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…

Know Your Responsibilities - AIGP Kasingye to Police Officers

MITOOMA - The Chief Political Commissar of the Uganda police force, AIGP Asan Kasingye has urged police officers in Mitooma district to know their responsibilities for an effective service delivery to the public. Kasingye was speaking to officers at Mitooma district headquarters during the ongoing rectification campaign exercise in greater Bushenyi districts. “A human resource manager should be able to ensure that each and every officer knows his or her…

PRESS STATEMENT: Statement by UHRC on state of affairs of Human Rights

The Secretary, Uganda Human Rights Commission on 27th February 2019 issued a press statement on the state of human rights in the country. DOWNLOAD PRESS STATEMENT