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Gov’t Pushes for Digital Stamps Despite Opposition from Manufacturers URA Digital stamps 1

The rollout of digital stamps was expected to start in April 2019 with high-risk products like cigarettes, wines, and spirits but was stopped by a court injunction
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UGX 200bn Allocated for 2021 Elections national budget 1 1

The Government has allocated 223 billion shillings for the implementation of the Electoral Roadmap for the 2021 General Elections.
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Kabarole Intensifies Campaigns over Ebola Brian Kisembo 1 3

Brian Kisembo, the Kabarole Haemorrhagic Fevers Focal Person, says that they have already mapped out all lodges and guest houses that are normally frequented by Congolese Nationals and urged the operators to ensure they pay more keen attention on the health of their clients and report any suspicious cases.
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19:46

Pictorial: 2019/2020 Financial Year Budget budget reading

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija on Thursday afternoon presented the 2019/2020 budget at the Kampala Serena Conference Center in Kampala.
19:45
19:45

Swedish Manufacturer Asks for Action against Counterfeits 2 3

The company wants Uganda Police Force to arrest persons selling duplicated products under their trademark.
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19:40

Hospital Pharmacist Arrested over Drug Theft government

The Busoga East police spokesperson, James Mubi says that some government drugs were recovered from Waiswa's residence within Bugiri town.
19:27
19:27

Leave Us Alone with Museveni- NRM Leaders in Karamoja nrm manifesto 2 1

Aleper, who lost the Moroto Municipality parliamentary seat to Fred Angella in the 2016 general elections, says the Karimojong are better off with NRM since it ushered peace to the region.
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How 2019/2020 Budget Will Be Financed budget reading 1 2

Government is aiming at collecting 20.4 trillion Shillings with over 18.87 trillion coming from tax revenues in the coming financial year.
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Albinos Call for Introduction of Skin Radiotherapy 1 1

June 13 was gazetted as International Albinism Awareness Day by the United Nations in 2014 and on this day a number of activities are done world wide to not only dispel myths about the condition but to also push for improved access to care among others. In Uganda albinos continue to face challenges from drug scarcity to lack of equipment for treatment.
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19:15

Museveni Cautions on Ebola Outbreak 1 1

President Yoweri Museveni has used the budget reading day to speak candidly about the recent Ebola outbreak reports in the country.
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Gov't Promises to Extend Umeme Concession umeme contract 1

Umeme’s contract is expiring in 2025, but there has been speculation the company might not get its concession renewed
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Gov’t to Roll out Biometric Fingerprint Readers to Curb Teacher Absenteeism parliament 1

This was revealed by Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija while presenting the National budget of 40.48 trillion shillings for financial year 2019/2020 at the Serena Conference centre.
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18:48

CAA Considering Awarding Uganda Airlines Ground Handling Services 1 2

Vianney Luggya, the Public Affairs Manager Civil Aviation Authority, says ground handling is one of the services that an airline needs if it is to operate efficiently since it involves loading, offloading, safety and boarding of passengers in transit from one airport to another.
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PAC Grills Arua Referral Hospital Officials over Unspent Funds 4 3

The committee vice chairperson, Okin Ojara was irked that the hospital returned the money in June 2018 and yet it has over 100 unfilled staff positions. The hospital needs a total of 357 staff, but 114 positions remain vacant.
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Suspected Ebola Case reported in Kisoro 1 2

According to, Dr. Stephen Nsabiyunva, Kisoro District Health Officer the victim who was with her sister and mother were among a group of 51 refugees who arrived at Bunagana border on Tuesday night from Itungo village in Rushuru, North Kivu province of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo crossing to Nyakabande Transit Centre in Nyakabande Sub-County, Kisoro district.
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Court Asks for Written Submissions in Basajjabalaba Compensation Case caleb alaka 1

Legal Brains Trust challenged the procedure leading to the compensation citing that it was fraudulent and demanded that Basajjabalaba and 19 other respondents should refund the money in question.
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18:08

Magogo sets AFCON Target for Uganda Cranes 3 1

Desabre’s team is pooled alongside hosts Egypt, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Group A for Africa’s biggest tournament which runs June 21st to July 19th.
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17:58

Agriculture Budget Increases to 1 Trillion Shillings national budget 1 1

The Finance Minister Matia Kasaija on Thursday said that the increment is meant to boost the Agriculture sector.
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17:47

Gov't Pushes Final Investment Decision for Oil Production to September

To reach FID, a project has to have a wide range of contracts and permits, which have allowed it to agree its investment structure and terms with its finance providers. The date for the FID is important.
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17:43

Dutch National Arrested with Heroin Worth UGX 3B 1 Top story

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says Ruben was intercepted at the departure lounge holding two suitcases and upon screening they found drugs. Aviation Police interrogated Ruben who reportedly accepted and revealed that he was moving the drugs to Italy.
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