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Uganda Law Society fundraising for Anthony Wameli’s hospital bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Law Society has appealed to its members for assistance to settle medical bills for one of their colleagues, Anthony Wameli. Although it’s not clear how much Wameli’s bill is, since September 2021, Wameli has been bedridden at Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts in …

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CID orders probe into hospitals overcharging patients, detaining bodies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Paul Kato Tumuhimbise has ordered commanders of regional/district investigations departments to probe and apprehend all private health service care providers overcharging, retaining patients and bodies of their clients for failure to clear medical bills. In his internal Memo …

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Family of tortured victim asks police to foot medical bills

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The parents of a 28-year-old man who was allegedly tortured want the police to foot the medical bills. Daniel Isabirye, a retail metal stall operator in Buwenge sub county was two weeks ago arrested and allegedly tortured by the police who were enforcing the curfew …

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Gunshot victims accuse police of failure to foot their medical bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty-one year-old Shaluwa Namukose, a resident of Mafubira ward in Northern division in Jinja city is rotting away without any help after being shot by police while dispersing protests along Mailo Mbili roundabout on February 18th, 2021. According to Namukose, when she was shot, detectives …

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NRM paid medical bills of injured supporters in election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) says it has been paying medical bills of supporters who were injured during election violence. Emmanuel Dombo, the party director of communication told Uganda Radio Network that supporters received support in form of transporting them to better medical facilities from …

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NUP paying medical bills of 44 tortured supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP is paying medical bills for 44 supporters who were tortured during the just concluded general elections. The majority of these were reportedly kidnapped and tortured by security while others returned from prisons in very bad shape. Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party …

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