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17:23
17:23

UHRC, Law Society Demand Amendments in Human Organ and Transplantation Bill vulnerable persons 2 1

Shifra Lukwago, a Commissioner at UHRC pointed out that Clause 88 of the Bill prohibits commercial dealings in human material for transplantation, yet Clause 88 (2)(a) allows for payments that do not constitute financial gain in particular compensation for living donors for loss of earning caused by the removal of an organ.
16:09
16:09

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Arrest Four Bukwo Officials 1

Aminis Kayondo, the Bukwo District Police Commander confirmed the arrest of the four officials and promised to provide details later. Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner, said more officials are likely to be arrested
14:21
14:21

Church Donates Relief Food to 600 Starving Breastfeeding Mothers in Karamoja

Teretha Lokol, another breastfeeding mother from Kakoklye village in Moroto municipality, said that she has been surviving on hot water with sold. "When the office of the prime minister brought food in Karamoja, they didn't give us in the town thinking we are better yet we are doing bad," she said.
12:58
12:58

UPDF to Deploy Divisional Human Rights Focal Persons violation 1

According to Col. Deo Karikona, the human rights focal persons will be mandated with ensuring that the troops are sensitized about different components of the human rights act and the international human rights law.

Business and finance

12:35
12:35

UNRA Starts Refurbishing Dilapidated 62-Km Olwiyo-Pakwach Road 1 2

The road is a major business route serving as the main connection to West Nile, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It has however been in poor shape for several years, with many of the road sections having developed large potholes and gullies, often paralysing normal traffic flow.
08:54
08:54

Arua Struggling to Recover UGX 12.4b Emooyga Funds West Nile 1 4

According to records at the Micro Finance Support Center, over 14 billion shillings was disbursed to Emyooga SACCOs in the sub-region as seed capital, but, only shillings 1. 54 billion shillings has so far been recovered by the SACCOS as of July this year.
08:27
08:27

Elephants Destroy 50 Acres of Crops in Agago District 6

John Bosco Oloya, the LCV Councilor Omiya Pachwa sub-county, said that 15 elephants again invaded three villages of Kato, coo-odong, and Coo-odong North in Lujim parish on Monday and destroyed at least 50 acres of crops.
16:42
16:42

Nabbanja’s Orders Trigger Tension Amongst Landlords Near Busega Market 4

Nalwanga Lwanga, the secretary of Kigwanya market, says that the land around Busega market belongs to individuals. She said that the market was built on 3-acres of land, which was used up. She also said that the parking, which the minister wants to create was built on the rooftop of the market.

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