President Museveni signs the Data Protection and Privacy Bill into Law

His Excellency, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni assented to the Data Protection and Privacy Act on 25th February 2019. The law, which expands the mandate of the National Information Authority Uganda (NITA-U), will protect the privacy of the individual and of personal data by regulating the collection and processing of personal information. READ MORE Published: March 1, 2019

45 Police Officers Graduate at Police Senior Command and Staff College

BWEBAJA - The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Sabiiti Muzeyi, has urged senior officers to lead by example to their subordinates as they perform their day-to-day duties. Major General Sabiiti made the remarks today while presiding over the pass out ceremony of 45 police officers that underwent a four-month Intermediate Command and Staff Course at Police Senior Command and Staff College, Bwebajja, Wakiso District. READ MORE Published: March…

UHRC accredited as an ‘A’ Status Human Rights Body

GENEVA - The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) was yesterday March 6th 2019 certified as an ‘A status’ National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) in Geneva, Switzerland. This ‘A’ status certificate of accreditation was presented to the UHRC Chairperson, Hon. Med S. Kaggwa during the annual meeting of NHRI’s hosted by GANHRI in partnership with the Office of the United Nations…

20 prisoners qualify for university education

Prison inmates at the Luzira Maximum Security Prison, who sat for the 2018 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations (UACE), have qualified for tertiary education.Results released on 28th February 2019 saw 21 of the 30 candidates from the Luzira-based Upper Prison Inmates Secondary School excel with at least two principal passes that are required for one to join tertiary education. Twelve candidates passed with one principal while two qualified with subsidiary…