Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) rescued over 150 children from various streets of Kampala. The operation was carried out by the KCCA law enforcement team and the Uganda Police. During the operation, a total of 13 suspected child traffickers were also arrested, and these will be …Read More »
Police officer on the spot for preaching gospel on Kampala streets
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A female police officer in a viral video showing her preaching on the streets of Kampala is in trouble for absconding from lawful duties. The acting Chief Political Commissar, Senior Commissioner of Police-SCP Hadijah Namutebi, says the officer attached to Counter-Terrorism-CT tactical team that protects …Read More »
Lira vendors return to the streets after eviction
Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Most vendors in Lira city have returned to the streets barely a month after they were evicted. In March 2022, authorities of Lira City Council issued an eviction notice for all vendors to leave the streets and stop selling various items on verandahs and along walk …Read More »
Mukono starts drive against child labour, rounds up 40 children
Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Municipality law enforcement officers have rounded up over 40 children from the streets and markets in an ongoing operation aimed at ensuring that youngstar return to school. The arrested children also include those accused of harassing people for money on streets within Goma …Read More »
In our endeavors to de-colonize Uganda, how deep should we cut the root?
COMMENT | Jjuuko Nathan | Lawyer Apollo N Makubuya on the 25th of June 2020, petitioned the President of the republic of Uganda, the Speaker of parliament and the Lord Mayor among others, praying for the decolonisation and renaming of streets, monuments and other landmarks in Uganda. Motivated by …Read More »
Ugandans petition Govt to rename, decolonize Kampala streets
Kampala, Uganda | PROSSY NANSUBUGA | Over 52,000 Ugandans have petitioned government to rename streets in Kampala and other landmarks in the country that were named by colonialists. In a document addressed to President Yoweri Museveni and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga yesterday, the petitioners said that the continued display …Read More »
VIDEO: Beti Kamya orders vendors off the city streets.
VIDEO: Beti Kamya orders vendors off the city streets. Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The Minister of Kampala Beti Kamya has ordered all vendors off the city streets with immediate effect. The minister says that vendors had taken advantage of a colleague’s death last week to pour onto the streets. …Read More »