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15:50
15:50

Aduku Town Council Start Weeding Out 'Fake' Witchdoctors 3

The fake witchdoctors are blamed for jeopardizing security, fueling domestic violence cases and sexually abusing married women who seek their help.
14:53
14:53

Sanitizer Sellers in Gulu City Register Low Sales 4 1 Top story

A number of vendors stocked sanitizers while some individuals whose jobs were affected by the pandemic grabbed the opportunity to start selling hand sanitizers.
14:08
14:08

Islanders Feast As Dead Nile Perch Continues Floating on Lake Victoria 4 1 Top story

The death of the fish resulting from the change of the temperature in Lake Victoria has affected both the national and international markets.
17:59
17:59

Continued Duplication in Gov't Agencies Threatens NDPIII MDAs 3

More than 60 agencies, commissions or authorities were to be disbanded, merged with others or returned to ministries as departments. Now Public Service Minister Wilson Muruli Mukasa says the process requires amendments in legislation. “Most of these agencies are created by acts of parliament and you cannot just abolish them,” he says.
12:22
12:22

Bugoloobi Traders Fight for Space with Polling Station 2 1

Angered by the polling official's response, the trader grabbed his his shirt. Polling agents and other polling assistants quickly intervened and forcefully separated the two belligerents.
10:22
10:22

You Can Curb Internet Misuse Without Hurting Economy – Tec Expert Tell Government digitalisation 2 1

James Wire, a technology and business consultant, says the focus has been mainly put on large organisations especially banks, yet multitudes of small enterprises, which are termed “the backbone of the economy”, have lost lots of business.
07:53
07:53

312 SACCOS in Uganda Suffer Fraud, Poor Governance 1 2 Top story

According to the report, 64 out of the 453 registered SACCOs in Uganda have collapsed while 312 are struggling due to fraud and poor governance among other challenges. Collins Agaba, the program Manager PROFIRA, says only 77 out the 453 Saccos they are supporting have not suffered any problem.
20:06
20:06

Persistent Drought Worries Turkana, Karimojong Pastoralists 1

John Bosco Apaloris one of the pastoralists in Nakapelimoru Sub County in Kotido district said the current drought was posing risk to the animals health.
16:26
16:26

ID Requirement to Withdraw Mobile Money Can't Work-MTN MTN Uganda 4 1

MTN says the current level of digitization in the country is not yet at a stage where such a mass service would require an ID.
15:45
15:45

Kwania District Residents Repair Impassable Road 2 2

The road that connects residents to Aduku Saturday market and Aduku Town Council is impassable during the rainy season. It has many potholes and has no proper drainage system.
16:28
16:28

Strange Disease Ravages Vegetable Crops in Lamwo 2

According to Ocaya, all members of the cooperative society and individual farmers who use Agoro Irrigation Scheme to water their plants have been affected.
08:26
08:26

Uganda to Spend UGX 7 Trillion On Loans

According to the National Budget Framework Paper 2021/2022, the total resource envelope in the next financial year is projected at 45.658 Trillion Shillings, which is a slight increase of 164 billion shillings from the current budget.
19:40
19:40

Consult Public, Cooperate with Gov't, Taxi Operators Tell Kampala's New Leaders 4

Mayambala Mustafa the vice chairman Joint taxi operator’s consortium {JOITCO} says there has been misrepresentation when it comes to setting laws that effectively impact Kampala people, caused by the technical and political gap between the policy makers at city hall and the people.
17:03
17:03

Electronic Receipts: Consumers To Foot Costs

“Over the past years, revenue collections have remained low and this is attributable to key challenges that directly impact on revenue mobilisation that include; under-declaration of sales, false refunds and offset claims, a large and difficult to penetrate informal sector (for tax purpose), poor record keeping by taxpayers,” says URA in its defense.
13:57
13:57

SPCs Protest Delayed Payment in Hoima Allowances 1

According to the aggrieved SPCs, each was meant to be paid shillings 80,000 as allowance and Sh20,000 for transport.
22:00
22:00

Gulu District LCV Elect to Prioritize Improved Social Services Democratic Party 2 1

Atekere cited the impassable Teladwong-Lugore Road, Awach-Unyama Road, Paicho-Omel and Lugore-Patiko Road among others including uplifting Awach Health IV to spur economic development.
14:25
14:25

When Trust Is Eroded; How the Blind Juggle with Money 7

Ordinarily, Komakech would just need to pick a note from his pocket and pay cash, like any other person. But because paper money in Uganda does not have any form of distinguishable tactile marking, he ends up spending and losing more.
12:36
12:36

Darkness Over Mbale as Unknown People Cut Down Electric Poles 2

The cutting of the line has affected over 10,000 customers from the city and the neighbouring areas like Kachumbala in Bukedea, Budadiri town council and Sironko town council in Sironko district. Police has already launched investigations to establish the motive behind the action of cutting the poles.
12:34
12:34

Ugandan Authors Get Fame, Not Fortune for Their Books 6

Anena’s compilation depicts a giant politician, the restless citizen, the clueless youth, those struggling to heal from life's scratches and the ones hunting for words to describe fiery flames of affection.
07:48
07:48

Sports Betting, Cafes Counting Losses From Internet Shutdown 2 1 Top story

Sports betting market analyst, Ivan Kalanzi says the COVID-19 pandemic had made the industry adopt mobile phone and internet-based activities, encouraging their clients to bet without necessarily going physically to the outlets.
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