Makerere ponders Dr Stella Nyanzi return

Makerere University appointments board is discussing the possible return of Dr Stella Nyanzi, a researcher who was suspended from Makerere University institute of social research (MISR) last year.

Nyanzi’s suspension was triggered by her nude protest in which she contested a decision by the institute's director Prof Mahmood Mamdani to lock her out of office.

Rubirizi youth leaders rise agaisnt increasing mob justice in the district

Youth leaders in Rubirizi, home district for the Chief Justice Bart Katurebe, have finally come up with a document condemning the increasing acts of mob justice in the district.

The writing headed: “Statement from the youth leaders on the escalating levels of mob justice” was posted on Saturday January 14, 2017, on Rubirizi News Updates-a famous face book page.

ICGLR member states meet to combat sexual violence in the region

The International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) member states held a special colloquium to facilitate carrying out of forensic investigations and proper documentation of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) crimes in the 12 member states.

While meeting at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Course Hotel for the conference that lasted from December 5 to 6, 2016, the Director of ICGLR- Regional Training Facility (RTF), Nathan Mwesigye Byamukama said Uganda is one of the countries in the region that has over 26,000 people on remand over sexual-violence-related crimes.

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