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19:35
19:35

Kabaka’s Birthday Celebrations to Focus on HIV/Aids Fight 2 1

The Kabaka birthday is slated for April 13th and the Kingdom has maintained the fight against HIV/AIDs at the forefront of all activities.
18:52
18:52

Police Sets Up Team to Determine Retention of SPCs 3 1

According to the Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, the team comprising the Directorate of Human Resource and Administration, the Directorate of Operations and the Department of Finance will assess the police wage bill before coming up with the exact number of SPCs to be retained.
18:49
18:49

Gov’t Proposes Tax on Leaf Tobacco, Gold and Fish Maw 1

Minister Matia Kasaija proposes a levy to be charged on processed gold at the rate of United States Dollars 200 (730,000 Shillings) per kilogram which is exported out of Uganda. Government proposes that this shall be paid by the exporter to the Uganda Revenue Authority- URA at the time the processed gold is exported out of Uganda.
18:28
18:28

Certified Seed Companies to Tame Decline in Standards aflatoxins in maize 3 1

Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja says it is prudent for the government to have the standards issue handled at a go and comprehensively, instead of tackling is sector by sector or stage by stage of the value chain. He has also vowed to periodically publish the certified seed companies starting this month, and also the chemical inputs that are considered dangerous.
17:54
17:54

900 to Get Free Electricity Connection in Gulu and Kitgum 1 2

Jonan Kiiza, the Head of Communications at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited revealed that the government procured 2,000 under the free electricity connection policy and that the meters are undergoing quality test for certification at Uganda National Bureau of Standards and that more meters shall be procured.
17:42
17:42

Parliament Tasks Minister Kasaija on Islamic Banking 4 1 Top story

During plenary, the Kawempe North MP, Latif Ssebaggala raised the delayed operationalization of Islamic Banking as a matter of National Importance.
17:29
17:29

Businessman Desh Kananura Wins Land Case 1 2

The Justices have thus set aside the High Court decision and awarded Kananura costs of the suit in a judgement read by the Court of Appeal Registrar Susan Kanyange.
17:19
17:19

NUP Paying Medical Bills of 44 Tortured Supporters 3 1

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the 44 torture victims are those who approached the headquarters seeking medical assistance. He, however, says that there are many others who are being helped by party officials and supporters in various parts of the country.
17:16
17:16

Masaka Fares More Than Double as Traffic from Kampala is Diverted via New Road 1 1

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA the Deputy Spokesperson says the diversion is intended to allow their technical teams enough space to carry out emergency repairs without inconveniences from motorists.
17:06
17:06

Pre-pandemic UNICEF Data Show 1 in 8 Countries Spend More on Debt Than Social Services

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, countries with the highest levels of debt service including Chad, The Gambia, Haiti and South Sudan were spending at least U.S 3 Dollars on debt for every dollar going to essential social services, according to the report.
16:50
16:50

Suspect Surrenders to Community, Confesses Killing Own Father domestic brawl 1

Charles Odong, a resident of Copil village in Unyama Sub County from Gulu District went into hiding on Tuesday night after killing his father, Galdino Akena and torching his body over a domestic brawl.
16:50
16:50

Four Suspects Escape Break out of Bududa CPS Jail Uganda Police Force 1

The escapees are John Wakholi and Kalifan Namondo both charged with threatening violence, Charles Wanyibe with stealing cattle and Titus Kuloba also charged with theft.
16:43
16:43

Finance Minister Tables New Tax Proposals tax bills 2 1

The tax Bills tabled by Kasaija include the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Fish (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The External Trade (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Mining (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and others.
16:34
16:34

UEDCL Takes Over Power Distribution in Bundibugyo BECS 1 3

Paul Mwesigwa-UEDCL managing director said they have had a smooth transition which will not disrupt the power distribution to clients.
15:34
15:34

Kadaga, Oulanyah Left Out of Kyankwanzi NRM Retreat 2

This development comes less than a week after President Museveni meeting both Kadaga and Oulanyah and allegedly asked them to stop campaigning for the speakership of the 11th parliament.
15:10
15:10

Minister Magyezi Orders Probe into Road Construction Project in Northern Uganda Orom Subcounty 4 2

In Kitgum District, the committee on Wednesday discovered a section of 15.9 kilometres Akilok Central-Lakwanya road in Orom Sub-county constructed by Giant Plum Ent Ug Ltd that had several broken culverts.
15:00
15:00

Gov’t Proposes to Drop OTT 1

The Bill scheduled for tabling on the floor of Parliament on Thursday by the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija also proposes the re-introduction of excise duty at a rate of 12 percent on internet data.
14:52
14:52

Energo Uganda Faces Eviction From Kageri Rock in Nakasongola exploitation 3

Sam Kigula, the LCV Chairman of Nakasongola says that the company was notified of the expired agreement and asked its officials to meet for fresh negotiation before it’s renewed.
14:28
14:28

One Shot As Suspected Karimojong Armed Men Invade Agago District jie warriors

David Oyo Odwor was reportedly shot on the left thigh at about 9 am on Tuesday from his home in Kaciciro trading centre in Kaciciro village, Omiya Pacwha sub-county, Agago District.
14:20
14:20

Dokolo, Aduku Town Councils Push for Municipal Status 4

David Odyambo, the Town Clerk Dokolo Town Council says that they are pushing for the elevation of Dokolo into a municipality to bridge the service delivery gap in the area and also attract more jobs.
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