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14:02
14:02

Lira Timber Traders Petition Security Minister over Kidnapped Child. 1

In a letter dated 3rd May 2021, Moses Achobi the chairperson of the association asked the Ministry to send their experts to investigate the matter since the community are not satisfied with the way the case is being handled.
09:25
09:25

Masaka-Mbarara Road Accident Death Toll Rises to 15 Masaka hospital 1

According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhamad Nsubuga, the deceased has been identified as Lydia Nakabubi. She is from the same family that lost three members in the accident, which claimed 14 lives on the spot, on Thursday morning.
09:02
09:02

Masaba Cultural Clans Endorse Jude Mike Mudoma for Umukuka 3 1

The move follows a reconciliation meeting between Gender Minister Frank Tumwebaze and two groups; One that initially endorsed Jude Mike Mudoma and another that had endorsed John Amram Wagabyalire as legitimate successors of Bob Mushikori, the former Umukuka who passed on recently.
18:37
18:37

Midwives Decry High Fees for Renewing Licence 4

Hadijah Nakatudde, a tutor midwife at international Institute of Health sciences Jinja, says that asking a midwife to pay an amount to the tune of Shs 200000 in the name of renewing licence is bad enough to discourage many from the practice with the little pay they get.

Business and finance

13:05
13:05

Gov’t Lacks Work Plan for UGX 200b Withdrawn From Petroleum Fund 1

Section 59 (3) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 (PFMA), provides that petroleum revenue is to be used to finance infrastructure and development projects only.
09:22
09:22

Appreciation of the Shilling Gives Mixed Feelings 3

By mid-day Friday, the exchange rate had further fallen to 3,550.8 buying and 3,560.8 selling, reflecting a shilling appreciation of 5.3% from the same period last year.
19:31
19:31

More Masqueraders Cited Among Clearing Agents 1 3

He cautioned that many masqueraders have made themselves too available and effective to the business community that it’s hard for the association to know who the real importers are, but hastened to add that clearing agents should only be those that are licensed by the Uganda Revenue Authority.
19:13
19:13

Reduced Funding to Agricultural Sector Worries Minister and Opposition 2 1

Parliament on Friday passed a 44.77 trillion Shillings National Budget under which allocations to the Agricultural sector were drastically cut from 1.3 trillion in the current financial year to 799 billion in the new one.

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