Dickson Nabimanya, the officer in charge of Nawaikoke Police Station says that the affected police personnel were isolated a week ago after presenting with COVID-19 symptoms. They have since tested positive for the virus.
According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
According to the 2014 population census, Bunyangabu district has 170,000 people but the number is expected to have increased to 200, 000, which means only 48,000 residents wash hands after visiting the toilet.
At least 33.9 percent of the children in Eastern Uganda face sexual forms of violence followed by 30.4 percent in Central and 21.8 percent in Northern Uganda. Sexual violence in the Western region stands at 20.2 percent on average.
Abuka noted that although placing a charge on mobile money withdrawals would increase revenue, the tax is inefficient, uncertain and complex. He explained that the mobile money levy goes against tax policy
Tumwebaze says the electronic airtime will also improve revenue collection since URA can now tell how much airtime the telecom companies sell and also minimize the waste generated from the scratch card.
As the debate on the new Shilling 200 per day Over the Top OTT commonly known as social media tax and one percent tax on mobile money rages on, Uganda Radio Network traces back the debate by Members of the Tenth Parliament, in which they handled the two taxes. Uganda Radio Network revisits the debate on the taxes and brings you the details of who said what.