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21:08
21:08

Uganda’s Telephone Subscribers Up by 1.8 Million

The growth in subscribers in the quarter Jan – to March 2020 reflects the highest three-month growth rate in the financial year 2019/20. This is despite the traditional subscriber peaks associated with the December festivities.
18:30
18:30

Households Struggled to Access Medicines in June- Survey 1

Presenting the findings at Statistics House in Kampala, Stephen Baryahirwa, the Principal Statistician at UBOS, said respondents were asked about their household needs for medicine during the week preceding the survey.
18:07
18:07

Besigye’s Decision Not to Contest in 2021 Polls Generates Mixed Reactions 3 7 Top story

Some FDC party members, who spoke to URN shortly after Besigye’s announcement, said they will pursue other means to ensure that he appears on the 2021 presidential ballot.
16:27
16:27

Dr Kiiza Besigye Will Not Contest for Presidency in 2021 5 4 Top story

Besigye said that Elections is Plan A which he has decided to leave for another person while he takes care of his unrevealed plan B reiterating his all-time commitment that he will never leave the struggle to overthrow President Museveni's regime before victory is achieved.
16:01
16:01

Two Held Over Mbarara Weigh Bridge Shooting 1 2

According to Namaye, Osada discharged live bullets in an attempt to stop the truck after the occupants refused to stop at the Weigh Bridge Station in Koranorya area.
15:26
15:26

Bushenyi Politicians, Traders Bicker over Placement of Campaign Posters 1 4

The business community says that the posters which have been fixed on almost all signposts and roadside buildings are making the structures untidy. To others, the signage sends a wrong signal about their choice of candidates, yet they have no connection to the candidates whose posters are pinned all over their buildings.
15:16
15:16

Don’t Use Money-Generating Assets as Collateral for Bank Loans – Expert borrowing 1 2 Top story

Sarah Mbinji, an International Finance Corporation trainer, said on Wednesday that using your cash-cow asset as security to get a loan would be akin to suicide. This means, she said, that if anything goes bad and that security is taken, that would be the end of the business.
12:45
12:45

Bukedi NRM NEC Members Miss Virtual Conference 3

The Budaka District NRM Chairperson, Arthur Mboizi Waako just read Museveni’s speech to the members that they later discussed.
11:46
11:46

Kasese FDC Leaders Warn Members Against Contesting As Independent Candidates 4 1

Saulo Maate, the District FDC party chairman says the party will not support members who will not adhere to the party guidelines.
11:11
11:11

Opposition in Teso Welcome Amuriat’s Presidential Bid 1 3

Amuriat, who succeeded Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu as FDC President in 2017 on Tuesday declared his intentions to seek the party’s flag for the forthcoming presidential elections.
11:03
11:03

Bukedea Woman MP Aspirant Imprisoned NRM Primaries 2020 2

Amongin, who resigned her job as a Sub- Accountant at Koen Sub County, says the case only came up after she picked nomination forms from the NRM party headquarters in Kampala for the primaries.
08:22
08:22

Can Kadaga’s Neutrality in Parliament Dent her CEC Bid? opposition 5 1

On several occasions, Kadaga has summoned ministers and given the government an ultimatum on when they should act or give a response. She has equally spoken out on government inconsistencies and declined to approve government proposals for borrowing.
07:27
07:27

Free Trade Agreement May Not Stop EAC Imports From Outside Africa – Research 1

African countries have formed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) an agreement that will see African countries open their markets for each other, remove tariffs, and boost trade. At least 30 countries, including Uganda, have signed and ratified the agreement.
05:18
05:18

Tumukunde Cautions Against Frustrating Democratic Paths to Change 1 2

Tumukunde was speaking moments after his release from Njeru Police Station in Buikwe district on Tuesday, where he was held for holding a meeting without police authorization. Tumukunde was meeting his campaign coordinators at Royal Paradise Hotel earlier in the day.
04:58
04:58

FDC Still Expecting Besigye to Join Presidential Race 8 6

The party opened a two day’s exercise calling for those who meet the qualifications to carry the FDC flag in the forthcoming general elections to do so. On the first day of the exercise, the party's National Chairman Wasswa Biriggwa was the only candidate who picked the forms.
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