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17:47
17:47

NSSF Bill: President Museveni Writes to Speaker Oulanyah 9 1

The Bill had endorsed a proposal for the government to allow savers who have clocked 45 years and had saved for 10 years to access 20 percent of their savings. After several months of back and forth with the fund managers and workers, the President said he would only assent to the Bill with amendments.
22:00
22:00

Beti Kamya Appointed IGG 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed the former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Beti Olive Kamya as the Inspector General of Government.
22:01
22:01

Museveni Tasks New Cabinet On Corruption, Service Delivery 1 2 Top story

Some of those sworn in are Vice President Maj. Rtd Jessica Alupo, Prime Minister and Leader of Government Business Robinah Nabbanja, Second Deputy Prime Minister Moses Ali, Third Deputy Prime Minister Lukia Nakadama, Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni, Maj. Gen. Rtd Jim Muhwezi the Minister of Security, Hajati Misa Kabanda, the Minister for Kampala Capital and Metropolitan Affairs, Justine Kasule Lumumba, the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister in charge of General Duties, Thomas Tayebwa the Government Chief Whip, Frank Tumwebaze the Minister of Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries and others.
17:20
17:20

1,429 Arrested for Defying Ban on Inter-District Movement 2 1

Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga, has said a number of people acted ignorant about the restrictions on cross district movements and they continued to defying the directive. In order to enforce the order, Enanga said police and sister agencies started arresting drivers, riders and pedestrians.
14:43
14:43

Parliament Approves Cabinet Expansion Ministers 1

Articles 113 (2) and 114 (3) of the Constitution provide that the cabinet shall have a total number of 42 ministers (Cabinet and State) and that the president can only vary the number with the approval of parliament.
17:30
17:30

Gov't to Support 2.5 Million Families Per Year-Museveni 1 1

Museveni revealed that through wealth creation programs, the government has in the last 7 years between 2013 and 2020 supported 900,000 families with farming materials. He says that this number is too low considering that Uganda has 9 million families.
14:16
14:16

Heavy Deployment in Major Towns Ahead of Museveni’s Swearing-in Ceremony 7 1

URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
17:54
17:54

Museveni Sues Daily Monitor, Vows to make the Newspaper Bankrupt Covid-19 vaccines 1 5 Top story

The Daily Monitor reported the story on 23rd February basing on an American newspaper- the Wall Street Journal which said that Museveni’s inner circle were offered vaccines from China state-owned drugmaker Sinopharm and that this move by China to promote its vaccines had also been reported in Peru and the Philippines.
19:10
19:10

Archbishop Janani Luwum Did Not Die in Vain- President Museveni 1 8

But Museveni criticized President Idi Amin for fearing criticism. This he said was an act of cowardice adding that there was no need for the former President to end the life of the Archbishop and the other senior members of government, over such issues.
07:57
07:57

Brutal Operations Against Fishermen Dent NRM Support in Nakasongola Lake Kyoga 1 3

John Katalikawe a fisherman in Lwampanga sub county says that he depended on fishing for survival but the ban left him unemployed and struggling to look after his family.
11:21
11:21

Leaders, Voters in Acholi Task Museveni on Unfulfilled Pledges NRM government 1 5

President Yoweri Museveni will campaign in Gulu City on Monday before heading to neighbouring Kitgum District. However, Museveni faces a big hurdle to retain and attract more support over the unfulfilled pledges to the area.
07:21
07:21

Parliament Disagrees with Museveni on Taxing Loss Making Companies 1 4

The President had asked parliament to reconsider a position that taxpayers, who declare liability for a consecutive period of five years of income less than 0.5 per cent of their gross turnover. He suggested that these should pay a minimum tax amounting to 0.5 per cent of the turnover for each year commencing with the sixth year.
13:04
13:04

Museveni Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Mast to Mourn Mkapa benjamin mkapa 2 3

President Museveni has ordered all Ugandan and East African community flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting today Saturday as a sign of morning former Tanzanian President William Benjamin Mkapa.
05:01
05:01

Political Naivety Forced Aceng to Violate COVID-19 Regulations - Museveni 1

Aceng faced criticism early this month when she appeared to be holding a political rally without a face mask, in total violation of the COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines which she has championed since the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
13:47
13:47

Non-Communicable Diseases Biggest Threat to Ugandans- Museveni 1

Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
10:36
10:36

NIRA Hunts for New Executive Director as Gama Is Asked to Leave 1

In a May 18th, 2020 letter to Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, Museveni directs that a new executive Director with Legal and Information Technology background be identified to head the Authority.
16:46
16:46

Vendors Back on Gulu Streets Cerelendo Market, 1 2

A section of the traders who deal in fruits; salt, soap, sugar, cooking oil and some appliances among others said that they are forced back on the streets to generate some income to feed their families.
17:40
17:40

Oulanyah Hands Over UGX 20m to Omoro COVID-19 Task Force 1

Oulanyah handed over the money to Nicholas Ogwang, Chief Administrative Officer – CAO from Lalogi Health IV. He explained that he handed over the money in respect of the directive given by the President and the guidance by Parliament.
13:50
13:50

Two Killed in Attempt to Rob Forex Bureau in Gulu security vigilance 1

It is alleged that at about 1a.m., the suspected thugs climbed atop the Forex Bureau roof to break into the building but jumped off upon realizing that they had been spotted and started running. In the process, they were shot by a guard at the facility.
10:13
10:13

Police seize 57 Automobiles, Arrest 18 in Acholi Region motorcycles 1 3

The suspects were apprehended following ongoing operation in the eight districts of Acholi to implement the 14 days’ Presidential directives banning movement of buses, taxis and boda-bodas to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) contagion.
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