Dr. Andrew Seguya, the Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority says after thorough tests and analysis, the DNA samples taken show that the ivory was obtained from Ruaha National Park and the corridor connecting Ruaha and Tarangire National Park.
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has realized an impressive revenue performance in the just ending financial year, with the tax body collecting at least 7.14 trillion against a set target of 7.28 trillion shillings. This according to URA reflects a performance of 98.14% and a deficit of 1.86%. Some of the strategies URA used to gain its annual performance were increasing tax registers by hitting a 91% increase against a targeted 30%.
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has this morning closed Nakivubo Stadium over accumulated debts. In a communication, URA said that Ugandaâ€™s oldest stadium had been closed till debts amounting to 385 million shillings are paid.
Musiige Sam Mukitale, Principal Commercial Officer at the Ministry of East African Community Affairs (EACA) explained that NTBs are not taxable, but are measures used to cross check goods moving within the country and across its borders.
Dozens of goods consumed in the area are from Tanzania. They include soft drinks like Coca-Cola sodas, soap, rice, sugar and salt. While a plastic Ugandan manufactured Coca-Cola soda is sold at 2000 shillings in Masaka, a Tanzanian made Coca-Cola soda is sold at 1500 shillings in these areas.