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18:49
18:49

Govt Defends UGX 8.9 trillion for Debt Payment 1 1

Government has set aside 8.91 trillion Shillings to cater for payment of both domestic and foreign debts in the coming financial year 2018/2019. According to the Treasury Operations budget presented to Parliaments Finance Committee today by the State Minister for Planning David Bahati, payment of the domestic debt will take 2.25 trillion Shillings in the next financial year.
18:34
18:34

Parliament Under Lockdown As Kadaga, Oulanyah Travel 1

URN has learnt that Speaker Kadaga is attending the 8th Annual Investment Meeting AIM in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which is bringing together countries engaging in trade with the Arab emirate with a major focus on foreign direct investments FDIs. At the same time, Oulanyah flew out of the country for different engagements in Missouri, United States, including giving a talk at Missouri Baptist University on creating an exchange programme.
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Lawyer Objects to Mak Disciplinary Committee Proceedings ronald ainebyoona 4 1

He told the committee that his client couldnt effectively submit a comprehensive response to the charge sheet since it was not accompanied by a list of witnesses, a summary of their evidence and all documents the committee intends to use during his trial.
16:31
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PAC Faults Mak Leadership over Management of Funds makerere university 2

The PAC Chair, Angeline Osegge, said Makerere has failed to disclose funds raised from short courses and ensure the money is shared by different colleges, in accordance with the university policy.
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16:25

Uganda Has No Constitution-Mabiriizi age limit petition 3 1 Top story

One of the petitioners challenging the 2017 constitutional Amendment Act says Parliament replaced the 1995 constitution. Hassan Male Mabiriizi Kiwanuka, in his submission on the second day of the Constitutional Court hearing in Mbale district, said the country now has no constitution.
16:09
16:09

Makerere to Teach Gen. Tumwine's ‘Knowledge for Life' makerere university 3 1

Dr. Paul Birevu Muyinda, the Deputy Principal College of Education and External Studies and a specialist in Open, Distance and e-learning told URN that the idea stemmed from a group of students under Knowledge for Life Initiative, under the patronage of Gen. Tumwine.
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Cabinet Approves KIIRA EV Commercialization Project frank tumwebaze 3 1

The two-seater vehicle that runs on rechargeable lithium batteries instead of petrol was built at a cost of USD 35,000 128 million Shillings and tested on a 4 kilometre test-drive in 2011. Now Government is injecting over 120 billion Shillings in the innovation over the next four years, according to Information Minister, Frank Tumwebaze.
15:38
15:38

DPP Withdraws Charges against Socialite Bryan White 1

The directive comes just a day after Kirumiras legal team comprising John Bulungu and Rama Omungu told Makindye Chief Magistrate Erias Kakooza that their client, had reached an out of court understanding for amicable settlement of the matter with his accusers.
15:30
15:30

Mak Gold Scam Case Hearing Pushed to May gold scam in uganda 1 1

Failure by the state to produce witnesses in court today has forced a delay in hearing of a case in which five people are accused of defrauding a Lebanese businessman, Muhammad Soubhi Assi, in a fake gold scam. City Hall Court Grade One Magistrate Beatrice Kainza has pushed the case to May 8 to allow the state additional time to produce witnesses.
15:22
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Peace Proscovia Scores 56 Goals As She Cranes Stop Wales uganda she cranes 1

Skipper Peace Proscovia was in good form as she scored 56 goals to help Uganda She Cranes defeat Wales in a Group B match at the on-going 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.
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14:21

Landlords and Tenants Bill to Restrict Payment in Shillings 5 1

Cabinet has approved the tabling of Landlords and Tenants Bill which seeks to, among other things, restrict payment of rent in shillings unless the tenant and landlord amicably agree on transaction in other currencies. State Minister for Housing, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, says the bill will be presented in parliament within two weeks. The bill, if passed into law, will make it mandatory for the parties to sign a tenancy agreement in writing in order to document and provide a framework for their relationship.
14:03
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Cabinet Directs URA to Drop Demand for Customer Data frank tumwebaze 4 1 Top story

Information Minister, Frank Tumwebaze says the Attorney General advised cabinet that the URA demand would cause lengthy and unnecessary litigation as well as turbulence in the banking sector. Whereas URA is mandated to access personal bank accounts of people from time to time, cabinet noted that this is not a blanket permission to request for bank details of all Ugandans.
13:39
13:39

Suspects in Finnish Murder Trial Granted Bail toxicology

The five include Apollo Kyabagye, a senior Intelligence officer at the Internal Security Organisation-ISO, Faridah Naggayi-a friend to the deceased, Carol Alinda- a businesswoman, Fatuma Kabagambe- a suspected drug trafficker, and Nassif Walusimbi- a special hire driver.
11:30
11:30

Miiro Storms Semis, Table Tennis Team Falls in Australia juma miiro 1

Ugandas Juma Miiro has stormed the semi final at the on-going 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.
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KCCA Halts Planned Upgrade of Port Bell Road 3

The compensation is supposed to be provided by the government as counterpart funding to the World Bank Supported Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project KIIDP II. The project worth USD 184 million, seeks to enhance infrastructure and institutional capacity of KCCA and improve urban mobility for inclusive economic growth.
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