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14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don parliament 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
18:11
18:11

Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 5 1

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
16:49
16:49

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Arrests Kakira Town Clerk home 1 1

Gulale was arrested on Wednesday together with the council auditor, Peter Mulaavu and Fred Kisige, the engineer of Bugembe town council.
07:15
07:15

Hundreds Fear Eviction By Buganda Kingdom resident 1 4 Top story

According to the occupants, they have been under threats of eviction since 2016 and are worried that Mengo through Buganda Land Board-BLB may evict them anytime without due compensation despite occupying land for more than 30 years.
10:31
10:31

Defense: Ongwen Using Detention For Personal Development team 1 2 Top story

His lead lawyer, Crispus Ayena Odongo describes the former warlord as a fast learner, saying he has used his time in custody to learn English and is now pursuing music. According to Ayena, Ogwen can now comfortably communicate with his defense team in English without any interpreter, which shows his learning capacity.
14:46
14:46

I Connected Kipoi to Rwenzori Rebels - Witness people 1 Top story

According to Muhumuza, he was surprised by the questions and asked Kipoi why he was asking him such questions. Kipoi reportedly replied that M23 was comprised of Ugandans and Rwandese who would be difficult to deal with as they plot to overthrow government.
13:22
13:22

Proposed Deployment of LDUs Draws Mixed Reactions from City Residents police 6

John Bosco Karwanyi also a Boda boda rider and resident of Kifumbira zone in Kamwokya, says the LDUs should be deployed in rural areas with limited police posts and stations.
17:08
17:08

Police Grant Zaake Bond, Clear His Travel for Treatment team 1

According to the bond form, the legislator is expected to appear before Mugwisagye on October 3rd 2018. Zaake couldnt sign the bond forms because of the injuries on his fingers. The forms were instead signed by his lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo and his two sureties.
11:11
11:11

Land Board Turns Down Communal Land Bid by Acholi Chief district 2 1 Top story

Evidence before the Commission shows that the district land board declined to approve the lease application, on grounds that Bwobo clan could lose its right over the land.
19:03
19:03

Kayihura Handled According to Army Procedures – Rugunda police 1 1 Top story

The former police chief hasnt appeared in court since his arrest of June 13th 2018 and subsequent detention at Makindye Military barracks. Kayihura was picked up together with several police who worked with him during his tenure as Inspector General of Police-IGP.
11:11
11:11

Lira District On the Spot for Parceling Out Police Land uganda police force 3 1

Dr. Jacob Oweta, the Lira District Land Board Chairperson, says the process of allocation has temporarily been halted pending clearance from court. He says the land in question was allocated local investors for commercial and residential use.
20:25
20:25

MPs to Government: Don't Rush Phasing Off Airtime Scratch Cards area 3

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.
07:15
07:15

Arua MP By-elections: FDC Supporters Disagree on Candidate municipality 3 3 Top story

Wadri drew the attention of the delegates when he told them that the political terrain has already changed and warrants a more respected and fearless candidate like him to reclaim the municipality from the ruling NRM party.
Jan 14 results