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23:58
23:58

House Approves Taxes on Rental Premises, Fish Maw 1 4

The approval of the taxes was during a plenary session chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. The taxes are to come into effect on 1st July 2021 when the new financial year 2021/2022 starts.
23:53
23:53

Kiprotich Finally Selected For Tokyo Olympics 1 Top story

The development comes after the marathoner’s chances of taking part in the Olympic games had slimmed after finishing fifth at the NN Mission Marathon in Enschede, Netherlands this month where he was bidding to clock the best time better than Chemonges and Fred Musobo who had already qualified
23:34
23:34

Parliament Silently Passes Law Against Homosexuality 6 1

Parliament has passed the sexual offenses bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country.
22:52
22:52

Parliament Rejects Tax on Wheat, Maize Brand new taxes 1

Parliament on Monday declined to approve the External Trade (Amendment) Bill, 2021 under which government proposed to levy US Dollars 0.4 per kilogram of exported maize brand, wheat bran, cotton cake and different by-products of the milling industry.
20:24
20:24

Do Not Handle Acts of Militarism Against Journalism Lightly - Prof. Jjuuko 8 1

The professor who also teaches media law was today delivering a key note address titled; Freedom of Expression and the Emerging Militarism”. This was at an event organized by the Uganda Editors’ Guild in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day at Kampala Serena Hotel.
19:50
19:50

Kenya's I&M Acquires Orient Bank 1 Top story

The acquisition sees I&M take 90% of the bank from UK-based investment group 8 miles LLP and Morka Holdings Limited, a financial company registered in Mauritius.
19:37
19:37

Tooro Kingdom Speaker Mugasa Resigns 1

In his resignation letter to the Tooro King, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV dated May 3, Mugasa says he has served the cultural institution for over 22 years in different capacities and he feels it is the right time to resign.
19:31
19:31

NEMA Proposes Heavy Fines, Jail Sentence for Air Pollution Offences 2 1

The draft regulations include emission limits for industrial sources, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other mobile sources, layout odor standards and requirements for indoor air, and address worker protection. They also establish a permit and compliance program for industrial sources and associated fees.
19:14
19:14

Security Form 10 Joint Intelligence, Operations Teams Ahead of Museveni Swearing In 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that joint security teams have been formed to ensure there is peace before, during and after presidential swearing in ceremony at Kololo Airstrip. Enanga said the team are part of the security masterplan that was drafted ahead of presidential elections held on January 14.
17:38
17:38

28 Cattle Farmers in Kiruhura Face Arrest For Spreading FMD 4

Bright Nuwamanya, the Nyakashashara Sub County chief, says despite registering FMD outbreak in their farms, the farmers freely move around their cattle in contravention of the quarantine.
17:14
17:14

Security Brutality Against Journalists, Fake News Shape Discussion on Press Freedom Day 4 3

The Ag. Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba, said that the status of press freedom in the country has generally improved but noted that during the 2021 electoral period and the COVID 19 lockdown, press freedom was challenged.
16:45
16:45

Seven Arrested With Vandalized Power Transmission Equipment Worth UGX 3Bn Fred Enanga 1 2

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says operatives tracked the suspects from Kiboga district to Kampala in Kayiwa zone in Lubaga Division where they were found selling their loot over the weekend.
16:25
16:25

FDC Urges Ugandans To Rise Against New Taxes, Increasing Public Debt 3

Harold Kaija, the Deputy FDC Secretary-General, says the tax will only affect the motorists but all Ugandans in a cumulative manner.
16:06
16:06

EAC Constitutional Experts Interface with Judiciary Chiefs 3 2

According to Buteera, once there is a regional court of appeal people will be able to access such courts in case they are not satisfied with the decision of the national courts.
15:51
15:51

Acholi MPs Condemn Brutality Against Journalists LOP Betty Aol Ocan 3 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP) Betty Aol Ocan said that the rights of journalists and media freedom should be upheld in the country instead of being infringed on by state actors.
15:28
15:28

UNEB Relieved as Education Service Commission Accords Special Attention to Examiners 1

Dr. Asuman Lukwago, the Secretary of Education Service Commission, says the commission has decided to first attend to the examiners to allow them to go for marking since it is critical to the entire education sector.
15:16
15:16

EU, US Embassy Concerned over Growing Abuse of Journalists European Union 4 1

“As the EU, we are particularly concerned about situations implicating security personnel. Unfortunately it appears that many violations by security forces rarely progress to prosecution even when reported, this can create a climate of impunity”
14:42
14:42

Kaziimba Unveils House Project for Archbishop Wani’s Family 2 2

Archbishop Kazimba commended the Administration of Madi W. Nile Diocese for the ongoing works which he said is funded by friends of the Church of Uganda Bishops as part of the activities to mark 60 years of the existence of Church of Uganda.
14:38
14:38

Public Trust in Radio, Television Content Remains Consistent – Report 1 3

Aidan Eyakuze, the Executive Director Twaweza East Africa tasked media institutions to continue working towards building public trust by avoiding partisanship. He said that trust remains a big challenge affecting the media and it has implications on the economic viability of the industry
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