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23:56
23:56

URA Commissioner General Pledges to Uproot Corruption revenue 2 1

The commitment came after committee members tasked Musinguzi on how he is dealing with the highly connected and sophisticated theft and corruption in URA. A number of them said that the Authority was failing to perform due to high levels of corruption.
23:43
23:43

Museveni Rallies Ugandans to Support Scientific Elections President Museveni 1

He said the three questions included the possibility of safely holding conventional elections of mass rallies and processions even in the absence of a vaccine or clear treatment for the virus. According to Museveni, the commission had also considered the possibility of postponing elections.
23:26
23:26

Nine COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Entebbe Hospital 1

The Hospital Director Dr Moses Muwanga says the patients discharged today spent an average of 14 days in the hospital. So far, the facility with a capacity of 200 beds has handled 158 patients.
23:11
23:11

Curfew Maintained as President Allows Fourth Passenger in Private Vehicles 1 1 Top story

Museveni said that the night-time curfew, ensures that people keep in their homes hence limiting the spread of the coronavirus. He said that if there is no night-time curfew, people will be going to visit friends in the evening and ending up turning homes into bars.
22:56
22:56

Police Conducts Fresh Probe into Seeta Traffic Officer's Death 1

Ayesigye was knocked by a speeding motor vehicle on May 24 from Namanve, while riding a police motorcycle registration number UP 2164. He was taken to Mulago Hospital but later transferred to Lubaga hospital where he succumbed to the injuries on May 26.
22:38
22:38

KCCA Approves New District Land Board Members Amidst Controversy

The names of the appointed members from Uganda Law Society and all divisions of Kampala, except for Nakawa, were presented by the KCCA Executive Secretary Kennedy Okello to the council, for approval.
22:12
22:12

Ugandans from Five Countries to Return this Month - Oryem Ugandans abroad 1

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem has said that Government is set to receive Ugandans from five countries who will mostly come into the country by end of this month.
18:15
18:15

Cost of MOH Health Campaigns Up by UGX 18b

The Ministry of Health says that it now needs an additional 18 billion Shillings to implement previously planned for projects like the mass mosquito net distribution campaign and a yellow fever vaccination. The distribution of mosquito nets was previously budgeted at 447 billion while yellow fever vaccination was planned at 3.8 billion Shillings.
18:07
18:07

Man Confesses to Have Killed Fruit Trader district 2 1

Mutekanga told journalists on Monday that Nabuguzi hired him to offload mangoes on Wednesday at amber coat market.
17:41
17:41

Time to Join Civil Service- Former Deputy Lord Mayor 1

The City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago who had earlier on asked Kanyike to reject the nomination wished her success at her new job. Fellow councilors congratulated Kanyike upon her nomination and thanked her for her service as Deputy Lord Mayor since 2016.
17:31
17:31

EC Starts Demarcation of Electoral Areas in New Mbale City 1 2

Mbale, one of the seven municipalities that were elevated to city status, will have two Divisions from the three that have been part of the Municipality. They include the Industrial Division and Northern Division.
17:27
17:27

Kitgum LC1 Chairpersons Protest Delayed Payment of COVID-19 Allowances 1

Alfred Otime, the Toboi village Chairperson in Orom Sub County claims a section of frontline stakeholders who include; health workers, drivers and Village Health Teams members have already been paid but they are wondering why the district is yet to pay the allowances for local council chairpersons.
17:20
17:20

Fear in Hospitals As Duration of Medical Interns Nears End Mulago Hospital 3

Asked about what happens after September, Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health told URN last week that whether they will have medical interns or not after September it’s for the Ministry of Education to decide since they are in charge of training.
17:09
17:09

Bobi Wine’s People Power Rubbishes ‘Scientific’ Election Plan

Kyagulanyi told Journalists in Kampala that they were taken aback by the proposal to outlaw open-air campaigns due to fear of spreading the novel coronavirus. The commission unveiled a new roadmap last week advising persons vying for political offices to use media platforms to get to their electorate.
16:56
16:56

Woman Arrested for Stealing Baby Police 2 1

Samuel Mpanimanya, the Child’s father, says the news of the theft of his child found him at his work place in Masindi district. He is happy now that the baby has been found alive.
16:40
16:40

UNAIDS Raises Alarm on Looming Shortage of HIV Drugs Global Fund

The survey discovered that the lockdowns and border closures imposed to stop COVID-19 are impacting both the production of medicines and their distribution, potentially leading to increases in their cost and to supply issues, including stock-outs over the next two months.
16:34
16:34

URA Proposes Wealth, Inheritance Tax Revenue 1 2

Musinguzi is optimistic that the wealth tax, will not only add to the national coffers but will also reduce income inequality in the country. He says this would address the growing accumulation of wealth into a very small number of hands.
16:19
16:19

Residents Petition Katakwi District For Compesation 4 1

George Arwaitum, the Moru B Village Chairperson says six crop gardens and eight houses were destroyed by the stone blasting activities.
16:02
16:02

Police Advises Motorists to Remove Number Plates Before Going to Sleep 2

Normally when thieves steal the number plates, they leave a note on the cars with a telephone number and instructions to the owner to deposit a given amount of money in most cases over 100,000 Shillings if they want to repossess them.
15:51
15:51

Scientific Election Plan Stirs Mixed Reaction Among Local Council Leaders 3 1

Mudashiruh Bbaale, the Kyesiiga sub-county Speaker appreciates the new campaign model as a better approach that will save the communities from the commotions that usually dominate political campaigns.
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