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Civil Society Finance Experts Want Windfall Tax Levied on Monthly Basis Parliament 1

A windfall tax is a tax levied by Government against industries that have benefited the most from prevailing economic conditions causing those industries to experience above average profits.
19:38
19:38

Contractor Abandons Two Health Centres in Kabarole 2 4

At the beginning of the year, the district embarked on the construction of maternity wards at Nyabuswa Health Centre III, and Kitule Health Centre III at 1.2 Billion Shillings. However, the facilities were abandoned at the ground beam by Ken technical Services.
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Judiciary Buys Vehicles Worth UGX14 Billion to Improve Access to Justice The Judiciary 2 2

Bigirimana who also doubles as the Accounting Officer of the Judiciary has further warned the beneficiaries not to misuse the vehicles saying that they should do the purposes they have been purchased for.
18:43
18:43

BUL FC Defeats SC Villa 2-1 FUFA 1 2

Musa Esenu scored BUL’s two goals earned in the first half, while Isaac Ogwang scored Villa’s goal in the second half.
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Three Bar Employees Arrested For Torturing Masaka Residents 1 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, has confirmed the arrest saying the suspects are being detained at Masaka Central police station as investigations continue.
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Gov’t Wants Charges in UPE, USE Schools Abolished 2

The cabinet that met on Monday agreed that government should abolish all forms of charges that have been collected from learners in Universal Primary Education-UPE and Universal Secondary Education –USE schools.
18:12
18:12

Bukomansimbi Mother, Son Suffocate to Death 2

The deceased have been identified as Rose Zawedde, 33, and Rogers Ssembuma, 4. Abbey Lwanga, 10, was rushed to Villa Maria hospital where he is admitted.
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Gov’t, Workers Reach Consensus on Dual Management of NSSF Funds midterm access 1 1

Government, workers and the Gender committee Labor and Social Development of Parliament have come to a consensus on the dual management of the National Social Security (NSSF) funds.
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Parliamentary Avenue Reopened 1 3

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the roads were reopened after they concluded gathering information from the scene but investigations into the bombings are continuing.
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Janet Museveni -MPs Kololo Meeting Called Off 6 1 Top story

The House has been divided on the request by Education Minister Janet Museveni to meet MPs at Kololo Independence Grounds to discuss the re-opening of schools.
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Gender Ministry Seeks UGX 93b to Support GBV Victims 1 5

According to the State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo, the country is registering a high prevalence of GBV but the budget to support the victims is inadequate
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DP Fronts Candidate for Kayunga LCV By-election Democratic Party DP 4 2

Waddimba was unveiled on Tuesday by Democratic Party President Norbert Mao at the party headquarters at City House, Kampala. Waddimba from Bukeeka village, Kangulumira sub-county in Kayunga district is the Personal Assistant to Mao. He is a former leader in the Uganda Young Democrats (UYD).
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We Don't Know how we Gave Investors Twice the Railways Land Approved by Cabinet -ULC Parliament 1 1

The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprise -COSASE chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi the Nakawa West MP is probing into the sale and giveaway of several estates belonging to the Uganda Railways Corporation -URC.
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Gov't Ready to Disburse UGX 200bn Relief Fund For Small Enterprises 4

The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija says eligible businesses will include all small businesses operated by individuals, groups, partnerships, and companies employing 5-49 people and with an annual turnover of 10 million to 100 million shillings.
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Lack of Legal Framework Hindering UBTEB Work 2

Due to the lack of a law supposed to put in place national examinations for these institutions administered by UBTEB, some institutions set and teach content that is not aligned to the set BTVET curriculum.
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Education Ministry Clarifies on Janet’s Kololo Meeting with MPs 3 1

With hours to the scheduled meeting, Dr Denis Mugimba, the spokesperson of the education ministry, says that the invitation was not extended to parliament as an institution but rather members of parliament as leaders and stakeholders in the education sector.
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Police Creates New Command Units in Gulu Gulu City 1 1

The region previously had eight District Police Commanders but the new command units have expanded the territorial area to 11 respectively.
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IGG Arrests Butebo CAO, Rubirizi Human Resource Officer Over Embezzlement 1 3

Fredrick Okech, the Mbarara regional Inspector says they received a complaint from a whistleblower who had retired from civil service and was waiting for his gratuity of 28 million shillings.
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Conservationists Want Incentives for Rangers, Communities 5 2

The conservationists argue that giving tokens or incentives to communities living near protected areas will encourage them to alert rangers when wild animals leave their habitats and also ensure fellow community members do not kill the animals.
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Women Root For Space in Hospitals For Mothers With Children in Neonatal Care 7 4

The women argue that whereas the government and development partners are advocating for the survival of premature babies, they have not given attention to mothers who have to stay at the health facilities until their babies are discharged.
Nov 2021 32 results