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Security tightened ahead of Bobiwine home coming

Security tightened ahead of Bobiwine home coming

Just hours to the return of the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament,Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine, police and the miltary have teamed to provide a security to ensure that no ‘law is broken’. There has been a heavy deployment of security both in police uniforms and military wear in the places where the […]

President Museveni’s response to Age-Limit ruling

President Museveni’s response to Age-Limit ruling

“Unfortunately, our judges in Uganda spend more time on form and not substance, on procedure and not substance” is one of the many controversial statements that President Museveni said in response to the the recent judgement on the Age-limit. In a statement released on his website, he took a swipe at the judges and boasted […]

Social media tax here to stay, government

The cabinet of Uganda has agreed to retain the taxes that were imposed on social media and mobile money and only a revision in the latter will be considered. According to the Uganda minister of information and communication technology, Frank Tumwebaze, the mobile money tax is to be reduced from 1 to 0.5 percent charged […]

General court martial duties resumed

By Nicholas Muteesasira Following the end of the term of the administration of the general court martial, the president re-appointed Lt General Andrew Gutti as the chairman of the general court martial. He was sworn in yesterday on 9th/July/2018 alongside five new members appointed to the army court, and this marked the commencement of another […]

Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

Makerere University Guild and a section of mobile-money vendors have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to intervene and cause the review of the recently passed Excise Duty (Amendment) Act. The law imposes a one per cent excise duty on Mobile money transactions and shs200 on over the top services on social media. The students […]

MPs to petition Social Media and Mobile Money taxes acts

MPs to petition Social Media and Mobile Money taxes acts

Members of Parliament have started a process of collecting signatures recalling Parliament to review the taxes they passed and are seriously impacting negatively on the earning of the people. The MPs who include the MP for Ntungamo Municipality Gerald Karuhanga, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu known as Bobi wine, Bugabula South MP Henry Kibalya […]

Parliament passes the Tax procedures Code Amendment Bill 2018

Parliament passes the Tax procedures Code Amendment Bill 2018

Parliament has passed the Tax procedures code amendment Bill 2018. The Bill  provides for the manner in which tax returns are to be furnished to the Revenue Authority. It also requires licensed persons in the business of casinos, lotteries and gaming  to furnish weekly and monthly returns in order to manage risk as payouts are done […]

Pensioners to receive pension at time of retirement, reads proposed bill

Pensioners to receive pension at time of retirement, reads proposed bill

A section of Members of Parliament have supported the proposal for government to bring a bill before parliament that will enable pensioners receive their pension at the time of their retirement. The parliamentary committee on public service and local government recommended to parliament a bill known as the Public Service Fund Bill to enable government […]

MPs warn on continued delay in signing GMO bill into law

MPs warn on continued delay in signing  GMO bill into law

The parliamentary committee on Science and Technology has warned that the continued delay in signing of the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012 into law exposes the lives of Ugandans to serious repercussions. Last month, the bill that seeks to provide a regulatory framework that facilitates the safe development and application of biotechnology, research, development […]

Parliament grants Hon Akamba leave, to table a private members bill

Parliament grants Hon Akamba leave, to table a private members bill

Parliament has granted permission to Busiki county MP, Paul Akamba to table the patients’ rights and responsibility bill that is intended to help patients’ access health care with their rights fully observed. The motion was seconded by Kigulu south MP, Andrew Kaluya Akamba told parliament that access to medical care is a right however many times […]

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