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15:28
15:28

Jinja City signs Cooperation Agreement With Chinese City of Shenyang 1 3

According to the five-year agreement document that was signed on behalf of Jinja by the MayorTitus Kisambira, the two parties will carry out exchanges and cooperation in fields of the economy, trade, science and technology, culture, education, sports and health to promote development.
06:58
06:58

Ruhaama FDC Candidate Petitions EC Over Rival's Academic Papers 2 3

In his petition, Nuwagaba, says that he inspected the nomination papers of his opponent on October 22nd, 2020 at the Ntungamo Electoral Commission offices and found out that his rival completed his bachelors of law degree under the mature-age entry in 2019, a year after completing his Uganda Certificate of Education in 2018 from Entebbe secondary school.
16:55
16:55

Conservationists Reject Removal of Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament UWA 1 2

Conservationists have asked Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and Members of Parliament to first address the problem of garbage and pollution instead of the removing the storks.
07:22
07:22

Dr. Karuhanga Withdraws from Igara West Parliamentary Race 1 1

In a letter addressed to the NRM party vice Chairperson Western region, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, Karuhanga notes that his withdraw from the race follows wide consultations with the party Chairperson President Museveni and other senior members of the party.
20:20
20:20

MPs Welcome Polling Date for Parliamentary Elections 5 1

The Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama announced on Thursday that the elections will be held on January 14 2021.
15:17
15:17

Makerere, UCU Defend Online Learning Program 1 6

Makerere University Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Umaru Kakumba says that the university conducted a survey to establish the readiness of the students. He says that 75 percent of the students indicated that they were ready to resume teaching and learning utilizing the open distance and e-learning
12:13
12:13

FDC, DP Leaders in Dilemma after Failing to Field Candidates for MP Seats in Arua City democratic party 2

Records from the Electoral Commission offices in Arua City indicate that FDC party only nominated candidates for two constituencies of Arua Central and City Woman while DP failed to field candidates for City Woman and Ayivu East.
10:52
10:52

Parliament Seeks to Restructure Over Growing Number of MPs 1 Top story

Hellen Kawesa, the Deputy Director of Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) Department of Parliament, says there is need for the review for the growth of Parliament, changing trends, growth in the number of MPs, research and study.
08:31
08:31

Gov’t Withdraws Bill Seeking to Provide Relief to COVID-19 Donors 5 1 Top story

Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of parliament, said people have previously donated generously towards government programs. She wondered why the government chose to only exempt taxes for those who donated towards Covid-19 and leave out others.
07:39
07:39

Universities Reject Demands to Reduce Tuition 1 5

Recently student leaders noted that final students who were allowed to report back are facing fees challenges and that tuition should be reduced given that they are going to study for only two months before sitting exams.
19:45
19:45

MPs Probe Missing UGX 15bn from Custodian Board Bank Accounts 1 4

Kasozi demanded accountability for the missing 15 billion shillings noting that the Custodian Boards accounts do not show any compensations that could have depleted the accounts.
19:33
19:33

MPs Ask Government to Reduce Domestic Borrowing bank of uganda 1 3

Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa says that many businesses are facing challenges accessing loans because of the COVID-19 risks, and fears that as the government moves to borrow, many banks will withhold money from Ugandans with the hope of lending to the government.
18:21
18:21

Education, Tourism Service Providers Will Not Pay Taxes Until Next Year 1 1

Under the Bill, the government sought to defer payment of income tax for companies and other persons involved in the business of manufacturing, tourism and floriculture, whose turnover is less than 500 million Shillings. It also sought to defer payment of tax on employment income and waive interest on tax arrears.
17:55
17:55

Parliament Approves Tax Exemption on COVID-19 Medical Supplies, Hotels 1 1 Top story

These include disposable medical face masks, re-usable face masks made of fabric, face shields and the raw materials used in making them. The others are non-woven surgical caps, protective goggles with indirect side ventilation, biohazard bags, disinfectants and sanitizers.
07:21
07:21

Parliament Disagrees with Museveni on Taxing Loss Making Companies 1 4

The President had asked parliament to reconsider a position that taxpayers, who declare liability for a consecutive period of five years of income less than 0.5 per cent of their gross turnover. He suggested that these should pay a minimum tax amounting to 0.5 per cent of the turnover for each year commencing with the sixth year.
06:51
06:51

Parliament Approves UGX 200B for DRC Road roads 3 1 Top story

Uganda and DRC entered a bilateral agreement to implement strategic infrastructure projects which includes constructing the road from Kasindi to Beni measuring about 80 kilometres, Beni to Butembo measuring 54 kilometres and the Bunagana border to Ruchuru-Goma road which measures 89 kilometres.
21:14
21:14

Parliament Passes UGX 3.7 trillion Supplementary Budget 1 2

According to the breakdown, Shillings 1.1 trillion is going to the Defense and Veterans Affairs Ministry for classified expenditure while State House will also get Shillings 450 Billion for classified expenditure.
20:57
20:57

Parliament Maintains Position on Beer, Wines and Fermented Beverages Tax taxes 1

In his letter, the President appealed to parliament to approve the tax proposals to together with others, saying failure to do so would exacerbate the already precarious situation arising from the poor revenue outlook. Also rejected by Parliament is a proposal to increase excise duty on wines which the President expected to generate 130 million as well as a proposal to introduce excise duty on other fermented beverages including cider, perry, mead, spears and near beer. This was expected to generate 12 billion Shillings.
17:52
17:52

Regan Okumu, Aol Disagree Over Choice of Party Flag Bearers in Gulu Gulu District 4 1

Ronald Regan Okumu, Aswa County Member of Parliament and Aol Betty Ocan, the incumbent Gulu District Woman MP are divided over the selection of Alice Rose Amono Abili and Rosemary Apiyo Padi as the party’s flag bearers.
17:43
17:43

Kadaga Summons Health Minister Over Idle Clinical Medicine Interns medical interns 1 2

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s directive followed a matter of national importance raised by Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa who questioned why the Ministry of Health has failed to have students for Clinical Medicine and Community Health to do their internship.
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