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Pain of Middle East jobs

Why government faces dilemma in fighting human trafficking Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | When Bernadette Akampurira went to Jordan, an Arab country in the Middle East region, in search of the proverbial green pastures in March last year, she was hopeful. She was one of the thousands of Ugandans …

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Supreme Court Panel set for case against dismissal of six MPs

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has constituted a panel of seven Justices to hear a consolidated application seeking to stay the execution of the Constitutional Court decision, which nullified the election of legislators for six newly created municipalities. A notice issued by the Acting Assistant Supreme …

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UCU outlines policy on honorary degrees, quack professors

Christian University Vice Chancellor Says No to quack Professors Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University Vice-Chancellor, Dr  Joel Senyonyi he will not award honorary doctorate degrees to undeserving persons in the country. Reverend Dr Senyonyi on Friday broke the silence by revealing that somebody approached him requesting …

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PROF CHIBITA: Well managed communication landscape key to democracy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Management of the fast-changing communication landscape in Uganda will have a bearing on the country’s democracy. “A free communication landscape should contribute to a more informed polity. Such a polity should then be better equipped to hold their representatives accountable,” said Professor Monica Chibita on …

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Prof Chibita’s Inaugural Lecture to focus on media freedom, regulation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Monica Chibita will deliver her Professorial Inaugural Lecture entitled “Between Freedom and Regulation: Reflection on Uganda’s Communication Landscape” on Friday January 17, 2020 at Uganda Christian University (UCU) in Mukono. She will examine Uganda’s regulator environment, effects of media regulation, the shift from the old …

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Big changes in Uganda’s judiciary

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo has asked government to raise the retirement age of judges. He said this in a week in which major changes have been made to streamline the judiciary, with many younger judges actually being appointed to fill vacant positions. Owiny-Dollo …

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DPP withdraws charges against Bakaleke

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecution-DPP Mike Chibita has withdrawn charges against Assistant Commissioner of Police, Siraje Bakaleke and city Lawyer, Paul Wanyoto Mugoya and six others before the Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala. The other suspects are city lawyer, Paul Wanyoto Mugoya, Samuel Nabeta Mulowooza, the …

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THIS WEEK: Suspects in Kiggundu murder charged

THIS WEEK: Suspects in Kiggundu murder charged Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Sept.07, the Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita told court he has charged eight suspects in connection with the murder of a muslim cleric Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard in November last year. Kiggundu was …

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