Rwanda-UK deal: Gov lawyers say deportation ‘not punishment’

Published by Al-Araby Lawyers representing the UK government argued on Wednesday that sending asylum seekers to Rwanda under the government’s controversial deportation policy is “not a punishment” during a High Court hearing this week. On day three of a judicial review into the policy’s lawfulness, Lord David Pannick QC said the UK government had clear […]

POLICE RAIDS CRIMINAL HUBS IN KMP, RECOVERS PISTOL

The Territorial Police in KMP in close coordination with Kabalagala and Katwe Divisions, carried out major operations on the 27.08.2022, in areas of Katale zone, St. Benedicto, Nsambya Kevina, used as criminal hubs by thugs to plan and issue a wide var…

Fifth Consecutive Year of Drought Forecast for Horn of Africa

The World Meteorological Organization warns millions of people in the greater Horn of Africa will likely face a fifth consecutive season of insufficient rains. According to the U.N. weather agency the terrible four-year long drought in the Horn of Afri…

One arrested on aggrevated trafficking

The territorial Police at Kira Division have arrested a woman identified as Sheila Masiko alias Fiona 30, on allegations of aggravated trafficking.The victim is Nakintu Agnes a 14-year-old girl working as a housemaid at Masika’s home in Buwate Najjera …

12 Police Officers complete Peace Keeping Mission in Somalia

12 officers from Uganda Police Force have completed a one-year peace keeping mission in somalia.The officers were received this Monday by the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) John Niwagira, the Director Operations at Uganda Police Force at …

CONSULTANCY CALL: End of Project Evaluation

PLA is seeking for the services of the consultant to undertake the end of project evaluation of the Legal Aid for Poor Vulnerable and Marginalized Persons in Uganda (LAPVMU) project.Background:In May 2018, Platform for Labour Action was a warded a fund…

Horn of Africa Facing Unprecedented Food and Health Crisis

The World Health Organization is urgently appealing for $123.7 million to provide emergency aid for millions of people facing an unprecedented food and health crisis in the Horn of Africa.U.N. aid agencies report more than 80 million people in the grea…

JOINT SECURITY AGENCIES TO CRACK DOWN ON ILLEGAL NUMBER PLATES

As the Joint Security Agencies, we want to use this opportunity to warn passengers about drivers of taxis and bodas who use fake number plates, which are fixed on the empty plate, to enable them carry out robberies and go undetected. After the commissi…

UN troops in shootout at DR Congo-Uganda border

Two people have been killed and several injured after UN peacekeepers returning from leave in Uganda opened fire to force their way through a border into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.Bintou Keita, the head of the UN peacekeeping mission, has de…