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22:54
22:54

NRM Wins Kalangala Workers Election parliament 1 2

In 2013, parliament amended the local government act to allow all districts in the country elect workers representatives as part of the special interest groups that suit representation.
21:37
21:37

Finance to Study Proposal to Exempt Broadcast Equipment tax exemptions 1 4

The State Minister for Finance David Bahati has told parliament that his ministry will study a proposal for exemption of broadcast equipment for future consideration.
21:09
21:09

Kiryandongo Accident Victim Needs UGX 50m for Treatment nsambya hospital 1

A mother who lost her child in the Kiryandongo bus accident is stuck at Nsambya hospital with a 51 million Shillings bill.
20:26
20:26

Health Workers Mishandling Patients - Janet Museveni 1 2

She observed that her inspection visits to the different nursing and midwifery schools has established that the students acquire the required competences, wondering why these are however not translating into better services delivery in the countrys healthcare system.
20:08
20:08

Parliament Scraps Tax On Bibles, Qurans 1 1 Top story

Parliament has approved a government proposal to exempt Value Added Tax VAT on the supply of Bibles, Qurans, hymn books, other liturgical books and educational text books. The holy books have been attracting a standard VAT rate of 18 percent.
19:58
19:58

Tick Borne Disease Kills 200,000 Cattle vaccines 2 1

Professor Anthony Mugisha from Makerere University who is leading a team of scientists doing field clinical trials on tick disease says that most of the animals that died as a result of being attacked by ticks.
19:04
19:04

JSC Registers Complaints Against Judicial Officers misconduct 2 1

Members of the Judicial Service Commission-JSC have urged the public to demand for creation of Magisterial Areas in all the districts and regional Appeal Hubs to handle cases instead of travelling long distances to Kampala.
18:19
18:19

Justice Minister Tables Judiciary Administration Bill 1 1

The proposed law is meant to operationalize articles in the constitution that deal with the Judiciary as an independent arm of government.
18:17
18:17

Hoima Councilors Storm Out of Session Over Allowances councillors 1 2

The Councilors converged for the Council meeting at exactly 10AM But after realizing that money for their seating allowances had not been put onto their accounts, the councilors turned rowdy prompting the speaker to adjourn the Council meeting.
17:53
17:53

CAA Refuses to Compensate Evicted Agriculture Ministry Staff home 1 1

CAA Spokesperson, Vianney Luggya, says they will not compensate the evicted people, saying they have been occupying the houses illegally.
17:24
17:24

Three Held for Hiding Gov't Drugs ministry of health 2

Dr. Jackson Abusu Ojera, the Director HMU, says the suspects were picked up on a tip off that they were hiding government drugs at their residence.
17:17
17:17

Pilgrims Warned Against Drinking ‘Holy Water' 4 1

The pilgrims, who flock to Namugongo to celebrate Uganda Martyrs Day drink, wash with a belief that the water has powers to cure them from ailments. Others believe the water gives them some kind of protection from evil.
17:08
17:08

Two Held Over Vehicle Theft in Lira lira district 1

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson, says the suspects were intercepted in Pallisa on Monday.
17:04
17:04

Kiryandongo Hospital Hit By Drug Shortage After Gaagaa Bus Accident gaaga bus accident 2 4

Christopher Mwanje, a patient says he has resorted to buying drugs outside the hospital after failing to secure any at the facility. Mwanje has asked government to come to their rescue, saying they cant afford buying drugs because they are costly.
16:40
16:40

50 Scene of Crime Officers Recruited 1

A SOCO is a police officer trained in investigation and forensics with is mandated to seal or cordon off the crime scene, mark items found at the crime scene and draws a sketch map of the crime scene as well as take photographs of the crime scene
16:20
16:20

Namisindwa Residents Living in Fear as Cracks Widen city council

Rogers Wolyama, the Namisindwa District Social Services Secretary, says Tsekululu, Mukoto, Bupoto and Magale sub counties are at risk of sinking.
16:19
16:19

South Sudanese Refugees Charged With Malicious Damage arua district

Last week, the refugees went on rampage and attacked data collectors whom they accused of not providing food for a month.
16:09
16:09

MPs Split Over Defence Supplementary Budget Request defence ministry 1 5

The funds, according to State Minister for Veteran Affairs Bright Rwamirama will cover funding shortfalls that have seen the accumulation of domestic arrears in the supply of items like food, fuel, medicines, clothing and supplementary expenditure.
15:50
15:50

Oulanyah Tasks Govt to Equip Hospitals for Emergencies gaaga bus 2

Oulanyah, who was issuing a communication to the house on Tuesday, said that the Ministry of Health should improve and strengthen the hospitals and health facilities on major highways.
15:47
15:47

Cabinet Approves Innovations Skills Enhancement Loan 1

The loan will be used to establish the National Science, Technology and Engineering Skills Enhancement Centre NSTESEC and Technology, Innovation and Business Incubation Centre TIBIC.
May 2018 37 results