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21:55
21:55

French Police To Escort Oryema's Ashes To Uganda 2 1 Top story

Elders in Acholi chiefdom are afraid repatriating the ashes to Acholiland might provoke bad omen in the land including unprecedented massive crop failures, lightning strikes, hailstorms or outbreak of strange diseases capable of wiping out a massive number of people.
21:30
21:30

Acholi Team Panic Over Missing Goal Posts at Pece Stadium 1

Mapenduzi blames veteran FIFA Referee Denis Ojwee, the Gulu district Sports Officer, Aldo Otto and district Engineer, Sam Nyeko for the loss of the stadium property.
21:04
21:04

Gulu School Expels Pupils Over Lack of Mosquito Nets paibona sub county

The School Deputy Head teacher, Grace Alimocan, says they were forced to send the pupils home after majority of them fell sick of malaria. She says the pupils were treated at Paibona Health Center II in the newly created Paibona Sub County, some 40 Kilometers north of Gulu Town.
20:47
20:47

Mak Gold Case Stalls Again city hall court 1 1

The Investigating Officer, Charles Ezama says the file was called by the DPP following complaints by the suspects challenging the continued confiscation of their properties including cars. The suspects accuse police of withholding their property wrongfully.
20:24
20:24

Where Are the Police Ambulances? government 1

Uganda police Force has a total of 30 ambulances procured between 2011 and 2016 by the Directorate of Medical Services to help in transporting accident victims, sick and injured police officers as well as sick suspects in police custody.
18:50
18:50

Nwoya District Burns Hundreds Of Sachet Alcohol 3 1 Top story

On Tuesday morning, Nwoya district authorities set ablaze more than 500 cartons of sachet alcohol at Anaka Town Council market in the presence of residents and other stakeholders.
18:41
18:41

3 Remanded in Soroti Over Murder

Court heard that the suspects on 18th June 2018 at Soroti senior quarters allegedly murdered Grace Kasiba and later dumped her body in Arapai.
18:22
18:22

Uganda Airlines Revival Pushed to 2019 1

The month in which Uganda Airline aircrafts are expected to hit the skies has been pushed to April 2019 contrary to December 2018 as earlier announced.
18:14
18:14

Social Media Tax: Govt to Go for Facebook, Twitter david bahati 4 1

Government introduced a UGX 200 daily tax on social media users and a one percent tax on mobile money transactions. Bahati says the global social networking sites are minting a lot of revenue through advertising from Uganda that government is targeting for taxing.
18:06
18:06

Tullow Ordered to pay $254 million in Ghana Rig Dispute tullow oil 1

The London Court order that Tullow, also operates in in Uganda as Tullow Uganda Operations Pty to pay Seadrill Ghana Operations Ltd. a contractual termination fee and other standby fees of estimated at 254 million in total.
18:03
18:03

Mao Asks Opposition to Join Forces Against New Taxes 4

According to Mao, instead of introducing new taxes, government should cut down on its public expenditure.
17:49
17:49

Smile Telecom to Pay Social Media Tax for Customers 3

Felix Owilo the Senior Marketing Manager at Smile Telecom, noted that they opted to pay taxes on behalf of its customers because the new social media tax requires that telecom companies either absorb the costs or extend the burden to the client.
17:23
17:23

Former Masaka Woman MP Elected Village Publicity Secretary masaka district 6 1

The 74 years old ex-legislator who prefers to be called Girl Mubanda was a women representative for Masaka district in the 9th parliament before she lost the election in 2016.
16:09
16:09

Gulu To Supply Schools, Health Centres With Impounded Logs 1 1

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu district chairperson says the logs will be ripped into timbers and used to make desks and furniture for ill-equipped schools and health centres in the district.
16:00
16:00

Activists Persuade Ugandans to Boycott Telecom Services mobile money tax 5

A group of activists composed of musicians, members of Parliament, drama actors, media, businessmen and women and university leaders have come together to ask government to revoke the unfair taxes. They have issued an ultimatum for Friday, July 6, to the government to rescind its decision or launch campaigns to boycott telecom services.
15:57
15:57

Thugs Attack Kabale NRM Youth League Chairperson district 1

According to Kamugisha, despite the fact that he had cash that he had just withdrawn from a mobile money agent, the attackers only made off with his phone.
15:26
15:26

Cabinet Directs Telecoms to Stop Taxing Deposits on Personal Accounts uganda 6 1 Top story

Apart from removing the tax on personal deposits, Bahati says the tax will be enforced as it was passed by parliament. He explained that government will review the new tax where necessary.
13:42
13:42

Acid Violence Survivors Demand for Treatment Facilities 1 2

Recent studies indicate that medical services for acid survivors are extremely limited in Uganda.
13:10
13:10

Manafwa Leaders Want Mudslide Victims Relocated community

The Manafwa District LC V Chairperson, John Musila has thanked government for the food relief but called for a permanent solution to the problem.
12:30
12:30

University Students: We Can't Afford New Social Media Tax kyambogo university 4 1

The students further say they will be negatively impacted by the removal of the social media bundles which were cheaper than usual internet costs.
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