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May 2021 11 results
23:58
23:58

House Approves Taxes on Rental Premises, Fish Maw 4 1

The approval of the taxes was during a plenary session chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. The taxes are to come into effect on 1st July 2021 when the new financial year 2021/2022 starts.
22:52
22:52

Parliament Rejects Tax on Wheat, Maize Brand new taxes 1

Parliament on Monday declined to approve the External Trade (Amendment) Bill, 2021 under which government proposed to levy US Dollars 0.4 per kilogram of exported maize brand, wheat bran, cotton cake and different by-products of the milling industry.
19:50
19:50

Kenya's I&M Acquires Orient Bank 1 Top story

The acquisition sees I&M take 90% of the bank from UK-based investment group 8 miles LLP and Morka Holdings Limited, a financial company registered in Mauritius.
16:25
16:25

FDC Urges Ugandans To Rise Against New Taxes, Increasing Public Debt 3

Harold Kaija, the Deputy FDC Secretary-General, says the tax will only affect the motorists but all Ugandans in a cumulative manner.
14:42
14:42

Kaziimba Unveils House Project for Archbishop Wani’s Family 2 2

Archbishop Kazimba commended the Administration of Madi W. Nile Diocese for the ongoing works which he said is funded by friends of the Church of Uganda Bishops as part of the activities to mark 60 years of the existence of Church of Uganda.
13:27
13:27

Kawolo Hospital Private Wing Attracts High Number of Clients 2 1

Previously Kawolo General Hospital used to run a drug shop selling medicine, according to the Hospital Administrator, Haruna Wamala. He notes that the private wing is the brainchild of the government, which is aimed at supporting the facility to handle certain services to sustain the hospital.
11:17
11:17

Apac Councillors Fault CAO Over Botched Study Tour 3

Wanje later told URN in a telephone interview that he could not facilitate the tour because the organizers did not make adequate preparation. He accused the district Speaker, Peter Obong and other members of the advance team who went for a feasibility study in Sironko District for failure to submit any report to his office on their findings.
10:47
10:47

Free Boy Wants MTN, Airtel to Pays Him UGX 350M over Copyright 2 3

In his suit before the High Court Commercial Division, the artiste wants both firms to compensate him Shillings 175million each for copyright infringement. Through Katende and Sempebwa advocates, Freeboy and his promoter say that they decided to seek legal redress after engaging the two companies in the last year vain.
08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 5 2 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
08:29
08:29

Sembabule Receives UGX 540M for Repair of Community Access Roads 1 Top story

Steven Katwire, the Senior Agricultural Engineer in the Ministry of Agriculture says that the money has been allocated in response to a request by the district authorities who sought support towards repairing some of the community access roads in the area that are in bad shape.
06:42
06:42

Lugazi Municipality Halts Relocation of Vendors to New Market 3 1

Christopher Batte, the Lugazi Vendor’s Association chairperson, says that they were surprised to see the allocation process kicking off with the entire ground floor almost occupied.
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