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20:27
20:27

Gen Tumwine: Ignore Threatening Social Media Messages security 1 2

Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwiine has asked Ugandans to ignore messages making rounds on social media threatening instability.
19:25
19:25

Rainfall Increases In Northern Region 3

For instance, in the last ten days of July, western Uganda districts of Kabale, Kasese and Mbarara received zero rainfall while districts like Arua received 21.7 millimeters, Kitgum 18.3 millimeters, Gulu 24.4 millimeters and Soroti also 24.4 millimeters. South eastern districts such as Jinja received 4.9 millimeters and Tororo 13 millimeters.
19:15
19:15

Parliament Commission to Meet Over Escort Vehicles for MPs security 2 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has revealed that the Parliamentary Commission was going to meet to discuss President Yoweri Musevenis letter in regard to procurement of escort vehicles for Members of Parliament.
18:44
18:44

CCEDU to Petition Parliament over Suspension lc elections 1 3

The Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda CCEDU has started collecting citizens from its partners and individuals to petition Parliament and the Electoral Commission over suspension.
18:39
18:39

Subscribers Sue URA, Telecoms Over Mobile Money Tax Deposits bank of uganda 2 1 Top story

Through their lawyer, Eron Kiiza, the applicants contend that URA recently admitted that the deduction on mobile money deposits was erroneous.
18:18
18:18

Former Wakiso Registrar Quizzed over Issuing Titles in Wetlands land probe 1

Abdul Ddamulira, the former registrar titles at Wakiso district lands office was today tasked by the Land Probe to explain why he executed the process of issuing titles in wetlands.
17:48
17:48

Museveni Orders Refund of 1% Mobile Money Tax Paid 1

President Museveni has said Ugandans who paid percent mobile money tax should be refunded. In a statement issued today, Museveni insists that the 1 percent tax which he ordered to be reduced to 0.5 percent last week was passed in error and he signed the bill knowing it had an error.
17:37
17:37

Parliament Can't Suspend Mobile Money and Social Media Tax -Kadaga speaker kadaga 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ruled that the Legislature has no capacity to interfere with the implementation of both the Mobile Money and Social Media Tax.
17:13
17:13

2010 Attacks: Rugby Grounds, Ethiopian Village No Longer the Same 1 10

Robert Sseguya, the manager of Kyadondo Rugby Club, says that memories of the 2010 cant be forgotten.
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:
15:58
15:58

Judge: Kamya Can't Be Compelled to Appear court 2 1 Top story

Lukwago ran to court accusing Kamya of illegally passing off the political head of Kampala Capital City Authority, KCCA yet she isnt an elected leader.
15:45
15:45

Muhakanizi Defends Taxes on Social Media and Mobile Money 1 5

Muhakanizi says there is a need for a debate on taxation in order to reduce dependency on donors, and that all should contribute to increasing the tax-to-GDP ratio at least up to 18 percent.
15:23
15:23

Mobile Money Dealers Demand Involvement in Tax Review 5

Ben Kamyuka, the Spokesperson Mobile Money Dealers Association, says the multiple taxes on a single transaction are killing the business.
15:08
15:08

Gov't Releases UGX4.4 Trillion Shillings for 1st Quarter 4 1 Top story

Announcing the release in Kampala, the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi says the 4.4 trillion shillings excludes donor aid, appropriations in aid and financing for Karuma and Isimba dams, and represents 26.8 percent of the 32.7-trillion-shilling budget.
12:56
12:56

World Cup Final: Police On High Alert 3

Dozens of people were killed and several others injured went bombs went off Kyadondo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village in Kabalagala during the 2010 World cup match final between Spain and Netherlands.
11:56
11:56

Consumption of Sexual Enhancement Pills Common –Pharmacists kampala 3 1 Top story

Most pharmacists and medical practitioners interviewed by URN pointed to the huge demand for the supplements especially from men. The pills are openly displayed and are either sold as a full dose or as per ones need.
11:40
11:40

IT Experts: Use of VPN Risky, Costly social media tax 7 1

Several social media users in Uganda have downloaded Virtual Private Networks VPN as a measure to bypass the 200 shillings Over the Top Taxes OTT, however experts warn that VPNs are more costly and risky.
11:22
11:22

Prof Mamdani Bemoans Public Intellectuals makerere university 3 1

Prof Mamdani argues that public intellectuals have morphed into government consultants or hold high ranks within opposition group, thinking about what is here and there with little reflection of the direction that of the future. Presentism, Mamdani says is the typical definition of the public intellectual.
10:49
10:49

Kadaga Directs Energy Minister to Explain Increase in Power Tariffs 3 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Energy Minister Irene Muloni to explain the increase in electricity tariffs contrary to an earlier decision taken by Parliament.
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