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23:20
23:20

Gulu Boda-Boda Association Chairman Dismissed over Embezzlement Hon. Alfred Okwonga 1 2

Thomas Okot Oboma who is currently serving his second term in office as the Chairman of the Association is accused of embezzling 33.6 million shillings, and failing to account for 33 motorcycles donated to the association by Maj. Gen. Otema Awany, Hon. Catherine Lamwaka, and Hon. Alfred Okwonga respectively.
22:26
22:26

Bugweri Councillors Protest Canceled Interim Elections district 4 1

The elections were canceled on Thursday by Jinja High Court following a petition filed by Yoweri Musasizi and Steven Balya. 
22:01
22:01

Immigration Considering Increase of Work Permit Fees work permits 1 3

The MPs argued that there are many foreigners involved in petty business that could be done by Ugandans.
21:01
21:01

Complaints Against Judicial Officers to be Filed Online 2 2

The system that was developed with the help of Strengthening Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Response Technical Advisory Facility –SUGAR TAF will enable court clients to register complaints wherever they are using their phones.
20:33
20:33

URA Rejects Tax Deduction Claims on Land Lease Expenditure 1

Several companies filed their annual tax returns by June 30, 2019 and included money spent on acquiring leases and rents on them as revenue expenses. URA said it won’t be counted and has asked the affected companies to file fresh returns.
20:23
20:23

Gov’t Proposes Strict Regulations for Independents, Political Parties electoral reforms 1 2

According to the proposed electoral reforms tabled by the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga before parliament on Thursday afternoon, one must have left their political party for a year before nomination to run as an independent candidate.
19:59
19:59

Rukungiri Mourns former LC 5 Chairperson 1

A close relative told URN on condition of anonymity that Byabakama breathed his last around 3pm on Thursday afternoon at Nakasero hospital in Kampala where he had been admitted.
19:29
19:29

Kyotera District Service Commission Secretary Arrested over Extortion public service

According to Sikahwa, they registered a number of complaints from job applicants implicating Kayinga for soliciting bribes from them with promises of helping them to secure public service jobs in the district.
19:04
19:04

Africa Holds Hope for Pure Gospel-European Delegate faith 1 1 Top story

Fr. Michalíček told URN in an interview that despite the fact the European missionaries introduced Christianity to Africans; they have veered off the track for many years are in dare need of spiritual renewal.
18:49
18:49

YLP Contributes 4% Jobs, Decreases Alcohol Consumption- Report Ugandan shilling 2 1 Top story

A statement by the Ministry on the impact of YLP shows that beneficiaries under the program have moved from unskilled, unpaid and temporal labour to skilled, paid and permanent occupations.
18:39
18:39

50 Students Admitted as Police Fire Teargas in Mbale SS health center 4 5 Top story

A team of police officers led by Mbale District Police Commander, Fred Ahimbisibwe fired the teargas to stop clashes between Mbale SS students and their arch rivals of Nkoma SS.
18:29
18:29

Coffee Cooperatives Welcome Registration of Farmers coffee farmers 2 1

Ankole and Kibinge Coffee Cooperative (ACPCU) have welcomed the proposal to register coffee farmers saying it will facilitate extension services and address gaps in production and processing.
18:16
18:16

MPs Query Delayed Appointment of Immigration Board 1 2

In his report, Auditor General John Muwanga queried the failure to constitute the board as required by Section 3 of the National Citizens and Immigration Act which requires the board to consist a chairperson and not more than six other people appointed by the President with approval of Parliament.
18:09
18:09

Government Finally Tables Electoral Reforms 4 1 Top story

The Attorney General, William Byaruhanga tabled the bills for the first reading before parliament chaired by the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday afternoon. Kadaga forwarded the five bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee for scrutiny and present a report to parliament.
18:01
18:01

Ndorwa East Residents Protest Diversion of Funds 1 7

The Ndorwa County East Member of Parliament, Wilfred Niwagaba says that the decision of to two ministries contravenes the local government act, the public finance management act and the approbation act. Niwagaba suspects that this problem could be happening in many districts.
17:53
17:53

NSSF Increases Funding for KAVC International Memorial Tournament former students 1 1 Top story

The winning team will receive US$2,500 (Shillings 9,247,750) compared to US$1000 (Shillings 3.7m) the team pocketed last year.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
17:17
17:17

OPM Dismiss Allegations of Harboring South Sudan Rebels in Refugee Settlements Lamwo District 2

South Sudan security officials alleges that some suspected criminals disguised as refugees are being harbored in refugee settlements in Kiryandongo, Lamwo and Adjumani Districts.
17:16
17:16

Lira Municipal Councillors Protest Delayed Payment of Ex-Gratia Ex Gratia Payment 2 2

Drawn from the four Divisions of Ojwina, Adyel, Railways and Central, the councilors numbering 75 on Thursday staged a demonstration protesting the delayed payment of their Ex Gratia. It took the intervention of police from Lira CPS to quelled down the rowdy councilors. Geoffrey Omara Okello, a local councilor representing Bar Onger parish at the Railways Division Council says they have not been paid for the last five quarters.
17:02
17:02

PAC Demands Reinstatement of Interdicted Immigration Officers 5 1

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has directed the immediate reinstatement of staff under the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration that were interdicted citing contravention of law.
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