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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 5 1 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 8 1

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, 2 1

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.
16:26
16:26

Museveni: Illegal Guns Were a Hindrance to Development in Karamoja 1

Speaking at the commissioning of the Sun Belt Mining Group Limited factory in Rupa sub-county, Moroto district, Museveni commended the Karimojong for supporting the disarmament program that ushered in the peace now prevailing Karamoja, followed by the industrial revolution that will not only create employment for the people but will also bring about development.
07:46
07:46

Nandala Blasts Museveni Over Tumukunde's Arrest Gen. Tumukunde 3 1 Top story

Now, speaking about Tumukunde’s arrest, the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi accuses President Museveni of using state machinery to suppress his opponents.
19:40
19:40

President Museveni to EU: Investing in Uganda is Key European Union 1 Top story

"In the case of improving Uganda as a business destination, we dealt with Security. Uganda is an island of peace because we created a capable indigenous State. We resolved the issue of the State, we had a criminal State before, you remember Idi Amin and how he expelled all Indians...this is reason number one why you should look at Uganda as a business destination," he said.
06:59
06:59

Museveni Asks Public Universities to Realign Curricula to Create Jobs Soroti University 2 3 Top story

President Museveni argues that the burden of unemployment can only be dealt with when Public Universities realign their curricular focusing on science oriented courses tailored at solving the human needs in society.
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