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19:45
19:45

Civil Society Finance Experts Want Windfall Tax Levied on Monthly Basis Parliament 1

A windfall tax is a tax levied by Government against industries that have benefited the most from prevailing economic conditions causing those industries to experience above average profits.
19:38
19:38

Contractor Abandons Two Health Centres in Kabarole 2 4

At the beginning of the year, the district embarked on the construction of maternity wards at Nyabuswa Health Centre III, and Kitule Health Centre III at 1.2 Billion Shillings. However, the facilities were abandoned at the ground beam by Ken technical Services.
18:32
18:32

Three Bar Employees Arrested For Torturing Masaka Residents 1 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrest saying the suspects are being detained at Masaka Central police station as investigations continue.
18:12
18:12

Bukomansimbi Mother, Son Suffocate to Death 2

The deceased have been identified as Rose Zawedde, 33, and Rogers Ssembuma, 4. Abbey Lwanga, 10, was rushed to Villa Maria hospital where he is admitted.
17:57
17:57

Gov’t, Workers Reach Consensus on Dual Management of NSSF Funds midterm access 1 1

Government, workers and the Gender committee Labor and Social Development of Parliament have come to a consensus on the dual management of the National Social Security (NSSF) funds.
17:41
17:41

Parliamentary Avenue Reopened 1 3

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the roads were reopened after they concluded gathering information from the scene but investigations into the bombings are continuing.
17:19
17:19

Gender Ministry Seeks UGX 93b to Support GBV Victims 1 5

According to the State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo, the country is registering a high prevalence of GBV but the budget to support the victims is inadequate
16:48
16:48

DP Fronts Candidate for Kayunga LCV By-election Democratic Party DP 4 2

Waddimba was unveiled on Tuesday by Democratic Party President Norbert Mao at the party headquarters at City House, Kampala. Waddimba from Bukeeka village, Kangulumira sub-county in Kayunga district is the Personal Assistant to Mao. He is a former leader in the Uganda Young Democrats (UYD).
16:32
16:32

We Don't Know how we Gave Investors Twice the Railways Land Approved by Cabinet -ULC Parliament 1 1

The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprise -COSASE chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi the Nakawa West MP is probing into the sale and giveaway of several estates belonging to the Uganda Railways Corporation -URC.
15:45
15:45

Police Creates New Command Units in Gulu Gulu City 1 1

The region previously had eight District Police Commanders but the new command units have expanded the territorial area to 11 respectively.
15:45
15:45

IGG Arrests Butebo CAO, Rubirizi Human Resource Officer Over Embezzlement 3 1

Fredrick Okech, the Mbarara regional Inspector says they received a complaint from a whistleblower who had retired from civil service and was waiting for his gratuity of 28 million shillings.
13:34
13:34

Conservationists Want Incentives for Rangers, Communities 5 2

The conservationists argue that giving tokens or incentives to communities living near protected areas will encourage them to alert rangers when wild animals leave their habitats and also ensure fellow community members do not kill the animals.
12:29
12:29

Women Root For Space in Hospitals For Mothers With Children in Neonatal Care 7 4

The women argue that whereas the government and development partners are advocating for the survival of premature babies, they have not given attention to mothers who have to stay at the health facilities until their babies are discharged.
11:40
11:40

Namisindwa District Officials On the Spot Over Shoddy Works 4 1

Ogwang who was in the district for monitoring discovered that money disbursed to the district was allegedly mismanaged and does not correspond with the works. He cited the Namisindwa district headquarter structure whose construction started in 2018 but has since stalled despite spending 600 Million Shillings
10:45
10:45

Child Trafficking On the Rise in Busia District 1 5

According to statistics more than 114 cases of child trafficking and disappearance have been reported from July to September 2021. The statistics indicate that in July 43 children below 15 years were trafficked, 34 in August, and 37 in September.
10:28
10:28

Apac District Council Passes By-law to Fight Child Marriage 2

According to the ordinance codenamed “Prohibition of Child Marriage 2021”, offenders will now face up to six months in jail or a fine of 20 currency points.
10:18
10:18

Amnesty Commission Warns Former ADF Rebels Against Rejoining Rebellion 1 5

Ronald Ssekatawa, the Western Regional Coordinator for Amnesty Commission says that some of the former ADF rebels are part of those arrested for allegedly aiding ADF activities in neighboring DRC.
10:08
10:08

Kalungu Couple Arrested for Exhuming and Selling Human Remains 1 1

The suspects are Deogratius Lukowe and wife Yudaya Namatovu, with a business woman Regina Nakyanzi and Dan Wassajja of Lutente village in Lukaya Town Council.
09:51
09:51

Kotido Leaders Task Security Personnel to Intensify Deployments Along Porous Borders 3 1

The leaders say that the area has hundreds of illegal border entry points which are used by the armed cattle rustlers both from Kenya, South Sudan, and within to gain access in and out of the area.
09:46
09:46

Bombs, Lockdown Slow Down Kampala's Christmas Season Business 3

According to traders, the curfew is yet another hindrance to their operations as they are forced to close their businesses early to comply with the movement restriction times.
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