Category «National News»

URA fails to hit target

By Samuel Ssebuliba The Uganda Revenue Authority is likely not to hit its tax collection target of 13 trillion this financial year. URA commissioner general has revealed that only Shs.10.9 trillion has been collected in in three quarters, leaving a Shs.2.1trillion shortfall to be covered in the remaining last quarter. Speaking to media this morning, …

Kinyara sugar factory employee killed by machine

By George Muzoora Employees of Kinyara sugar factory in Masindi district are grieving after their colleague was allegedly grabbed by a conveyor machine that crashed and killed him instantly. 16 year old Daniel Odoch, a student at Kinyara high school in Budongo Sub County, Masindi district was a temporary worker looking for school fees. Kinyara …

Tributes flow in following Mzee Bonifance Byanyima’s demise

By Stephen Mbidde Mzee Bonifance Byanyima, a former head teacher at Mbarara High School also a one-time national chairman of the Democratic Party has passed away at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala. Byanyima is the father of Winnie Byanyima the executive director of Oxfam International and wife to the opposition party, FDC leader, Dr Kizza Besigye, a four-time presidential …