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15:24
15:24

UNBS Rescinds Ban on Importation of Used Clothes, Footwear social media

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said that the feedback indicated that the action was likely to derail the focus on the other existing measures put in place by the government to contain the virus that causes COVID-19. As such, it rescinded the directive.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
19:19
19:19

City 'Pastor' Augustine Yiga Arrested for Misleading Public on COVID-19 police spokesperson 1

Yiga, commonly known as ‘abizaayo’ reportedly used his Television Station to tell the public that there was no Coronavirus in Africa . He coined his argument on the fact that no single death had been declared in a number of countries, yet in the west, nations that were battling the disease had lost lives in hundreds.
14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 2 1 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
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.
13:06
13:06

Reviewing Museveni’s 10 Point Security Plan Fred Enanga 3 3 Top story

In his speech, Museveni said with the CCTVs in place, criminals will to suffer as cameras are in position to capture their activities in places from as far as 30kms. He said government will install cameras on highways and start the digital registration of motor vehicle and motorcycle number plates in the second phase.
10:24
10:24

Nansana Youths Spend Nights On Flats in Search of Free Internet area 1 3 Top story

Early this week, the reporter climbed the building next to Ave Maria Supermarket only to find dozens of youths busy on their phones, each minding their own business. Each of the youths could be seen surfing or typing on their smartphones.
20:19
20:19

Herbalist Cum Musician "Nailed" for Composing Museveni Song social media 1 3

Isaac Katoogo alias Ambassador wa Yesu, a resident of Kiteeso cell in Namakwekwe ward in Northern division in Mbale municipality claims that three masked men intercepted him between 9:00PM and 10:00pm around Nkoma, a Mbale town suburb.
16:08
16:08

Police Hunt for Driver Captured on Video for Reckless Driving street 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled into hiding when the officers approached his vehicle.
18:49
18:49

Boda boda Murder: Police Drop Charges Against Lookalike Suspects social media 1 1 Top story

However, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says SID has dropped charges against trio since the prime suspect, John Bosco Mugisha aka Mukiga was picked up on Wednesda
14:28
14:28

Police Confirm Arrest of Suspect in Mengo Boda boda Murder motorcycle 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango identifies the suspect as John Bosco Mugisha alia Mukiga. In a statement issued this afternoon, Onyango explains that Mukiga was picked up from his hideout in Nsiike I, Ndeeba, Rubaga Division, in Kampala last night following a tip off.
16:35
16:35

SFC, UPDF Deny Kidnapping Music Promoter Bajjo social media

The SFC Spokesperson, Major Jimmy Omara and Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire dismiss claims that Bajjo was kidnapped by security operatives under their respective units. “I am not aware,” Brig Karemire simply replied to Uganda Radio Network (URN) via a telephone call.erson, Major Jimmy Omara and UPDF mouthpiece Brigadier Richard Karemire all dismissed claims that Bajjo was kidnapped by security operatives under their respective unit
17:55
17:55

Museveni Tasks Police Managers to Improve Public Image corruption 1 3

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.
16:43
16:43

Museveni's Response to Feedback on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes road 1 Top story

Premaz Kirabo Mayega was for scraping the tax. Tusime Peter wonders what will happen to those who had paid the 1. George Mugwanja said tax should be simple and easily collected. Henry Othieno wonders why we do not tax the multinationals. Hackim Niwazy, commends my message but informs me that they are taxing mere deposits. I have been following up all these issues for a long time. Here are my comments on each of the points:
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