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20:38
20:38

Judicial Service Commission Advertises Chief Justice Position 1

Justice Bart Katureebe is set to retire on June 20th 2020 having reached the mandatory retirement age 70 years. The Chief Justice is the head of Judiciary and is responsible for the administration and supervision of all courts in Uganda.
20:11
20:11

URA Seeks UGX 196.8Bn for Contact Center, Land Acquisition 1

URA has been allocated a budget of Shillings 438.25 billion for the coming financial year 2020/2021 out of the required 635.1 billion leaving a funding gap of 196.8 billion.
19:02
19:02

Two Charged for Possessing Contraband Cosmetics 2

Court heard that on January 7th 2020 while in Kyabuyoro village in Kanungu District, Tumwijukye was found in possession of 185 cartons of assorted contraband cosmetics from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC worth Shillings 9 million.
19:01
19:01

URA Proposes to Drop OTT, Impose Mobile Data Tax 1 1 Top story

Without providing details, Akol underscored the need to have the tax policy reviewed since it was not performing well.
18:37
18:37

280 People Died of Malaria in December- Ministry of Health Report

The report, malaria situation update also shows that by January 7th 2020, 280 malaria deaths had been recorded by the surveillance team being reported at health facilities since the beginning of December.
18:16
18:16

Why Contracts of Six AIGPs Are Yet to Be Renewed 6 1

Source said most of the AIGPs whose contracts have been put on halt for over a year were found with gaps in management and accountability. Every senior police officer heading a directorate submits a report for his past two years.
18:08
18:08

Nabbanja Shows up With family, Village mates at Handover Ceremony Ministry of Health 3 3 Top story

The entourage comprised among others Nabbanja’s daughter, mother, sister, brothers, neighbor, village priest, LC 1 chairman, catechist, childhood friend and a nurse from a health center in her constituency. The newly appointed minister took time to introduce each member of her team.
17:37
17:37

UGX 20.4 Trillion Revenue Target is Unrealistic -Doris Akol URA 2 1

The Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol highlighted a number of challenges faced by the tax body among which included the unregulated informal sector which affects expansion of the revenue base, gross under declaration of rental income and inadequate funding to support structural review, skills enhancement and reach in critical areas for example Oil, Gas and Telecoms.
17:31
17:31

Bagyenda Refuses to Defend Self on Murder Charges Nsubuga Mubiru 2

However, Bagyenda, who is the prime suspect, told court through his lawyer, Nsubuga Mubiru that he wouldn’t defend himself. He instead asked court to summon his father, Col Kaka Bagyenda, the Director of Internal Security Organisation, Sister Jane Francis Nantamu and Dr. Brian Mutamba from Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital.
16:51
16:51

Groups Helped Female Farmers in Northern Uganda Increase Tractor Usage-Study smallholder farmers 1 1

The study, published on Tuesday, found that when women were organized in village groups and Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations-Saccos, they overcame some of the limitations that were stopping them from using tractors in their farming, including the issue of small acreages.
16:39
16:39

Police Brutality, Clapdown of Opposition Activities Bad Signs for 2021 Polls-ANT 4 2

ANT spokesperson, Wilberforce Seryazi says that such brutality and clampdown of opposition activities give bad signals for the next general elections.
15:55
15:55

Violence Against Officers Worries Police Leadership 2 1

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, says when people don’t respect police, it culminates into high levels of violence that is often meted at Police officers executing their lawful duties. He cited last week’s attack and murder of police constable Moro Majid.
15:15
15:15

Health Ministry Budget Hasn’t Been Cut-Minister Aceng press conference 2

Aceng noted that she isn’t aware of any budget cuts since they have just received the first budget call circular from government, which isn’t conclusive because it doesn’t contain external funding and other sources like loans.
14:54
14:54

Makerere Secures 15,000 Graduation Gowns Makerere University 1 1

Addressing the students on the first of the four days of graduation held on Tuesday, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof Barnabas Nawangwe said that the university was able to procure all the necessary gowns. He said all students have received their gowns.
11:45
11:45

Joseph N. Biribonwa Appointed NIRA Board Chairperson Bemanya Twebaze 1 Top story

Joseph Biribonwa, the former Vice Chairman of the Electoral Commission, boasts of more than 40 years of professional experience, in the area of democracy and governance, management and administration and finance and corporate governance.
07:06
07:06

Man Barricades Himself Inside House, Torches It domestic violence 3 3 Top story

The man only identified as Juma told residents after being rescued from the burning house that he caught his wife, Eseza Kusasira red handed cheating on him with another, which prompted him to end his life.
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