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21:12
21:12

LOP Calls for Boycott of Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 2021 elections 1 3

Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony on 12th May.
19:38
19:38

Acholi Clerics Welcome Dominic Ongwen's 25 Year Sentence 2 1

Anglican Bishop Emeritus Nelson Onono Onweng, the Chairperson of the Acholi clerics under the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) said that they are happy by the ICC`s judgement and termed it as ‘’considerate’’.
19:22
19:22

Museveni’s Remarks Rattle Umeme Shareholders Umeme Ltd 4 1 Top story

Umeme's share prices have fallen by more than half at the IPO. Bitature said that could be due to the negative image painted.
18:37
18:37

Midwives Decry High Fees for Renewing Licence 4

Hadijah Nakatudde, a tutor midwife at international Institute of Health sciences Jinja, says that asking a midwife to pay an amount to the tune of Shs 200000 in the name of renewing licence is bad enough to discourage many from the practice with the little pay they get.
18:30
18:30

Deputy Chief Justice Asks Magistrates to Visit Disputed Land Sites land cases 1 1

Speaking to journalists at Luwero Chief Magistrate Court, Buteera said magistrates must always endeavour to visit the disputed land before they resolve the row.
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18:20

Parliament Approves Amendment of NMS, NDA Acts 1 1

In the report presented by PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the laws establishing the two entities should be amended to ensure that NDA effectively performs its supervision role over NMS. Nandala observes that, the General Manager of NMS is a board member of NDA and likewise, the Chairperson of NDA Board is a board member of NMS.
18:20
18:20

Kampala Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Support From Bloomberg Philanthropies 1

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Partnership for Healthy Cities initiative, in collaboration with World Health Organization and Vital Strategies, aims to support equitable distribution of vaccines by member cities
17:58
17:58

Top Jeema Leaders Snub Bobi Wine Meeting 3

A source who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said that the party leadership is angry with Kyagulanyi for using the party when it suited him and then dumped it.
17:43
17:43

Don't Use Official Secrets Law To Deny Citizens Access To Information Twaweza East Africa 4 1 Top story

It is emerging that civil servants at different levels have tended to use archaic laws like the Official Secrets Act to deny citizens access to public information and records.
17:29
17:29

ANT to Vote Local Party Leaders in August 3 1

Regional reports from the party post-election review meetings indicated among others that the party didn't have enough candidates, campaign agents and voters because they had no structures to mobilise the public.
17:14
17:14

Masaka-Mbarara Accident Death Toll Rises to 14 Masaka hospital 2

According to Masaka regional police commander, Godfrey Mwesigye police has so far managed to identify two people and is still struggling to get identities of other people because they did not have identification documents.
17:12
17:12

Kenyan Gov’t Defends Itself in Male Mabirizi's Case over Maize Ban Martin Munene 1 2

Evidence submitted by the Kenyan Government shows that Uganda was charging Kenya poultry meat Value Added Tax of 18 percent and withholding tax of six percent which is not applied to locally produced like foods, one percent of infrastructure levy, six percent of withholding tax on processed chicken meat and six percent tax for broilers and layer day old-chicks
17:09
17:09

Witch Doctor, Five Others Arrested for Alleged Kidnap of two Children police 1 2

Kenneth Tukamushaba, the Officer in Charge of Kagadi Central Police station told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that Bagonza placed several announcements on Local Radio stations in Kagadi on Monday announcing the mysterious disappearance of his daughter and also filed a complaint with police.
16:46
16:46

The National Plan That Aims To Double Industrial Value Addition

“The Policy focuses on addressing the gaps identified in the National Industrial Policy of 2008 and puts in place strategic measures to optimally benefit from the emerging opportunities, e.g. the AfCFTA,” says the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives.
16:38
16:38

Parliament Accuses NMS of Theft and Dealing in Expired Drugs, Approves Breaking its Monopoly 1 4

Legislators have this afternoon approved parliament’s Public Accounts Committee- PAC Central Government report recommending that the monopoly of National Medical Stores- NMS be stopped.
16:34
16:34

Poor Extension Services Affecting Farmers In Kasese kasese farmers 5 1

The District Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Asuman Masereka say the extension service officers in the district are no longer working.
16:10
16:10

PAC Directs Forensic Audit on NMS over UGX 13.3Bn Supply of Uniforms 4 1

Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the PAC Chairperson said that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose. He says that the uniforms were never delivered on time and if delivered, they were not the right quality, quantity, size and wrong distribution. Nandala notes that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose.
15:57
15:57

State Witnesses Contradict Selves in Murder Case Against Traditional Healer 5

Ssendaga says the accused Lukabya has been his neighbor for over ten years in Kitubulu, Katabi Town Council, that the deceased was his friend and also someone who used to work for Lukabya because he would collect herbs. He explained further that Lukabya owns a shrine in Kitubulu.
15:49
15:49

Pajule Town Council Residents Welcome Ongwen's 25 Year Jail Sentence 1 3

In Pajule Town Council in Pader District where Ongwen commanded an attack on Pajule IDP camp on October 10, 2003, victims of the atrocities welcomed the verdict and described it as a relief.
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15:28

120 Properties of Departed Asians Repossessed Despite Gov’t Compensation COSASE 1

“Persons found to have fraudulently reclaimed properties for which they had already been compensated should not only lose the property but also be prosecuted for misrepresentation, obtain property by false pretence and fraudulent acquisition of property,” the report reads.
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