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18:58
18:58

Nansana Municipality Businesses Exempted from Taxes Tax exemption 1 3

Nansana Municipal Mayor Regina Bakitte says that five members of her committee have already agreed to waive taxes from the beginning of the next financial year to prevent a catastrophe as the businesses struggle to recover from the abyss and attain the resilience to withstand an economic downturn.
19:50
19:50

Local Government Minister Intervenes in Nansana Budget Wrangle 1 1

Nansana, like other municipalities, should have passed its budget by the end of May but it didn't due to the ongoing wrangles. The municipality, in Wakiso District, has over the past two months failed to pass the over 23 billion Shillings budget due to wrangles between the Executive and Councilors.
13:47
13:47

Nsangi-Buloba Road Closed To Big Vehicles Culverts 2 3

Mwesigwa says the 5.4km road stretch has 16 visible cracks cutting through the road and may curve in at any time causing great danger.
12:56
12:56

Residents Grab Food Relief At Wakiso District Headquarters Relief food 2 2 Top story

Samuel Mpiira, the President of Koica Club of Uganda, says they used Shillings 32 million that they had budgeted for community outreaches to buy the relief for distribution to families, which are struggling to get food due to the lock down.
16:56
16:56

Four Lusanja Family Members Injured in Tent Fire medard kiconco 3 1

Eye witnesses say that the fire broke out shortly after midnight on Wednesday when the family members were deep asleep.
17:23
17:23

Minister Hands over Shs20m from Parliament to Wakiso District COVID -19 Taskforce

Minister for Luwero Triangle and Busiro North MP Dennis Galabuzi Ssozi has handed over the sh20m given to all MPs by Parliament to Wakiso district covid19 task force to help in running its activities.
11:19
11:19

Nabweru Health Center III Flouting Covid19 Prevention Guidelines 1 4

A male patient who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely on the matter, expressed concerned on the state of affairs at the Health Center amidst the corona pandemic.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
14:23
14:23

Tertiary Institutions Opt For Online Learning 1 3

Dr Mouhamad Mpezamihigo Kampala International University Vice-Chancellor says that although the closure has been abrupt, lectures must continue online and students must complete their course works, tests and exams.
17:48
17:48

Councilor, Kira Speaker Clash Over Sitting health 1 4 Top story

Eyelu also raised concern about the venue of the meeting, which was held in a closed conference hall and the sitting arrangement.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland area 4 1 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
07:55
07:55

Gayaza High School Administrators Discard Calls for Closure After Second Fire security 3 4 Top story

This is the second fire registered at the school in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' property to ashes, while the second fire gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
10:34
10:34

Gayaza Fire: Police Says No Student Injured, Parents Denied Access 2 4 Top story

The words of comfort came moments after first responders who were also denied assess had alleged that they saw an ambulance coming out of the school. However, Muhangi refuted the allegations arguing that he had directed that nobody should access the school to ensure the safety of the students.
16:21
16:21

Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship Uganda 1 1 Top story

Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
17:40
17:40

Decongesting Namugongo: Catholic Church Gazettes Special Day for Young Pilgrims Anthony Zziwa 2 4 Top story

To address the problem, the Catholic Church is opting to allocate an exclusive day to young pilgrims. The development will be pioneered Masaka Diocese, which is organising this year’s event.
21:56
21:56

One Feared Dead as People Power Activists, Police Clash in Nansana Nakawa

The activists were returning from the burial of their colleague, Ritah Nabukenya in Kiboga district. Nabukenya succumbed to injuries she sustained in a motor accident in Nakawa on Monday.
18:41
18:41

Local Gov't Minister Decries Absence of Inspectors service 2

The Local Government Act mandates the local government ministry to oversee all local governments through the Directorate of Local Government Inspection.
11:49
11:49

Parliament’s Decision Ignites Confusion at Curriculum Training Centers government 1 3 Top story

Leonard Lwanga from Kyandondo Secondary School in Matugga who is one of the 2050 teachers undergoing training at Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso District, said some of his colleagues packed their bags when they heard parliament’s decision on media.
18:36
18:36

Archbishop Lwanga Issues Decree On Eucharist, Introduces Contracts for Priests home 1 1

The Director of the Social Communications Department of Kampala Archdiocese, Fr Joseph Mukasa Nkeera, has since confirmed the development revealing that the directives were issued during a high-level meeting with the clergy and senior executive committees of parishes at Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala this Saturday.
10:25
10:25

DP Grass Root Elections Postponed leader 2

To date, the process is yet to start as several party leaders from Masaka, Wakiso, Mukono and some parts of Kampala petitioned the National Executive Committee.
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