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Revenue authority registers more than Shs200 billion shortfall

Revenue authority registers more than Shs200 billion shortfall

Kampala. With a few months left to end the financial year, the tax prefect seems to be struggling to recover a shortfall of Shs270b. If the situation does not change by June when the financial …

I’m ready to work, says Lukwago

I’m ready to work, says Lukwago

KAMPALA.

After resettling in his office, Kampala capital city Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has said: “Let’s put the daggers and our differences aside and merge synergies to develop Kampala.”

“I harbor no ill-heart or intention …

Lukwago resumes office as Ssematimba leads in NRM polls

Lukwago resumes office as Ssematimba leads in NRM polls

Court on Friday ruled that Mr Lukwago’s impeachment was “null and void” and ordered the Electoral Commission to immediately stop the process of organising for a by-election until the Lord May’s main application challenging the …

Ex-UEB staff disown disgruntled group

Ex-UEB staff disown disgruntled group

Kampala. Former employees of the defunct Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) have disowned a case in which some of their disgruntled colleagues have sued their lawyer for allegedly charging them higher than normal fees during the …

Peter Ssematimba is NRM Mayoral flag bearer

Peter Ssematimba is NRM Mayoral flag bearer

Usual Mayoral contender Peter Ssematimba has returned as the NRM flag bearer for the Mayoral by-elections. Ssematimba garnered 108,984 votes to reclaim the party ticket.

Ssematimba beat rivals Fred Kazibwe, 2011 Kawempe south contestant Hajji …

IUIU improve to seven points

IUIU improve to seven points

Kampala. First cuts are said to be the deepest are said to be the deepest. IUIU Ladies are finding their first appearance in a competitive basketball tournament a tough learning curve.

One week after the …

Lukwago ordered out of office

Lukwago ordered out of office

Not yet even a day since he resumed office, Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has been ordered out of the office of the Lord Mayor cancelling out his grand entry into the same office early this …

Sempewo is new national champ

Sempewo is new national champ

KAMPALA. Kidega Dragon’s title ambitions were dealt a heavy blow, and he shall have to wait a little longer to win a national title after losing the national super-lightwelter weight belt to Hamuza ‘The Templer’ …

Team Uganda falters at World Half Marathon

Team Uganda falters at World Half Marathon

KAMPALA.

Many would agree that Moses Kipsiro’s controversial omission from Team Uganda largely affected its performance at the 21st World Half Marathon in Danish capital Copenhagen on Saturday.

For blowing the lid off the allegations …

Collaborate with police to curb fraud, insurance players told

Collaborate with police to curb fraud, insurance players told

Kampala.

With cases of fraud on an increase in the insurance industry, players have been urged to collaborate with Police to investigate and combat the vice.

Speaking at the industry’s chief executive officers’ meeting in …

We will not block Lukwago, says KCCA

We will not block Lukwago, says KCCA

Kampala. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) technical wing led by Executive Director Jennifer Musisi has said they will welcome Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago back to his office today.

KCCA acting supervisor communications and media Robert …

Consumers reject Umeme plan to hike power tariffs

Consumers reject Umeme plan to hike power tariffs

Kampala.

A section of the public has urged the government not to accept a proposal by power distributor, Umeme, to increase electricity tariffs by between Shs33.7 and Shs8.2 per unit.

Mr Lameck Wesonga, Uganda Manufacturer’s …

Power pointing to new era after signing quintet

Power pointing to new era after signing quintet

KAMPALA. Way after everyone had spoken Power captain Joseph Ikong got his chance to address the media briefing held at Kati Kati Kati Restaurant on Friday.“This is a new era,” Ikong beamed through the mic. …