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18:11
18:11

Why Human Organs Are Donated Out of Love lung cancer 1 6 Top story

Guiding Principle 5 of WHO Guiding Principles on Human Cells, Tissue and Organ Transplantation states that, 'The human body and its parts cannot be the subject of commercial transactions."
10:09
10:09

MPs Reject Report on Refugees

Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, however, observed that the report had many loopholes, noting that the recommended policy review on refugees is a preserve of the Cabinet.
10:28
10:28

Ssenyonyi Demands Unconditional Release Of Jailed NUP Supporters 1 2

The LOP’s office released a list of 45 opposition supporters who are being detained at Luzira and Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. 15 of them are in Luzira including two female inmates; Olivia Lutaaya and Resy Birungi Nabbosa are being detained at Luzira Women's Prison while 30 others are in Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. URN could not verify the authenticity of the document.
13:27
13:27

Gov’t Targets to Issue 32 Million IDs by January 2025 1

State Minister for Internal Affairs Gen. David Muhoozi announced this in response to an outcry from Members of Parliament over the delayed process for ID renewals and issuance of new ones by the National Identification and Registration Authority – NIRA.
10:36
10:36

The U.S. Was the Biggest Donor to Uganda's Health Sector in 2023 1 3

The report shows that nearly 1.4 million Ugandans receive lifesaving ARVs through PEPFAR (more than 95 per cent of all HIV+ Ugandans) and over 1.2 million have achieved viral suppression that prevents the spreading of the virus.
16:59
16:59

Katanga Murder: Suspects Present Sureties application 1 Top story

Represented by lawyers MacDusman Kabega, John Jet Tumwebaze, and Elison Karuhanga, the accused persons presented their sureties, many of whom were close relatives engaged in various businesses. Sureties included prominent businessmen and women who vouched for the accused, seeking their release on bail.
08:31
08:31

Entebbe Mayor Urges Gov’t for Enhanced Specialized Healthcare at G77 Spouses' Meeting 3 1 Top story

Mayor Rulinda underscored the challenges faced by underprivileged individuals in accessing high-quality and specialized healthcare, often hindered by the prohibitive costs associated with such services.
17:46
17:46

Museveni to G77-Many Developing Countries Will Not Meet SDGs Yoweri Museveni 6 1 Top story

President Museveni told the opening of the G77+China Heads of State Summit on Sunday, that while many countries are trying to meet the Agenda 2030, many are faced with challenges that are drawing them back, including climate disasters, unfair treatment in the glob financial industry and other actions of developed countries.
08:09
08:09

Guterres Reiterates Need for Reforms at the UN, Independence of Palestine 4 3 Top story

The condemnation of Israel's war in Gaza dominated the statements by the more than 90 delegations at the meetings that started on Monday with calls for an immediate ceasefire release of hostages, and implementation of the Two-State solution.
10:02
10:02

Student Shocks Audience by Wishing for Dead Father 1

The letters depicted the worst thoughts and feelings children have about their parents. Children wished for their parent's death, complained about their alcoholism, and faulted their parents for always comparing them with others.
17:23
17:23

Gov't Asked to Involve Youth in Wealth Creation Programs 1 1

Maraka noted that while there are so many wealth creation programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development Model, many of them have failed to reach the youth who would be the real beneficiaries.
18:57
18:57

No Mandatory COVID-19 Testing For Delegates Ahead Of NAM, G77+China Summits 1

Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of ICT and National Guidance while speaking to journalists at the office of the Prime Minister on the readiness of the country to host the events on Thursday highlighted that there will not be mandatory testing for COVID-19 for delegates.
13:22
13:22

Cross Border Relations Complicating FGM Fight In Karamoja health worker 3 Top story

The procedure, involving the complete excision of female genitalia can lead to long-term health complications during childbirth, such as fistula, continuous urine leakage, and increases the risk of death during delivery due to early marriage.
09:58
09:58

U.S. Ambassador: Together We Can Build a Future of Opportunity, Equality, And Dignity For All 1

While we celebrate the longevity of the Declaration, we also acknowledge that human rights, fundamental freedoms, and democratic governance have been and continue to be encroached upon across the world by autocracies and malign actors.
18:09
18:09

Activists Ask Gov't to Avail Data on Disabled Children Facing Abuse 4

Damon Wamara, the Executive Director of the Uganda Child Rights NGO Network says that children with disabilities still face several challenges including failure to access information because of their unique needs.
23:38
23:38

Cultural Crisis: Indigenous Struggles Expose Threats To Identity, Livelihoods 1 4

The study by the non-government organization that seeks to promote culture and cultural heritage in the country reveals that constrained access has significantly impacted the cultural identity and expression of indigenous communities. For instance, some Batwa individuals hesitate to openly identify themselves within other communities due to the discrimination they encounter.
08:50
08:50

Police Accountability Reform Initiatives Remain Largely On Paper- Study 4

The Member of Parliament for Butambala Muwanga Kivumbi says the challenges of holding the police accountable should be looked at in a broader spectrum of the political sphere in Uganda. He says even when the laws are amended to lay ground for the Independence of the Police, the regime can abuse the law to serve their interests.
17:48
17:48

Gov't Asked to Cater for Teenage Mothers in Wealth Creation Programs 3 1

Kabahenda noted that while there are several programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development model, none specifically caters to teenage mothers. She said that the programs focus on youth, neglecting the unique challenges faced by teenage mothers.
17:07
17:07

Minister Mateke Asks Prosecutors Not to Frustrate GBV Victims 4 1

Addressing the high rates of teenage pregnancies, Minister Mateke emphasized the need to strengthen parenting, noting that neglecting parental duties for financial gains compromises children's safety and protection.
08:54
08:54

Women Activists Call for Recognition of Unpaid Care 1 4

Peace Immaculate Chandini, the Women's Rights Coordinator of Oxfam in Uganda said that there is little attention and value attached to unpaid care work in society.
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