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21:10
21:10

Technical Glitches Mar Parliament Debate on Excise Duty Bill 4 1

Now as MPs debated several tax measures under the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2020, Kadaga noted several MPs who had been lined up for submissions for video conferencing since they could not physically appear at the Parliament building.
20:58
20:58

Low Demand Pushing Prices of Essential Commodities Down 1 1

Amelia Kyambadde, the trade minister, notes that the situation has been as a result of low demand and low purchasing power as potential buyers are currently spending sparingly given the uncertainty on when the economy will normalize.
18:06
18:06

Rules Committee Tasked to Pave Way for Virtual Parliament speaker kadaga 1 1

She tasked the committee chaired by Kalaki County MP Clement Ongalo Obote to pick lessons from the parliaments of Albania, Brazil, Columbia and the United Kingdom and others to ensure that legislative work is not disrupted as coronavirus disease rages on.
17:44
17:44

Luweero Parents Skeptical as Education Ministry Rolls Out Response Plan COVID Pandemic 3

Education Minister Janet Museveni says that the Ministry has developed a Preparedness and Response Plan to enable the continuity of learning during the lockdown. According to the new plan, learners will be taught on radio and TV.
17:38
17:38

Muslims Urged to Look Out for Moon Ahead of Fasting Season Yahya Kakungulu 2 1

According to Sheikh Yahya Kakungulu, once the moon is sighted on Wednesday night, fasting will commence on Thursday.
17:31
17:31

Hand Grenade Killed Masindi Boy - Police Grenade explosion 1 1

Kelvin Atugonza a son to Julius Kugonza a resident of Kiryanga cell in Nyangahya division Masindi Municipality was allegedly killed after an object he picked exploded cutting off his hands and crushed out his intestines. He died instantly causing panic among area residents.
17:28
17:28

Man Cuts off Woman’s Hand on Hoima Over Land Dispute Land wrangle 2 1

The victim is Alice Tuhaise, a resident of Kaitira cell Kuhukya ward Busiisi division Hoima Municipality.
17:24
17:24

Three Arrested For Staging Illegal Road Blocks youth

Ayub Wabiika, the Budondo LC 3 chairperson says he had received several reports from local leaders over the illegal road blocks.
17:05
17:05

Registration of Ugandans Abroad not for Evacuation - Ministry 2

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Patrick Mugoya has said that there will not be evacuation of Ugandans stranded abroad despite ongoing registration.
17:00
17:00

More Tests Needed to Guarantee Safety from COVID19 -MOH COVID-19 Testing 3 1 Top story

The Director-General of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa said that Uganda needs to carry out more testing, even though he could not tag a targeted number. He, however, hastens to add that Uganda has managed to stop the spread of the disease into communities.
16:58
16:58

Mudslides Displace Families in Kasese homeless 1 Top story

Justus Asaba the sub county LC 3 chairperson says more than 10 homes have been affected and several gardens have since been destroyed.
16:46
16:46

UNBS Suspends Importation Of Used Clothes, Shoes 1

In a statement on Tuesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said “used footwear and used textiles that as a precautionary measure, the importation of these commodities has been suspended with immediate effect until further notice.”
16:08
16:08

Atiak Sugar Investor Struggles to Recruit Casual Workers in Lamwo District Atiak Sugar Factory 6

This comes nearly two weeks after the company was stopped from transporting more than 300 casual worker from Kamuli district to Ngomoromo Village in Lokung Sub county due to corona virus disease pandemic.
16:04
16:04

Low Global Oil Prices Could Delay Uganda's Production Further Oil and gas 1 1 Top story

Dennis Kakembo, a partner at Cristal Advocates, a law firm that analyses trends in the oil sector, said if the oil prices remain significantly below USD 50 a barrel, it would not make business sense for companies to invest in Uganda’s sector. It is likely to delay Uganda’s projects as investors wait to be certain of the future.
15:55
15:55

Makerere University Hospital to Start COVID19 Testing 2 1 Top story

According to Makerere University Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe, they have so far received 40,000 testing kits from donors.
15:53
15:53

Parents Arrested for Allegedly Killing Their Daughter in Domestic Fight 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said Ssegujja started a fight with Namala but during their scuffle they trampled and fell on their two-year-old child who was on the ground and she died instantly.
15:33
15:33

UWOPA Wants Gov’t to Freeze Interest on Loans Acquired by Informal Sector corona virus 4 1

UWOPA Chairperson PamelaKamugo said that the informal sector has been disrupted by the lockdown and yet this is where the majority of women derive a source of income.
15:17
15:17

Ministry of Health Explains Motive for Guarded Burial in Kayunga MoH 2 1

Police at Naggalama intercepted the A-plus Funeral Management Service vehicle that was transporting the body to Kayunga, on the orders of the Ministry of Health. Subsequently, the Ministry of Health recommended that the deceased be buried by a professional team from the Uganda Red Cross Society to avoid any kind of exposure to family and the community.
15:17
15:17

IRC Donates Ambulance to Kagadi COVID-19 Task Force 3

Speaking at the handover of the ambulance, Joe Orech, the Acting Coordinator International Rescue Committee, said the Ambulance will ease movement of the Task Force to respond to emergencies. According to Orech, International Rescue Committee will pay the driver, provide fuel and service the ambulance.
14:59
14:59

Woman in Abim Quarantined After Travelling On Truck truck drivers 2

Health authorities say the woman travelled on a truck that was transporting cement to Abim town on Sunday.
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