Find out how much sanitary pads are expected to cost now.
IN TODAY’S NEW VISION
Hello and good morning good people. Let’s have a quick look at what’s in today’s edition of the New Vision, Uganda’s leading daily, which you can also read in full online HERE.
OF SANITARY PADS AND TAX
After a lot of public outcry over lack of affordable sanitary pads, the Government has scrapped taxes on the pads. The move to scrap VAT on sanitary pads is aimed at enabling the female citizens afford the product for the good of their health.
Find out how much sanitary pads are expected to cost now and which other items are to be tax-exempt.
The Government will distribute free pesticides to fight armyworms. Get details on how the drugs will be given out, where and in what quantities.
In another demand that may raise the cost of sustaining MPs, the legislators have demanded for research assistants. Find out how much a research assistant may cost the taxpayers.
Also find out the tips Ugandan MPs gave to the British MPs on farming.
FDC ON DP WOES
Meanwhile, FDC has spoken out on the Betty Nambooze and Nobert Mao clashes. FDC clarifies its role in the conflict. Also find out what the DP members have told Mao.
In another daring attack, panga-wielding thugs have attacked several homes in Masaka. Get details on what happened, who the suspects are and the new orders from the President to contain the situation.
GOING UNDER THE KNIFE
In Busoga, half a million men will be circumcised free of charge. Find out when and where the circumcision will be done and why two districts have been left out.
Find out how a top witness in the Katosi Road fraud has turned out to be an accused. Do not miss the new twists in this case.