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Retired Archbishop Luke Orombi Asks Leaders to Emulate Irene Gleeson

20 Jul 2019 · Gleeson settled in Kitgum District in 1991. While there, Irene supported thousands of needy children with free medication, education and food. She reached out to orphans, disadvantaged children and ex-child fighters from Kitgum and neighbouring districts across Acholi sub-region. Irene lost a battle to cancer in July 2013.

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Retired Archbishop Luke Orombi Asks Leaders to Emulate Irene Gleeson Kitgum District 1 3

Gleeson settled in Kitgum District in 1991. While there, Irene supported thousands of needy children with free medication, education and food. She reached out to orphans, disadvantaged children and ex-child fighters from Kitgum and neighbouring districts across Acholi sub-region. Irene lost a battle to cancer in July 2013.
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Makerere Staff Fights for House Allocated to Peace Centre 1

The house in question is currently occupied by Elias Nuwagaba, the former Personal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe. Nuwagaba, who took possession of the house in his former position as Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration, was last year dismissed by the University Appointments Board on allegations of extortion and bribery.
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Wakiso Farmers Transform SACCO’s into Investment Clubs 1 2

Noah Bulamba, the Chairperson of Tumbaali Multipurpose Cooperative Society in Masuliita Sub County says that the group has an investment portfolio of 38 Million Shillings generated from the sale of shares to members and low-interest loans. He adds that members borrow credit for personal investments such as the construction of family homes and businesses, adding that they are now focused on saving money for the future.
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Several Youths Conned in Hoima LDU Recruitment Extortion 1 1

Jackson Wamani, a youth from Buliisa who was turned away from the recruitment exercise because he did not possess a Primary leaving Examinations-PLE certificate, says one of the conmen asked for 50,000 Shillings to connect him to officers conducting the exercise even if he had no PLE certificate.
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DPP Takes Over Ssebulime Murder Case 1 2

The case had earlier been taken to court by one Sylvia Nakayita, a sister to the deceased, as the main complainant, through her lawyer Muwada Nkunyingi. She accused Nantaba, of masterminding the death of Ronald Ssebulime by providing false information to police officers.
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New Mak Tribunal Boss Commits to Dispensing Justice Makerere University 2 2

Up to 21 cases are awaiting the tribunal, a form of alternative dispute resolution adopted as the main forum through which aggrieved members of staff seek appropriate redress, without hindrances from the university system. Most of the cases awaiting the tribunal arise from decisions taken by the University Appointments Board in the recent past.
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New Vaccine Needed to Control Viral Pneumonia Ministry of Health 2

Currently, in Uganda, the flu vaccine which can offer protection against viral pneumonia is only available on the private market and for special groups such as children who suffer from asthma, those with heart disease and premature babies.