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Njeru labour officer accused of blocking injured workers compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Njeru Municipality labour officer Godfrey Mpaata has been accused of conniving with factory owners to block the compensation of injured workers. About 30 former employees of Paramuko Steel Factory and Yogi Steels Limited, both located in Njeru municipality, accuse the officer of rejecting their …

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Former fighters against Lakwena petition Kadaga over compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of Ugandans who battled against rebel leader Alice Lakwena have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga over delayed compensation for their role in stopping the rebel. Alice Lakwena Auma, the head of the Holy Spirit Movement from Northern, Uganda led a rebellion …

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Traders demand compensation over closure of Uganda-Rwanda border

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan traders operating along the Rwanda-Uganda border are demanding for compensation. Rwanda closed its borders with Uganda in February and advised trucks from Uganda to only enter Rwanda through the Kagitumba-Mirama Hills post in Ntungamo district. Rwandan authorities accused Uganda of illegally detaining …

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Minor sues Nsambya hospital for causing her permanent blindness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A female minor has sued St Francis Hospital, Nsambya, for negligently causing permanent blindness to her by failing to detect sight complications at the time of her birth. She is seeking a compensation of 120 million Shillings from the hospital, managed under Kampala Archdiocese.   The …

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Residents drag UNRA to Court for destruction of property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents affected by the planned upgrade of the 256-kilometre road from Rwekunye through Masindi port via Apac, Lira up to Acholibur in Pader district have sued Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA. More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are …

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Former LRA abductees in Lango accuse gov’t of neglect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 former Lord’s Resistance Army -LRA abductees in Lango sub-region are demanding for compensation from the government. The group under their umbrella, Lango Former LRA Captives and Returnees Association notes that most of them are in dire need for help, yet government …

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Battered reuters journalist seeks UGX 100M compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | James Akena, a photo journalist with Reuters has dragged the Attorney General to court seeking damages because of torture by the military. Akena was battered by UPDF soldier down town Kampala on August 20, 2018 while covering protests. He appeared in a photo, which went …

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Former workers seek compensation for injuries sustained at Isimba dam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kayunga district authorities have petitioned China International Water & Electric Corporation-CWE, the contractor that undertook the construction of Isimba Hydropower Project to increase compensation for workers injured at the site during the construction. Construction of the 183 Megawatt power plant, the 3rd largest in …

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