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20:40
20:40

Energy Ministry Reviewing Power Purchase Policies 2 1 Top story

Robert Kasande, the outgoing Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, says with low connections and an increase in power generation, Uganda has been suffering from a huge burden of paying for electricity that has not been evacuated.
19:52
19:52

Garments Import Tax: KACITA Gives Government Two Weeks Ultimatum 1 4

The ultimatum by the traders follows the government’s failure to consider their pleas to halt the new tax policy. KACITA Spokesperson, Issa Ssekitto, says that due to the new tax policy, a 20 feet container that they would clear at between Shillings 80M to 100M now costs between Shillings 280M and 300million.
15:20
15:20

Municipal Officials Want “Idle” Kitgum Airfield Degazetted 2 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Spokesperson on Tuesday told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview that the authority has indeed received the proposal from the Municipal Council to have the airfield degazetted.
15:18
15:18

Building Collapses in Rubaga, Kills One Person Rubaga Division 1 3

Area residents led by Moses Kyobe said that the building which was still under construction collapsed at around midnight and trapped five people, all builders at the same site. However, only one body was recovered from the debris, alongside mobile phones believed to belong to the rest of the builders.
14:48
14:48

Accountability Committees Seek to Rescind Tenth Parliament Decision On Scrutiny of AG Reports 5 1

On 30th June 2020, the Tenth Parliament in a sitting chaired by former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga passed a motion to the effect that the reports of the Auditor-General that had not been considered by the accountability committees be adopted in terms of their recommendations without scrutiny. On the other hand, rule 222 (2) provides that the House may reconsider its decision upon a substantive motion for the reconsideration, moved under notice of not less than 14 days.
12:10
12:10

Moroto CID Officer Arrested Over Corruption

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of the officer, describing his conduct as unacceptable. According to Longole, the officer acted outside his jurisdiction since investigations were still ongoing.
10:40
10:40

Mukono Municipality Freezes Accounts of Emyooga Beneficiaries over Irregularities 2

However, the ongoing assessment on the operations of the program by MPs discovered that none of the Saccos in the municipality returned the money.
10:30
10:30

Minister Makes Impromptu Visit to Kampala Central Business District 4 2

Taddeo Mugerwa, the Nakivubo village LC I Chairperson where Kisekka market is situated told URN on Monday afternoon that the minister had visited the area to assess the impact of the pandemic on the people of Kampala as well as see how people and the arcades are observing SOPs and the prevailing situation in general.
08:36
08:36

CDOs in Buhweju Accused of Extortion from Emyooga Beneficiaries 5 1

In June, the district received 1.5 billion Shillings as funding for Buhweju West Constituency SACCO and Buhweju Constituency SACCO which was deposited on the SACCOs accounts.
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