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Police raise alarm over rampant child murders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police have raised an alarm of increasing incidents of child murders in the last three months. They have tasked community leaders and parents to be ensure child protection. Records at Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID released by police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, show 32 children have …

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Smaller companies urged to use affordable accountants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has advised smaller companies that cannot afford to hire expensive audit firms to prepare their accounts to make use of the cheaper auditors that the institute has certified. Stephen Ineget, the chairman of the Financial Reporting …

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Mak staff tribunal asks lecturers Mushomi, Kabagenyi to reconcile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Makerere Staff Appeals tribunal Justice John Patrick Tabaro has advised two lecturers in the school of statistics and planning to reconcile their differences. The lecturers are Dr John Mushomi Atwebembeire and Dr Allen Kabagenyi, a demographer and a lecturer in the …

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Left-handedness is genetic

Scientists finally identify its genetic components | THE INDEPENDENT | For the first time, scientists have pinpointed regions of human DNA that closely relate to whether people are right- or left-handed. They also linked these regions to language-related features in the brain. Previously, scientists knew that genes were responsible for …

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P.A.G faction petitions Museveni over property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG Lira, a breakaway faction from the Pentecostal Assemblies of God Mission, Uganda has petitioned President, Yoweri Museveni to intervene in their property dispute. PAG Lira limited started in June 2015 following the excommunication of Reverend Joel Mukalo, the then …

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