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AU Judicial Dialogue adopts action plan on human rights

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Judicial Dialogue has ended with the adoption of a draft action plan for the promotion and protection of Human and People’s Rights on the Continent. The draft outlines 18 action points for promotion and protection of Human Rights. It will …

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Gov’t yet to decide on Jinja express highway financing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has told Parliament that the Cabinet is yet to take a decision on the financing of the Jinja Express highway. The Jinja Express Highway which will be constructed at a cost of 1.1 billion dollars …

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Nagirinya’s sister receives threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Harriet Nakyejjwe, the sister to murdered social worker, Maria Nagirinya, has revealed that she is being threatened for testifying against police officers. Nakyejjwe, who testified before the police court on Thursday, informed Court Chairman Senior Commissioner –SCP Dennis Odongpiny that one of the officers had …

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Nagirinya’s sister breaks down in police court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The sister of murdered social worker, Maria Nagirinya broke down while testifying in the police court. Nakyejjwe burst into tears as she narrated how Nateete police station acted un-bothered despite informing them that Nagirinya and her part-time driver Ronald Kitayimbwa had been kidnapped. She …

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Nagirinya murder: Police officers deny negligence charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police officers arrested in regard to the kidnap and murder of social worker Maria Nagirinya have denied charged of negligence. Appearing before the police court on Wednesday, three Assistant Superintendents of Police – ASPs Muhammad Byansi – Officer in Charge of Natete police station, …

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MUASA hails President Museveni over fresh salary enhancement directive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Lecturers under the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) have commended efforts by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to have their salaries fully enhanced. In a presidential directive dated September 30, Museveni ordered the public service minister to conclude payments for government scientists and university …

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Police, army chiefs meet Museveni in Kisozi over gang raids

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The police top leadership headed by Deputy Inspector General of Police –DIGP Maj Gen Muzeeyi Sabiiti, is in Kisozi, Mpigi District to deliver a plan to President Museveni on fighting gangs in Kampala. A senior police source at police headquarters in Naguru who preferred …

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Arcade traders want President to sign Landlord and Tenants Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tenants in Kampala have asked President Museveni to sign the Landlord and Tenants bill. On Tuesday several traders operating in arcades met at JBK hotel to discuss challenges they face while conducting their businesses. Swaibu Buzigu a trader at Mukwano Arcade says they continue …

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