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Aug 2019 16 results
20:18
20:18

Gov't Tables NSSF Amendment Bill social protection 2

The Bill proposes 29 amendments with the aim of expanding social security coverage through mandatory contributions of all workers regardless of the size of the enterprise or number of workers. It is also seeks to establish a stakeholder board, provide for midterm access to voluntary contributions and enhance fines.
20:04
20:04

Chairperson, Councilors Clash Over Revenue Collection tax defaulting 2

Kigozi explained that reports from the Finance Committee show a huge decline in the collection of trading license fees and property tax because of the chairperson’s directive to traders not to pay taxes for unknown reason.
18:56
18:56

Police, Pornography Committee Quiz Ebonies Actress Over Explicit Photos 8 1

Dr. Annette Kezaabu Kasimbazi, the Pornography Control Committee –PCC chairperson, says when they were alerted about the porn materials circulating on social media, they sought audience with Nangendo to establish whether she intentionally released the material or someone else did it.
18:37
18:37

KCCA Asks Attorney General to Expedite Market Ordinance 2

Moses Mugisha Okwera, the Nakawa 1 councilor told URN the wrangles in city markets still prevail due to lack of uniform and recognised leadership.
18:09
18:09

UIA Holding Illegal Land Title for Karamoja Industrial Park 1

The commission declared the land title illegal following investigations into its procurement processes by the Uganda Investment Authority - UIA while buying the land in 2011. The Commission says Uganda Investment Authority illegally dispossessed more than 2,000 people of their customary land when it acquired the land from improper owners.
17:41
17:41

UCC Welcomes Africell-MTN Infrastructure Sharing Partnership 4 1

Africell and MTN announced a partnership last week that would see Africell customers use MTN agent network to top up airtime and data bundles. The deal, however, does not include Africell’s mobile money platform, Africell money. MTN has the biggest number of agents compared to any other telecom company.
15:10
15:10

Budadiri H/C Official Faces Sanctions for Stealing Gov’t Motorcycle 3

Dr Chebeti was interdicted last year on allegations of stealing government drugs from the health facility. However, authorities have realized that upon his interdiction, he went with the motorcycle which he claimed belonged to him and never brought it back when he returned to the hospital after the interdiction.
15:08
15:08

Two held Over Kidnapping, Murdering Minor Samson Kasasira

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were tracked down and apprehended on Monday evening.
14:51
14:51

Police Intercepts Taxi Loaded with Suspected Stolen Goats 3 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says upon interrogation, the driver told police that they had bought the goats from Kisenyi market and were transporting them to Buvuma Island
14:35
14:35

CDF Orders Probe into Torture, Assault of Fishermen Amolatar,Uganda 1 Top story

The UPDF Marine unit under the command of Lt. Col Moses Nuwagaba is currently involved in special operations against illegal fishing practices on Lake Kyoga.
14:07
14:07

Kampala Suffers Chronic Water Supply Crisis – Report Makerere University 1 2

Data, in relation to Kampala’s water supply, was collected from Kalimali communal sanitation block in Bwaise, Namuwongo, Nateete, Kalerwe and Kyebando, all in the outskirts of Kampala. The settlements form combinations of intermittent, undrinkable and un-affordable water supply for the inhabitants.
14:00
14:00

Finance Ministry Halts Operationalization of Four New Sub Counties in Lira Keith Muhakanizi 2

The four administrative units were created in the last financial year and were expected to start operating at the start of the 2019/2010 financial year. Their operations were however deferred until this new financial year of 2019/2020 but it has not started.
12:31
12:31

Monumental Trees Planted By Pope Francis in Kampala Flourish 1

One of the seven monumental trees was planted in front of Uganda Martyrs Minor Basilica in Munyonyo, where the execution orders of the 45 Ugandan martyrs was passed by the then Kabaka of Buganda, Mwanga II. The others were planted in Namugongo Martyrs Shrine and Lubaga Cathedral, the Cradle of Catholic Church and pioneer Missionaries to Uganda.
07:29
07:29

Water Shortage Forces Buteba Health Center III to Halt Deliveries 2

The Health in Charge, Dr. Carol Mukhwana, says the absence of water at the facility has become a huge challenge to health service delivery. She says medical workers have been asking expectant mothers coming for deliveries to come with water for use at the health center, which is inconveniencing.
07:18
07:18

Ugandan Traders Urged to Take Advantage of Mombasa Port Expansion 1

The expansion means large vessels operated by top shipping lines now call on the port on a regular basis to load and unload cargo, a critical development for countries like Uganda that depend on it for export-import trade. Uganda’s main export, coffee, also goes through Mombasa port.
07:01
07:01

70kgs of Meat Slaughtered by Non-Muslim Destroyed in Gulu abattoir 3 1 Top story

Sheik Ismael Ali Omona, the Imam of Jamia Mosque in Gulu town revealed that there are only two legally recognized slaughtering points in Gulu, which include the main abattoir in Layibi Division and another one at Unyama Trading center with four certified butchers.
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