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Court Dismisses Application Seeking to Block URA’s E-Receipting System 1

The program, also known as, the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions is a government initiative through which businesses are obliged to transmit transaction details to URA in real-time and issued with electronic receipts and invoices. The system helps the tax body to confirm the accuracy of self-assessments made by taxpayers.
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WFP Distributes Take-home Food Rations to Learners in Karamoja 3 1

The food distribution is also aimed at ensuring that school-going children in the region have access to food while at home at a time when many households in the region are struggling to get meals because of food insecurity.
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President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 4 1

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
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Tear Gas, Bullets Rock Kasokoso as Police Battles FDC Supporters Arrested 2

The group had converged in Kiganda village, in Kasokoso, Wakiso district for a meeting with Ssemujju, who also doubles as the spokesperson of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party. The meeting was organized to brief them about the elections for special interest groups which are due to take place next month.
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Wildlife Crime Putting Human Health at Risk - Report 1 Top story

The Wildlife Crime Report 2020, which was released this afternoon points out that the poachers have increasingly threatened pangolins, birds, turtles, tigers and bears which are poached from their natural habitat, butchered and sold illegally.
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Police Warns Motorcyclists in Busia Over Planned Demonstration 6 1

Elepot noted that the move has sparked tension amongst security organs in the district which is why they have intensified deployment of police along the streets as investigation to arrest a group of cyclists and taxi Operators who are in plan the protest is underway.
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St. Augustine Chapel Releases CCTV Footage of Killed Makerere University Student 3

The CCTV footage released on Friday shows Tegu holding stones in the hands a few minutes past 10 pm on June 27 chasing policemen who had gathered outside St Augustine Chapel.
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17:06

MTN Uganda Signs License Renewal Agreement 1

In a statement, MTN Uganda said “This brings to an end the long-standing negotiations between MTN Uganda, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the government. This license renewal comes almost 2 years later, since MTN Uganda applied for a license renewal following the expiry of their 20 year license in October 2018”.
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Cold Conditions to Continue Until Mid-August- UNMA 2

The UNMA Executive Director Festus LuboyeraHe added that the cold weather phenomenon is due to the inflow of southerly cold winds from southern hemisphere such as southern Africa that is currently experiencing winter conditions.
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Man Commits Suicide After Wrongly Suspecting Wife of Cheating Paimol Subcounty

Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
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LCIII Chairpersons Petition Minister Over Delayed Distribution of Motorcycles 3 1

Mubarak Ssekikubo the LCIII Chairperson of Nakisunga sub-county notes that they want the Ministry to inform the chairpersons about the progress of the motorcycle purchase since they facing an urgent need of monitoring government programs during this period of Covid-19.
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Police to Conduct Fresh Training for Private Security Guards Fred Enanga 1

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the director in charge of private security guards and civilian firearms to immediately commence the training especially on how to manage the public and the use of firearms.
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Temporary Relief for Coca Cola in Battle over UGX 58b Tax Bill 1

According to an assessment by URA, an audit of Coca Cola Uganda between January 2014 and December 2017 found that the beverages maker had not paid 58.1 billion Shillings in taxes. But Cola rejected URA’s position and dismissed the assessment which was presented to the company in January 2020.
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2,500 Elderly Persons to Benefit from SAGE Program in Hoima 1 3

This is the first time that the elderly persons in Hoima are enrolled to benefit from the program since its inception 10 years ago. In its pilot, the government extended support to persons aged above 65 in selected districts, except for Karamoja where the bar was lowered to persons aged 60.
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Location of Mbarara City South Division Headquarters Divides Leaders 5 1

Last week at the inauguration ceremony of Mbarara City, the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi, directed that Mbarara City south division headquarters be located at Nyamitanga as it is in the centre of other two former divisions.
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UPDF Refutes Reports of Suspending LDU Activities

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the Local Defence Unit said that they are going about their job normally. He added that if it were true, he would have information to that effect.
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Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
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Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
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Parents Decry Social Exclusion of Albinos in Northern Uganda Gulu Main Market 4 1

Parents say that children with the condition in parts of northern Uganda are suffering from marginalization, longstanding stigma and social exclusion from within their families and communities. Based on their skin colour, they are feared, held with suspicion and believed to have supernatural powers.
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400,000 Groups Register for 'Emyooga' Initiative in Teso Katakwi District 2 1

Simon Peter Egiriat, the Zonal Manager Micro support Centre in Soroti several people have expressed interest in benefiting from the fund.
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