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EC Calls for Peace in Ayivu as Preparations for Arua City Take Shape

17 Nov 2019 · Justice Byabakama made the appeal at County headquarters in Onduparaka after two days of meetings with leaders of Ayivu county in Arua district. The meetings followed a petition by the area local council three councillors in the seven Sub Counties that form the county.

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EC Calls for Peace in Ayivu as Preparations for Arua City Take Shape 2 3

Justice Byabakama made the appeal at County headquarters in Onduparaka after two days of meetings with leaders of Ayivu county in Arua district. The meetings followed a petition by the area local council three councillors in the seven Sub Counties that form the county.
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Computer Experts Creating Apps to Tackle Illicit Wildlife Trade 1 2

The experts are part of a team of developers, designers and project managers, meeting for Zoohackathon 2019, a computer coding event used to create applications, systems, and tools to reduce the demand for trafficked wildlife products. It is expected that this will help reduce global demand for illicit wildlife products and disrupt wildlife trafficking value chains.
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Gov’t Urged to Set Up Specialized Police Unit on Accidents 4 2

The call was made this morning by the Uganda Professional Drivers Network and the World Health Organisation, during activities to mark the World Day of Remembrance of Road Traffic Victims, in Kampala. The day which recognizes the suffering of victims and the work of rescue services was marked under the theme “Life Is Not a Car Part.”
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Special Anti-Corruption Criminal Session to Hear Pension Scam Appeal ISO 1

They were convicted of conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit a felony and forgery of a judicial document. The conviction which was passed by the Anti-Corruption Court was based on evidence that proved that they forged a court order, a certificate of taxation and a certificate of costs directing the Attorney General to pay out money that was meant for pension and gratuity of more than 639,000 pensioners.
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Engineer Innovates to Tackle Shortage of Oxygen in Hospitals Ministry of Health 5

Ministry of Health statistics shows that 20 per cent of admitted patients in hospitals will need medical oxygen therapy especially children and pregnant women. While it is offered free of charge in government-owned facilities, some private facilities charge between 20,000 and 50,000 Shillings per hour for patients who need life support.
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Fresh Crime Wave Hits Ankole, Worries Leaders, Residents 4 1

Most of the murders involve Boda-boda riders, whose motorcycles have been robbed during the attacks. According to police records, more than 15 motorcyclists have been killed over the last two months, with heightened incidences in the month of October.
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Schools Stick to Corporal Punishment Despite Ban- Ministry Official 2

Henry Ssemakula, a senior education officer who heads the Health/HIV unit in the Ministry of Education said schools still punish their students in ways that have been banned. The Ministry first banned corporal punishment in 2006 and followed up with circulars in 2011 and the latest in 2015.