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19:41
19:41

2023/2024 Financial Year Budget Speech Verbatim 1

"This budget supports taxpayers who are recovering from the after-effects of COVID-19. For industrialists and entrepreneurs, it improves the environment within which you are operating. It aims to lower the cost of doing business, reduce the time spent transporting goods, including agricultural produce from farm to markets. It also ensures that what you produce and manufacture is competitive in regional and global export markets," said finance Minister Matia Kasaija.
19:31
19:31

Gov’t Allocates UGX 2 Trillion for Flooding, Traffic Congestion National Budget 1

The total national budget for next financial is 52.7 trillion Shillings and out of this, an allocation of 4.5 trillion (13.3 percent) has been budgeted for road maintenance and construction, railway development and rehabilitation, water and air transport development.
19:00
19:00

Museveni Takes Over Final Approval Of Loans To Limit Debt 1 6 Top story

Museveni blamed the appetite for borrowing on indiscipline in government spending. He said he has personally taken over the final approval of loans to limit borrowing.
18:27
18:27

Kasaija To Limit Domestic Borrowing As Public Debt Soars Parliamet of Uganda 3 1

At the end of the financial year 2021/2022, the Ministry of Finance projected that debt servicing as a percentage of revenue increased by 30%.
17:16
17:16

Uganda Airlines to Make Maiden Pilgrimage Flight to Mecca After 40 Years 2

The first flight will depart from Entebbe and arrive in Jeddah, a key Saudi Arabian port city on the Red Sea, the gateway for pilgrimages to Mecca and Medina.
17:05
17:05

Boxer Simbwa Plots Representing Australia in 2024 Olympics 1 1

Once he settled in Australia, Simbwa embarked on reviving his boxing career, commencing from scratch and engaging in a series of competitions within the national circuit.
16:38
16:38

Pictorial: Freed Rwenzururu Royal Guards Homecoming Celebrations Top story

In a letter received by Lady Justice Alice Komuhangi Khaukha, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo, stated that the state had lost interest in pursuing the cases against them. Amnesty was granted to the accused and suspects who applied to the Amnesty Commission, admitting their mistakes.
16:26
16:26

Priest Acquitted of Defilement Charges After Five Years Luwero High Court 3 2 Top story

Kalule was accused of sexually assaulting the minor twice a week between 2014 and 2018.
16:08
16:08

Museveni Attending Budget Reading Virtually Following COVID-19 Diagnosis Makerere University 3

In an interview, Dr Misaki Wayengera, a virologist at Makerere University told URN that it’s hard to trace where the president could have gotten infected but rather explained that there’s generally a surge in flu-like illness currently, which is not a surprise as this is a seasonal issue to do with the influenza virus life cycle.
15:39
15:39

Business Paralyzed as Freed Rwenzururu Royal Guards Return Home 3 6 Top story

The two UPDF buses transporting the royal guards led by Capt. Derrick Mwesige Ayebale entered the central business district around 8: 45am amid cheers and jubilations from the awaiting relatives, Rwenzururu Kingdom loyalists, and other town dwellers.
15:34
15:34

Driver Who Attempted to Knock Traffic Police Officer Remanded 1

Mukwaya, a psychologist and resident of Mutungo in Nakawa Division was on Thursday arraigned before the Court presided over by the Chief Magistrate Ronald Kayizzi and charged with two offenses.
15:20
15:20

Man Wanted For Hacking Wife, Daughter To Death MURDER 1

According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Police Region Spokesperson, the suspect, who is currently at large, committed the heinous act on an undisclosed date and contacted his relatives to inform them of his actions.
15:03
15:03

When is "Our"King Arriving in Kasese?: Rwenzururu Loyalists Charles Mumbere 1 3

David Songerwa, a resident of Hima town council, expressed the need for clarity regarding the King's arrival. He emphasized that seeing King Mumbere back in the Kingdom would provide reassurance and confirmation of his freedom.
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14:48

Cost of Living and Hunger Bite Ugandans Says Survey Twaweza East Africa 1

At the household level, the picture is similar to the top three problems named by citizens as the cost of living (62%), unemployment (45%) and hunger or drought (42%).
14:02
14:02

Agago Clan Leaders Perform Rituals to Cleanse Shea Parklands 6

The rituals which were started in March this year have so seen more than 90 shea nut tree destroyers pay cash and animals required to cleanse the affected areas.
13:33
13:33

Injury To Keep Kizito, Ochaya Out Of Tricky AFCON Qualifier Against Algeria 2 1

The development was communicated by the team’s head coach Milutin Sredojević Micho in a post-match briefing after Uganda Cranes lost their build-up game against DR Congo 1-0 in Douala, Cameroon on Wednesday.
13:26
13:26

DPP Completes Investigations in Minister Kitutu Iron Sheets Case Joshua Abaho 2

On Thursday, the parties appeared before the Chambers of the Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Joan Aciro and the State Attorney Jonathan Muwaganya informed Court that they have finalized inquiries in the case and are ready to commit the accused persons to the High Court for trial.
12:56
12:56

How Gunman Shot, Robbed Gulu City Businessman 1 2 Top story

Patrick Kidega, the Officer in Charge of Gulu Central Police Station who rushed with security officers at the crime scene says the assailant could have been coordinating with another person to execute the robbery.
12:46
12:46

M23, Human Rights Watch Clash in New War Crime Report 1

According to HRW's report, they have documented eight unlawful killings and 14 cases of rape committed by M23 fighters. Additionally, HRW received credible reports of over a dozen other summary killings involving M23 rebels, but due to limited access and security constraints, they were unable to independently corroborate them.
12:29
12:29

Swiss Company Enters Uganda to Power Payments Revolution 4 1

BPC (banking, payments, commerce) supports and provides payment platforms for financial institutions, eGovernment, eMobility among others, including building national switches
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