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21:15
21:15

Mismatch Between School Curriculum and Market Demand - Museveni 3

Museveni says sleeping is part of the reason there is still unemployment in Uganda. He says people are working for the stomach despite the good land and favorable conditions in the country. He says in the end, we have food in homes but there is a shortage of money.
21:08
21:08

CID Arrests Musician Kiwewa Over Song Against MP Nantaba 1

Kayunga District Woman MP also former State Minister for ICT, Ida Nantaba, has dragged local musician, Gerald Kiwewa, to Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID over defamatory song.
19:29
19:29

Companies Will Not Get Tax Refunds without E-Receipts From October – URA 2 1

According to URA, taxpayers have three months up to September 30, 2020, to adjust their systems and start issuing e-invoices. From 1 October 2020, no taxpayer will claim a tax credit if they didn’t issue e-invoices in their trading. The program is implemented under the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions (EFRIS).
18:37
18:37

Boda Boda Cyclists to Respect SOPs Boda Bodas 4

Alex Nuwagaba a Boda Boda rider in Bukoto says he will respect the set SOPs and is already preparing to start work.
18:14
18:14

Uganda Registers First COVID-19 Death COVID-19 Deaths 1 Top story

Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Primary Health Care Minister, says the results from the samples taken from the deceased show that she was positive for Covid-19.
17:42
17:42

Over 10,000 Health Workers Infected with COVID-19 in Africa - WHO

According to WHO, nurses are the most affected group of health workers accounting for more than 40 percent of infected cadres.The UN health agency attributes the high number of infections of health workers within Africa to the lack of personal protective equipment and weak infection and prevention control measures
17:03
17:03

Availability of Preeclampsia Drugs Low in Private Hospitals -Experts

Dr Denis Kibira, the Executive Director of HEPs Uganda says the low stock in private facilities is because hospitals are not willing to spend money to procure the drugs
16:43
16:43

DPP Fails To Explain UGX 321m Rent Arrears At Workers House 3 1

The rental arrears accumulated to Shillings 321m in 2019 causing MPs on PAC to question the figure since Shillings 182m had been later written off as unsupported. The Legislators are curious about why the rent arrears cannot be conclusively verified. The deputy DPP could not explain how the arrears accumulated.
16:04
16:04

COVID-19: Health Experts Urge Security Officers to Wear Masks Uganda Police 1 2

The call comes after the number of security officers that have tested positive for the disease increases. According to health officials, so far, 54 security officers have tested positive for the disease
15:55
15:55

Supreme Court Consolidates Appeals Challenging Dismissal of Six MPs Asuman Basalirwa 2 1

The panel of seven Supreme Court Justices ordered that the three appeals are consolidated into one such that it is expeditiously heard.
15:51
15:51

KIIDP II Road Works at 25% Completion- KCCA John Babiiha Road 3 1 Top story

Eng. Stephen Kibuuka, the KCCA project coordinator, says the percentage covers majorly low value works like transfer of utilities and clearing drains.
15:42
15:42

MPs Summon Attorney General over Vehicle Inspection Contract SGS Ltd, 2 1

The Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney General William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present Government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicle.
15:27
15:27

Engineers Call For Advanced Lake Monitoring to Control Floods wetlands 4 1

Eng. Dr Seith Mugume noted that the rising and falling water levels are as a result of an imbalance created by several human-induced factors that affect water inflows and outflows from Lake Victoria.
14:30
14:30

City Traders Protest as Landlords Demand Rent for Closed Shops 1 3 Top story

Musa Lubega, a tenant on Pentagon Arcade that belongs to Drake Lubega explains that they haven’t been able to access their shops because the security guards can’t allow them in.
14:18
14:18

Health Ministry Seeks UGX 465bn For Covid-19 Fight health budget 1 1

In an interview with URN, Atwine says the money will be used to trace Covid-19 cases, receiving returnees and purchasing PPEs among others.
13:59
13:59

Orient Bank Sell Will Ensure Growth – Management orient bank sale 1

On Monday, it emerged that I&M Holdings Limited, the owners of I&M Bank Kenya, have reached an agreement with Orient Bank owners to buy 90 percent of the bank. The transaction awaits approval from regulators in Kenya and Uganda.
13:14
13:14

3,000 Police Vehicles, Motorcycles Grounded 2 1

Police sources said most of the currently used vehicles save for directors were donated by Justice Law and Order Sector –JLOS, embassies and Non-Governmental Organizations.
12:16
12:16

Gov't Stuck with 300 Domestic Workers Facing Deportation in Saudi Arabia parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Health is under pressure to clear the return of 300 domestic workers currently stuck in Saudi Arabia .
07:50
07:50

Supreme Court Blocks Basajjabalaba Trial Tax evasion

On Wednesday, a panel of seven Supreme Court Justices led by Dr Esther Kisaakye granted the order staying the execution pending the determination of their appeal.
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