation that led to the arrest of the suspects was conducted by KCCA, which handed them to police.
16:25
16:25

Report Pins Gov't on Human Rights Violation political interest 3 1 Top story

Court of Appeal judge, Kenneth Kakuru said the report raises serious concerns which must be condemned by all Ugandans. The current human rights, he said appears to be opposition politicians. Justice Kakuru said government should stop criminalising political activism.
11:47
11:47

Trader Drags Gov't to Court Over Seized Logs police 1

In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
11:45
11:45

Enforcement of Abortion Laws Weak-Report mulago hospital 2

The findings show that a total of 182 arrests were carried out in Kampala and Kitgum over the study period from 2011 to 2015. 38 cases were sanctioned by the office of the Director of Public Prosecution and only nine cases were prosecuted during this time.
12:03
12:03

Fort Portal Municipality Loses UGX 10 Million To Repair Vehicle willy kintu muhanga 1 2

Mayor Muhanga says the double cabin is supposed to be used by the law enforcement team.
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Evicted Mukono Roadside Vendors Run to Nambooze for Help street 2 1 Top story

They explained to the legislator how they have been surviving on the streets and employing several youths. The vendors also claimed that they had moved far away from the road reserve but were surprised to see a tractor destroying their businesses.
16:53
16:53

Mpanga Market Rotting Away village 3 3 Top story

The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
10:47
10:47

Judiciary Calls for Review of Human Trafficking Trial Procedures population growth 3

Law enforcement investigations in Uganda rely mainly on the testimony of trafficked persons to secure evidence against traffickers. However, according to Justice Batema, this approach, favours perpetrators of Human Trafficking.
22:14
22:14

Kawempe Mayor Arrested for Disrupting KCCA Law Enforcement

Sserunjogi was arrested for trying to block KCCA law enforcement team from evicting tax drivers who have established an illegal parking on Mambule Road. Situated in Bwaise, Mambule Road is among roads being enlarged under the ongoing Kampala Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project.
18:10
18:10

KCCA Law Enforcers Charged With Manslaughter, Granted Bail law enforcement 1 Top story

Ntwiba Kaine, the State Prosecutor told court that on August 4, 2017 while at Mukwano Round-about in Central Division in Kampala District, the four unlawfully caused the death of Oliver Basemera.
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Kamya Condemns Brutality of KCCA Law Enforcement drowning accident 3 1

Kamyas rebuke comes days after the drowning of a hawker, 35-year-old Oliver Basemera in Nakivubo Channel.
09:49
09:49

KCCA Resolves to Suspend Two Over Hawker's Death drown 3

The councilor demanded the suspension of the Robert Kituma, the KCCA Chief Law Enforcement Officer on grounds that he acted recklessly while leading police to calm down the situation when vendors stormed the city authority after Basemeras death.
12:10
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Kampala Minister Regrets Hawker's Death law enforcement 5

Namugwanya explained that instead, government is trying to create markets to accommodate the street vendors and hawkers to ensure that everyone can operate easily.
17:32
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Lukwago Calls for Regulation of KCCA Enforcement Officers erias lukwago 3

Lukwagos suggestion comes after the death of a city hawker Oliver Basemera, 35, who drowned in Nakivubo Channel on Friday while fleeing from law enforcement officers, who were conducting operations against hawking in the central business district.
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