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21:12
21:12

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

Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony on 12th May.
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.
18:20
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.
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.
17:12
17:12

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

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
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 4 1

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.
16:10
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.
15:28
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.
14:27
14:27

Makerere University Guild Elections Set for Friday 2 1

Rodney Kiggundu, the Public Relations Officer of the University’s Electoral Commission says that 38,000 students are legible to vote out of which 18,000 are expected to vote physically from the 39 polling stations around the university while 20,000 will vote online.
14:24
14:24

2022 FIFA World Cup African Qualifiers Postponed CAF 1

"The CAF Emergence committee in consultation with the FIFA, decided to postpone the CAF qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 that were due to be played in June 2021 after taking into consideration the current challenges caused by the COVID 19 pandemic and the need to ensure the optimal conditions for all participating teams". Part of the press release reads
10:58
10:58

The Immediate Task of 30 New Kampala Police Commanders 1

In one of the meeting, according to police sources at KMP headquarters, commanders have been tasked to immediately study their jurisdictions and draft an appropriate deployment plan ahead of next Wednesday’s swearing of President Yoweri Museveni.
07:01
07:01

COVID-19 Infection Up in Young People-MOH 1 1

Whereas this is partly attributed to complacency by young people in observing the Standard of Operating Procedures set by the Ministry to contain the spread of the virus, Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng notes that this is a sign of the second wave of the pandemic.
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