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May 2021 17 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.
23:53
23:53

Kiprotich Finally Selected For Tokyo Olympics 1 Top story

The development comes after the marathoner’s chances of taking part in the Olympic games had slimmed after finishing fifth at the NN Mission Marathon in Enschede, Netherlands this month where he was bidding to clock the best time better than Chemonges and Fred Musobo who had already qualified
23:34
23:34

Parliament Silently Passes Law Against Homosexuality 6 1

Parliament has passed the sexual offenses bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country.
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.
20:24
20:24

Do Not Handle Acts of Militarism Against Journalism Lightly - Prof. Jjuuko 8 1

The professor who also teaches media law was today delivering a key note address titled; Freedom of Expression and the Emerging Militarism”. This was at an event organized by the Uganda Editors’ Guild in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day at Kampala Serena Hotel.
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.
19:31
19:31

NEMA Proposes Heavy Fines, Jail Sentence for Air Pollution Offences 1 2

The draft regulations include emission limits for industrial sources, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other mobile sources, layout odor standards and requirements for indoor air, and address worker protection. They also establish a permit and compliance program for industrial sources and associated fees.
19:14
19:14

Security Form 10 Joint Intelligence, Operations Teams Ahead of Museveni Swearing In 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that joint security teams have been formed to ensure there is peace before, during and after presidential swearing in ceremony at Kololo Airstrip. Enanga said the team are part of the security masterplan that was drafted ahead of presidential elections held on January 14.
17:14
17:14

Security Brutality Against Journalists, Fake News Shape Discussion on Press Freedom Day 4 3

The Ag. Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba, said that the status of press freedom in the country has generally improved but noted that during the 2021 electoral period and the COVID 19 lockdown, press freedom was challenged.
16:45
16:45

Seven Arrested With Vandalized Power Transmission Equipment Worth UGX 3Bn Fred Enanga 2 1

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says operatives tracked the suspects from Kiboga district to Kampala in Kayiwa zone in Lubaga Division where they were found selling their loot over the weekend.
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.
16:06
16:06

EAC Constitutional Experts Interface with Judiciary Chiefs 3 2

According to Buteera, once there is a regional court of appeal people will be able to access such courts in case they are not satisfied with the decision of the national courts.
15:28
15:28

UNEB Relieved as Education Service Commission Accords Special Attention to Examiners 1

Dr. Asuman Lukwago, the Secretary of Education Service Commission, says the commission has decided to first attend to the examiners to allow them to go for marking since it is critical to the entire education sector.
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14:38

Public Trust in Radio, Television Content Remains Consistent – Report 3 1

Aidan Eyakuze, the Executive Director Twaweza East Africa tasked media institutions to continue working towards building public trust by avoiding partisanship. He said that trust remains a big challenge affecting the media and it has implications on the economic viability of the industry
12:11
12:11

Human Rights Committee Fails to Meet Museveni over Election Violence Elections 1

The probe team led by Vice-chairperson of the Committee Agnes Taaka Wejulu interacted with former Presidential candidates including, Democratic Party’s Norbert Mao , Alliance for National Transformation (ANT)’s Mugisha Muntu, and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi.
07:27
07:27

Gov't Develops Training, Assessment Manuals for Herbalists 4

“After training and assessment, we will be able to tell who is capable of doing what. If someone has qualified in farming herbs, they cannot process them. The assessment will be placing everyone at his level of competence and then those who lack competency will ship out,” said Mukwaya.
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