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19:45
19:45

MPs Probe Missing UGX 15bn from Custodian Board Bank Accounts 1 4

Kasozi demanded accountability for the missing 15 billion shillings noting that the Custodian Boards accounts do not show any compensations that could have depleted the accounts.
19:33
19:33

MPs Ask Government to Reduce Domestic Borrowing bank of uganda 3 1

Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa says that many businesses are facing challenges accessing loans because of the COVID-19 risks, and fears that as the government moves to borrow, many banks will withhold money from Ugandans with the hope of lending to the government.
19:05
19:05

Kyagulanyi Lauds Judiciary after 'Landmark' Judgment 1 3

Kyagulanyi described the case as bogus and thinks that it was only brought up to vulgarise and disrupt the pace at which NUP was moving in the run up to the 2021 elections. However, he added it was encouraging to know that there are Judges who still stand for the value of speaking the truth and protect their integrity.
18:55
18:55

Why Police Can't Stop Express Penalty Scheme Defaulters from Renewing Permits 1 2

Faridah Nampiima, a member of the express penalty scheme technical team, says that they can’t deny drivers from renewing their permits because there is no law authorizing them.
18:39
18:39

MOH Spent UGX 2.9b on Megaphones for COVID-19 Messages Ministry of Health 3

Dr Richard Kabanda, the Commissioner in charge of Health Promotion and Education told Uganda Radio Network this afternoon that already some 53 districts have received their batches with one distributed at the parish and one at the sub-county headquarters.
18:21
18:21

Education, Tourism Service Providers Will Not Pay Taxes Until Next Year 1 1

Under the Bill, the government sought to defer payment of income tax for companies and other persons involved in the business of manufacturing, tourism and floriculture, whose turnover is less than 500 million Shillings. It also sought to defer payment of tax on employment income and waive interest on tax arrears.
17:55
17:55

Parliament Approves Tax Exemption on COVID-19 Medical Supplies, Hotels 1 1 Top story

These include disposable medical face masks, re-usable face masks made of fabric, face shields and the raw materials used in making them. The others are non-woven surgical caps, protective goggles with indirect side ventilation, biohazard bags, disinfectants and sanitizers.
17:45
17:45

Global Economy Starts to Recover as China, US Fight for Top Position 3

China's ability to contain the spread of the pandemic in three months gave it room to open up sectors like manufacturing, trade, travel and domestic tourism, as well as a highly controlled aviation industry.
17:45
17:45

Property Destroyed After Suspected Defiler Kills 5-Year-old Girl 2 3

Tom Bwambale, one of the area residents, says the suspect is part of the gang that has been terrorizing young girls and women in the area for a very long time.
17:17
17:17

Prisons is Holding Kazinda Legally- Baine Frank Baine 1

Frank Baine, the Prison Spokesperson says that according to their record the DPP has another case against Kazinda relating to the illicit acquisition of wealth,
17:12
17:12

Some City Schools Decline To Take In New Candidates 5

Mike Ssekago, the headteacher Wampewo Ntake Secondary School, says they have turned away over 30 candidates since they resumed studies on Oct 15th, 2020. He explains that they have already reached their UNEB ceiling for candidate classes.
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17:07

Kitgum Receives 15,000 Face Masks For Learners Ministry of Health 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says that 7,600 face masks will be distributed to schools in Sub Counties while 7,752 will be given to learners in schools within the Municipality.
16:48
16:48

Government Approves UGX 2 Trillion Tullow Farm-Out Deal Tullow Pty Uga 1 Top story

In a statement on Wednesday, Tullow announced that the Ministry of Energy and Uganda Revenue Authority approved the deal valued at USD 575 million (2.231 trillion Shillings)
16:22
16:22

Fort Portal City Roads Contract Terminated URF 1 1

On Wednesday, the Deputy City Clerk, John Bosco Rusoke says that after discussions with the contractor, they resolved to terminate their contract. Rusoke explains that the completion of the road is behind schedule since it was supposed to have been completed in August.
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Teargas, Bullets Rock Wandegeya as Security Blocks Kyagulanyi UGanda Police Force 2 1 Top story

Kyagulanyi, who was driving in the company of his excited supporters, was cut off by heavily armed Field force Unity FFU, LDU’s and Military police at Wandegeya traffic lights and Makerere main gate.
15:47
15:47

Kitara FC Promoted to Uganda Premier League 1

Kitara joins MYDA FC and UPDF FC which were also promoted to the Star Times Uganda Premier league, which is scheduled to commence on 20th November 2020.
15:33
15:33

Unknown Assailants Strangle Nansana Businesswoman to Death Uganda Police 1 1

According to Owoyesigire, the assailants waylaid Nakibi on her way to the market this morning. They strangled her and left for her dead, where she was found by a Boda boda rider who reported the incident to Masitoowa police station.
15:16
15:16

FDC Submits Signatures Endorsing Amuriat's Presidential Bid to EC 2021 elections 4 3

According to the party electoral commission chairman Toterebuka Bamwenda, they can't reveal the number of signatures they have submitted, but what they can assure Ugandans is that they have met the required minimum of 100 signatures and voter details from 3/4 of the country's districts.
14:37
14:37

Mayiga Wants Mityana DPC Punished for Teargasing Clan Leaders 8 3

Mayiga also called for serious and immediate action that what he called uncoordinated acts of teargasing and dispersing any groups that come together.
13:55
13:55

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Rowdy Boda Boda Riders 2

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says they intervened to stop the riders for defying police instructions against holding a procession.
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