Breaking

Archive

Aug 2021 15 results
18:11
18:11

KCCA Traffic Flow Control Masterplan Taking Shape 2 1

Robert Kyukyu, the Manager for Strategy Management at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) told Parliament’s Presidential Affairs Committee that the master plan followed a grant agreement worth USD 23 million, (81.16 billion Shillings) signed with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in February 2019, towards traffic flow improvement.
17:00
17:00

Police Arrest Suspected Ringleader of Wakiso Machete-Wielding Gang Fred Enanga 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that a team of Police officers in Entebbe picked up Ssekasi when they responded to an alert as he was preparing for another robbery mission.
16:57
16:57

UIA Gets Free Land for Development of Industrial Parks in Western Uganda

Kisoro District alone has offered 620 acres of land located in Kibaya in Kirundo Town Council, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
16:27
16:27

MPs Demand Answers on Proposal to Host Afghan Refugees 3 1

Uganda is among the African countries that the US has courted to host the Afghan refugees after Taliban militants ousted Ashraf Ghani’s government. The Taliban were two decades ago deposed by American troops. Media reports indicate that government officials on Tuesday evening held discussions about arrangements of hosting the refugees at the request of United States- US and these are proposed to first be hosted at Mandela National Stadium where they will be quarantined for Covd-19.
15:23
15:23

Prisons Stuck with Close to 7,000 Inmates 3 1

Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Service says that 4,440 suspected capital offenders completed their mandatory six-month remand period and were committed for trial in the High Court and another 2,472 are still waiting for committal to the High Court for trial.
14:37
14:37

Experts Attribute Polio Resurgence to Missed Immunization Makerere University 3

Dr Annet Kisakye, the Immunization Focal Person at the World Health Organization Uganda Office says that while the Ministry of Health is attributing the outbreak to cross border movement from South Sudan, there’s a big gap in immunization in the capital city with a lot of children only taking bits of the three-dose jabs.
14:09
14:09

FUFA Postpones Stanbic Uganda Cup Again Ahmed Hussein 1

“The FUFA Competitions Department has postponed the Semifinals of the Stanbic Uganda Cup that were due to be played between 19th and 30th August 2021. The decision was taken to give the National team more time to continue with preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers as the Uganda Cranes will play against Kenya and Mali next month. The Competitions Department will communicate new dates”. Hussein revealed
11:15
11:15

MYUG Wi-Fi: Free Internet Users Baffled With Restricted Access NITA-U 3 1 Top story

Bill Balwana, a free internet user explains that whenever he tries to sign in, the MYUG site tasks him to either use an access code or pay for the internet. He has since given up and resorted to BBC free wireless internet, which is accessible in the same area.
08:34
08:34

Busiro North Loser Ordered to Make Formal Application Introducing New Ground Edgar Lubadde 2 1

Lubadde who garnered 199 votes challenged the election of Nsubuga who obtained 21,401 votes on grounds that he lacked the requisite academic qualifications to contest as a Member of Parliament as required by law, at the time of his nomination.
08:06
08:06

Kampala Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines

Sheila Ndihukire, the Public Relations Officer at the National Medical Stores-NMS says there are no AstraZeneca vaccines.
07:36
07:36

Court Bailiff Remanded over Alleged Murder of Businessman

Kirunda, on Tuesday, appeared before the Makindye Chief Magistrate Anne Sarah Basemera for the alleged murder of Mugwanya last month.
07:16
07:16

Government Officials Differ With Museveni Over Raw Mineral Exports 2 5 Top story

David Sebagala, the Senior Inspector of Mines at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development says that investors will be pushed to do things by profitability and not policy.
07:13
07:13

Ministry of Tourism Asks for Tax Waivers tourism sector 5

Katusiime asked parliament to reconsider the different taxes, fees and licenses in the sector to enable it to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. She said that the waivers will enable the sector to recover faster.
06:46
06:46

Arua Hill FC Wins FUFA Big League 1

Arua Hill FC was rewarded with 10 Million Shillings, Tooro United 5 Million Shillings while Gaddafi FC received 3.5 Million Shillings.
06:33
06:33

Govt Eases Tax on Imported Clothes Textiles

On Monday, in a letter to the Uganda Revenue Authority, Minister Matia Kasaija has directed that only the Import Duty Rate of 35 percent be charged on imported textiles and garments.
Aug 2021 15 results