Speaking during the launch of the NRM party manifesto at Jinja city conference hall on Saturday, the NRM candidates said they are financially constrained because of the just concluded primary elections. They argued that it is hard for them to battle their rivals from other political parties, most of whom are using money to win over voters.
The hymns are being advertised by Painters Records, a Kampala-based music-recording studio, on their Facebook page, where links are availed to those who want to download or listen to them at a cost. The links lead to online music-streaming platforms that include iTunes, Deezer, Tidal, Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon.
President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
In a message delivered by the Internal Affairs Minister, General, Jeje Odongo during the opening of a two day’s police performance review meeting in Jinja district on Thursday, Museveni asked the police leadership to totally eliminate murders and robberies that have reduced public trust in the institution.
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
Apparently, the PWDs are unable to access the video calls without paying the Shillings 200 social media tax each day. Deborah Iyute, the Programs Officer the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda is one of those using video calls for her communication.