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19:03
19:03

Activists Ask Gov’t to Reject EAC Sexual Reproductive Health Bill unsafe abortions 1 4

Among other things, the Bill advocates for assisted reproduction and In-Vitro Fertilization, a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm in vitro. It involves removing an ovum from her ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a laboratory which clashes with practices and beliefs of religions and African traditions.
13:20
13:20

Hunger Forcing HIV Patients in Otuke to Abandon ARVs 2 2

Most of the affected persons are the elderly, children and Persons living with HIV and AIDS, many of whom have now abandoned the regimen that is used to slow the rate at which HIV multiplies in the body. The treatment which prevents HIV from replicating and boosts the immunity of patients has to be taken with food, according to medical experts.
09:48
09:48

Over 500 People Pitch Camp at LRRH for Free Eye Treatment 6 1

Mohammed Nawaz Ateeq, the President of the Pakistan Community in Lira, says that the eye camp is part of the cooperation and Social Responsibility to the community of Lango that has for long supported their business.
07:45
07:45

UNRA, Kabale Municipal Authorities On The Spot for Channeling Rain Water into People’s Homes 1 9

Recently, Kabale municipal authorities started constructing a channel to drain water from the former Kabale Municipal Cemetery, which was leveled to accommodate the Mwanjari business center where the council relocated vendors too to paveway for the redevelopment of Kabale Central Market.

Business and finance

18:45
18:45

Transporters Suspend Operations Ahead of Kenyan polls. 3

Since the post-election violence in the 2007-2008 Kenyan elections, whenever this country goes to the polls, Uganda is highly cautious and puts up several measures to avoid the spillover.
16:12
16:12

Djibouti's Largest Islamic Bank Launches in Uganda Banking

Top Finance Bank was founded in 2012 and granted a Credit Institution License (Class 5) in 2014, and has had one branch located along Kampala road since then.
14:32
14:32

Telecom Companies Make Huge Profits Despite "Challenging Times"

Despite this however, MTN’s profit after tax grew by almost half to 193.6 billion shillings, enabling it to declare an interim dividend of 5 shillings per share. If approved by the shareholders, 111 billion shillings in total will be paid out to the shareholders.
12:46
12:46

Switching Off Counterfeit Phones not Immediate -UCC 3

Fighting counterfeit electronic gadgets is a global campaign, and it is estimated that phone manufacturers lost up to 48 billion dollars to fake phones, when they sold 184 million devices fewer in 2015, according to the European Union Intellectual Property Office, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union.

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