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20:53
20:53

URA Appoints New Customs Boss 1

The new appointments replace former commissioners Dickson Kateshumbwa, Henry Saka, and Silajji Kanyesigye who were fired in May.
18:48
18:48

Toyota Uganda Canceled Vehicle Deliveries for April and May 1 1

Baisama Awori, the General Manager of leasing and rental division at the Namanve-based dealership, said some of their vehicles were to come from South Africa but the country closed the port of Durban in March. This meant that they had to suspend shipments for both vehicles and spare parts
18:21
18:21

Koboko Covid-19 Task Force Seeks Additional 50,000 Facemasks 2

Yahaya Kakoja Yeke, the Koboko Resident District Commissioner who is also the head of Covid-19 Taskforce in the district, says that the facemasks are inadequate for the population.
17:44
17:44

Uganda Marine Defence Forces Arrest Six for Illegal fishing on L. Edward

The arrested are Sunday Batura, Kenneth Musinguzi, David Twinomujuni, Jackson Nabasa, Patrick Tusasibwe and Isaac Tumuhamya.
17:28
17:28

Gov’t Starts Drafting Regulations to Operationalize Data Protection Law Paul Okirig 1 2

Paul Okirig, a lawyer and drafter, said at the online consultative meeting that the regulations will among other things make it clear where the individual may refuse to give their data to a collector and incidences where they cannot refuse such as when the government wants information for planning purposes.
17:02
17:02

Court Adjourns Kyagulanyi’s Case Indefinitely 6 1 Top story

Katumbuki said there were so many people in court, which undermines the social distancing aspect of preventing the spread of Covid-19. Kyagulanyi ran to court after the security officials blocked his radio talk show on the Mbale City based BCU FM three weeks ago.
16:40
16:40

Parliament Approves Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo, Deputy Buteera Alfonse Owiny-Dollo 3 1

Parliament has approved the newly appointed chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and his Deputy Richard Butera.
16:14
16:14

Amuriat, Biriggwa Nominated In Search for FDC Presidential Candidate 5 4

After nomination, he said his campaign will focus on the need to increase agricultural productivity and promote technological innovations. This, he said, will help him fight the stinging problem of unemployment among the youth who form a big percentage of the country’s population.
15:47
15:47

Police Impounds Bus For Carrying Excess Passengers elly maate 1

According to Maate, while the bus is licensed to carry 39 passengers, it was carrying 36 passengers contrary to the guidelines that they should carry half of their capacity in line with Covid19 guidelines. Ten of the passengers were Congolese nationals whose destination hasn’t been revealed.
15:26
15:26

FDC Eastern Region Deputy Mobilizer to Contest as Independent Candidate Kapir County 2 1

Bernard Eumu argues that the party primaries were not free and fair. He accused the party district registrar of rigging in favour of his opponent.
15:00
15:00

Akena's UPC Faction Opts Out of Presidential Elections 3 1 Top story

She explained that while their delegate’s conference held on August 1st, 2020 endorsed Akena as their presidential candidate for the 2021 polls, he declined to take up the challenge since he is still interested in running for a parliamentary seat.
13:44
13:44

Floods Ravage Nine Sub Counties in Amolatar 6 1

The most affected sub-counties are Namusale, Awelu, Etam, Agikdak, Akwon, Muntu, Awingiri, Nalibwoyo, and Opali. The floods have submerged several homes, pit latrines and crop gardens leaving residents with nowhere to turn for help.
13:01
13:01

Entebbe Taxi Leaders Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines 3 3

The Ministry of Works and Transport on Monday warned it would shut down public transport again because of non-compliance with Covid-19 guidelines.
10:21
10:21

Teargas Rocks Mbale High Court Ahead of Kyagulanyi's Case 2

This morning, Police used teargas to disperse People Power activists who had flocked Mbale court premises to hear the cross examination of the security officials.
07:40
07:40

Mao in Talks with Acholi MPs to Join DP FDC 1 1

According to sources in DP, Nwoya County MP Simon Oyet, who is a member for the Forum for the Democratic Change (FDC) and Morris Ogenga Latigo, the Agago North County MP from FDC are some of the people being persuaded to join DP.
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