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21:50
21:50

KCCA seeks 3% from National Budget 1 4 Top story

While presenting the KCCA budget estimates before council on Tuesday, Kitaka noted that there are several unfunded priorities recurring from the previous budget resulting from low funding. He listed the priorities as renovation and maintenance of KCCA Health Centers, Operationalization of the new landfill at Kiteezi, procurement of garbage trucks, Management of Litigation, Arbitration and Compensations and procurement of Cesspool trucks for faecal sludge collection among others.
21:27
21:27

Detectives Lack Adequate Skills To Record Statements-CID Spokesperson 1 1

According to Twiine, the inspection that was conducted last week was aimed at assessing police performance, man power, human rights observance and attitude of police officers during investigations.
21:08
21:08

Sembabule Rolls Out Campaign Against Pesticide Usage 4

The campaign is dubbed “Integrated Pests and Weeds Control Approach”, according to Dr. Emmanuel Kalungi Kawoya, the Sembabule District Production Officer.
20:38
20:38

Judicial Service Commission Advertises Chief Justice Position 1

Justice Bart Katureebe is set to retire on June 20th 2020 having reached the mandatory retirement age 70 years. The Chief Justice is the head of Judiciary and is responsible for the administration and supervision of all courts in Uganda.
20:34
20:34

Bulambuli Woman Held Over Husband's Death 2

John Robert Tukei, the Elgon Region Spokesperson told Journalists that Muzakhi was arrested on Sunday evening after the deceased’s relatives demanded to know his whereabouts and filed a complaint with police.
20:14
20:14

Government Ignoring LGBTs– Museveni Judiciary Uganda 4 1

In 2013, parliament passed the anti-homosexuality act that the president signed into law on February 24th, 2014. However, the Constitutional court annulled the act on August 1st 2014 on grounds that Parliament faulted procedures in enacting it.
20:11
20:11

URA Seeks UGX 196.8Bn for Contact Center, Land Acquisition 1

URA has been allocated a budget of Shillings 438.25 billion for the coming financial year 2020/2021 out of the required 635.1 billion leaving a funding gap of 196.8 billion.
19:56
19:56

Onduparaka, Maroons Draw 1-1 in UPL Match 2 2

Morris Adiga the Assistant Coach Onduparaka FC said although there were errors, the players were motivated which gave them the first goal.
19:48
19:48

Two Killed in Ethnic Clashes Between Iteso and Karimojong police

A police officer in the area told URN on condition of anonymity that Oumo got angry when he saw his wife riding with the deceased on a bike and mobilized his relatives and friends to lynch him.
19:35
19:35

KCCA Passes New Property Tax Rates 3 1

The new rates are 4% of taxable value of properties generating five million and below and 6% for properties attracting revenue of five million shillings. Currently, KCCA charges a flat rate of 6% of the taxable value on commercial properties.
19:27
19:27

Serere Chairman, CAO Bicker Over Facilitation 1 2 Top story

“The Chairperson has now threatened to resign with immediate effect, if the CAO is not transferred with immediate effect. The purpose of this communication therefore, is to inform you of the conflict between the Chairperson LCV and the CAO”, the RDC’s letter concludes.
19:02
19:02

Two Charged for Possessing Contraband Cosmetics 2

Court heard that on January 7th 2020 while in Kyabuyoro village in Kanungu District, Tumwijukye was found in possession of 185 cartons of assorted contraband cosmetics from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC worth Shillings 9 million.
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19:01

URA Proposes to Drop OTT, Impose Mobile Data Tax 1 1 Top story

Without providing details, Akol underscored the need to have the tax policy reviewed since it was not performing well.
18:37
18:37

280 People Died of Malaria in December- Ministry of Health Report

The report, malaria situation update also shows that by January 7th 2020, 280 malaria deaths had been recorded by the surveillance team being reported at health facilities since the beginning of December.
18:36
18:36

Man At Large For Killing Colleague Over UGX 2000 Apac district

Joel Omunu, an eye witness says the deceased gave Onono Shillings 2000 so as to use his smart phone for a day. However, the phone failed to work prompting Jogo to approach the suspect for a refund, which led to a fight.
18:16
18:16

Why Contracts of Six AIGPs Are Yet to Be Renewed 6 1

Source said most of the AIGPs whose contracts have been put on halt for over a year were found with gaps in management and accountability. Every senior police officer heading a directorate submits a report for his past two years.
18:08
18:08

Nabbanja Shows up With family, Village mates at Handover Ceremony Ministry of Health 3 3 Top story

The entourage comprised among others Nabbanja’s daughter, mother, sister, brothers, neighbor, village priest, LC 1 chairman, catechist, childhood friend and a nurse from a health center in her constituency. The newly appointed minister took time to introduce each member of her team.
18:03
18:03

New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 4 1

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
17:51
17:51

MPs Criticize URA over Delayed Installation of Scanners at Border Points 2 1

In her presentation before the Committee, Akol indicated that the tax body requires an additional 75 billion Shillings under Customs Tax Collection to purchase 5 scanners.
17:37
17:37

UGX 20.4 Trillion Revenue Target is Unrealistic -Doris Akol URA 2 1

The Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol highlighted a number of challenges faced by the tax body among which included the unregulated informal sector which affects expansion of the revenue base, gross under declaration of rental income and inadequate funding to support structural review, skills enhancement and reach in critical areas for example Oil, Gas and Telecoms.
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