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Feb 2020 37 results
21:07
21:07

Parliament Approves UGX 2.4 Trillion Loan from Stanbic, Trade Bank budget deficit 7 1

In June 2019, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija presented 40.5 trillion Shillings budget approved by parliament for the financial year 2019/2020. However, five months into the financial year government realized a low revenue performance, which was attributed to delays in implementation of some administrative measures which had been projected to generate revenues. These included the Digital Tax Stamps (150 billion Shillings), electronic fiscal devices (170 billion Shillings), rental income tax (174.63 billion Shillings) and the MTN Uganda national operator license fees of US Dollars 100 million.
21:02
21:02

Judge Warns Kanyamunyu Lawyers Against Using Disrespectful Language Caleb Alaka 2

He was asked to explain how it was possible to conduct a search at Kanyamunyu’s home and immediately after four minutes he also conducted the same at Cynthia’s home in Luzira.
20:24
20:24

Coronavirus: 220 Travellers to Uganda Isolated 1

According to a situational report released on Tuesday by the health ministry, the 220 who include Chinese Nationals and Ugandans arrived in the country between Sunday and Tuesday morning.
20:05
20:05

Vehicle of Kidnapped Reverend Found in Mukono 1 1

Fresh and shocking details have emerged after the vehicle of the Kidnapped Reverend was recovered by police in certain hide out in seeta Mukono District.
19:46
19:46

Individuals, Companies to Own Markets in New Market Reform Bill street vendors 1 2

Parliament has granted leave to Workers MP Margaret Rwabushaija to introduce the establishment and management of markets bill, 2019 that will allow individuals own and set up markets.
19:28
19:28

Police Constable Shoots Two Dead, Commits Suicide 2

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Constable Ojilong Ben, used his gun to kill Corporal Opito Alex and another unidentified Local Defence Unit –LDU officer perhaps attached at the same station.
19:16
19:16

Gov't To Undertake Feasibility Study on Uhuru Falls 5 1

D'Ujanga says that the study by the government will settle matter on whether or not to construct the dam.
18:50
18:50

Gov't to Train District Agriculture Officers on Desert Locusts Fight Deseert Locusts 2

According to Tibejuka, the first meeting will take place in Moroto district on Wednesday. The district has been designated as one of the operation centres.
18:30
18:30

72-Year-Old Missing Man Found Dead in Omoro Palwo parish 1 1

It is the fourth gruesome murder incident reported in Omoro district in less than 30 days since the beginning of the year.
18:19
18:19

URA Impostor Arrested For Defrauding Traders 1 2

According to the Acting commissioner Customs at URA Julius Lubagumya, the suspect was intercepted at Jinja Road following numerous complaints from traders who have fallen victim to his tricks
18:05
18:05

Police Obtains CCTV Footage of Driver Who Knocked Police Commander 1 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said nearby CCTV cameras captured the incident. Police has since identified the vehicle as a Toyota Allex UBE 518S as visibly seen in the CCTV footage.
17:56
17:56

Locusts Spread to Acholi Sub Region Lapono Subcounty 3 1

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told URN in an interview that the locusts have been sighted in lawun village in Adilang Sub County and diwang parish in Lira Kato sub county.
17:46
17:46

Gov't Withholding UGX 154b For Isimba Dam Contractor Isimba dam bridge 2 1

According to Robert Kasande, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy, they are withholding the money and will only give it to the contractor when they are satisfied with the works.
17:28
17:28

Taskforce to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trading Inaugurated Elly Tumwine 2

Because tourism has overtaken every sector in terms of contributing to foreign exchange earnings, the country must double its efforts in protecting wildlife that is the bedrock of the sector.
17:20
17:20

Patients Overwhelm Buseruka Health Center III Health facility 5 1

The facility receives over 1,000 patients each month comprising both the Congolese nationals from the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Ugandans.
17:00
17:00

Payment Systems Bill to Help Address Gaps in Digital Services-UCC 5

The Bill that seeks to among others provide for supervision and oversight of mobile money transactions. The Bill also provides for the protection of the payment and settlement systems against insolvency proceedings by providing for transfer orders finality, irrevocability and protection of collateral arrangements.
16:46
16:46

Lango Paramount Chief Wants Gov't to Take Over School 2 2

The school was opened in 2017 by Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports, however, it has failed to attract students.
16:36
16:36

2,000 LDUs Equipped to Spray Desert Locusts in Karamoja Moroto District 2 1

The locusts have been reported in Amudat at Kosike; Kakomongole sub-county in Nakapiripirit district; Lolachat and Lopeduru areas in Nabilatuk district; Tukum, Palam and Ngariam in Katakwi district; Magamaga, Alerek and Abim sub-counties in Abim district; Kobebe and Nakabaat in Moroto district and Adinga in Agago district.
16:12
16:12

Areas with High Maternal Mortality Receive Equipment, Medicines from UNFPA donations 3

While free government supplies are normally supplied through the National Medical Stores, Alain said they chose to use an alternative distribution strategy whereby the commodities will be distributed through the Joint Medical Stores.
16:04
16:04

70-Year-Old Arrested for Defiling His Granddaughter defilement

The suspect is Keya Kafeero, a resident of Buhirigi LC1 in Buhirigi parish Bombo Sub county Hoima district.
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