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23:46
23:46

Bar Owners in Luwero Count Lossess COVID Pandemic 1 5

Violet Nansasi Kasasa the Manager of Biva Hotel in Luwero the town council says that by now she would have stocked over 50 crates of beer for sale on 31st and New Year day.
16:18
16:18

Luweero Vendors to Work In Shifts as Roadside Markets Re-Open COVID 19 1 3

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Chairperson of the task force says that the markets have been reopened today after a meeting in which the leaders committed to implementing all measures to combat the spread of the virus. These include wearing face masks, observing the recommended social distance, using sanitisers and taking extra measures to decongest the markets.
17:04
17:04

Social Distancing Still Tall Order for Luweero Markets roadside markets 1 4

Three of the roadside markets have already been closed on the directive of the task force after they failed to implement the Standard Operating Procedures aimed at combating the spread of the virus. The affected markets are Balikyejusa, Balikyewunya and Wobulenzi roadside market.
17:59
17:59

Three Roadside Markets in Luweero Closed For Defying COVID-19 Guidelines COVID 19 1 4

On Monday, Policemen commanded by Luweero District Police Commander Abraham Tukundane raided the markets and issued an ultimatum of 15 minutes to vendors to vacate the markets or be evicted by force.
08:04
08:04

Luweero District Projects UGX 300m Shortfall in Local Revenue businesses 4 1

The district had planned to collect over one billion shillings in local revenue in the financial year 2019/2020. However, the district has realized only 562 million Shillings, with just a month to end of the financial year.
18:03
18:03

Luweero Millers Stuck with Maize Flour as Sales Dwindle feeds 1 4

The sales fell drastically from the time president Yoweri Museveni directed all non-essential businesses to close to encourage Ugandans to stay home and limit person to person contact. Although food stores and factories including grain millers remained operational in order to ensure that the people access what to eat, many of them are making losses with little or no sales.
10:39
10:39

Elderly Persons Struggle to Survive meals 1 6 Top story

80-year-old Justine Nakijjoba, a resident of Kakoolo zone in Luweero town explains that her daughter who was working in a restaurant in a restaurant to support her was sent back home after it was closed due to lack of customers.
14:55
14:55

Luweero Market Vendors Working in Shifts social distancing 1 2

Abdul Majid Ssemwanga the Chairperson of Kasana Market Traders’ Association the market hosts over 300 traders and it was difficult to implement four meters circumferential distance.
13:07
13:07

Power Extension Excites Bukusu Trading Centre Residents development 1 3

Located less than 10-kilometres off the Kampala-Gulu highway, the trading centre has operated without electricity over the years.
14:44
14:44

Kasana Hotel Apartments Builders Strike Over Pay 1 6

Simon Ebanu, a builder at the site explains that Haidery Construction sub contracted them through engineer Richard Gidagui to construct a slab at the apartments. Each of them is expected to earn between Shillings 15,000-30000 each day.
15:37
15:37

Luweero Bishop Challenges Gov't On Internet Costs airtel 3 1 Top story

Bishop Kironde says although the new system will eliminate middlemen and cut the costs involved in processing a passport, it may not help people in rural areas because of the high internet costs.
18:42
18:42

Gov't to Compensate Depositors for Loss in SACCOs Ministry of Finance 4

Edward Bindhe, the Spokesperson Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority, said they are waiting for regulation from the Finance Ministry to operationalize the SACCO Savings Protection Fund.
11:10
11:10

Mixed Reactions As Gov't Rolls Out Another Initiative For Wealth Creation savings 1 5

Kasolo says that the initiative targets SACCOs formed in 18 categories Boda Boda riders, Women Enterprises, Carpenters, tailors, mechanics, performing artists and fishermen among other groups will form SACCOs to access the capital.
17:20
17:20

Delayed Upgrading of Luwero-Butalangu Road Angers Residents, Leaders 1

In 2018, the OPEC Fund for International Development extended a US$11.5 million loan to the government to co-finance the upgrading of Luwero-Butalangu Road estimated to be 29.6 kilometres. The road connects residents in Nakaseke district to Luweero and Kampala -Gulu highway.
11:22
11:22

Luweero Registers Improvement in Revenue Collections accountability 4

Among the strategies to increase revenue, were deploying tax enumerators for assessment, spot monitoring and supervision of revenue collection centres, developing a computerized database/inventory on all the revenue sources and purchase of new pieces of Land for market places among others.
17:21
17:21

Mufti Mubaje Backs Contested Project On Luweero Muslim Land 1 3

The Mufti Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has thrown his weight behind the council to utilize the land to generate some income and protect it from grabbing.
15:45
15:45

Luweero Traders Register Low Easter Sales low sales 2 1

Traders at Kasana and Luweero Central Markets are stuck with the meat and foodstuffs as locals decry of high costs and poverty.
19:57
19:57

Luweero Money Lenders Defy Directive to Obtain Licenses 3

Sadat Kazibwe, the Manager of Kanana Associates Limited in Luweero town says that the idea of obtaining a license from UMRA is still strange since they already have a trading license issued by Luweero Town Council and another from the Magistrates Court which allows them to operate.
14:15
14:15

Suppliers Stuck With Coffee Seedlings 1 2

Moses Bukenya, a farmer in Wobulenzi town council questions why the district is still sourcing coffee seedlings from suppliers in Wakiso district yet they can produce enough. He says blocking UCDA from buying more than two million coffee seedlings will plunge them into poverty.
18:09
18:09

World Savings Day; Luweero Residents Struggle to Save financial inclusion 4

This is what dominated the World Savings Day, an event created to increase public awareness of the importance of savings both for individuals and modern economies. Marked annually on October 31, the day was earmarked since 1924 to promote savings and educate families, children and society on the importance of saving.
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