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18:13
18:13

Police to Abandon UTL Numbers

Statistics from the Information and Communication Directorate in Uganda Police Force shows that Police has more than 8000 simcards registered under the UTL Closed User Group program.
18:03
18:03

Journalists Association Executive Moves to Impeach President 2

Thirteen executive members of the Uganda Journalists Association UJA have signed a petition calling for the impeachment of association president Robert Kagolo.
17:47
17:47

Lands Minister Questions Buganda Land Title Registration betty amongi 1 Top story

Buganda Land Board BLB is running the Land Title in your Hands, a campaign aimed at granting mainly 49-year leases for tenants on Buganda Kingdom land. The campaign targets those occupying the land without official documentation. The Central government seems to be uncomfortable with the new arrangement which some have said may fuel mass land evictions on land owned by the Kabaka of Buganda or the kingdom.
17:16
17:16

Journalism Practice in Uganda Dangerous – Scholar restrictive laws 3

Dr. William Tayeebwa, the head of Journalism and Communication department at Makerere University, pointed out a case in November 2016 where Ugandan journalist Joy Doreen Biira was arrested and charged with abetting terrorism for doing her basic journalism work in Kasese district. Biira who works for Kenya Television Network, was reporting on the November 26th and 27th army raid on the palace of Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere in which more than 100 people are believed to have died.
13:52
13:52

Security Forces Must Respect Journalists – EU european union 4 1

Danish Ambassador to Uganda Mogens Pedersen said that the EU member states are strongly concerned about numerous attacks and intimidation against journalists and opinion makers in the country.
11:40
11:40

Journalists Held for Staging Illegal Assembly

Police intercepted the journalists outside Grand Imperial Hotel as they led a procession from Sheraton Hotel to Emerald Hotel in Wandegeya to commemorate the International World Press Freedom Day.
11:13
11:13

City Businessman Jack Pemba in Police Custody

According to Police sources, preliminary investigations show that Pemba has been getting money from illegal activities like drug trafficking and disguise it as earning from Promoting Boxing and other sports.
07:58
07:58

Crackdowns against Journalists Must End: UN Chief media crackdowns 1

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said that Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless yet they still suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death.
07:09
07:09

KCCA Plans to Expand Rail Services Stall Over Funding 1

Jennifer Musisi, the KCCA Executive Director, says rail transport has helped in decongesting the city as over 3000 passengers use it daily. She however, says their plans to expand rail transport to other routes have set back due to funding gaps.
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