Dr. Aceng notes that Uganda does not have any law governing human organ donation and transplantation, which is increasingly becoming an area of health care used to cure non-communicable diseases that are rising rapidly. She also states concern about the increase in the illicit trade in and trafficking of human organs, cells, and tissue.
Muruli Mukasa, the Acting Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs said that the process of establishing the Constitutional Review Commission has started and the proposal has been forwarded to Cabinet.
Ismail Tobasiima, the Marketing Officer at Stabex International Ltd disclosed that recent research they conducted prior to the project revealed that the 13kg gas cylinder can last three months for an average family with four members.
Police believe the illegally operating driving schools churn out incompetent drivers who cause hundreds of deaths and injuries every year. At least 4,159 people died in road crashes in 2021 which was an increase from 3,663 road deaths the previous year.
Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
While UNATU suspended the strike to enable negotiations to continue, teachers that laid their chalk down feel betrayed by the union. Many of them intimate that their leaders should have remained steadfast until the government committed to increasing their salaries
The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi communicated the government decision in a media briefing at the government-owned media center, saying the changes are aimed at helping MDIs to serve Ugandans better.
“Can the institute help people who have failed the papers like four times as it is demotivating and demoralizing!” said a student. But CPA Mayende, the ICPAU President said the institute cannot compromise the quality of the profession since it is internationally affiliated.
Harrison Kagure, the head of Communication at the COVID-19 Treatment Center in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, says only 288 people have turned up for the booster COVID-19 dose in the last three weeks.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
On Monday, angry laborers locked the girl’s dormitory and the administration block protesting underpaid arrears. Justine Okumu, one of the workers told URN that their children have been suspended from school due to accumulated school dues.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
The government contracted Zeep Construction Uganda Limited, to construct the school within three years at a cost of 2.55 billion Shillings. However, the contractor has failed to complete the work in the last three financial years and the funds have been returned twice to the consolidated fund.
On Monday, Teachers under the Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) called off their strike that started on June 15th in a quest for salary enhancement, with equity and harmonization across the board.