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11:39
11:39

Business Conditions Continue to Deteriorate - Stanbic Index stanbic pmi index 1

The Ugandan private sector moved towards stabilisation during June but business conditions continued to deteriorate during the month.
22:42
22:42

Presidents Office Returns UGX 2.9b COVID-19 Cash to Treasury Parliament 2 1

The money is part of an allocation of 16.8 billion Shillings which the office received to facilitate COVID-19 response activities in April.
22:08
22:08

Parliament Probes Mass Layoffs at Vision Group journalism 4 1 Top story

A number of workers were sent on Forced leave with a pay of 500,000 Shillings a month, to sustain them during this period. Several others were terminated in a decision, which according to the company’s Chief Executive Robert Kabushenga, was in response to the changed media industry circumstances.
20:04
20:04

Gov't Seeks to Suspend Delegates Conferences Ahead of 2021 Polls 1 2

The regulations seek to provide guidance on the conduct of meetings and elections at a time when the world is challenged with managing crowds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
17:37
17:37

President Museveni Assents to Four Electoral Laws 1 1

However, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs said that President Yoweri Museveni declined to assent to the Local Government (Amendment) Bill.
17:36
17:36

Security Might Kill more Ugandans than COVID-19, Warns MPs 3 1

Members of Parliament want Government to prevail on errant security officials saying many Ugandans may die as a result of security brutality than of COVID-19.
17:20
17:20

Custodian Board Admits Selling Contested Property to Mukwano COSASE Sub-committe 1

The MPs have been specifically investigating how UNRA paid out 7 billion Shillings as compensation to Mukwano Industries to take over Plot 13/25 and Plot M30 Press House road.
16:31
16:31

CCEDU Wants Special Law on 2021 Polls 2021 elections 1 4

The former Minister for Ethics and Integrity wondered why the government does not view the Covid-19 pandemic as an emergency which can lead to the postponement of the polls.
07:58
07:58

Attorney General to Table New Political Parties Regulations 2021 Elections 6 1

William Byaruhanga said that he will present the regulations on Thursday for debate and possible approval.
07:26
07:26

No Money to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kasaija juba crisis 1 3

Appearing on Wednesday to explain about the delay of payment of the traders, Kasaija said Government did not have money to pay the traders because it had deferred several other payments due to lack of money in the COVID-10 crisis.
17:48
17:48

PAC Questions State House on Acquisition of Okello House Parliament 1 3

State House has said its former landlord at plot 10A, Nehru Road, overlooking the State House in Nakasero, Alexan­der Okello lost his property Okello House after he was duped to by individuals.
17:14
17:14

2021 Election: Gov’t Declines to Declare State of Emergency 2021 elections 4 1 Top story

Kamuntu argued that periodic elections are now part of Uganda’s historical mission for sustainable peace, security and stability. He explained that Ugandan expect to have a chance to choose their leaders every 5 years through elections, adding that this can only be achieved if Electoral Commission executes its mandate.
05:35
05:35

Parliament Directs Minister to 'Save Kiwula Central Forest Reserve' 3 1

The directive made by parliament on Tuesday, followed a report by Kayunga Woman MP Idah Nantaba that the tractors are being used to destroy the forest reserve. Nantaba said that 1,000 out of the total 5,000 hectares of the forest land is contested in court.
22:41
22:41

Delayed Electoral Bills Continue to Stir Unease in Parliament 1 2

The five bills were passed by Parliament in February and described them as key legislation in guiding aspirants, candidates and managers of the electoral process and the public during 2021 electoral season.
21:04
21:04

Parliament Delays Creation of New Counties 5 1 Top story

The proposed counties were approved by the cabinet on June 15. They include Buhweju West, Buwekula South, Kiboga West, Lamwo East, Bugangaizi South, Chekwi East, Mulanda, and Kwania North. On the same list is Buyanja East, Kagoma North, Ngariam, Agago West, Bukanga North, Bukimbiri and Nakaseke Central.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
17:31
17:31

COSASE Probes Sudhir over Possession of Departed Asian Properties Parliament 1 3

The probe follows a petition to the committee by Androna Margaret Kabagenyi whose rented plot 26 on Republican street in Mbale was taken over by Sudhir.
19:03
19:03

Buganda Kingdom Registers UGX 21Billion Deficit in 2019/2020 Budget 3 1

Buganda Kingdom’s Finance Minister Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa has revealed that the institution has failed to raise the targeted 121.07 billion Shillings in the concluding financial year 2029/2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
16:35
16:35

Buganda Lukiiko Approves UGX 109Bn Budget 1 2

According to Nsibirwa, they considered a lower budget since they anticipate low revenue collection in the next 6 months due to the Corona Virus pandemic that has affected a number of potential revenue sources.
14:39
14:39

EU Gives Ministry UGX 25Bn for Tourism Industry Reopening lockdown 2 1

The ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the tourism private sector for post lock down operations.
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