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21:42
21:42

Flying Squad Arrest Two for Robbing Russian Investor 1 1 Top story

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says three thugs armed with an AK47 rifle placed Svobodin at gun point and robbed him of 3 laptops, US$ 7400 (about Shillings 27 million), eight million Shillings in cash and 11 phones.
21:04
21:04

MPs Renew Debate on Regulation of Boda Boda Industry Over Murders Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Ngora County MP, David Abala, tabled a motion calling on Government to regulate the business of buying and selling motorcycles and the related spare parts, develop a monitoring system where all people involved in the business of buying and selling Boda-bodas and spare parts must declare the source of their business stock on a regular basis.
20:35
20:35

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on Uganda’s Participation in 2020 Dubai Expo Dubai 2020 expo 1 5 Top story

In her communication to plenary on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga noted that Uganda had confirmed attendance for the upcoming world expo but no funds were provided in the2019/2020 financial year to facilitate branding of the country’s stall.
20:18
20:18

Gov't Tables NSSF Amendment Bill social protection 2

The Bill proposes 29 amendments with the aim of expanding social security coverage through mandatory contributions of all workers regardless of the size of the enterprise or number of workers. It is also seeks to establish a stakeholder board, provide for midterm access to voluntary contributions and enhance fines.
18:56
18:56

Police, Pornography Committee Quiz Ebonies Actress Over Explicit Photos 8 1

Dr. Annette Kezaabu Kasimbazi, the Pornography Control Committee –PCC chairperson, says when they were alerted about the porn materials circulating on social media, they sought audience with Nangendo to establish whether she intentionally released the material or someone else did it.
18:37
18:37

KCCA Asks Attorney General to Expedite Market Ordinance 2

Moses Mugisha Okwera, the Nakawa 1 councilor told URN the wrangles in city markets still prevail due to lack of uniform and recognised leadership.
18:09
18:09

UIA Holding Illegal Land Title for Karamoja Industrial Park 1

The commission declared the land title illegal following investigations into its procurement processes by the Uganda Investment Authority - UIA while buying the land in 2011. The Commission says Uganda Investment Authority illegally dispossessed more than 2,000 people of their customary land when it acquired the land from improper owners.
17:41
17:41

UCC Welcomes Africell-MTN Infrastructure Sharing Partnership 4 1

Africell and MTN announced a partnership last week that would see Africell customers use MTN agent network to top up airtime and data bundles. The deal, however, does not include Africell’s mobile money platform, Africell money. MTN has the biggest number of agents compared to any other telecom company.
17:30
17:30

Departed Asians Property Custodian Board Seal Missing cosase 4 1

This follows a dispute between the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, and former Custodian Board Secretary Bernard Tumwesigire, who presented a Custodian Board Stamp Instead of a Seal, saying it is what he was using since his appointment in 2009.
16:14
16:14

Mulago to Revise ICU Fees Amid High Costs in Private Facilities 2

According to David Nuwamanya, the facility’s Principal Administrator, the 1 million Shillings, currently charged per week is no longer enough to cater for the requirements for patients to be treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
14:51
14:51

Police Intercepts Taxi Loaded with Suspected Stolen Goats 3 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says upon interrogation, the driver told police that they had bought the goats from Kisenyi market and were transporting them to Buvuma Island
14:07
14:07

Kampala Suffers Chronic Water Supply Crisis – Report Makerere University 1 2

Data, in relation to Kampala’s water supply, was collected from Kalimali communal sanitation block in Bwaise, Namuwongo, Nateete, Kalerwe and Kyebando, all in the outskirts of Kampala. The settlements form combinations of intermittent, undrinkable and un-affordable water supply for the inhabitants.
12:55
12:55

Experts Analyzing Suicide Note from Fairway Hotel Room Metropolitan 1 1 Top story

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire says preliminary investigations show that Sangir checked in at Fairway hotel around 10:44 am on August 8, 2019. The next day, the hotel staff gave him extra hours to check out, in vain.
12:31
12:31

Monumental Trees Planted By Pope Francis in Kampala Flourish 1

One of the seven monumental trees was planted in front of Uganda Martyrs Minor Basilica in Munyonyo, where the execution orders of the 45 Ugandan martyrs was passed by the then Kabaka of Buganda, Mwanga II. The others were planted in Namugongo Martyrs Shrine and Lubaga Cathedral, the Cradle of Catholic Church and pioneer Missionaries to Uganda.
11:12
11:12

Poor Funding Affecting Uganda’s Ebola Preparedness Plan ebola in uganda 2 1

Uganda’s Ebola preparedness budget released in July 2019, stood at 64 billion Shillings, a bigger percentage of which was allocated to case management and infection control. Other components of the plan include building community resilience and institutional capacity to respond to an outbreak, to prevent the importation of Ebola into Uganda, and to prepare for a possible outbreak.
07:18
07:18

Ugandan Traders Urged to Take Advantage of Mombasa Port Expansion 1

The expansion means large vessels operated by top shipping lines now call on the port on a regular basis to load and unload cargo, a critical development for countries like Uganda that depend on it for export-import trade. Uganda’s main export, coffee, also goes through Mombasa port.
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