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20:37
20:37

2 SPLA Soldiers Shoot Each Other in Brawl 1

Dr. Geoffrey Akena, the Kitgum Government Hospital Superintendent confirmed to URN that the two soldiers whose identities have concealed due to the sensitivity of the matter. Dr. Akena revealed that the injured soldiers were admitted at the facility in critical condition but their conditions are apparently stable.
20:29
20:29

35 Congolese Nationals Jailed for Illegal Fishing in Kasese 2

All the 35 pleaded guilty to the charges of crossing into and fishing on Ugandan waters.The group also had four others who had been convicted of the same charges in May this year and had been sentenced to a fine of UGX 120,000 for the two counts of illegal entry into the country and illegal fishing.
19:25
19:25

Rainfall Increases In Northern Region 3

For instance, in the last ten days of July, western Uganda districts of Kabale, Kasese and Mbarara received zero rainfall while districts like Arua received 21.7 millimeters, Kitgum 18.3 millimeters, Gulu 24.4 millimeters and Soroti also 24.4 millimeters. South eastern districts such as Jinja received 4.9 millimeters and Tororo 13 millimeters.
18:44
18:44

CCEDU to Petition Parliament over Suspension lc elections 1 3

The Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda CCEDU has started collecting citizens from its partners and individuals to petition Parliament and the Electoral Commission over suspension.
18:15
18:15

Police Clash With Vendors Over Assault Suspect kitgum main market 3 1

Concy Atim, the Chairperson Kitgum Main Market Vendors Association-KMVA claimed that despite registering an assault case against the suspect vide police file SD 04/08/07/2018, police havent taken any action.
18:00
18:00

Police Beef Up Security at UN Compound apaa land wrangles 1 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police spokesperson says the deployment is to prevent the displaced residents becoming violent or staging a demonstration at the UN facility.
17:48
17:48

Museveni Orders Refund of 1% Mobile Money Tax Paid 1

President Museveni has said Ugandans who paid percent mobile money tax should be refunded. In a statement issued today, Museveni insists that the 1 percent tax which he ordered to be reduced to 0.5 percent last week was passed in error and he signed the bill knowing it had an error.
17:13
17:13

2010 Attacks: Rugby Grounds, Ethiopian Village No Longer the Same 1 10

Robert Sseguya, the manager of Kyadondo Rugby Club, says that memories of the 2010 cant be forgotten.
16:43
16:43

Museveni's Response to Feedback on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes road 1 Top story

Premaz Kirabo Mayega was for scraping the tax. Tusime Peter wonders what will happen to those who had paid the 1. George Mugwanja said tax should be simple and easily collected. Henry Othieno wonders why we do not tax the multinationals. Hackim Niwazy, commends my message but informs me that they are taxing mere deposits. I have been following up all these issues for a long time. Here are my comments on each of the points:
15:45
15:45

Muhakanizi Defends Taxes on Social Media and Mobile Money 5 1

Muhakanizi says there is a need for a debate on taxation in order to reduce dependency on donors, and that all should contribute to increasing the tax-to-GDP ratio at least up to 18 percent.
15:29
15:29

UN Documents Plight of Displaced Amuru Residents apaa nude protests 1

Apaa is at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute between Adjumani and Amuru and two major statutory agents Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and the National Forestry Authority-NFA.
15:23
15:23

Mobile Money Dealers Demand Involvement in Tax Review 5

Ben Kamyuka, the Spokesperson Mobile Money Dealers Association, says the multiple taxes on a single transaction are killing the business.
15:08
15:08

Gov't Releases UGX4.4 Trillion Shillings for 1st Quarter 4 1 Top story

Announcing the release in Kampala, the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi says the 4.4 trillion shillings excludes donor aid, appropriations in aid and financing for Karuma and Isimba dams, and represents 26.8 percent of the 32.7-trillion-shilling budget.
13:42
13:42

Five Arrested for Theft of Vehicle Number plates

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region police spokesperson, says Police recovered 11 number plates from the suspects who were picked up from Mbarara and its surrounding areas.
13:37
13:37

Kwania Residents Protest Delays to Conduct Interim Elections kwania district 1

The district curved from Apac became operation by July 1st, but without the political headship.It is only operating with the technical staff headed by the acting Chief Administrative Officer, Albina Awor.
12:56
12:56

World Cup Final: Police On High Alert 3

Dozens of people were killed and several others injured went bombs went off Kyadondo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village in Kabalagala during the 2010 World cup match final between Spain and Netherlands.
11:40
11:40

IT Experts: Use of VPN Risky, Costly social media tax 7 1

Several social media users in Uganda have downloaded Virtual Private Networks VPN as a measure to bypass the 200 shillings Over the Top Taxes OTT, however experts warn that VPNs are more costly and risky.
11:22
11:22

Prof Mamdani Bemoans Public Intellectuals makerere university 3 1

Prof Mamdani argues that public intellectuals have morphed into government consultants or hold high ranks within opposition group, thinking about what is here and there with little reflection of the direction that of the future. Presentism, Mamdani says is the typical definition of the public intellectual.
11:07
11:07

Displaced Apaa Residents Receive Tents apaa land crisis 2 1

On Wednesday evening, UN Human Rights and other humanitarian agencies provided the affected residents with tarpaulins to sleep in. A source in the UN Human Rights offices told URN on condition of anonymity that they had provided the residents with blue tents in which they will live for the coming days.
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