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08:47
08:47

No Need to Lift Curfew for Ramadan Period - Minister Obiga Kania COVID-19 2 1

Mario Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs has said there is no need to lift curfew as Muslims observe the Ramadan period.
07:41
07:41

Finance Committee Rejects UGX 200,000 Annual Car License tax on data 1 Top story

Henry Musasizi, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee said that they are considering approving only six out of the seven proposed new tax amendments to help the government raise revenue.
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17:28

Statement on Beating Journalists was A 'joke Blown out of Proportion' - Ochola 2021 elections 1 3

Ochola, early this year told a joint security press briefing that the police would continue beating journalists for their own safety. At the time, several journalists had sustained injuries from the campaign trail where they were hit with batons, rubber bullets and teargas canisters, in what appeared to be a direct attack against media practitioners.
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Nancy Kalembe Wants EC Funding to Presidential Candidates Reinstated 2021 elections 3 1

Appearing before the Human Rights Committee of parliament on Wednesday, Kalembe who garnered 38,772 votes says that she faced difficulties during the campaigns due to inadequate funds.
17:10
17:10

Ugandans to Pay UGX 200,000 Annually for Car License revenue 2 1

State Minister of Finance David Bahati says that the move is intended to streamline the transport sector by getting rid of illegitimate cars and raising money for the maintenance of roads across the country. According to the breakdown, Car owners will pay 200,000 Shillings while motorcycle owners will pay 50,000 Shillings annually.
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14:25

MP Kinyamatama Declares Bid to Contest for Speaker of Parliament Speaker Race 4 1

The Rakai Woman Member of Parliament Juliet Kinyamatama Suubi has announced her bid to contest for the position of Speaker of Parliament come May 2021.
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Defense Ministry Seeks 6.3 Trillion Shillings for 2021/22 Budget Parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs is seeking up to 6.3 trillion shillings to finance its budget for financial year 2021/2022.
17:25
17:25

Amuriat Skeptical About Electoral Violence Probe 2021 elections 5 1

Amuriat was today appearing before the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee which is investigating cases of electoral violence that were witnessed and experienced in the recent general elections. Amuriat, also the president of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party told the committee that he experienced untold humiliation and brutality, all through the campaign.
07:51
07:51

Pictorial: Christians Congregate to Celebrate Easter Easter sunday 2021 Top story

Key among the celebrants at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe included the Nnabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, the Speaker of the Buganda Lukiiko, Patrick Luwagga Mugumbule and Rubaga Division Mayor, Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo.
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Churches Relax On Covid-19 SOPs As Christians Celebrate Easter Easter sunday 2021 3 1 Top story

According to SOPs issued by the Ministry of Health, all places of worships are expected to accommodate not more than 200 adult persons at a time. They are also expected to enforce washing hands, wearing face masks, social distancing, record the contacts of the worshipers and measure their temperature.
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Bishop Luwalira Questions Continued Corruption and Brutality by Security Forces Easter Sunday 2 1

In his sermon, Bishop Luwalira questioned the continued evils in the country including corruption, hate, tribalism, unfairness, human rights abuses, brutality by security forces, selfishness, domestic violence and others despite the big number of Christians and the ever cropping church buildings in the country.
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09:50

Kaziimba: Archbishop Lwanga was a Voice for Poor and Oppressed 4 3

“The way of the cross ends not in death, but in the resurrection. Even in our shock and grief today over Archbishop Lwanga’s untimely death, we recognize that he continued his personal way of the cross last night until the fullness of resurrection which awaits all of us who put our trust and faith in Jesus Christ,” said Kaziimba.
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Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga’s Last Words in Public 4 12

The death announcement comes just hours after the Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, who doubled as the Chairperson of the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) preached a message of hope for Uganda after jointly leading the Ecumenical Public Way of the Cross with his Anglican counterpart Dr Stephen Kaziimba at Namirembe on Friday.
18:45
18:45

Catholic, Anglican Archbishops Condemn Murders, Injustice and Land Grabbing 4 1

The Archbishops led Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus by observing the Ecumenical Way of the Cross from the residence of Bishop Luwalira and around St. Paul’s Cathedral on Namirembe Hill. This journey is annually commemorated on Good Friday, a day observed during the Holy Week preceding Easter Sunday when Jesus resurrected.
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UWOPA Wants Museveni to Expeditiously Assent to Employment Law 2 1

Addressing journalists at Parliament on Good Friday, a section of UWOPA members applauded the passing of the Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019, saying that it will help strengthen the protection of workers’ rights in Uganda and promote gender equality.
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17:49

Pictorial: Religious Leaders Observe Ecumenical Way of the Cross Good Friday Top story

The leaders including the Church of Uganda –COU Archbishop Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga and the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and others observed the Good Friday ritual at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe.
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Kabaka Calls for Release of Political Prisoners 1 Top story

"We appeal for fairness in all election-related cases and release of all the political prisoners. The resurrection of Jesus Christ reminds us of blood-shed, persecution and tears that lead to the deliverance of the world. We are also mandated to always show commitment and suffer for others with transparency in all that we do," reads part of Kabaka's message.
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Kabaka’s Birthday Celebrations to Focus on HIV/Aids Fight 2 1

The Kabaka birthday is slated for April 13th and the Kingdom has maintained the fight against HIV/AIDs at the forefront of all activities.
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18:49

Gov’t Proposes Tax on Leaf Tobacco, Gold and Fish Maw 1

Minister Matia Kasaija proposes a levy to be charged on processed gold at the rate of United States Dollars 200 (730,000 Shillings) per kilogram which is exported out of Uganda. Government proposes that this shall be paid by the exporter to the Uganda Revenue Authority- URA at the time the processed gold is exported out of Uganda.
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Parliament Tasks Minister Kasaija on Islamic Banking 4 1 Top story

During plenary, the Kawempe North MP, Latif Ssebaggala raised the delayed operationalization of Islamic Banking as a matter of National Importance.
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