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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.
07:38
07:38

Severe Malnutrition ‘Excruciatingly Painful’ Threat to Child Survival 1

Triggered by a lack of nutritious food and repeated bouts of disease – such as diarrhoea, measles and malaria – the condition, also known as severe wasting has been listed as one of the conditions that compromise a child’s immunity.
17:14
17:14

Kampala Minister Asks IGG to Investigate Illegal Collection of Fees in City Markets 4 1

In 2020, President Yoweri Museveni suspended collections in markets, but Kabanda says that markets have continued to collect money and failed to account for it.

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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

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 5 7 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.
19:50
19:50

Dollo Launches Commercial Macadamia Production in Acholi 2 2 Top story

According to Owiny Dollo, the decision to roll out the commercial macadamia tree production is aimed at encouraging farmers in the Acholi Sub-region to embrace the cultivation of the high-value crop since it offers high economic returns to farmers and will also help to restore the degraded environment.

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