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Grief, bereavement care services piloted in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Families grieving for relatives who succumb to terminal illnesses can benefit from a new grief and bereavement care service being piloted by palliative care providers. According to Iddi Matovu, a Public Health Specialist at Kitovu Mobile, a palliative care provider that’s piloting the care …

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BREAKING: Kenya Police boss IG Japhet Koome resigns

Nairobi, Kenya | THE STAR | Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome has resigned. The Deputy-Inspector General of the Kenya Police Service Douglas Kanja will take over from Koome as the acting IG. “His Excellency Hon William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH, President and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, has …

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Charge sheet ammended, Burora bail hearing now set for July 19th

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has further remanded Herbert Anderson Burora until 19th July 2024 pending the prosecution’s response to the defense’s bail application. This after the state submitted an ammended charge sheet related to hate speech and spreading malicious information against the former Rubaga …

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Biden says he is not yet ready for talks with Putin

WASHINGTON | TASS | US President Joe Biden said he was not ready to engage in a direct conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, adding that he saw no practical reason in doing so at this point. “I have no good reason to talk to Putin right now,” he …

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Uganda Baati expands market presence with new Luwero showroom

  Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Baati Limited has opened a new showroom in Luwero District. Officials have said the expansion marks the company’s 14th showroom nationwide and reinforces its commitment to providing accessible, high-quality products and services to customers nationwide. Located on Plot No. 793 Gulu Road, …

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