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Gov’t resumes campaigns of eliminating female circumcision

By Ben Musanje 20th May 2019 Government has embarked on the efforts of eliminating Female Gentle Mutilation (FGM) practices that are reportedly resumed in a high speed especially in the areas of Sebei and Karamoja region. The State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuzo says that in these efforts, government is set to establish two […]

CSOs want Deputy Solicitor General to resign over sexual harassment

By Olivia Nabaggala 20th May 2019   Civil Society Organizations advocating for the rights of women in Uganda, in partnership with Chapter Four Uganda want the Deputy Solicitor General Christopher Gashirabake to step down on allegations of sexually harassment. Speaking to the press in Kampala, the Program Associate in Akina Maama Wa Africa Angella Asiimwe […]

New ULC Chairperson promises to settle unpaid land claimants

By Francis Lubega 20th May 2019 The newly appointed chairperson of the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) also former Member of Parliament for Hoima district Beatrice Nyakaisiki has pledged to settle the problem of unpaid claimants whose land was taken by government for various projects. (Beatrice Nyakaisiki in the middle) Immediately after being vetted by the […]

Agriculture Ministry mentions limited funds, pests and bad weather as its major challenges

By Charles Katabalwa 20th May 2019 Ministry of Agriculture Animal, Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has attributed the 30 percent of its backlog to government’s failure to fulfill its promises for the sector.   The Minister for MAAIF Vincent Bamulangaki SSempijja while releasing the sector performance and progress report in regard to the 2016-21 NRM manifesto […]