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10:19
10:19

Ugandans' Honesty Deficit Irritates Chinese Business Community 2

Shi says whenever a Ugandan is trusted for top positions, most of the times that are let down and at the end of the day they have to bring in their fellow Chinese from china to come and work which wouldn’t be the desired position;
14:41
14:41

Rotarian Mutebile; The Tough Economist with a Heart for Humanity Rotary 1

I have concluded that the metric by which God will assess my life isn’t shillings, but the individual people whose lives I’ve touched.
08:01
08:01

Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile is Dead 1 Top story

Mutebile died this morning at Nairobi Hospital, according to an announcement by Deputy Governor Micheal Atingi-Ego. He was 72.
11:12
11:12

CSBAG Wants National Rollout of Parish Development Model Halted 3 1

In the coming financial year 2022/2023, government has allocated 465 billion Shillings for the Parish Development Model. President Yoweri Museveni told MPs last year that government plans to allocate 100 million Shillings to every parish for the implementation of the Development Model and this would require a total of 1 trillion Shillings budgetary allocation for the 10,595 parishes.
21:59
21:59

Museveni Appeals To Tourists To Return After COVID-19 Disaster 1 5

Before the outbreak two years ago, Uganda’s tourism sector was earning the country 1.2 billion dollars or about 3.7 trillion shillings in 2019, from 1.6 million visitors. Income from foreign tourists accounted for more than 60 percent of these totals.
16:57
16:57

Gov't Treasury Bills, Bonds Raise UGX 12 Trillion

“We are prioritizing global visibility of our Government securities and therefore primary dealers need to comply with the obligation to post two-way prices at all times during trading hours,” says BOU Deputy Governor Atingi-Ego. “They are considered to have little or practically no risk attached to them (risk free investment). You will definitely get your principle and interest payments. You’re guaranteed a certain rate of return on your investment,” says Housing Finance Bank.
15:07
15:07

MPs Query UDC's Proposal to Capitalize Private Enterprises committee on trade 4

The investments on the list include 60 billion Shillings to capitalize two road construction companies,10 billion Shillings for a Cocoa processing plant in Bundibugyo, another 10 billion for the Masaka fruit factory and, 21.9 billion Shillings for the expansion of buildings as well as procurement of the Orange Line for the Soroti fruit factory.
22:11
22:11

Usafi Market Food Vendors Protest Arrest of their Colleagues 4 2

The vendors say that the six were arrested by police and KCCA law enforcement officers from Usafi Taxi Park where they had gone to deliver food to customers.
21:00
21:00

UTB, Tour Operators in Standoff Over Sector Rebranding Tourism 3

The operators say that they have never benefited from any of the government Covid 19 rescue packages that have been given to various sectors of the economy.
20:06
20:06

9,000 Enroll for Oil and Gas Training 1

The course will be used as a basis for the recruitment of various technicians (120-150) that will be required to work on the Tilenga project as production operators, maintenance, and inspection technicians, after being trained for a further four years.
12:37
12:37

Mpuuga Seeks Urgent Parliamentary Sitting on Fuel Crisis 4 1 Top story

Mpuuga’s request is carried in a letter dated January 19, in which he highlights that several fuel stations across the country have run out of fuel while those with stock are charging exorbitant prices. He says that there is a looming risk of a country shut down in the event that urgent interventions are not undertaken to address the crisis.
07:16
07:16

Accountants Body Prepares Crackdown on "Non-Professional Practitioners" 4

A professional accountant is one who has taken and completed a course in one of the internationally accredited professional accountancy bodies. To receive the practising certificate, one has to register as a full member of a body recognized by the government like, in the case of Uganda, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, ICPAU.
19:19
19:19

Over 80 Kiosks Removed from Kampala Streets 5 4

Kiosks that were previously set up along Ben Kiwanuka street, Allen Road, part of Burton Street, the Old taxi Park, Nkrumah Road, Railway group, Nasser Road, Colville Street and Kimathi Avenue, among others, have been removed and taken to the Kampala Capital City Authority yard in Nakawa.
07:55
07:55

Finance Ministry, MPs Disagree on Budget Estimates MInistry of Finance 1 3

Barnabas Tinkasimire, the Buyaga West MP asked that the document presented by the Minister be withdrawn since it does not tally with the Budget Framework Paper that was tabled before the House in December 2021.
17:26
17:26

MPs Put Finance Ministry Officials to Task Over Fuel Prices 2 1

The MPs argue that the ongoing fuel crisis would have been averted if Uganda’s oil reserves were full.
07:20
07:20

KCCA Removes Mobile Money Kiosks off Kampala Streets 4 4

Isma Ssekamanya is one of the people whose two kiosks were evicted from Burton street where he had employed two people. Ssekamanya, who looked puzzled when our reporter interviewed him, said that he has six other kiosks in Ndeeba and two in Katwe and didn’t know if they had been spared.
21:44
21:44

Uganda, Tanzania Discuss Non-Tariff Barriers, Joint Projects 4

Tanzania's Director for African Affairs, Naimi Sweetie Aziz admits that there are several outstanding issues between the two countries that must be resolved for the sake of the people. On the issue of non-trade barriers, Minister Mulimba says there is need for proper coordination between ministries, departments and agencies of the governments.
21:34
21:34

Energy Ministry Lobbies Lawmakers To Expedite Mining Bill, 2021 minerals 1 2

On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
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