28 Feb, 2024
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Money lender shot dead at Parliamentary Avenue

Police have cordoned off Parliamentary Avenue in Kampala after an armed assailant allegedly shot and killed a money lender (of Indian nationality) at the latter’s office at Raja chambers.   Eyewitnesses said the assailant was a police who disappeared after the shooting. Detectives are on the ground piecing evidence together and interviewing eyewitnesses to help […]

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US targets Aids cash cut over anti-gay law

The United States has put Uganda on notice that it risks losing $400 million (Shs1.4t) in Washington’s annual support to HIV/Aids care and treatment over the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. Parliament, by an overwhelming majority, enacted the legislation on March 21, setting out a plethora of tougher penalties including the death sentence for the worst offenses. President […]

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Report: URA staff stole Shs3b

An investigation into a cash payment of just under Shs2.9 billion to two ghost informers that helped the taxman recover nearly Shs32 billion from Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) has unearthed a string of syndicated actions. The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has an informer management and reward policy that extends benefits to whistleblowers whose information leads […]

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