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17:53
17:53

13 Media Practitioners in Tooro Seek Elective Positions 3

Patrick Bamanyisa, the News Editor at Hits FM who is aspiring for the Burahya County MP seat says that the area is underrepresented and the residents are being affected by low water coverage and poor roads, issues he says she will address if elected to the position.
17:43
17:43

Court Declares Tax Appeal Deposits Unconstitutional URA 1

The ruling today is a huge boost to business owners that have for long argued that their money is unnecessarily held up at URA as cases drag on for years at the Tax Appeals Tribunal. It is, however, a blow to URA that has been collecting this money before one could challenge its decisions.
17:07
17:07

Tribal Conflicts Threaten NRM Party Primaries in Tororo 3

The multi-ethnic district is currently running two offices for the NRM party, managed by two tribal groups; one for the people of Tororo county, majority of them with Teso lineage and another for the people of West Budama, who are mainly Japadhola.
16:37
16:37

Textile Importers Petition Kadaga on Tax on Raw Materials youth unemployment 3 1

The traders many of who import the materials and design the outfits for sale locally say that the import duty that took effect on July 1, 2020, has greatly affected them. They are charged USD 5 (|18,000 Shillings) per kilogram of textile which, according to them, is too expensive.
16:25
16:25

Kasese Residents Raise Concerns About Poor Sanitation in IDP Camps IDPs 4

Evelyn Muhindi, a resident of Kanyangeya parish says many displaced people are at risk of suffering from typhoid. She says women trek long distances to access water in rivers and other dirty water sources.
16:13
16:13

Express Penalty Ticket Prompts Another Self-Immolation in Kazo 1

Mugisha was intercepted by the traffic police along Kazo – Ibanda Highway for riding a motorcycle without a helmet and a facemask and given an express penalty ticket of 40,000 Shillings which he had to pay in the bank.
15:00
15:00

FUBA Cancels Basketball League lockdown 1 1

In an interview with President FUBA, Nasser Sserunjogi says that except for Afrobasketball qualifiers, the other competitions will not take place.
14:47
14:47

Former EC Boss Badru Kiggundu Appointed NWSC Board Chairperson President Museveni 1 1

Kigggundu has been the chairperson supervision of the Isimba Hydropower project, a position he went to after serving for 14 years from 2002 to 2016 as the Electoral Commission chairperson.
13:27
13:27

Taxi Drivers in Mityana Storm RDC’s Office Demanding for Elections 5

Last week, the Resident District Commissioner Isha Ntumwa stopped the drivers from carrying out campaigns and elections which had been scheduled for 11 August.
12:55
12:55

Four Radio Simba Employees Arrested for Promoting Sectarianism bizonto 1 1

They include Julius Sserwanja also known as Kidomoole, Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo) Sssaabakaaki Peter (Omuzinyuuzi) and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto. The four are part of the stations morning show which is packaged with satirical skits, mainly linked to the current affairs of the country.
11:00
11:00

Pader Sub County Leaders Reject UGX 7 Million Covid-19 Funds

John Gandy, the Senior Accountant in charge of the health department, says that none of the sub-county leaders has signed for the funds. He says that the funds are lying idle at the account of the health department.
10:36
10:36

LCIII Chairperson in Mubende Remanded for Assaulting UPDF Major 2

On Thursday Mutabaazi appeared before Mubende Chief Magistrate William Komakech. He denied the charges and was then remanded to Kitalya Prison until July 29.
08:01
08:01

Parliament Directs Gov’t to Expedite Plans to Desilt River Nyamwamba 1 2

Centenary said that although the Ministry of Works and Transport sent excavators to Kasese after the river burst in May, the equipment has never been used due to lack of fuel.
04:59
04:59

ANT Delegates Conference Awaits Electoral Commission Clearence 6 2

In a party electoral roadmap released recently, the Alliance for National Transformation- ANT planned to hold it’s first delegates conference on August 6, less than two weeks from now. According to Muntu, the party is still waiting for clearance from the Electoral Commission, to confirm the events as planned.
04:34
04:34

Dorothy Kisaka Appointed KCCA Executive Director 1

Kisaka, an advisor in the office of the Prime Minister and Administer of the COVID-19 fund, will now replace Eng. Andrew Kitaka who has been holding the office in an acting capacity since 2018.
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