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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.
16:07
16:07

Church Must Speak 'Confidently and Courageously’ On Science in Changing World

The Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, told bishops from 165 countries gathered at the Lambeth Conference that the world will see the ‘greatest changes in science and technology ever seen in human history over the coming decades.

Business and finance

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.
12:08
12:08

Kitooro Taxi Park Contractor Ordered to Correct Defects 5 6

Minister Kania is optimistic that the ongoing projects like the 2 kms Kampala Road, Lugard Avenue (0.123 kms), Auxillary Lane(0.387 kms) and 0.13 kms Market Street and the newly commissioned projects will be completed without major defects.
13:36
13:36

Five People Buried Alive in Amudat Gold Pits

Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Eden Tamwenya 54, Enock Ochieng, 24, Samuel Rotich, 28, Samuel Simatia, 17, and Moses Tamwenya, 24. They are all residents of Cheptakol village, in Lokales sub-county, Amudat district.
11:18
11:18

Central Bank Licenses More Financial Payment Solutions

Culipa Ltd and Absa Bank Uganda Ltd are the latest to receive approval to test their respective innovations under the Sandbox arrangement. Culipa will test a payment processing and money transfer service that allows individuals and or small businesses to receive mobile money payments with ease by taking advantage of social media platforms.

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