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21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
17:31
17:31

COSASE Probes Sudhir over Possession of Departed Asian Properties Parliament 1 3

The probe follows a petition to the committee by Androna Margaret Kabagenyi whose rented plot 26 on Republican street in Mbale was taken over by Sudhir.
17:02
17:02

Mbarara Municipal Authority to Remove 2000 Boda bodas 1 4

Richard Mugisha, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbarara Municipality, says they have started the process of demarcating and coloring Boda boda stages on gazetted streets where they will be allowed to operate from.
16:46
16:46

Ugandans Paid More For Eggs, Peas in June- UBOS food prices 3 1

While releasing the CPI for June 2020 on Tuesday, UBOS Director Macro-Economic Statistics Aliziki Kaudha Lubega indicated that prices of peas, Oranges, tangerine, lemon, Green Pepper, Eggs, French Beans, Onions, Pork, Malewa and unskimmed milk increased in June.
12:57
12:57

Kwania District Receives UGX 192m for Cluster Development Project 1 4

Kwania district recently received 192.7 million shillings under the production department as funds for ACDP from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries.
12:47
12:47

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Aiding Illegal Fishing in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 2 1

Illegal fishing activities are on the rise in Serere due to the alleged collusion between FPU and the fishing communities.
11:57
11:57

Land Row Threatnes to Derail USMID Project in Lira Lira Municipality 1 3

Five residents, who include Esther Ocepa, Lucy Olong, Milly Apio, and Emily Akii among others, issued a notice of intention to sue to accuse the municipal authorities of trespassing.
11:32
11:32

Restaurants Hike Meal Prices to Compensate for Lockdown Loss 5 1

. Leticia Nakinga, the Proprietor Alloy Food Zone restaurant, says she has got to pay rent worth Shillings 9 million, which prompted her to hike the food prices.
22:32
22:32

COVID-19 Testing Procedures Stir Controversy at Mutukula Border Post 1 2

The conflict is pitting Ugandan health workers at the Mutukula Testing Laboratory against Tanzania truck drivers, who are protesting what they describe as painful experiences through which they are tested for Coronavirus Disease.
21:48
21:48

National Drug Authority Impounds Smuggled Drugs in Teso Serere District 1 1

The impounded drugs include herbal concoctions like Super Mulabe, which is marketed as a wonder drug for all ailments including HIV/AIDS, as well as Kisakyamuzadde, Lubyamira and Buzira.
15:46
15:46

Sausages with Pork Fat Stir Controversy over Halal Label Eric Sabiiti 1 5

According to Islamic law, halal foods are free from any component that Muslims are prohibited from consuming. It implies that the products have been carefully processed produced, manufactured and stored using utensils, equipment and machinery that have been cleansed in conformity with Islamic teaching.
14:39
14:39

EU Gives Ministry UGX 25Bn for Tourism Industry Reopening lockdown 1 2

The ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the tourism private sector for post lock down operations.
13:52
13:52

Delayed Compensation Slows Construction of Rukungiri-Kanungu-Ishasha Road 4 1

Sayuni Bernada, one of the affected residents in Kikongi parish, says he will not leave his house until he is compensated.
12:00
12:00

Gov't Injects UGX 3.7bn in Farmer's Cooperatives in Masaka The World Bank 1 3

Michael Okello, the Grants Officer in Ministry of Agriculture, says the grant is meant to support organised cooperatives to get the required capacities through, which they can effectively respond to emerging challenges in the agricultural sector that affect their earnings.
11:01
11:01

Busia Taxi Drivers Protest Over Continued Lockdown 1 4

Iddi Mona, the chairman Busia District Taxi Drivers’ Cooperative Association says that government should relax on the lockdown for their business to resume because the situation has worsened in their homes.
09:28
09:28

Mahyoro Landing Site Gets UGX 960M Fish Handling Facility Hellen Adoa 2

Eng Steven Ogwete, the project coordinator, said that the fully-fledged facility was constructed with the aim of promoting Trans-boundary Corporation between Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC among other benefits.
09:22
09:22

Artists Reignite Debate on Royalties as Lockdown Hits Music Industry 4

The music industry is intrinsically linked with large audiences and live performances which have made it practically impossible for artists to earn during the lockdown since they can no longer organize events in the wake of a government ban on public gatherings.
08:16
08:16

MV Vanessa, Nathalie Resume Operations on Entebbe- Kalangala Route 3 5

Upon easing the restrictions, MV Nathalie made its first trip on Friday setting off 4 pm from Entebbe to Kalangala with 17 passengers. Travellers were directed to arrive at least two hours before departure to allow enough time for screening and other anti-COVID-19 measures.
21:28
21:28

Traders Plead for Reopening as Ministers Inspect Kampala Arcades 6 3

Kyambadde says that they were looking at the preparedness of the traders to re-open basing on the availability of washrooms, water, hand washing facilities and the ability of traders to maintain social distancing. Although the two arcades had washrooms and handwashing facilities at the entrance, the team could not conclude yet on whether they qualify for re-opening.
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