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21:41
21:41

Pictorial: Makerere Honours the Late Ryoichi Sasakawa

Dr Poplack, a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine was awarded the institutions prestigious award in recognition of his distinguished and ground-breaking contributions to humanity in the most precarious situations specifically children with cancer and blood diseases.Sasakawa received a Post Humous Honorary Doctor of Laws for his exceptional and significant contributions globally for the development of humanity.
19:32
19:32

Ugandan Children Not Safe From Violence - Report ministry of gender 1 2

Hajjat Janat Mukwaya, Miniter of Gender, Labour and Social Development says that the findings are scary. The report shows that the most common type of violence experienced by children in Uganda is physical violence followed by emotional and then sexual. In terms of physical violence, the report shows that 6 out of 10 females and 7 out of 10 ten males have experienced violence at the hands of parents or adult caregivers.
19:03
19:03

Kayihura Handled According to Army Procedures – Rugunda police 1 1 Top story

The former police chief hasnt appeared in court since his arrest of June 13th 2018 and subsequent detention at Makindye Military barracks. Kayihura was picked up together with several police who worked with him during his tenure as Inspector General of Police-IGP.
18:32
18:32

504 Acres of Njeru Stock Farm Land Grabbed animal breeding 1 1 Top story

Appearing before the Land Probe team on Thursday, Dr Charles Lagu, the Executive Director NAGRIC said that the centre is on the brink of losing the entire 1,066 acres of land. Lagu says that the centre has remained with only 562 acres in its possession after 504 acres have so far been grabbed by private encroachers.
18:24
18:24

Eastern Uganda Most Violent Region Against Children-Report people 1 3

At least 33.9 percent of the children in Eastern Uganda face sexual forms of violence followed by 30.4 percent in Central and 21.8 percent in Northern Uganda. Sexual violence in the Western region stands at 20.2 percent on average.
17:59
17:59

NRM Postpones Primary Elections in New Districts electoral commison 1 Top story

The Deputy NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. John Arimpa Kigyagi, told URN about Shillings 920million is needed to conclude the entire process. He says that money is needed to print ballot papers, purchase ballot boxes, and cater for transport and the human resource.
17:37
17:37

Government Makes U-turn on Airtime Scratch Cards gobierno 4 1 Top story

The decision to lift the ban was reached in a meeting in the Conference hall of parliament involving the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, telecom companies, members of parliament, the Information Communication and Technology-ICT Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communications Commission officials.
17:08
17:08

Sheema North Seat Declared Vacant 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday directed the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige to declare the seat of Sheema North vacant so that a by-election can be held.
16:45
16:45

Makerere Honors Japanese Businessman Late Ryoichi Sasakawa makerere university 3 2

Dr Poplack, a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine was awarded the institutions prestigious award in recognition of his distinguished and ground-breaking contributions to humanity in the most precarious situations specifically children with cancer and blood diseases.
13:14
13:14

StarTimes Inject 28.1 Billion In Uganda Premier League startimes uganda 1

Pay TV company StarTimes have unveiled a Uganda Shillings 28.1 billion US7,240,000 to cover the Uganda Premier League and the FUFA Big League for ten years.
12:11
12:11

Education Ministry to Enforce Teacher's Code to Reduce Sexual Violence in Schools child

According to the Uganda Violence against Children Survey report, schools were one of the areas where children are abused. The report shows that more than 20 percent of all forms of sexual violence that involve children take place at school.
11:00
11:00

MPs Urged to Legislate on Cyber Crimes 2 1

The MPs were tipped on developing a comprehensive approach to protect businesses in Africa and personal data in light of the increasing cybercrimes worldwide.
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07:51

Health Workers Absenteeism Drops to 11.9 Percent district 4 1 Top story

Dr. Vicent Oketcho, the Chief of Party of IntraHealth International - Uganda, discloses that in some districts such as Iganga, local leaders went further to use the attendance records to make administrative decisions including payment of salaries based on the number of days worked.
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