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15:38
15:38

Busia District COVID-19 Task Force, MP Macho Clash Over Closure of Produce Market 1

Trouble between the MP and the task force started in the meeting held at district headquarters on Friday when MP Macho raised a concern of allowing traders to open their stores and sell off their produce that they had stocked. However, the RDC Capt Chris Mike Okiria disagreed with him saying that they must get directives from the office of the Minister of internal affairs before the market is reopened.
20:26
20:26

KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
16:45
16:45

More Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioners Resign John Musinguzi 1 Top story

They include; Henry Saka, from domestic taxes, Silajji Kanyesigye, the commissioner in the large taxpayer's office and Samuel Kahima, a manager in charge of rulings and interpretations.
15:32
15:32

Taxi Operators Seek Inclusion in Transport Sector Revamp lockdown 2 1

Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association (KOSTA) have asked to be included in all plans to develope transport in the City.
13:18
13:18

Entebbe Municipality To Spend UGX 23Bn in 2020/2021 Financial Year 4 1

Next financial year, the council will largely carryout routine maintenance works on 34 roads including Kitooro, Bugonga, Kiwafu, Basudde, Fulu Gowers, Temple and Kampala roads. Others are Lutwama, Gombe, kitasa and Deven Port roads. The Council also plans to repair streetlights, open the 0.7 kilometre Masiro Road and also complete upgrading the Busambaga Road (0.8 kilometres).
12:03
12:03

UNBS Certifies Six Companies To Manufacture Face Masks facemasks 1

The companies are Lida Packaging Products Ltd based in Mbalala Mukono, Southern range Nyanza Limited in Buikwe, Evergreen Safaries limited in Mutundwe, Jude color solutions Limited in Kampala, Winfred Fashion designers Limited in Ntinda, and Fine Spinners Limited in Bugolobi.
07:09
07:09

MTN Ordered to Pay UGX 44.2b to URA in Two Court Cases 1

In one case, MTN will pay 24.2 billion Shillings on the dispute on taxing airtime and pay 20 Billion Shillings in another where the dispute involves taxing inputs for telecom services and mobile money.
06:55
06:55

URA Senior Commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa Quits 1

Dicksons Kateshumbwa, who had recently been taken to head the domestic taxes docket, said in an e-mail to staff that he had decided to end his tour of duty ahead of the contractual period with immediate effect.
15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted transport 3 1

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
12:32
12:32

Live Electric Wires Threaten City Traders Bashir Muwonge 7 3

Afanstone Baru, a trader in Kukuubo Business Center, says the live wires have electrocuted several people and spark whenever it rains.
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 2 1

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 3 1

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.
16:58
16:58

KCCA Issues Strict Guidelines for Taxis, Bodaboda Operators 3 1 Top story

According to Amongi, all taxi operators are expected to report to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Offices to be assigned to the parks and stages they will operate from.
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.
16:25
16:25

Expect No Growth in 2020 – Muhakanizi keith muhakanizi 1

“The treasury itself is in emergency,” Muhakanizi said, signaling the dire need for money that the country is in. Government has been asked to amend the budget for next financial year and reflect the situation.
15:51
15:51

Breastmilk Substitute Companies Benefiting from Ignorance of Lactating Mothers WHO 2

A report published by the World Health Organisation-WHO and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund-UNICEF has highlighted that the aggressive marketing of breast-milk substitutes, especially through health professionals that parents trust for nutrition and health advice is a major barrier to improving newborn and child health worldwide.
15:29
15:29

Fish Exports Decline by 70% Due to COVID-19 Restrictions fishing 1 1

The Association’s acting CEO William Tibyasa Mwesigye says that Uganda exported 2,000 tons of fish in January, a figure which dropped to 611 tons by April, denting a sector which contributes up to three per cent to Uganda’s GDP and 12 per cent to the agriculture sector GDP
12:49
12:49

First Batch of Hydoxychloroquine by CiplaQC Expected this Week Ministry of Health 1

Production of the drug, however, starts at the time of controversy about the effectiveness of the drug with the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing that the drug had been removed from the list of drugs that they were giving to patients participating in their global treatment trial dubbed 'solidarity'.
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