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May 2021 34 results
19:46
19:46

Celebrated Professor James Ntozi Succumbs to Cancer 1

Arthur Ntozi, a son to the deceased, says that the Professor breathed his last this afternoon from Naalya, Wakiso District. He had been diagnosed with stage four cancer in March from Nairobi hospital and has since been receiving treatment from the Uganda Cancer Institute in Mulago.
19:41
19:41

33 Media Houses Sue Gov't for Double Taxation UCC 1

Through their lawyers of Ayigihugu and Company Advocates, the media houses challenged the government for maintaining trading licences for operating in and outside Kampala and running satellite connections. They argue that they already pay licences to the Uganda Communications Commission and subjecting them to another tax tantamount to double taxation.
19:11
19:11

Three MPs Repeat Oaths for Using Unknown Names, Titles MPs swearing in 3 1

They include Bubulo East MP John Musila who used the Rastafarian word ‘Jah’ instead of God, Hoima City MP Asinansi Nyakato who used Commander as her third name, contrary to what appears in the gazette and Maj. Gen. Sam Kavuma, who had missed some of his military peeps by the time he presented himself.
18:42
18:42

Jacob Kiplimo Wins 10,000m Race at Golden Spike Event 1

The 20-year-old posted a Personal Best of 26:33:93 to beat his closest competitor Birhanu Balew of Bahrain who came second clocking 27:07:49 and Italian LLiass Aouani who clocked 27:45:81 in the third position. He however failed to break his counterpart Joshua Cheptegei’s record of 26:11:02 set in Valencia, Spain last year.
18:38
18:38

Next AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Consignment Expected in June COVID-19 Vaccines 2 1

The consignment from the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) facility was initially expected in May, but the Serum Institute of India, the source for Uganda’s COVID-19 jab announced that it was halting vaccine exports to first, serve their domestic market in India, where infections were soaring.
18:31
18:31

Rhino Fund Uganda Withdraws Case Against Ziwa Wildlife Ranches 1 2

Court records indicate that the case was withdrawn before Justice Musa Ssekaana in a letter submitted on May 14th 2021.
18:14
18:14

Kadaga Maintains Speakers Cars, Escorts Even After Dissolving Parliament 2 4

Although she is driven in a car with a private number plate, the rest of the cars in her convoy all have Parliamentary registration number plates. Kadaga also still maintains her security detail which is made of about 20 police officers belonging to the Very-Very Important Persons-VVIP protection Unit.
17:39
17:39

Mbale Mayor Bows Out with Mixed Scorecard 5 1

Mutwalib Zandya was elected Mayor in 2011 and served for two terms. However, his attempts to seek a third term were frustrated when he was defeated by Forum for Democratic Change-FDC’s Kasim Namugali.
17:29
17:29

Nakasongola District Embarks on Updating Tax Database local revenue 2 1

Nakasongola District collected 539 million Shillings during the Financial Year 2019/2020 and close to 800 million Shillings by March 2021, far below the estimated collection of 1.3 billion Shillings. The district targets to increase its revenue to one billion Shillings in the financial year 2021/2022.
17:14
17:14

Buvuma Councillors Miss Swearing-in Ceremony Due to Lack of Transport 3 1

The sub-county chairpersons have said that they failed to mobilize all their councillors to attend the function because they received late communication about the day's activities and could not secure transport on time.
16:24
16:24

Mukono Baby Was in The Mortuary, Not in Placenta Pit- Report MOH 3 1

Dr Kasirye says that the placenta pit is 60ft deep and it would be hard to retrieve anything thrown in there, except through a lengthy, bureaucratic process. URN visited the pit and noticed that it was built underground and placentas are dumped through a flap that opens out.
16:16
16:16

Two Arrested Over Alleged Kidnap, Murder of Wakiso Land Dealer 1 1

Musiitwa, who had been missing from April 20, was six days later found dead in the car belonging to his wife Florence Aanyu Adong.
15:59
15:59

Police Investigates Dropped Leaflets in Jinja City region

The leaflets which were directing Indians to either pay a minimum of Five Million Shillings or risk being evicted from Uganda are believed to have been dropped near their shops on Wednesday morning.
15:27
15:27

Kaburegye Archdeaconry Christians Protest Suspension of Archdeacon West Ankole Diocese 5 2

Nsasirwe is accused of illegally wedding the former Diocesan Dean Rev. Norbert Tibikoma. It is alleged that the banns of marriage were not read in the Church for 21 days as it is the requirement.
15:14
15:14

NEMA, Hoima Sugar Ltd Sued Again Over Bugoma Forest Giveaway 3 1 Top story

Hoima sugar was allowed to cultivate sugarcane on 9.24 square miles, covering an area that was entirely grassland and establish an eco-tourism centre on 1.97 square miles of the land. Under the same Memorandum of Understanding, the Sugar Company was tasked to restore 3.13 square miles of the forest reserve, preserve 0.156 hectares for the cultural site and 6.17 square miles as a natural forest.
14:58
14:58

Silverbacks Target One Win to Qualify for Afro Basket 2021 Hudson Ssegamwenge 4 1

In an interaction with the Uganda Radio Network, FUBA Vice President Administration, Hudson Ssegamwenge said the team will have automatic qualification if they defeat Morocco in the first game, Ssegamwenge added on that they have two trips to Morocco and Cape Verde but he said the later will be informed by their performance in the first one.
14:53
14:53

Serere LCV Chairperson to Prioritize Corruption Fight 3 1

Ochola, while delivering his speech immediately after swearing-in said that the image of the district has in the past been tainted due to corruption tendencies.
14:27
14:27

Ugandan Cane Traders Demand Compensation 3

Godfrey Barasa, the chairman of Busia district sugar cane trader's association says that the ban left over 200 trucks loaded with canes stranded along Busia streets.
14:23
14:23

Pictorial: Day Three of Administration of Oaths at Parliament MPs swearing in 3

The Constitution provides that Members of Parliament elect to take and subscribe to the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Members of Parliament. It further provides that except for purposes of taking the oaths, no person shall sit or vote in Parliament before taking and subscribing to the oaths.
14:09
14:09

Oulanyah Vacates Deputy Speaker's Office in Parliament NRM 1 4

And as he prepares to take oath for the Parliamentary Seat on Thursday, Oulanyah says that his term of office as the Deputy Speaker has expired today, and under no circumstances will he occupy the same office in the new term.
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