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19:20
19:20

Katakwi Doctors Interdicted Over Alleged Extortion katakwi district

The officers, identified as Wilfred Ochen, an orthopaedic specialist, Charles Collins Morulem, a Medical Officer and David Alacu, the Unaesthetic Officer had several complaints filed against them by persons who had sought treatment from the health facility.
18:51
18:51

Museveni Explains Social Media, Mobile Money Tax mobile phone 1 Top story

Why do we have to borrow or beg from outside or even borrow from within We do so because many people who are supposed to pay tax do not pay the tax. How do we know this We know this by using the standard measurement used all over the World. This is the GDP: tax ratio. This means the amount of taxes paid compared to the size of the GDP, the size of the economy.
17:52
17:52

Arua Park Police Boss Shoots Two People luke owoyesigyire 1

In his statement recorded at Kampala Central Police Station CPS, Baboineki explains that he and two other officers went to arrest a suspect but a mob gathered and started pelting them with stones.
17:34
17:34

Report: Lack of Values Killing Cooperatives

The State Minister for Trade, Industries and Cooperatives, Fredrick Gume who launched the report concurred with Amuges observations. He blamed the fraud in cooperatives on mismanagement of resources emanating from the audit system.
16:39
16:39

High Operating Costs Choke Ugandan Banks –Mweheire 1 1

Apart from the huge administrative costs, Mweheire further pointed out regulation as a factor that has hindered banks from taking up technological innovations, which could have lowered costs of administration and consequently lending rates.
16:05
16:05

Tumwebaze, Mutabazi Defend Social Media Tax 5 1

This financial year the government has imposed a tax of 200 Shillings payable daily by anyone who uses social media, or Over the Top Services OTTS, like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter. This has triggered outrage across the country, with some activists already in court challenging the tax.
15:14
15:14

Electoral Commission Courts Media for Voter Education 4 1

This is the first time LCI chairpersons are being elected since 2001, following a 2007 ruling based on a petition filed by Maj Rubaramira Ruranga, the former chairman of the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party Electoral Commission.
15:01
15:01

Banks: Mobile Money Tax Risks Scaling Down Financial Inclusion mobile money taxes 4 1

Uganda Bankers Association UBA Chief Executive Officer, Wilbrod Owor has said that the mobile money tax could lead to regression in strides that Uganda has made in promoting financial inclusion.
14:55
14:55

Former Gulu Municipality MP Injured Over UGX 20,000 Debt police 2 1

According to information obtained by our reporter, the man only identified as Anywar attacked Achire with a mower for failing to clear a debt of 20,000 Shillings he owed him. The former legislator was rushed to Gulu Independent Hospital with a compound fracture and later referred to Kumi Orthopedic center for corrective surgery.
14:28
14:28

Biharwe Farmers Battle Banana Bacterial Wilt 2 1

Jackline Turyaguma, a farmer in Biharwe division, says they are finding a huge challenge to fight the wilt due to lack of cooperation among the farmers.
14:18
14:18

Government Asked to Solve Kasese Land Conflict 3

The Rwenzori region and Kasese, in particular, have experienced a series of land conflicts in the areas of Kabukero, Bigando and Rwehingo, Karusandara Sub County. The conflicts involve cultivators who are predominantly Bakonzo and the Basongora, the cattle keepers,
12:39
12:39

Four Suspects Escape From Omoro Central Police Station aswa river region 2 1

The escapees were identified as Francis Komakech, a resident of Odek Sub County, Emmy Abonga, a resident of Lalogi, Denis Odoch and Wilson Odong.
12:13
12:13

Stanbic Survey Says Economy Grew Faster in June stanbic pmi index 1

The Ugandan economy registered faster growth in the financial year ending 2018 compared to the previous year.
12:08
12:08

Two Held for Neglecting HIV Positive Grandson

The two were picked up on Tuesday and detained briefly at Rwamabondo police Station. They are accused of stopping their six-year-old grandson from taking his medication and denying him food.
12:03
12:03

Mobile Money Tax Lacks Basis - ICT Body mobile money taxes

The information and communication technology association of Uganda ICTAU has issued a statement asking government to reconsider the recently introduced taxes on Mobile Money and Over-The-Top OTT services. ICTAU chairman Albert Mucunguzi says in a statement issued today and published on the organisations website, that the new taxes were enacted without sufficient deliberation or consultation and are not supported by evidence-based research.
11:36
11:36

Speaker Held over Aggravated Robbery village

Police have preferred murder charges against Opio under CL CRB 890/2018. The Lira District Police Commander, Joel Tubanone has confirmed the arrest of Opio but declined to divulge details. Opio has had a frosty relationship with the police in the past few months.
11:15
11:15

Besigye Campaigns in Njeru for FDC Candidate campaign rally 3 1

Speaking on Tuesday during the campaign rally in Wakisi division, Besigye said Kivumbi was the right candidate to steer development in Njeru Municipality.
10:44
10:44

Makerere Abandons Mobile Money for Student's Allowances government 1 Top story

Stephen Katega, the Acting Dean of Students, says they are waiting for guidance from the bursar on how to proceed with the payment of the students allowances.
07:44
07:44

Usafi Mosque Raid: Police Stranded with More Than 70 Children 2

The children and women are part of more than 118 people rescued from the makeshift mosque and were placed under protective custody at the Kibuli based Criminal Investigations Directorate CID Headquarters.
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