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18:19
18:19

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap 1 2

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held.
17:58
17:58

Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions Ministry of Health 1 1

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shillings for not filling in the contact locator form, which would indicate the details of how one can be traced. The UK Government pays surprise visits to the people to ensure that they are quarantining.
16:57
16:57

KCCA Registers Taxis Amidst Protest from Operators 2 5

Every driver was required to fill a registration form detailing their name, National Identity card Number and KCCA City Operator Identification Number, route number and contact. They are also required to present a photocopy of the vehicle logbook, PSV tax, National Identity Card of taxi owner and driving permit of the driver.
15:05
15:05

Gov't Asked to Provide Universal Health Care Yusuf Serunkuma 1

Speaking on Monday during a zoom discussion organized by the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Centre [Huripec] Prof. John Jean Barya, the Makerere University law don, said, leaving health insurance in the hands of private companies is unwise because they are only motivated by profit.
13:50
13:50

Renovation of Queensway to Cost over UGX2 Billion - Kitaka 1

Works on the road that started in March involve replacement of the formation layer also known as the sub-base, the base layer which is made out of a mixture of crushed rocks and marram and the Asphalt made layer.
20:26
20:26

KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
07:40
07:40

EAC Bloc Asked to Review Treaty as COVID-19 Exposes Regional Crisis 2

Philip Kasaija Apuuli, a professor of Politics at Makerere University says even as COVID-19 continued to pose a threat, the council of Ministers of Health only got to sit for the first time at the end of March and the regional response document which largely remains on paper was not finalized until last month.
07:20
07:20

Gulu District Approves UGX 39.2b for Financial Year 2020/2021 Local Revenue 2 1

According to the budget, up to 15 billion Shillings (37.6 per cent) was allocated to Education and Sports sector while Production and Marketing received the second largest allocation of 8 billion representing (20.2 per cent).
06:55
06:55

URA Senior Commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa Quits 1

Dicksons Kateshumbwa, who had recently been taken to head the domestic taxes docket, said in an e-mail to staff that he had decided to end his tour of duty ahead of the contractual period with immediate effect.
17:58
17:58

KCCA Executive Committee Recommends Suspension of Trade License, Market Dues 2

The total KCCA Budget is about 521 billion Shillings, out of which approximately 100 billion is expected to be generated from local revenue, arising out of licenses property tax and market dues. KCCA collects about 300 million Shillings in market dues.
16:40
16:40

KCCA Councilors Seek Space as Mayor Restricts Access to Parlor 1 3

Zamini Masunge, the Kawempe Woman Councilor, says they don’t have enough space to transact council business. She says they should be allowed to use part of the Lower gardens as the Authority identifies space for them.
08:07
08:07

Expect No Direct Financial Stimulus - Kasaija 1 3

Kasaija notes that the private businesses should utilise loans in the Uganda Development Bank which the government has recapitalized to support businesses in the post-COVID-19 recovery process.
16:58
16:58

KCCA Issues Strict Guidelines for Taxis, Bodaboda Operators 1 3 Top story

According to Amongi, all taxi operators are expected to report to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Offices to be assigned to the parks and stages they will operate from.
14:52
14:52

Amuria District Councilors Demand Accountability for COVID-19 Funds COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

During a council meeting on Wednesday, David Ewayu, the district councillor for Kuju Sub County questioned why only the contributions from Ministers Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, and Gen. Jeje Odongo, the Minister for Internal Affairs were recorded.
20:17
20:17

MPs Split on Proposal to Involve Museveni in NSSF Bill Scrutiny President 3 1

A joint team of members of the gender and finance committees is scrutinizing the NSSF bill, which among others, seeks to make it mandatory for all workers to register and contribute to NSSF, allow for self-employed people to contribute to NSSF and allow midterm access to benefits for voluntary members.
19:30
19:30

Political Parties Seek New Plan for 2021 Elections IPOD council 4 3

The new head of the IPOD Summit Asuman Basaalirwa says elections need to go on despite the interruptions that have affected all political parties. He noted the need to devise ways to hold the election amidst a pandemic anticipated to last longer.
13:05
13:05

Rukiga District Leaders Query Ambulance Donation from MP Kabafunzaki 6 2 Top story

Kabafunzaki directed that the ambulance, which he allegedly bought with his share of the 20 million Shillings COVID-19 allocation to MP's, is handed to Kamwezi Health Centre IV in Kamwezi Sub County. He, however, added that he would withdraw it when COVID-19 pandemic is over.
12:14
12:14

Displaced Mulungu Traders to be Relocated to Busabala 3 2

The traders were forced to abandon the market last month as a result of rising water levels on Lake Victoria. As many of them relocated to an area outside the gazetted market, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and National Environment Management Authority-NEMA asked Buganda Land Board, the landlord, to close the site citing health and environmental challenges.
04:00
04:00

Gov’t Clears Ugandans Abroad to Return at their Own Cost lockdown 1 1

The Minister for Health Jane Ruth Aceng told the press that indeed the matter had been resolved, and the Ugandans will come back in phases. Those who wish to come home will register with Ugandan embassies abroad and be linked with airlines that are operational.
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22:42

Minister Magyezi Decries High Corruption Levels in Local Gov't Anti corruption 1 2

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has said his office is determined to fight cases of corruption which is overwhelming in the local Government.
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