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May 2022 16 results
17:56
17:56

Banks to Help URA Catch Tax Evaders 7

Commercial Banks now have now registered 19 million accounts and this information can be used to tell the size of the taxable section of Ugandan. Moses Kaggwa, from the Ministry of Finance, says that informality is one of the challenges highlighted in the fight to increase domestic revenue collections, as the bigger share of the private sector is held by informal enterprises.
17:34
17:34

Museveni Woos Turkish Investors to Uganda 1 Top story

Speaking to the Deputy Minister of Trade of Turkey Riza Tuna Turagay, at the sidelines of the ongoing Uganda-Turkey Investment, Trade and Tourism summit at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Museveni said companies irrespective of who owns them, are beneficial to the country’s economic transformation.
16:22
16:22

Link Bus Accident Blamed on Human Error, Suspension Lifted 1 4 Top story

Gen Katumba Wamala said that although the driver of the bus Paul Ssempagala had over 20 years’ experience as a bus driver with no recorded crash history or reckless driving, he was captured by police CCTV moving at a speed of 99km per hour above the prescribed speed limit of 80 kilometers per hour.
16:09
16:09

FDC Fronts New Aspirant in Omoro County By-election Omoro byelection 3 1

Justine Odong Obiya, the FDC Chairperson in Omoro District was unveiled today afternoon to replace Dick Denis Owani who was allegedly abducted by unknown persons shortly before his nomination. Owani had been lined up for nomination on Thursday.
15:02
15:02

Kamunyu's Tenure As MUASA, FASPU Chairperson Comes to An End KYUASA 6 1

As MUASA Chairperson, Kamunyu was a vocal critic of the university administration, representing voices of staff demanding reforms in key areas of the institution including employment systems, the welfare of staff, academic freedoms, and proper functioning of university systems, and spoke against financial excesses and misallocation of resources.
13:22
13:22

Gov’t Targets 353,000 Households with Clean Cooking Technologies carbon emissions 4 1

Irene Batebe, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry revealed that a total investment of about US$20M which will come from both the public and private sector has been earmarked for this fund to enable the public to access upfront capital for clean cooking solutions.
13:06
13:06

I Wouldn’t Be Contesting If Oulanyah’s Son Wasn’t Fronted-NUP Candidate 5 1

Toolit says he was least interested in the race but decided to join the contest after the former legislator and Speaker of Parliament Jacob L'Okori Oulanyah’s son was chosen.
12:25
12:25

Mining Company in Kabale On Spot over Environment Destruction ADREM 10 6

Sam Kyomukama, an officer in charge of the police protection unit for the Kigezi region says that he has already visited the area and confirmed that the company is directly draining contaminated water and mud into the stream, a tributary to river Kiruruma.
11:27
11:27

Wetland Encroachers in Mbarara City Given One Month to Vacate 4 3

Francis Kahangwa, the chairperson of LC II Rwakishakis ward said he has registered six cases of people fighting for boundaries in the wetland but their cases were forwarded to the Region Environment Police.
10:54
10:54

Community Health Insurance Schemes to Make Mandatory Contributions to NHIS 1

Beneficiaries of Community Health Insurance Schemes who want to remain on both schemes will have to pay two different premiums.
10:47
10:47

Energy Ministry Tasked to Explain Rural Electrification Delays loan request 1

Busujju County MP David Lukyamuzi raised the matter in Parliament on Thursday, saying that the government contracted Tisan Company in 2019, to supply and distribute electricity in Kitongo parish. Mityana District. He, however, added that the project was abandoned after covering only 50 per cent of the planned area.
09:33
09:33

Unknown People Demolish Unfinished Chapel; Catechist Admitted in Shock 1 1

Richard Okwir, the chairperson of St. Thomas Chapel says that the church leaders have not been in any wrangle with any individual or community, and wonders what could have made someone think of committing such a crime.
09:22
09:22

Conservationists Want Land Around Heritage Sites Gazetted 5

The move known as heritage zoning, allows governments to protect the historical and cultural integrity of a geographical area. It is now being mooted by Cultural and Heritage conservationists in Kampala as part of the ongoing efforts to collect ideas for the Historical Monuments Ordinance.
08:23
08:23

Lack of Extension Workers May Affect Parish Developement Model - Commissioner 7

In Uganda, 80 per cent of households in the country are involved in agriculture, with rural communities having even bigger numbers, however, only a fifth of these receive extension services, according to FRI. The inadequate extension services make it difficult for farmers in Uganda to get access to reliable, up-to-date information about regenerative and circular agriculture.
07:40
07:40

Three KCCA Enforcement Officers, Nine Civilians Held for Extortion Namirembe Road 1 4

The suspects were arrested during an operation that followed complaints about people who were masquerading as security personnel to impound motorcycles and later extort money from their owners. The group was mainly operating from the areas surrounding the clock tower in the Kampala Central Business District.
07:04
07:04

Gov’t Institutions Using COVID-19 As a Cover-up For Fraud -PAC 1 3

The observation was made during a meeting on Thursday between the committee and officials from the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) as part of an inquiry into queries raised by the Office of the Auditor-General, regarding expenses made during the financial year 2020/2021.
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