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Apr 2019 37 results
20:41
20:41

Update: Scores Injured in Kira Road Accident 2

A Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage shared by police officers shows the truck lost control soon as it crossed the Bukoto Road junction near Radio Simba and it hit at least five vehicles including a taxi and a Pioneer Bus. Most of the victims of the tragedy were removed by nearby people who used axes and other metallic objects to cut frames of crashed cars.
20:22
20:22

Proposal to Exempt Tax on Aircraft Insurance Upsets MPs finance ministry 4 1

A move by government to exempt the supply of aircraft insurance amid efforts to revive the National Airline has irked legislators sitting on parliament’s Finance Committee.
20:12
20:12

Museveni Hails Faith Based Institutions for Promoting Literacy 1

He revealed that the Anglican Church, Catholic Church and the Muslims have set up institutions that have stood a test of time and managed to nature important people who have served in Uganda and beyond.
20:01
20:01

UMEME, UETCL Trade Blames over Intermittent Up Country Power Supply 2 1

Stephen Ilungole, the UMEME Media and Communications Manager says the Eastern transmission line which delivers power to Gulu via Opuyo sub station is persistently failing the distribution company. He says faults resulting from falling old electrical poles, vandalisms to support cables and bush fire are to blame for the crisis.
19:54
19:54

Gov’t Proposal to Write Off UGX 426Bn Tax Arrears Raises Queries finance ministry 4 1

Officials from the Finance Ministry on Wednesday failed to convince Members of Parliament sitting on the Finance Committee about a proposal for government to write off tax arrears amounting to Shillings 426 billion.
19:51
19:51

Pioneer Amuru LC5 Chairman Dies

Odongpiny died on Wednesday morning from St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu where he was admitted for treatment.
19:28
19:28

Gov't Renews Proposal to Tax Loss Making Businesses new taxes 2 1

Bahati said the amendment is intended to limit revenue loss that occurs when a business that is making profit takes advantage of an assessed loss to avoid paying revenue for years.
19:02
19:02

Five Feared Dead in Kira Road Accident 1

According to eye witnesses the accident occurred when a Truck from Bukoto lost control and rammed into a taxi and other two personal vehicles that were parked on the Traffic light points.
18:54
18:54

Parliament Approves UGX 38Bn for Uganda Air Cargo uganda airlines 1 1

Doreen Amule, the Chairperson Defense and Veteran Affairs committee at Parliament noted that Uganda Air Cargo is a strategic investment that should be supported because it provides business for the government.
18:40
18:40

Dr Catherine Agaba Murder Suspect Remanded 1

Obangakene 24 appeared before Chief Magistrate John Okipi. He was charged with aggravated robbery and murder.
18:24
18:24

Magistrate Fails to Turn Up for Isiko's Case mp sylvia rwabwogo 6 1

The Grade one Magistrate Esther Nahirya adjourned the case after the trial Magistrate Stella Amabirizi failed to turn up for the case. Court was told that she was unwell.
18:02
18:02

Court Asked to Dismiss Charges Against Bakaleke’s Co-accused

One of the lawyers representing the suspects James Byamukama told the Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende that the prosecution does not have any evidence concerning the six suspects arguing that even the complainants have never appeared in court.
17:49
17:49

Suspects in IHK Doctor's Disappearance Released 1

Kabalagala Police Station has released a US based Ugandan doctor, Andrew Ntambi, who had been arrested over the disappearance of, Dr Cathy Agaba, of International Hospital Kampala (IHK) whose body was retrieved in a septic tank on Easter Monday.
17:47
17:47

ISO Confiscates National ID Registration Forms at Mutukula Border 1

An operative from the Mutukula Border Internal Security Office-BISO confirmed to URN on condition of anonymity the confiscation of the enrolment forms. He accused some of the enrollment officers of capturing the bio data of non-Ugandans.
17:34
17:34

Ministry of Agriculture to Use Weevils to Control Water Weed 3 1

The Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Vincent Ssempijja, says that the Biological measures will include the use weevils of the Neochetina family which have exclusive appetite for the water weed.
17:19
17:19

Lusanja Land Survey Commences, Report Expected Tomorrow medard kiconco 2

On Wednesday, a team of lawyers led by Erias Lukwago and Abdallah Kiwanuka deployed a team of Surveyors to ascertain the boundary of the disputed land. They were joined by a team of surveyors from Kampala Capital City Authority.
17:06
17:06

Ministry of Health Seeks More Funding for Doctors Salaries health ministry 1 1

The Ministry of Health is seeking additional 13 billion shillings in order to enhance salaries of medical specialists in a bid to attract more doctors.
16:47
16:47

Archbishop Odama Rallies Christians to Contribute to Martyrs Day 2 1

Fr. Martin Agwee, the Secretary for Finance revealed that since February when the fundraising activities where launched, the Organizing Committee has so far realized 120 million shillings in cash and 110 million shillings in pledges.
16:16
16:16

LOP Rallies MPs to Boycott Sessions Over MP Kyagulanyi's Detention parliament 3 6

Ochan says that if police fail to withdraw from Kyagulanyi’s home by Thursday afternoon, she will rally all MPs regardless of their political affiliations to boycott parliament sessions.
16:07
16:07

Museveni Rejects CAA Proposal To Use Nakasongala Airport As Entebbe’s Alternative 2

On Tuesday, Engineer Edward Kaweesi Ndawula, the CAA Board Chairperson told Museveni during the arrivals of the first two air crafts for the revived Uganda national airlines that Uganda lacks an alternative international airport that can allow incoming flights in case of emergency, which forces them to divert traffic to Nairobi.
Apr 2019 37 results