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19:26
19:26

Physical Infrastructure Committee Suspends Public Hearings over Funds 6

The Bill seeks to provide for the declaration, control and protection of road reserves on public roads, to introduce express penalties and to reform laws on development, management, and maintenance of public roads.
18:49
18:49

URA Issues Tough Guidelines Cargo Consolidators

The consolidators use the approach to lower freight rates for such importers who can’t afford to pay a full container on their own. But the URA commissioner for customs Dicksons Kateshumbwa says that the customs department has endured perennial challenges related to importation and clearance of consolidated imported cargo into Uganda.
18:22
18:22

Kyambogo Student Says Police Purposely Crushed His Hand with Canister Kyambogo University 1 1

The student, Abraham Tumusiime dismisses reports that he picked up the canister during running battles with the anti-riot police. The canister had been discharged by personnel deployed to disperse rowdy students who were protesting against a new tuition policy which required them to have cleared tuition by the 12th week of the semester.
18:20
18:20

Sugar Bill Re-tabled kakira 1

The Sugar Bill 2016, which scraps off zoning and puts a standard pricing for sugarcane has been re-tabled be in Parliament following its rejection by the President.
17:14
17:14

Five People Drown in Lake Victoria

Deputy police spokesperson Polly Namaye says that the capsized boat, destined to Mukono from Kalangala was carrying 10 passengers and several sacks of charcoal when the tragedy occurred.
16:35
16:35

ISO Faulted for Failing to Investigate South Sudan Payments 3 1

Officials from ISO were on Wednesday appearing before the committee to answer to questions regarding the payment of 41 billion shillings to 10 companies that supplied goods to South Sudan prior to the 2013 conflict but were never paid.
14:43
14:43

Makerere University Asked to Deposit UGX 320m in Court decision 1

The money is to be deposited to the Court's bank as security for the due performance of the decree within 21 days from the issue of the order.
13:57
13:57

Middle East Overtakes EAC as Uganda’s Top Export Destination

The figures show that exports to the Middle East could have been propelled by only gold. United Arab Emirates (UAE) took the giant share of Kampala’s exports at USD 65 million (240 billion Shillings) out of the total USD 68 million (251 billion Shillings) the country earned from the Middle East, in January 2019.
13:34
13:34

Bushenyi Man Arrested for Killing his Wife 1

According to Martial Tumusiime the Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, the suspect reported assaulted the deceased on Monday night after a short domestic quarrel.
13:33
13:33

Ntungamo District Lacking X-ray Machine 2

The facility due to its location on the Ntungamo –Mbarara road often receives accident victims in need of the services. These, however, have to be referred since there is nothing much they can do for them.
12:01
12:01

Hailstorm Destroys Gardens and Property in Kabarole Kyenjojo District 3 1

In other parts of the district, strong rains in the past three days, have also affected feeder roads that are now covered with mud, galleys and stagnant water.
07:55
07:55

Barlonyo Principal Held Over Alleged Embezzlement barlonyo idp camp 1

Lieutenant Colonel Edith Nakalema, the Commandant of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, says they received various reports implicating Mugambe for embezzlement since he was posted to Barlonyo Memorial Technical Institute in 2012.
07:35
07:35

Employers Urged to Contribute to Skilling Fund

The fund, currently running a 120 billion Shillings kitty, is supported by the World Bank and implemented by Enabel, a Belgian Development Agency, and Ministry of Education and Sports. The skills’ training is in fields of construction, tourism, oil and gas, agriculture, and manufacturing.
07:28
07:28

Bunyoro Royals Sue Chinese Contractors Over Rock court

Innocent Wanambugo, the representative of CICO, said the applicants have nothing to do with the suit land. He explains that those directly affected were duly compensated and resettled, saying there is no need for any other person to claim the land.
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