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22:43
22:43

NRM Caucus Backs Cabinet Decision on Mobile Money Tax taxes

Members of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus have resolved to back a cabinet decision to revise the 1 percent tax on mobile money withdrawals. They however chose to retain taxes on Over the Top services like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.
22:24
22:24

Tiperu Wins Arua Municipality NRM Primaries 3 3

Nusura Tiperu, emerged winner beating the seven other candidates in polls held today.
22:14
22:14

Uganda Procures Two Airbus Planes

French Aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced on Wednesday evening that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Uganda for procurement of two airbus planes. It was a second deal announced in a day. Earlier, Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier announced that it had signed a purchase agreement with Uganda for delivery of four aircrafts.
20:46
20:46

Prevention Crisis Hampering Global HIV Response -UNAIDS hiv services 1

Describing his appeal as a wake-up call to the global community, Sidib explained that partial successes in saving lives and stopping new infections - some 1.4 million since 2010 - had resulted in a lack of urgency among the Member States.
20:37
20:37

DPP Sanctions Charges Against Journalists Raymond Mujuni, Joel Ssenyonyi social media tax 1

A reliable police source told URN that the three were added on the charge sheet on which three other suspects have already been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison over the same
20:27
20:27

Drivers Injured in Taxi Stage Management Scuffle welfare 2 1

The fight among taxi operators plying the Mityana-Mubende-Fort Portal Route, started when a group headed by one Henry Ssembatya, stormed the stage claiming that it had been licensed under Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association KOTSA to manage the park.
20:06
20:06

Illegal Charcoal Burning Gulps Katakwi Forest Cover environment 3 3

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that many charcoal burners in Katakwi are targeting the tree which is locally known as Ekungur in Ateso because it produces high-quality charcoal, which has attracted a large market in neighbouring Kenya. Men, Women and Youth are depending on charcoal for their livelihood.
20:03
20:03

Police Commissioner Okello Makmot's Body Arrives Tomorrow 1

Makmot died last week while returning to Uganda from the USA aboard a Fly Emirates Plane.
19:42
19:42

Pit Latrine Collapses, Kills One amza kiiza 1 2

Kiiza was contracted by John Mwesige the Head Master of Kibiito Secondary School to dig for him a 60-feet pit in Mugoma Zone B, Buteebe Parish, Karambi Sub County.
19:07
19:07

Family of Murdered Police Officer Awaiting President's Pledge people 1 1

Ssebugwawo, a retired police officer, was killed together with six others including his 12 years old granddaughter on the 2018 New Years Eve. On January 03rd, 2018, President Museveni visited the crimes scenes in Kisojjo and Kyamabaale villages in Butenga Sub County in Bukomansimbi district.
18:46
18:46

Mityana Residents Cautioned on Open Defecation town dwellers 4

The Mityana District Health Officer, Dr Fred Lwasampijja, says that open defecation has placed residents of the town at the risk of diseases such as cholera, diarrhoea and typhoid,
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18:34

Uganda Orders Four Aircrafts For Revived Flag Carrier people 1 Top story

Ephraim Bagenda said Uganda Airlines will be providing the best passenger experience with the bombardier air crafts. He said Uganda is confident bombardier will help Uganda Airlines to flourish.
18:08
18:08

South African Wants UGX 3.16B Compensation for Isimba Dam Island land probe 3 1

Records before the Commission show that Fergusons firm received Shillings 800 million three years ago as compensation for buildings, farmland and trees sitting on 17 acres of land.
18:04
18:04

Masindi LC1 Losers Face Arrest for Failure to Hand Over Offices lc1 polls

Nyakahuma reveals that all those who will not have handed over office items to the newly elected leaders by Friday this week will be holding them illegally and will be arrested and prosecuted in the courts of law.
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17:41

MAK Students Pile Pressure on Leaders over Tuition Increment 4 1

Pressure continues to mount on students leaders at Makerere University over their failure to denounce their recent report that recommended a 15 per cent tuition increment on fresh students.
17:38
17:38

Kayihura's Former Assistant Was Last Sighted in Turkey investigation 1 1 Top story

According to a reliable source, Baroza left his post in Algeria on June 17 when he was recalled by the Directorate of Human Resource Administration for redeployment.
17:04
17:04

Ganda Village Polls Set for Friday, July 20 luke owoyesigyire 2

The deceased, 75-year-old David Kizza had also been the area chairperson for more than 30 years. He collapsed and died on July 8 shortly after a long day of campaigning. The renowned member of National Resistance Movement-NRM party had contested as an independent candidate in the race which attracted five candidates.
16:54
16:54

Opposition Pleads with Ugandans on OTT, Mobile Money Taxes opposition parties 2 1

Kiiza said that Ugandans must unite to resist any of these charges adding that the taxes have hampered technological advancement especially among the young people who use social media for networking and innovation. She described the charges as immoral, oppressive and a violation of human rights.
16:51
16:51

Nyendo SS Defies Directive to Close masaka municipality 1

The school located in Nyendo-Ssenyange division was last month ordered to close its boarding section by a team of inspectors from the Masaka Municipal education department.
16:38
16:38

50 People Stranded in Boats on Lake Victoria boat engines

One of the two was a cargo boat traversing the lake from Kasenyi Landing site in Entebbe en route to Nkose Island, one of the furthest landing sites in Kalangala district. It had 46 people on board.
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