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18:02
18:02

Proposed Amendments to Computer Act Duplicating Existing Laws- Activists human rights 4 1

The activists also argue that the proposed amendments duplicate other laws like the Data Protection Act and the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act. The activists also observe that the proposed amendments duplicate other laws like the Data Protection Act and the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act.
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.

Business and finance

17:59
17:59

Digitised Financial Industry Harder to Protect from Fraud- Banker Banking 6

A payments switch is a tool that facilitates communication between different payment service providers. It typically provides authorizations of transactions and facilitates payment transactions between multiple operators and customers in real-time.
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.

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