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08:03
08:03

27% of Mothers Still Deliver in the Hands of TBAs in Gulu medical workers 1 2 Top story

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo attributed the maternal deaths to hypertension and hemorrhage, something she says can be managed with proper antenatal care, which most mothers haven’t embraced fully.
17:36
17:36

CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 4 1 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
16:34
16:34

Kiyembe Traders Protest Arrest of Their Chairperson 1 4 Top story

According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 1 3

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.

Business and finance

19:50
19:50

Cross Border Traders Want Taxes Suspended To Recover From COVID-19 Effects 5

The Senior Commercial Officer in the External Trade Department at the Ministry, Brenda Kabasinguzi says for example, that many of the taxes they traders talk about are actually not applied to them because most of them have stocks less than Ushs 4m. A leader of cross-border traders in Busia, Mariam Babu says the efforts by government agencies had started bearing fruit for small traders, but that during the lockdown, they were forced to return to smuggling.
18:12
18:12

New Mining and Minerals Bill Worries Busia Artisanal Miners 3 2

Citizens caught mining without permits commit an offence, according to the draft, and are liable to a fine of one billion Shillings or imprisonment not exceeding seven years or both, upon conviction. The bill also provides for a fine of 100 million Shillings to miners using hazardous substances such as mercury or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both.
17:36
17:36

CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 4 1 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
16:34
16:34

Kiyembe Traders Protest Arrest of Their Chairperson 4 1 Top story

According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.

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