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20:03
20:03

MTN, Airtel Wants Mobile Money Tax Scrapped mtn uganda 2

Appearing before the committee, the Chief Executive Officer MTN Uganda, Wim Vanhelleputte said there has been a drop in use of mobile money following the introduction of the tax.
18:46
18:46

Pictorial: 2018 Global Peace Leadership Conference Opens in Kampala

The Global Peace Leadership Conference, 2018 was today officially opened by Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda at the Munyonyo Speke Resort Hotel.
18:22
18:22

Court Asked to Dismiss Activists Case habib buwembo 1 1

They are accused for allegedly storming parliament with a petition to the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga protesting the circumstances under which the Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakirekes health was being handled.
18:16
18:16

Uganda Secures UGX 1.5b to Support Expectant Refugee Mothers 5

The Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen announced the contribution during a meeting at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala today. He says the funding is targeting 2000 expectant mothers and 500 vulnerable people patients from South Sudan.
17:57
17:57

12 Arrested in Kitgum For Transporting Illegal Logs 2

The Kitgum district LC 5 Chairperson, Jackson Omona, says his leadership will not tolerate anyone who defies the resolution passed by the district banning the commercial production and trade in tree products in the district.
17:16
17:16

Security Blocks Bobi Wine's Music Concerts in Masaka rdc henry baguma 4 1 Top story

Godfrey Kayemba, a music promoter in Sembabule says he injected more than Shillings 20 million to organize two shows in the area but he got a call from the Resident District Commissioner, Henry Baguma calling them off.
16:35
16:35

MPs Appeal Against 11 Decisions in Age Limit Judgment court of appeal 1 2

Four of the judges upheld amendments on the removal of age limitations from the Constitution. They, however, declared that amendments on reinstating presidential term limits and extending the term of office for legislators and local government leaders from five to seven years, were erroneous since they did not go through the right legislation procedure.
16:20
16:20

Kitgum Magistrate Court Dismisses LC1 Election Petition

Owiny had petitioned the court to nullify the election of his rival Maxwell Ocen for LC1 Alango West Cell. He claimed that the elections were marred with numerous irregularities.
16:07
16:07

BoU: Mobile Money Taxes are Unfair and Discriminative bank of uganda 2

Abuka noted that although placing a charge on mobile money withdrawals would increase revenue, the tax is inefficient, uncertain and complex. He explained that the mobile money levy goes against tax policy
15:52
15:52

Justice Ogoola Advises MPs to Use Conscience in legislation 1 5

Justice Ogoola cautioned that MPs should consult their conscience even when the partisan stand calls for something different.
15:13
15:13

Kabarole Wetland Encroachers Given 3 Weeks to Vacate ruwenzori diocese 2

The encroachers have planted eucalyptus trees in Kiculeta and Karamaga wetlands in South Division Fort Portal to cut them down.
14:29
14:29

KCCA Launches 'Smoke Free City' Campaign public smoking 1 3

Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA has launched a campaign to sensitise people about the dangers of smoking in public.
14:23
14:23

Pader Town Council Chairperson Abandons Office 1

Kilama explains that even the contract documents that were signed between the town council authorities and contractors are extremely hard to trace to help reveal the contract terms and conditions.
13:06
13:06

Global Peace Conference Opens in Kampala 2 1

The conference will be attended by Heads of State, first ladies, religious, cultural leaders, entrepreneurs, youth, innovators, women, Community organisers, Development partners from the Great Lakes region.
11:17
11:17

Kagadi Police Officer, 14 Arrested over Fuel Theft

Romeo Ojara Onek, the DPC Kagadi, says that Mardrine Rungyenzapola, the OC Rutete police post and the suspects who are workers of the company were stealing fuel from the trucks that were parked in Kitegwa Village.
11:12
11:12

Flying Squad Cracks Down On Taxi Robberies people 1

Four of the suspects managed to flee to safety when the operatives intercepted the taxi. Flying Squad operatives picked up the suspects after days of tracking their group, which is led by a one Sanoni, a resident of Nansana Kibuloka and his deputy identified as Big Meat.
11:06
11:06

160 Uganda Police Officers To Return From Somalia 1

The team from Ugandas Formed Police Unit, is part of a multi-national police force under the African Union Mission in Somalia AMISOM, which is training and mentoring Somali police officers. Unlike Uganda People Defence Forces UPDF which operates in the interior of Somalia, Uganda police operates in Mogadishu. Specifically, Uganda police is part of the Mogadishu airport security detail.
10:23
10:23

Uganda, Kenya Officials Plan to Tackle Human Trafficking 4

Alex Mulokoyali, the Bukiabi Sub county LC V councilor asked government to set up income generating activities to employ the would be human trafficking victims.
07:42
07:42

Soroti University Opening Put on Hold 3

Prof Opuda said that despite having adequate buildings, the laboratories lack equipment such as microscopes, stools, reagents. He also says that the university lacks experienced academic staff for the medical department.
07:24
07:24

Nabilatuk Interim Leadership to Focus on Cattle Thefts 1 1

John Bosco Korobe, the Nabilatuk District Finance Secretary, says they have devised means of reaching out to all suspects terrorizing neighbors.
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