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21:15
21:15

Ssekandi Committee Advises Against Compulsory Land Acquisition Bill land inquiry 2 1 Top story

The Committee headed by Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi says there is no need to amend article 26 of the Constitution as per the Bill tabled before Parliament last year.
18:44
18:44

Parliament Honours Commonwealth Games Team commom wealth games 1 3

Members of Parliament today honored members of the Uganda team that took part at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia
18:01
18:01

CSOs Ask MPs to Reject New Taxes on Mobile Money, Social Media 1

Henry Richard Kimera, a representative from Consumer Education Trust told the MPs that the proposed tax on mobile money transactions will in real effect reduce the amount of money available to cater for basic needs like education and health, which directly affects the rural-urban poor segments of the population.
17:37
17:37

Kisugu Health Center III Receives Donation

Dr. Sarah Zalwango, the Manager Medical Services Kampala Capital City Authority, says the donation will help improve service delivery at the health center.
17:13
17:13

Luweero Deploys Volunteers to Boost Coffee Production coffe production 4

Andrew Magombe, the Field Officer of Caf Africa, says the Community Based Facilitators will bridge the gap between coffee farmers and sub county extension officers. Magombe says they will help coffee farmers to acquire new knowledge on climate change, pests and disease control measures among others.
17:12
17:12

Gov't to Borrow UGX 148Bn to Fight Gender Based Violence 1 1

The loan is required to increase participation in gender-based violence prevention Programs and increase utilization of multi-sectoral services for survivors of gender-based violence in targeted districts.
17:06
17:06

Sexual Harassment: Makerere University Female Students Speak Out 6 1

Florence Namuganza, a third year student of Journalism and Communication and a former guild presidential aspirant says there is no problem with a student having a relationship with a lecturer except if that relationship leads to awarding of marks.
16:46
16:46

Mother of Four Electrocuted In Mbale 3

Yona Wambedde, the local council one chairperson of Magadi village told URN that the deceased used a pair of compass to fix the flat iron in the socket.
16:19
16:19

MPs Oppose Reinstatement of Corporate Tax on SACCOs new tax 1 1 Top story

The Budadiri West MP, Nathan Nandala Mafabi asked Bahati to clarify on whether this tax will not amount to double taxation since social media users already pay tax through the purchase of airtime they use to access internet.
15:11
15:11

Gen Muhoozi Lauds Tanzanian Army for Ousting Idi Amin Dada cdf david muhoozi 1

The Chief of Defense Forces David Muhoozi has applauded the Tanzania army for helping Uganda liberate its self from the bad leadership of former president Idi Amin Dada.
14:59
14:59

Cabinet Directs Departments, Agencies to be Vigilant on Fake Foreign Investors 2

The Deputy Director Uganda Media Centre, Shaban Bantariza who communicated cabinet decisions to journalists today at media centre said government accounting officers will have to go an extra mind in verifying the potent of foreign investors that they do business with. The due diligence, cabinet directed should be done before proposals are submitted to the Public Private Partnership committee for consideration.
14:37
14:37

Thugs Rob UGX 30M From Kisoro Forex Bureau 1

Semu Kigarama, the manager Jetset Forex berau Kisoro branch says that the thugs cut a roof of the Forex berau to enter inside.
13:27
13:27

Eyes On Oregon Diamond League - Cheptegei canada 1 1

Ugandas double gold medal winner at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has said he will take part in the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League slated for May 25-26 in Eugene, Oregon.
12:59
12:59

Rival Lango Chief Rejects Proposed Mediation lira district 1

The proposed mediation to end the current leadership wrangles at Lango Cultural Institution is hanging imbalance.The faction of Clan chiefs loyal to, Eng.Dr.Michael Moses Odongo Okune, have rejected the proposal that was resolved last Saturday during a special meeting held at the Lira Municipal council hall.
12:47
12:47

Pay TV Providers Hit Back at UCC Over Non-Compliance Claims 1

In a joint press statement published this morning, the Pay Television Service Providers, say they have been in talks with UCC on its new licensing frame work to ensure its enabling and appropriate, but they are surprised by the regulators claim that all Ugandan Pay TV providers are non-compliant
11:02
11:02

Minister Achieng Tasks Lango Districts to Ban Sachet Waragi 1

Nelson Adea, the Oyam LC V Chairperson, said arrangements are underway for the district council to formulate an ordinance against liquor. Yosam Odur, the Lango Paramount Chief backed the latest calls to ban the sales and consumption of sachet-waragi.
10:38
10:38

Education Service Commission Halts Administration of PLE To Nakaseke Teachers 1

Teachers in Nakaseke led by Emmanuel Kizza, the Chairperson Uganda National Teachers Union Nakaseke branch welcome the directive saying it was relief because earlier reports by LC 5 Chairman had demoralized and threatened them.
10:13
10:13

UGX 7Bn Required to Equip New Makerere University Buildings 3 1

Makerere University requires a total of USD1.9million approximately Shs7billion for purchase of equipment and furniture for the nine laboratories and two new Central Teaching Facilities.
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08:10

Makerere CID Boss Held for Mismanaging Sexual Harassment Case kisuze rape case

Jackson Amali was arrested over the weekend on orders on the Director CID Grace Akullo after it was established that he tried to shelf a case in which Denis Kisuze a university Administrator allegedly raped former student, Njoroge Rachel Njeri.
07:19
07:19

Police Seeks Additional UGX 74BN For fuel and Vehicle Repairs 1

According to the Police policy statement, the force has 1524 Motor vehicles, 5830 motorcycles, 53 water vessels and three helicopters. The force needs Shillings 77 billion for fuel and lubricants to operate the fleet.
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