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19:09
19:09

Nebbi Taxi Drivers Protest Relocation to Gazetted Taxi Park 2 1

There are three taxi roadside stages now in Nebbi. One is stationed at Arua stage along the Nebbi-Arua road, the Pakwach stage along the Nebbi-Kampala Road and the third one along Nebbi-Paidha Road. But the association has written to the Municipal authorities to demolish all three and compel drivers to return to the park.
18:31
18:31

Manufacturers Given Up to End of January to Have Digital Stamps URA Digital stamps 2 1

The first goods expected to have stamps are beer, wines, spirits, sodas, bottled water, and cigarettes.
17:52
17:52

UPPA Calls for An End to Police Brutality UGanda Police Force 5 1

Addressing the media on Friday at Parliament, Moses Mulondo the UPPA President said that the attack on the media by security personnel has been consistent and is deliberate.
16:49
16:49

AU Judicial Dialogue Adopts Action Plan On Human Rights 2 1

The draft outlines 18 action points for promotion and protection of Human Rights. It will be taken to the Assembly of Heads of States of the African Union for endorsement and subsequent enactment of implementation protocols.
16:36
16:36

Bishop Stuart University Students Protest Lack of Furniture in Lecture Rooms security 3 2

Professor Maud Kamatenesi-Mugisha the University Vice-Chancellor acknowledged the need to have more lights especially in students’ passage towards their hostels in Rwemigina hill.
16:28
16:28

PLE Candidates Urged to 'Mind What They Eat' Candidate Briefing 2 1

A total of 695,793 candidates have been registered by the Uganda National Examinations Board to sit for the examinations from a total of 13,475 examination centres across the country.
15:36
15:36

Accused Collapses as High Court Session Opens in Kitgum

The suspect, David Toloola, collapsed as soon as Gulu High Court Circuit resident judge Stephen Mubiru asked him to take a plea. He was rushed to Kitgum General Hospital for medical treatment.
15:09
15:09

Car Dealers Have Two Months to Sell off 15-Year-Old Cars 1 Top story

In an October 28 letter to the used car dealers association chairman Syan Sajjad Pervaiz, URA Commissioner for Customs Dickson Kateshumbwa said bonds that stay with the cars will not be licensed to operate next year.
14:50
14:50

Expectant Mothers Shun Antenatal Care Services in Lwengo 3

A survey carried out by the district authorities recently revealed that pregnant mothers prefer going to traditional birth attendants than health units.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
13:57
13:57

Uganda’s Okello Appointed to Officiate U-23 AFCON in Egypt 1

The tournament to take place in Cairo, Egypt between November 8-22 will attract eight teams.
13:32
13:32

Injustices Against Indigenous People Worry AU Judiciaries Batwa 1 1

Early this year, the Equal Opportunities Commission decided that the rights of the Banyabindi were abused in many ways after they were pushed out of their land for the establishment of Queen Elizabeth National Parks.
12:59
12:59

Ntungamo Miners Cry Foul over Mineral Ban 2 1

Herbert Mwikirize a resident of Mwerasandu who has been mining tin for the 10 years says that the decision to slap a ban on exportation of minerals has pushed some of the miners to deal with smugglers.
11:45
11:45

Parliament Resolves to Honour Star Athletes Cheptegei, Nakaayi halimah nakaayi 6 1

Parliament has resolved to honour gold medalists, Halimah Nakaayi and Joshua Cheptegei for flying the Uganda flag high at the recent Doha World Athletics Championships.
11:41
11:41

URA Back Tracks on Tax Certificate to Transfer UGX 50m Abroad doris akol 1

The order, which became public on Wednesday issued by commissioner domestic taxes Henry Saka, had raised dust among entities with some saying the threshold was small. Also that requiring tax certificate means an extra layer of bureaucracy.
10:57
10:57

Fire Guts Elegu Market Elegu Township 2 1

Richard Omony a vendor says that the fire started at around midnight and lasted for several hours. It destroyed shops, saloons, and barber shops, makeshift structures and among others.
08:22
08:22

Ugandan Editors Condemn Attacks on Journalists

AMONG those attacked or injured as security agencies responded to the protests at Makerere University on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 were journalists from NBS Television, the Nation Media Group – Uganda, the Uganda Radio Network, whereas security agencies had earlier been reported to have restricted access and intimidated journalists from BBC, Bukedde TV and BBS.
07:19
07:19

E-Government Procurement System Still Has Gaps- PPDA 2

Benson Turamye, the executive director of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets authority (PPDA), said on Thursday that the system, which was expected to start running on 1st August, 2019, has only achieved 67% in terms of development.
07:06
07:06

I Legally Acquired Njeru Stock Farm Land -Otafire Gen Kahinda Otafire 3 1

Otafire told Parliament on Thursday that he did not grab Government land, but bought it from a private individual.
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