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Amuru district, Makerere University partner to curb violence against children

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district has partnered with Makerere University to prevent violence against children. Makerere University through the Child Health Development Centre has signed a two-year project, Parenting for Respectability with Lamogi sub county in Amuru district and is being implemented by SOS Children’s Village in Gulu …

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Parents welcome proposed reopening of schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents are excited at the news that the government is considering reopening schools in the near future. Initial reports indicated that schools would reopen within two weeks. Ugandan learners have had more than 18 months of a distorted school calendar following closures that started in …

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KCCA to revoke licenses of bars that admit children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA will terminate the licenses for bars, discos, video and film halls that admit children. This is contained in a draft ordinance titled Kampala Capital City (Prohibition and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence) Ordinance, 2021. The draft provides for the prohibition and prevention …

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Retired soldier in Katakwi remanded for trafficking children

Katakwi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Grade One Magistrate Court in Katakwi has remanded a 53 year old retired soldier to Katakwi government prison for allegedly trafficking eleven children from Napak district. Samora Bashir, a resident of Amuria district was intercepted on Tuesday with children aged 11 and 15 years, …

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