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09:32
09:32

Delayed Supply of 16 Motorcycles For LCs Irks Yumbe Leaders Yumbe District 2 1 Top story

According to Asiku, the then Yumbe Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Innocent Asaba, made a complete payment to the Nile Fishing Company without supplying any motorcycles to the district, contrary to procurement guidelines.
07:16
07:16

Gov't Programs Hit With UGX 3 Trillion Funding Gap government

In the first seven months of 2023/2024, government expenditure was 20.68 trillion, out of the 24 trillion that had been planned, with interest payments shooting by 47 billion beyond the budgeted.
08:03
08:03

City Trader’s Protests Fueled By Politicians-Police Fred Enanga 1

“Whereas the protest is purely business and tax related, what our intelligence is gathering is that some politicians are trying to hijack the concerns from the business community to turn them into a countrywide civil uprising,” said Enanga.
15:51
15:51

Kasese Traders Ask URA to Intensify Tax Education 3 7

The traders say that there has been a huge gap in communication and information dissemination and if not addressed it will be difficult for the tax body to realize its targets.
15:13
15:13

Luwero District Migrates to Electronic Tax Administration System 5 1

Erastus Kibirango the LC 5 Chairman of Luwero district says that the district has failed to meet revenue targets due to leakages which include embezzlement, under assessment and issuance of fake receipts among other factors.
07:35
07:35

Lacor Hospital Protests Primary Health Care Budget Cut donation 4 1 Top story

“We have engaged the Ministry of Health and the answer they gave us is that now we have a result-based funding in place and Lacor should earn from that and you must do certain activities, have a certain quality to earn this money,” Ogwang told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
10:50
10:50

Rising Prices: Ugandans Start Buying Fuel From South Sudan Rising fuel prices 1 2

One of the pump attendants explained that smaller car owners no longer want to fuel in the fuel stations opting for cheaper fuel from the mobile dealers.
17:45
17:45

Pharmacist, Six Others Arrested Over Stolen Government Supplies Kampala

"Phramacist Ambrose Kamugisha directed me to store medical waste bins containing medical supplies on five different occasions, but his colleagues, most of whom are fellow health workers would come and load the medicines in his vehicle," mortuary attendant Godfrey Lutalemwa says.
14:30
14:30

Gov’t Starts Construction of UGX 6.5 Billion Piped Water Facility at Elegu Elegu border 1 3

The 12-month project co-funded by the Germany Financial Cooperation through KfW, a German state-owned development bank will cover six villages of Lorikor East; Lorikor West, Bibia East, Bibia West, Kaladima East and Kaladima West.
19:31
19:31

More Masqueraders Cited Among Clearing Agents 3 1

He cautioned that many masqueraders have made themselves too available and effective to the business community that it’s hard for the association to know who the real importers are, but hastened to add that clearing agents should only be those that are licensed by the Uganda Revenue Authority.
18:22
18:22

Digital Tax Stamp Faked, Four Arrested 1 3

The URA Enforcement team has been tracking suspects for some weeks following information that some products had stamps which were not readable by the machines. The alerts on the prevalence of fake digital tax stamps were mainly concentrated in Southwestern Uganda with Star Waragi being the most pointed out brand.
13:03
13:03

Private Sector Accuse Politicians of Fighting Taxation Sector 4

URA officials also agree that some politicians are discouraging taxation, citing areas along the borders. The politicians in these areas claim that if government abolished smuggling, for example, the residents would starve, because that is their main source of livelihood.
17:03
17:03

Electronic Receipts: Consumers To Foot Costs EFRIS

“Over the past years, revenue collections have remained low and this is attributable to key challenges that directly impact on revenue mobilisation that include; under-declaration of sales, false refunds and offset claims, a large and difficult to penetrate informal sector (for tax purpose), poor record keeping by taxpayers,” says URA in its defense.
20:47
20:47

Government Moves to Discover 'Shadow Economy' tax evasion 3

The government commissioned a team of researchers from Makerere University and the Uganda Revenue Authority to get the facts responsible for the big part of the economy that is not recorded and taxed, also referred to as the Shadow Economy.
15:56
15:56

Health Ministry Activates Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System in Elegu 2 1

Launched in September, the tracking system is a mobile phone application that enables the issuance of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) digital certificates that are mutually recognized by the East Africa Community partner states.
13:47
13:47

Masaka City Authorities Move to Manage Transport Business Masaka City Council 2

“We gave them up to November to return to the main park because we shall not allow any vehicle to load and offload passengers anywhere other than the taxi park" the city clerk said.
09:53
09:53

NDA Concerned About Unregistered Drugs On the Market Kaliro 1 1

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at the National Drug Authority- NDA says that, they have recovered unspecified amounts of drugs with prescriptions in Asian languages contrary to the NDA’s standard operating procedures which permit them to sell English labelled drugs.
13:31
13:31

Police Recovers Contraband Cigarettes in Soroti 1

The East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, David Ongom Mudong, says Emorut has been charged with dealing in contraband items and will be produced in court after investigations.
16:34
16:34

URA Proposes Wealth, Inheritance Tax Revenue 1 2

Musinguzi is optimistic that the wealth tax, will not only add to the national coffers but will also reduce income inequality in the country. He says this would address the growing accumulation of wealth into a very small number of hands.
16:34
16:34

Truck Drivers Giving False Information at Entry Points-MOH COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

Atek Kagirita, the ministry of health COVID-19 Incident Commander says instead of registering the number plates of cars, the clever driver registers the trailer number. As a result, officials are unsure about the whereabouts of 13 truck drivers who tested positive and are believed to have entered the country and exited without coming into contact with health officials after their results were released.
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