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Mother arrested for killing her 10-Year-old son

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kibuku district have arrested a 49-year-old mother for allegedly whipping her 10-year-old child to death. The suspect has been identified as Tolophina Kanyi, a resident of Saala cell, Kirika sub County. Samuel Semewo, the acting Bukeddi North Regional Police Spokesperson said that on …

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Police hold three over death of Najeera school kid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police is holding a teacher, head teacher and director of Home Kindergarten School and Day Care in Busibante Najeera in Kira municipality in a case of alleged murder of a pupil and negligence. They are set to be charged for the death of six-year-old …

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More boys suffer online sex abuse than thought: study

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Boys account for nearly a third of online child sex abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors, a new study revealed Tuesday, suggesting a greater problem than first thought. Interpol and Ecpat, a Bangkok-based international organisation fighting child sexual abuse, produced the findings after reviewing …

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Uganda calls for improved child protection at International summit

Kampala, Uganda | MGLSD | The Uganda Government has called on international partners to aggressively implement strategies that safeguard children against violence so as to enable the young generation achieve their full potential. The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Janat Balunzi Mukwaya observed that ending violence against children is …

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House maid jailed for trying to infect boss’ child with HIV/Aids

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A housemaid was sentenced to three years imprisonment on Wednesday for attempting to infect her boss’s two-year-old baby with HIV/AIDS. Jemima Nasifa alias Tumukunde Zainabu a Rwandan, pleaded guilty to the offence of doing a negligent act likely to spread infection or disease, before Kampala’s …

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