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19:18
19:18

Deceased Boxer's Family Unhappy with Museveni over Delayed Justice IGP Okoth Ochola 2 1

Although police have powers to investigate and arrest suspects, in this case they cannot since the President is involved, and as the senior-most official involved with the case, police requires his permission first before they can arrest the suspected killers.
18:45
18:45

KCCA Postpones Implementation of Road User Fees 1 2

The Director of Revenue Collection at KCCA Samuel Sserunkuma says the fees whose implementation was meant to start in January shall only be implemented after the Ministry of Transport and Works has issued permanent route charges to taxis and buses.
18:20
18:20

Kawempe Man Kidnaps Himself, Gets 3 Million Ransom from Wife Patrick Onyang 1 1

A man in Kawempe has faked his own kidnap and successfully got three million shillings from his wife. Police is now hunting for the man but the wife is no longer cooperative as she doesn't want the suspect who duped her to be arrested.
17:45
17:45

Ministry of Finance Tables UGX 292 Bn Supplementary Request COVID-19 Vaccine 1 1

The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development wants an additional 292 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and support the economy.
17:38
17:38

Gov’t to Secure UGX1.4 Trillion from World Bank for Electricity Connections 2 1

In a statement, Minister Kitutu says that the suspension of the free Electricity Connectivity Policy was informed by the high number of applications for new connections which required a high budget. According to Kitutu, the backlog of electricity connections due to funds constraints by end of July 2020 stood at 200,000 countrywide.
17:15
17:15

UNEB Seeks UGX10.5 Bn for SOPs During Exams, MPs Suspect Corruption Examinations 1

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) is seeking for an additional 10.465 Billion Uganda Shillings to conduct examinations in fulfillment of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) set up to contain the spread of COVID-19. But MPs have punched holes in UNEB's quoted prices which appear grossly inflated
16:55
16:55

Wife Petitions Court Over Missing Husband Pace Advocates 2 1

Through her lawyers of Pace Advocates, Nassolo says that her husband who owns a printery business was kidnapped on January 21, 2021, by unknown men dressed in military uniform at his workplace at Modern Sarah Building located at Nasser Road.
15:04
15:04

MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 3 1 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
14:44
14:44

45 Polling Agents of Musician Walukagga Arrested 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the operation followed information that the group of people had gathered at the musician's home in big numbers.
14:39
14:39

Ugandans Drink More Booze in Covid-19 Era, Brewers Report alcohol consumption

For Uganda alone, net sales (total sales revenues less the cost of sales), have grown by 13% in the second half of 2020, compared to the second half of 2019.
13:18
13:18

Health Experts Worried About School Re-opening Ministry of Health 1

During the first phase of re-opening, schools were required to put in place certain measures including provision of hand washing facilities, ensuring wearing of facial masks, maintaining a two-meter social distancing at all times, closing boundaries and operating as either a day or boarding school but not both. However, scientists do not think schools will be able to follow all the set guidelines when they resume
12:25
12:25

NDA Closes Drug Outlets over Illegal Operations 2

Tamale says NDA has now resorted to a mass sensitization campaign to take the people through what is required to be licensed and its relevance owing to increasing number of people who opt to take corners when asked to register their businesses.
06:54
06:54

Museveni Returns Coffee Bill to Parliament 1 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said, in her communication on Tuesday, that the President wants parliament to review clause 14 of the Bill regarding the appointment of the Board of Uganda Coffee Development Authority, the appointment of the board chairperson and director of the authority.
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