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20:34
20:34

DRC Ebola Outbreak Has Potential to Expand- WHO 1

Dr Peter Salama, the WHO Deputy Director-General, who heads emergency preparedness and response, said that there were several reasons why the current outbreak, has yet to be contained. The deadly virus has claimed 27 lives since it was declared on 8 May.
20:12
20:12

HIV/AIDS Still Costing Billions in Lost Earnings – ILO 1

Although the lost earnings have declined substantially from almost USD 17 billion 63 trillion Shillings in 2005, they are still projected to amount to USD 7.2 billion 26 trillion Shillings in 2020.
19:57
19:57

Minister Assures Local Firms on Electrification Loan Benefits usd 200m loan 3

Today Minister DUjanga told parliament that all poles for the rural electrification in the 287 sub-counties will be procured in Uganda and will be supplied by local companies at a cost of USD 36 million 134 billion Shillings.
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19:50

Masindi Municipality On Spot Over Failure to Remit Revenue money 3

Fredrick Bagonza Mandela,the central division LC-III Chairperson told Uganda Radio network that since the Municipality council was created in the 2010/2011 financial year to date ,the Municipal officials have remitted nothing to the central division.
19:33
19:33

Parliament Blocks UGX 1 Trillion Additional Budget 4 1

The government, through State Minister for Planning David Bahati, had proposed an allocation of 500 billion Shillings for the capitalization of Bank of Uganda and another 500 billion Shillings as classified expenditure for the Ministry of Defence.
18:58
18:58

UNHCR Rejects Extra Land For Refugee Settlement 1

Authorities in Agago district had offered 40 Square kilometers of land in Paimol Sub County for establishment of another refugee settlement to de-congest some of the existing settlements in the region.
18:46
18:46

Gulu Police Officer Found Dead

ASP Laban Tukamureeba, was in charge of Police post at Gulu Main Bus Park. Circumstances surrounding his death are still scanty.
18:36
18:36

Amudat Stuck With Flood Victims 1 2

The rains that started on Monday night have left more than 20,000 people homeless. The most affected sub county is Amudat with more than 10,000 people displaced and 1,100 acres of crops destroyed in the gardens.
18:30
18:30

Parliament Rejects Proposed Tax on SACCOs, Loss Making Companies 1 5 Top story

According to Musasizi, under the principles of taxation, income tax is charged on income earned as opposed to losses made by a tax payer. He said that Clause 6, which proposes to tax companies that make losses, should be deleted.
18:11
18:11

Mukono Residents Petition Gov't Over Nuclear Waste Plant district leaders 3 1

On Thursday morning more than 200 residents marched to the office of the Mukono Resident District Commissioner, Nasser Munulo and handed over the petition. In the petition, the residents demanded the relocation of the facility
18:10
18:10

KCCA Approve UGX 60Bn Property Rate Arrears Waiver kcca councillors 2 1

Ezra Ssebuwufu, the KCCA Deputy Revenue Director, told councilors that the local government rating act of 2005 allows KCCA to charge and collect 2 percent interest on any rate, which remains in arrears for more than thirty days from the day it becomes payable.
17:46
17:46

Two Held For Killing 20-Year-Old Boy in Lira lira district

The suspects are said to have waylaid and stabbed the deceased on Monday last week following a dispute of a woman.
17:43
17:43

NDA Cautions Health Workers Against Use of Gentamycin 1

The authority made the warning following reports that the drug was causing severe side cases in some of its users
17:07
17:07

1000 Sacks of Charcoal Impounded In Kalangala forests 1

Maurice Bafiilawala, the officer in charge of forestry and Natural resources, says that the impounded sacks had no license. He said that the people who were transporting the charcoal escaped.
17:04
17:04

Weak Intelligence System Fuelling Kidnaps- Bwanika dr abed bwanika 3

Dr. Abed Bwanika blames the rampant cases of kidnap on weak intelligence.
16:45
16:45

Speaker Denies Salary Increment for MPs 2 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has refuted reports indicating that Parliament wants an additional Shillings 90 billion to cater for MPs salaries at Shillings 24 million every month from 11 million.
16:30
16:30

Government Advised to Review Youth Livelihood Program 3

Save the Children Uganda and the MasterCard Foundation are calling upon government to offer skills in addition to money to all youths under governments Youth Livelihood Program and Operation Wealth Creation
16:25
16:25

Mugabe/Chekhov Storm Uganda ITF Pro F4 Doubles Final russia 1

Ugandas top player Duncan Mugabe and Anton Chekhov from Russia have stormed the finals of the mens doubles at the on-going Uganda ITF Pro Futures 4 at Lugogo Tennis Club.
16:08
16:08

Moroto Market Choking With Garbage 3 1

Maria Apuun, another vendor in Campswahili market, says that much as municipal authorities are trying, the workforce is failing to manage garbage.
15:57
15:57

MPs Caution Local Governments Against Harassing Taxpayers 2 1

Sauda Namuleme, the Masaka Municipal Chief Financial officer and Joseph Ssebudde, the Town clerk Mityana Municipality told the committee that they had resolved to adopt a system of confiscating merchandises of non-compliant tax payers in the area.
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