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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

13:10
13:10

Residents Decry Delayed Completion of Sezibwa Bridge 3 1

In 2019, the Ministry of Works and Transport, contracted Omega Construction Ltd to build the road and the bridge over River Ssezibwa at 21 Billion Shillings. It was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but the contractor was granted a six-month extension.
10:44
10:44

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

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.
08:18
08:18

Minister Withdraws Amendments to Finance, URA Act 5 1

Under the Finance (Amendment Bill), 2022, the government had proposed to repeal the Finance Act, of 2012.
08:04
08:04

Kabale Authorities, NEMA Officials Clash Over Proposed Closure of Mining Company 7 5 Top story

The officials had visited the mining site to investigate complaints from the community that the company was discharging contaminated water directly into a nearby stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma, which flows through Kabale town to Kyanamira and Maziba sub-county up to Rwanda.

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