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19:58
19:58

MPs Collect Signatures to Recall Parliament over Social Media Tax mobile money tax 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament have started collecting 154 signatures from fellow legislators in a bid to recall Parliament from recess over the Social Media and Mobile Money tax.
19:27
19:27

Jinja Woman Remanded for Child Theft grade 1 magistrate 1

Kisakye was arrested on 28th, June, 2018, in UEB zone, Njeru municipality, following a tip off from her neighbors who saw her with a crying baby boy yet she had never been pregnant and informed the police.
19:20
19:20

Katakwi Doctors Interdicted Over Alleged Extortion katakwi district

The officers, identified as Wilfred Ochen, an orthopaedic specialist, Charles Collins Morulem, a Medical Officer and David Alacu, the Unaesthetic Officer had several complaints filed against them by persons who had sought treatment from the health facility.
18:51
18:51

Museveni Explains Social Media, Mobile Money Tax mobile phone 1 Top story

Why do we have to borrow or beg from outside or even borrow from within We do so because many people who are supposed to pay tax do not pay the tax. How do we know this We know this by using the standard measurement used all over the World. This is the GDP: tax ratio. This means the amount of taxes paid compared to the size of the GDP, the size of the economy.
18:48
18:48

ICC Asks Uganda to Build Capacity of Prosecuting War Crimes william byaruhanga 2 1

Mirjam Blaak Sow, Ugandas Ambassador in Brussels says that the States should try as much as possible to have most of the core crimes tried in their countries instead of letting the ICC to intervene, because national justice cannot be achieved through an International Court.
18:25
18:25

Kadaga Gets Tough on MPs Skipping Committee Work mp betty nambooze 1 4

Chris Obore, the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Parliament confirmed the issuance of the letters by the speaker, but declined to comment on the details of the letter.
18:14
18:14

Entebbe Deputy Town Clerk Evicted from Road Reserve protest 3 1

Lutaaya had refused to vacate the house for which he had earlier been compensated 165 million Shillings by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA. The land, from which Lutaaya was evicted, is reserved for the expansion of the Entebbe Expressway in Entebbe Division A.
17:52
17:52

Arua Park Police Boss Shoots Two People luke owoyesigyire 1

In his statement recorded at Kampala Central Police Station CPS, Baboineki explains that he and two other officers went to arrest a suspect but a mob gathered and started pelting them with stones.
17:34
17:34

Report: Lack of Values Killing Cooperatives

The State Minister for Trade, Industries and Cooperatives, Fredrick Gume who launched the report concurred with Amuges observations. He blamed the fraud in cooperatives on mismanagement of resources emanating from the audit system.
16:39
16:39

High Operating Costs Choke Ugandan Banks –Mweheire 1 1

Apart from the huge administrative costs, Mweheire further pointed out regulation as a factor that has hindered banks from taking up technological innovations, which could have lowered costs of administration and consequently lending rates.
16:05
16:05

Tumwebaze, Mutabazi Defend Social Media Tax 5 1

This financial year the government has imposed a tax of 200 Shillings payable daily by anyone who uses social media, or Over the Top Services OTTS, like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter. This has triggered outrage across the country, with some activists already in court challenging the tax.
15:41
15:41

Electoral Commission Makes U-Turn on Public Servants 1 1

Justice Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission EC Chairperson had earlier indicated that public servants are to contest in the elections without resigning their public offices.
15:39
15:39

Luweero Transfers Over 70 Civil Servants district 1 Top story

The Luweero District Human Resource Officer, Bernard Okello, told URN that the transfers are aimed at reorganizing the staff structure and fill up gaps in certain departments.
15:14
15:14

Electoral Commission Courts Media for Voter Education 4 1

This is the first time LCI chairpersons are being elected since 2001, following a 2007 ruling based on a petition filed by Maj Rubaramira Ruranga, the former chairman of the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party Electoral Commission.
15:07
15:07

No Charges Yet for Abim District Officials abim cfo ben oryono 1

Robert Katuramu, the District Police Commander, Abim says police completed its part by arresting officers and recording their statements.
15:01
15:01

Banks: Mobile Money Tax Risks Scaling Down Financial Inclusion mobile money taxes 4 1

Uganda Bankers Association UBA Chief Executive Officer, Wilbrod Owor has said that the mobile money tax could lead to regression in strides that Uganda has made in promoting financial inclusion.
14:55
14:55

Former Gulu Municipality MP Injured Over UGX 20,000 Debt police 2 1

According to information obtained by our reporter, the man only identified as Anywar attacked Achire with a mower for failing to clear a debt of 20,000 Shillings he owed him. The former legislator was rushed to Gulu Independent Hospital with a compound fracture and later referred to Kumi Orthopedic center for corrective surgery.
14:28
14:28

Biharwe Farmers Battle Banana Bacterial Wilt 2 1

Jackline Turyaguma, a farmer in Biharwe division, says they are finding a huge challenge to fight the wilt due to lack of cooperation among the farmers.
14:18
14:18

Government Asked to Solve Kasese Land Conflict 3

The Rwenzori region and Kasese, in particular, have experienced a series of land conflicts in the areas of Kabukero, Bigando and Rwehingo, Karusandara Sub County. The conflicts involve cultivators who are predominantly Bakonzo and the Basongora, the cattle keepers,
12:39
12:39

Four Suspects Escape From Omoro Central Police Station aswa river region 2 1

The escapees were identified as Francis Komakech, a resident of Odek Sub County, Emmy Abonga, a resident of Lalogi, Denis Odoch and Wilson Odong.
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