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14:45
14:45

Over 86% Treated for Bilharzia in Lira District Ministry Of Health 1 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister of Health who also doubles as the Lira City Woman MP, said that although people think such a disease is no longer common and therefore place less emphasis on it, bilharzia is one of the tropical diseases, which still affects so many people across the country.
13:42
13:42

Administrators now Treat Patients as Health Workers Strike in Kitgum Hospital 6

Akello says the Medical Superintendent and District Health Officer have come in to save the situation, but the challenge remains that the record takers are also striking.
11:09
11:09

Bukwo Town Clerk's Office Remains Closed 1

Moses Chemonges, one of the residents told URN that they will only open the offices after the interdiction or transfer of the town clerk and the CDO. He said that they are ready to torch the offices should the officers force their way in.
10:44
10:44

Lack of Coordination Among Gov't Agencies Frustrating Efforts to Address Complaints from Migrant Workers 4 3

During the meeting, the officials noted that there are over six million nationals from the region working abroad. They noted that the workers face similar challenges such as lack of access to health care, delayed payment or non-payment of wages, physical torture, mistreatment, confiscation of personal and travel documents, sexual harassment and long working hours.

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07:44
07:44

Pictorial: Anglican Martyrs’ Site Under Redevelopment Top story

According to the building plan, the church intends to set up a 10,000 seater infrastructure. They will later construct extension terraces going up to the existing museum structure to provide enough space for pilgrims who flock to the place.

Business and finance

09:26
09:26

Five Cooperatives Get UGX 2.5Bn Dairy Processing Equipment 1 5

Khadija Nakakande, the NAADS Communications Manager, says that since 2014 there have been major improvements in the dairy sector, which has increased milk production from 2.5billion liters to 2.9 billion liters annually. She, however, says that this has come with the lack of market-leading to price fluctuations in the market.
08:37
08:37

Residents, Investor Clash Over Access Road 4 2

According to Wasswa, they agreed with the sugar company to expand the access road to enable smooth movement of their trucks but to their surprise, the company sealed it off.
08:20
08:20

Ugandan Dies Aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight To Entebbe 1

Luggya says doctors from Kazuri Medical, a clinic based at the airport, confirmed that the passenger was dead on arrival.
17:13
17:13

Parliament Passes Excise Duty Amendment Bill 3 1

MP Nsereko proposed that the excise duty on motor-spirit gasoline which currently stands at 1,450 Shillings be reduced to 750 Shillings.

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