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Apr 2019 32 results
18:36
18:36

MPs Approve Zoning in Sugar Bill parliament 1 1

The Parliamentary committee on trade has included zoning in the sugar bill 2016, which was recently returned by President Museveni.
18:12
18:12

Elephant Kills 75- Year-Old Kasese Woman 4

Caroline Nazziwa, a resident of Rwenguhya village in Kisinga sub county was attacked by a violent elephant from the game park while she was in her farm in Kirembo village of the same sub county.
17:58
17:58

Parliament Approves UGX 23bn Additional Budget to URA 1

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is to get an additional Shillings 23billion in the coming financial year 2019/2020 budget. This is on top of the authority’s budgetary allocation of 431.26 billion shillings.
17:40
17:40

Gov't to Start Repaying Entebbe Expressway Loan in July 2

In the 13 year repayment period, the government plans to pay US $26.8 Million Dollars (approximately 101.8 billion shillings) a year.
17:16
17:16

Police Blocks FDC Procession in Kitgum Ingrid Turinawe 7 2

The botched procession was headed by Patrick Obongi Amuriat the FDC party president accompanied by embattled three-time presidential candidate and former FDC party President Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye Besigye.
17:03
17:03

PWC Rejects Proposal Requiring Landlords to File Separate Returns for Properties pwc auditors 3 1

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) an audit agency has appealed to parliament to reject government’s proposal that seeks to compel landlords and companies with more than one property to declare income from each asset separately.
16:46
16:46

Mukono Municipality Mayor Pleads for USMID Funding Mukono municipaity 2 1

George Fred Kagimu, the Mukono Municipality Mayor notes that they are surprised that the municipality was never selected despite constant applications. He says that USMID could help supplement the municipal’s limited local revenue.
16:25
16:25

Auditor General Gets Additional Funds for Forensic, Specialized Audits 1 1

Parliament has approved extra Shillings 7 billion to the Office of the Auditor General-OAG to carter for forensics, specialized and school audits.
16:16
16:16

Works Ministry Moves to Control Public Transport Fares 2 1

Winstone Katushabe, the Commissioner of Transport and Road Safety in the Ministry of Works and Transport says government appreciates the fact that these rates are abnormally high and that it took time to regulate them. He says there are now new measures being developed under an ongoing processes drafted in 2018 to amend the Uganda Transport and Road Safety Act.
15:43
15:43

Excitement as Kadaga Resumes Duties rebecca kadaga 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga who has been hospitalized for close to a month has resumed duties at Parliament.
15:20
15:20

Parliament Slashes BOU Capitalization Funds central bank 2 1

Parliament has rejected a Shillings 484.2 billion government proposed budgetary allocation to recapitalize the Bank of Uganda (BOU) reducing the figure to only Shillings 200 billion.
15:04
15:04

Tanga Odoi Warns NRM Party Aspirants 1 5

Odoi says the party electoral commission is midway in preparation for primaries. He says a draft roadmap was tabled before the NRM Central Executive Committee, the highest decision making party organ. The roadmap, he says is still being discussed.
14:27
14:27

1,000 Police Officers Risk Deletion from Payroll 1 Top story

More than 1000 police officers from the ranks of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to Special Police Constable (SPC) have been listed for deletion from Uganda Police Force’s payroll system after missing out on manpower audit. An internal police message dated April 24, 2019 from Police Human Resource Management (HRM) to, Inspector General of Police, Deputy IGP, Police Directors and All Unit commanders indicate over 10,000 police personnel have pending queries but 1042 have missed in last year’s manpower audit.
14:10
14:10

Gulu Man Strangled to Death Gulu Municipality 1

According to Okema, the deceased is suspected have been strangled to death by unknown people. He says that the thugs cut the iron sheets to gain access into a motorcycle spare parts shop that the deceased was guarding.
13:55
13:55

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on National Irrigation Plan agriculture 1 1

Parliament has tasked government to expedite the finalization of the National Irrigation Plan to guide irrigation development in the Agriculture Sector.
13:11
13:11

Uganda Road Fund Budget Increased 3

Parliament has increased the budget for Uganda Road Fund from 36 billion shillings proposed in 2019/2020 to 507.4 billion shillings.
12:53
12:53

Parliament Approves Additional UGX 50bn for Extension Workers 1 1

Members of Parliament have approved an additional funding of Shillings 50 billion to the Agriculture Ministry to enable recruitment and facilitation of extension workers.
11:38
11:38

Koboko RDC, Five Others Killed in Mpigi Road Accident

According to eyewitnesses, the six were travelling in a saloon car Toyota Premio Registration Number UAZ 417B heading to Kampala.
11:20
11:20

MPs Want Amendment of Advocacy Act Expedited pre-entry exams 1 3

Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have recommended for the immediate amendment of the Advocacy Act in view of abolishing pre-entry exams to the Bar Course at Law Development Centre (LDC).
11:01
11:01

Students Loan Scheme Board Seeks UGX 4bn 3 1

The board plans to assist a total of 1,000 students if they are given the funds.Currently, the board only provides loans for first year students applying for eligible degree and diploma courses
Apr 2019 32 results