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21:15
21:15

Mismatch Between School Curriculum and Market Demand - Museveni 3

Museveni says sleeping is part of the reason there is still unemployment in Uganda. He says people are working for the stomach despite the good land and favorable conditions in the country. He says in the end, we have food in homes but there is a shortage of money.
19:29
19:29

Companies Will Not Get Tax Refunds without E-Receipts From October – URA 1 2

According to URA, taxpayers have three months up to September 30, 2020, to adjust their systems and start issuing e-invoices. From 1 October 2020, no taxpayer will claim a tax credit if they didn’t issue e-invoices in their trading. The program is implemented under the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions (EFRIS).
18:42
18:42

First COVID-19 Victim Buried in Namisindwa 4 2 Top story

Most of the locals were barred from accessing the burial ground as the Health Ministry's burial team from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital took charge of the ceremony. Police were deployed to block access for all unauthorised personnel.
18:37
18:37

Boda Boda Cyclists to Respect SOPs Boda Bodas 4

Alex Nuwagaba a Boda Boda rider in Bukoto says he will respect the set SOPs and is already preparing to start work.
17:47
17:47

Mwiru, Karuhanga Will Not Join National Unity Platform Mugisha muntu 3 2

Karuhanga noted that although he doesn’t plan to join Kyagulanyi’s political party, he is optimistic that both the ANT and NUP will work together for the long term common goal.
17:22
17:22

Health Facilities in Busia Get Personal Protective Equipment 1 4

The PPEs worth 220 million shillings include gumboots, face masks, hand sanitizers, gowns, gloves, hand washing facilities among others. They will be distributed to medical workers in health centre IIs and IIIs across the district.
16:43
16:43

DPP Fails To Explain UGX 321m Rent Arrears At Workers House 1 3

The rental arrears accumulated to Shillings 321m in 2019 causing MPs on PAC to question the figure since Shillings 182m had been later written off as unsupported. The Legislators are curious about why the rent arrears cannot be conclusively verified. The deputy DPP could not explain how the arrears accumulated.
16:42
16:42

Health Ministry Receives 35 vehicles to Boost Immunization Services 1 4

According to the Health Ministry, immunization services had dropped by 65 percent due to the failure of parents to take their children for immunization. Also, with the closure of schools, many children could not access HPV vaccines.
16:15
16:15

Police Officer Kills Self after Shooting Girlfriend 1

It is alleged that Sam Chelimo, who was attached to Murungwa police post first shot the woman only identified as Bena, a resident of Kokotorokwo village in Beneti Sub County before turning the gun on himself.
15:51
15:51

KIIDP II Road Works at 25% Completion- KCCA John Babiiha Road 1 3 Top story

Eng. Stephen Kibuuka, the KCCA project coordinator, says the percentage covers majorly low value works like transfer of utilities and clearing drains.
15:42
15:42

MPs Summon Attorney General over Vehicle Inspection Contract SGS Ltd, 2 1

The Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney General William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present Government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicle.
15:27
15:27

Engineers Call For Advanced Lake Monitoring to Control Floods wetlands 1 4

Eng. Dr Seith Mugume noted that the rising and falling water levels are as a result of an imbalance created by several human-induced factors that affect water inflows and outflows from Lake Victoria.
15:13
15:13

Covid19 Lockdown: Twelve Girls Impregnated in Masuuliita Sub County Defilement 4

The Sub County Vice Chairperson, Halima Nalumansi says eight of the cases were registered in Nalukongobe parish while the other four were reported in Lukungudde parish.
14:54
14:54

Busia to Get UGX 50bn Water Project 5 1

The project funded by the World Bank targets to extend safe water to 600,000 people.
14:30
14:30

City Traders Protest as Landlords Demand Rent for Closed Shops 3 1 Top story

Musa Lubega, a tenant on Pentagon Arcade that belongs to Drake Lubega explains that they haven’t been able to access their shops because the security guards can’t allow them in.
14:18
14:18

Health Ministry Seeks UGX 465bn For Covid-19 Fight health budget 1 1

In an interview with URN, Atwine says the money will be used to trace Covid-19 cases, receiving returnees and purchasing PPEs among others.
14:07
14:07

Two Charged for Assaulting Traffic Police Officers on Duty Uganda Police Force

On Saturday 18th July 2020 at around 10:00am, two men who had carried themselves on a motor bike from Ngetta sub county heading towards Lira Town were stopped by the traffic officers who were implementing the presidential directives of boda-boda not to carry passengers.
13:59
13:59

Orient Bank Sell Will Ensure Growth – Management orient bank sale 1

On Monday, it emerged that I&M Holdings Limited, the owners of I&M Bank Kenya, have reached an agreement with Orient Bank owners to buy 90 percent of the bank. The transaction awaits approval from regulators in Kenya and Uganda.
13:39
13:39

LDUs, Suspected Karamojong Rustlers Exchange Gunfire in Agago bows and arrows 1 Top story

"Following timely information from the owner of the animals, we immediately moved into action to intercept the cattle thieves at Lakwa central, Omia Pahcwa Sub County. The cows have been handed over to the owner,” said Lt. Kato.
13:18
13:18

50 Quarantined Over Suspected Covid19 Death in Mbale 1 1 Top story

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Focal Person, says the 16 health workers of Joy Hospice have been quarantined within the health facility, which is out of bounds to the public.
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