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Kato Joseph

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Joseph Kato is an investigative journalist with experience stretching from 2014 when he started professional journalism. His areas of specialty is in crime, security and human reporting. Joseph has won journalism awards particularly in reporting about rights for children and victims of security brutality.

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13:18
13:18

Lands Ministry Cautions Women on Signing Family Land Purchase Documents As Mere Witnesses land exploitation 1

Obbo emphasized that women often contribute significantly to the purchase of land, yet they sign agreements as mere witnesses. This practice allows their spouses to sell the land without their consent in case of a disagreement.
10:10
10:10

Experts Urge Government to Address Rising Child Road Fatalities 1

Mable Tomusange, a road safety expert and founder of Consult Africa Usalama, emphasized the need for detailed data analysis to effectively tackle this issue. She noted that police reports often lack the necessary breakdowns, such as the ages of the children affected, their activities at the time of the accidents (e.g., walking, standing, or riding a bodaboda), and the specific locations where these incidents occurred.
08:19
08:19

UPDF to Recruit 9,627 Youths in July 2024 RDC 1 Top story

Brig Gen Kulayigye said aspiring candidates will get recommendations from Local Council One (LCI) Local Council Two (LCII), Local Council Three (LCIII), Sub-County (Gombolola) Internal Security Organization (GISO), and District Internal Security Officer (DISO).
07:59
07:59

Taxi Driver Confesses to Killing Four Women on Entebbe Road Fred Enanga 1 Top story

“When I saw her with another man, I did not bother showing myself to them. I kept quiet and later persuaded her to come and meet me. When she came alone, I grabbed her and then strangled her to death. I dumped her body here,” Nuwagaba said pointing at a bush in Kajjansi where police eventually discovered a decomposing body of an adult female.
14:48
14:48

Frank Mwesigwa Returns To Powerful Police Command Position 1 Top story

Mwesigwa, who was promoted to his current rank in 2022, commanded operations that led to arrest of National Unit Platform (NUP) presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, on November 18, 2020 at his campaign venue, Luuka District, in Busoga sub-region.Soon after the news of Bobi Wine’s arrest spread on mainstream and social media channels, hundreds of his supporters took the streets demanding for his immediate release.
12:34
12:34

Professional Law Enforcers Firmly Take Charge of Police Again 1 Top story

From 2001 to 2018, the IGP was a military General starting with Gen Edward Katumba Wamala who served up to 2005 and was replaced by Gen Edward Kale Kayihura who was dropped on March 4, 2018, after being at the helm of police for more than 12 years.
16:33
16:33

Kisubi House Fire Kills 6 Children 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said locals tried their best to save the children’s lives but in vain because the fire swiftly engulfed the whole house giving neighbours no chance to save the victims.