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14:11
14:11

Police, Mbale City Authorities Accused Of Aiding Illegal Eviction 4 1 Top story

The Police and Mbale city authorities however deny that they were aware of the demolition of the building located on Pallisa road.
13:18
13:18

Lands Ministry Cautions Women on Signing Family Land Purchase Documents As Mere Witnesses land exploitation 1

Obbo emphasized that women often contribute significantly to the purchase of land, yet they sign agreements as mere witnesses. This practice allows their spouses to sell the land without their consent in case of a disagreement.
13:01
13:01

Cheptegei, Kiplimo To Compete At Oslo Diamond League United States 1

Expected to face tough competition, Cheptegei and Kiplimo will contend with Ethiopia’s 10000-meter champion Selemon Barega, Yomif Kejelcha, Aregawe Berhe, as well as Kenya’s Martin Kimeli, Rop Kiprop, and Grand Fisher from the United States.

Business and finance

11:39
11:39

Tour Operators Impressed by Preparations at Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2024 tourism industry 11 1 Top story

Isa Kato, the Marketing Manager of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO), highlighted that the event has met most of his expectations. Unlike previous editions where preparations felt rushed, this year’s expo, held at the new convention center in Munyonyo, is regarded as a national treasure that enhances the country’s tourism sector.
11:21
11:21

Women Get World Bank Boost to Grow Business GROW Project 2 2

Those with common businesses but running impressively will be in position to get loans, while “unique” enterprises will access up to a maximum of shs 200 million grants, depending on the category.
09:33
09:33

Nyege Nyege Festival Moves to Source of the Nile in Njeru for 2024 Edition South Sudan 2

Claire Mugabi, the Head of Marketing for the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), announced that UTB has partnered with Nyege Nyege to highlight Uganda’s rich cultural diversity. She noted that the festival is an excellent platform to reaffirm Uganda’s position as a premier cultural destination, showcasing the country's 53 tribes and varied cultures.
08:39
08:39

BoU Assures on Banking Industry Strength as NCBA Enters Namanve Industrial Park 1 5

Speaking at the opening of NCBA bank’s fifth branch in the country at Namanve Industrial and Business Park, Hannington Wasswa, the Director of Commercial Banking at BOU said the regulatory regime was reformed to make the industry stronger, having learned from the effects of previous shocks.