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11:44
11:44

Amuria Man Faults Hospital Over Wife’s Death Ministry of Health 1 5 Top story

Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed.
11:13
11:13

Transporters Warn of Clashes With Travelers Over Hiked Fares Covid-19 effects 4 1

Don-Mark Kayiiwa, a taxi driver at Salaama Stage in Kisenyi, says there is a high likelihood of clashing with passengers over transport fares. He calls for government intervention to prepare the public for hiked transport fares because of the prevailing circumstances.
16:37
16:37

Travelers Turn to Private Vehicles for Transport 4 1

Maureen Tuhaise, who was also on the same stage, was heading to Mbarara district. She told URN that some of the motorists she had interfaced with were asking for between Shillings 70,000 and 80,000.
15:28
15:28

Kitgum Councilors Demand Increase in Sitting Allowances emoluments 6

They currently earn 230,000 Shillings, which however they say is inadequate and unsustainable compared to the high cost of living in the country and expectations of the electorate.

Business and finance

11:13
11:13

Transporters Warn of Clashes With Travelers Over Hiked Fares Covid-19 effects 4 1

Don-Mark Kayiiwa, a taxi driver at Salaama Stage in Kisenyi, says there is a high likelihood of clashing with passengers over transport fares. He calls for government intervention to prepare the public for hiked transport fares because of the prevailing circumstances.
09:42
09:42

Trucking in the COVID-19 Era: A Driver’s Nightmare truck drivers 1 2

Lubowa last made a trip from Kenya through Uganda to Democratic Republic of Congo two weeks back. At the Malaba border, he had papers that showed he had tested negative to the virus. However, clearing agents and customs officials refused to touch his papers.
08:07
08:07

Expect No Direct Financial Stimulus - Kasaija 1 3

Kasaija notes that the private businesses should utilise loans in the Uganda Development Bank which the government has recapitalized to support businesses in the post-COVID-19 recovery process.
19:02
19:02

Security Closes General Merchandise Shops in Masaka 4 1

Several traders had reopened their shops in response to a move by President Yoweri Museveni to ease COVID-19 restrictions with effect from Tuesday, May 26.

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