Novartis, urges Govt on NCD Legal framework

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Dr.Mulure ,(M) chats with the delegation from Novartis at Sheraton hotel on Tuesday. By Kitts D.Mabonga The health sector fraternity has been urged to engage government to enact a law that shall allow nurses to handle patients challenged with none communicable diseases (NCDs) as the infection rates are claiming more lives. The NDC diseases include diabetes, hypertension, cancers and chronic illnesses that have become the new  killer disease burden in Africa  stemming from changing lifestyles and eating habits among the populations. Dr.Nathan Mulure,the cluster head for East and Southern Africa…

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Minister Muloni warns Elgon locals over power thefts

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Muloni addressing the big crowd of Iocals as the Bulambuli woman MP Namboozo Wekomba Sarah By Kitts D.Mabonga&Lydia Mukhwana MBALE The locals of Mount Elgon region have been warned to desist from the deadly acts of stealing electricity saying the resultant consequences are fatal and unacceptable to the government.     Miloni flanked by RDC Peter Pex Pahak among other officials. Sounding the warning over the weekend was the energy and mineral development minister Eng.IreneMuloni who was addressing hundreds of locals of Bulambuli district during the  International women’s day celebrations held…

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400 Ugandan students land Indian education visas

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The Andhra University  Visakhapatnam Prof.E.N.Dhanamjaya engages one of the students trying to enroll at that prestigious University of which is set to open campus in Ethiopia very soon. By Kitts D.Mabonga KAMPALA Over four hundred students are set to secure Indian education study visas for purposes of accessing quality high school education in that country. The Indian high commission in Kampala has reveled has staked over 400 study travel visas to Ugandan students that intend to carry on with their search for higher education opportunities in India.    The high…

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Police destroy 618 Kilogrammes of narcotics

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Police have destroyed 618 Kilograms of narcotics worth US $2.8m at the Nsambya Police Barracks. The drugs were seized from drug traffickers from 2015 to date. The Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Sabiiti Muzeyi commended the anti-narcotics officers and other security agencies for ensuring drug traffickers do not use the country as a safe haven to do their trade. “Trafficking in narcotics is one of the transnational organized crimes like human trafficking, money laundering and terrorism. These crimes are committed by criminals that are highly organized and their…

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Source of the Nile Bridge lights green as Irish mark St Patrick’s Day in Uganda Today

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Source of the Nile Bridge lights green as Irish mark St Patrick’s Day in Uganda March, Thursday 14, 2019 today . The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with Uganda Tourism Board and the Uganda National Roads Authority, yesterday illuminated the ‘Source of the Nile’ Bridge green in celebration of Ireland’s national day, St Patrick’s Day, which takes place annually on 17th March. This marks the fifth year that Uganda has participated in the Global Greening initiative, an event that sees over 300 famous landmarks and iconic sites across…

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Bowmans, MMAKS Lawyers To Be Sued For Fraudulent Dealing With Bank Of Uganda

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Steven Masanso, a concerned citizen, is threatening to sue Bowmans Advocates and MMAKS Advocates for colluding with individual Bank of Uganda officials to sell of key commercial banks including Crane Bank Limited which belonged to businessman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia. In two separate notice to sue addressed to Bowmans Advocates and MMAKS Advocates dated 26 January, 2019, Masanso says by the two law firms to meet his demands in will leave him with no choice but to login in ‘criminal and civil proceedings’. In the notice copied to President Yoweri Museveni,…

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British Medics Pledge New Bike Ambulance Support to Mt.Elgon districts

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A cross section of participants listening in during the training. By Kitts D.Mabonga MBALE The locals of  Mt.Elgon region districts of Mbale, Bududa,Manafwa and Namisindwa are set to celebrate after officials from the UK pledged to offer more new motor bike ambulances to help in the emergency transportation of expectant mothers,the under five babies and other general patients in dare need for medical referral services.   A cross section of the motor bike Ambulances that play a critical role in transporting I’ll mothers among hard to reach communities of the…

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Mount Elgon locals pin Security forces Over Extra judicial killings

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By Kitts D.Mabonga MBALE The locals of the  mount Elgon ranges of Eastern Uganda region have put on spot the UPDF’s Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) enforcement organ for the clandestine killing of over 31 people while  allegedly trying to kick them out of  natural protected areas. The shocking details emerged yesterday during the launch of a book titled “human rights violations in Uganda,the  abuse of civil and political rights in the era of kisanja hakunamchezo”,which was held at the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mbale campus. The police Elgon region deputy…

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Mbale Municipality officials blast Police for frustrating revenue collection

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Mbale Municipality Mayor (R) Mutwalib  Mafabi Zandya consults with his planner after the meeting By KITTS D.MABONGA MBALE The police in Mbale district has come under attack from officials of Mbale municipality who accuse the force for reportedly frustrating their revenue collection efforts of which saga had led to council loosing over 48 million per month now currently loss standing at ,480M/=. The concerns came to light on Wednesday during their council meeting were  some Councillors openly criticized the police force leadership in the district for reportedly siding with people…

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VICTORIA UNIVERSITY TO PARTNER WITH MPIGI LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO SET UP SMART MODEL VILLAGE

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The  Group photo ,University  represented by the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences (Mr Fred Kasirye- Head of Delegation), Dean Business and Management (Prof Omotayo Adebujyi) in red t shirt, Dean Science and Technology (Mr Fred Lwanga), Mr Mark Namayo (Head of Department Humanities,) and Mr Amos Turyatemba (Head of Department-Social Sciences) with mpigi District Local Government staff. The modern time challenge of education is finding its useful place in complementing Government efforts to build society. Universities especially in the south should find new and effective ways of developing, transmitting and…

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