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17:58
17:58

Braking System Defect Caused Parliament Bus Fire- Police Omoro District 1

The Linglong bus registration number UG-0391H, attached to the Ministry of Health was evacuating 25 patients from Kitgum District to the national treatment centres in Kampala. The patients were on Monday turned away from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital due to space constraints.
17:41
17:41

Research Questions Relevance of Social Media Tax Under COVID-19 Pandemic- Mobile Money

The government had anticipated that the tax on social media use officially called the Over the Top Tax or OTT, would raise to 400 billion Shillings in revenues per annum, while mobile money tax would raise 246 billion Shillings. Then, the government said that the money from the internet users would be used to expand and improve the quality of services countrywide.
15:46
15:46

Eight Ugandans Miss Repatriation Flight after Testing Positive for COVID-19 1

On Tuesday, 113 Ugandans who were stranded in Saudi Arabia due to the COVID-19 lockdown, arrived at Entebbe International Airport aboard a flight sponsored by the International Organization for Migration- IOM. They were among the 136 females who were expected to board the flight operated by Air Cairo.
14:08
14:08

Moroto Prison Guards Now Under Guard In Their Own Prison Moroto District 1 1

Only a staff deployed as data clerk at the prisons regional office was in the office this morning while the rest of the team was locked up at Moroto Prison premises. Since Thursday, access to Moroto Prisons has been restricted, with tight security comprising four officers manning the main gate at day time. This is different from the other ordinary days where one person would be seen at the gate.

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07:32
07:32

Pictorial; Tear Gas, Heavy Deployment in Hima NRM Polls NRM primaries 4

There was a heated contest between the incumbent, John Katura Musana and his sole rival Tom Maate Wa’bukombi. The election was characterised by heavy security deployment in the town council because of the high tension between supporters of the rival camp.

Business and finance

17:41
17:41

Research Questions Relevance of Social Media Tax Under COVID-19 Pandemic- Mobile Money

The government had anticipated that the tax on social media use officially called the Over the Top Tax or OTT, would raise to 400 billion Shillings in revenues per annum, while mobile money tax would raise 246 billion Shillings. Then, the government said that the money from the internet users would be used to expand and improve the quality of services countrywide.
13:07
13:07

Kahendero Fishermen Protest Impounding of Fishing Gears 4 1

The group is protesting against what they called illegal and unlawful seizing of over 15 boats and stopping them from fishing activities for reasons they claim are not clearly communicated to them.
12:51
12:51

UWEC Gets Donation After Counting Losses 2

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre commonly known as (Entebbe Zoo) received donations including food for the animals in the Centre from the Foreign Grant Thorntan Community.
06:06
06:06

Mt. Meru Millers Closed After 11 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID_ 19 1

The factory which employs close to 10,200 personnel has since been closed awaiting for disinfection as well as conducting tests on all the remaining staff at the factory. A member of staff at the factory says 11 out of the 13 staffs picked at random for testing tested positive and the rest were told to go home.

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