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21:15
21:15

Uganda's Debt Hits 50 Percent of GDP As CSOs Call for Debt Cancellation SEATINI 4

Bank of Uganda’s Executive Director for Research, Dr Adam Mugume says if the 2021/2022 budget proposals are passed, the total outstanding debt of the country will rise to Shs86.9 trillion, which will be 52% of the GDP.
16:28
16:28

Pineapple Farmers Struggling to Repair, Buy Dryers For Value Addition 1 2

The dryers, which are fitted with polythene and wire mesh, are used to dry pineapples. Muhammad says the polythene material used to cover the dryer used to cost Shillings 60,000 before the COVID-19 pandemic but now costs Shillings 200, 000.
15:39
15:39

MPs Reject Proposal to Limit Term of BoU Deputy Governor Parliament 1 2

The legal Committee of Parliament has rejected a proposal to have the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU) serve for a maximum two terms of 10 years while the Governor’s term is unlimited.
13:53
13:53

Leaders in Kayunga District Raise Red Flag over Persistent Child Labour 1 2

Ramadan Simali a school inspector for Ntenjeru County is worried that many pupils are likely not to attend school when they reopen. He notes that before the school lockdown, about 70 pupils were dropping out of school to engage in casual jobs.
13:43
13:43

Lira City Slaps UGX 50,000 Fine on Impounded Animals Lira City Council 3 1

Leonard Otika, the Lira City Environment Officer, says something had to be done about the stray animals on grounds that the City is not a place for keeping animals.
12:02
12:02

Year-old Garbage Heaps Chock Pabo Town Uncollected garbage 1

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.
11:57
11:57

KCCA Enforcement Officers On the Spot for Extorting Money from Vendors 3

During their routine operations, the officials arrest vendors and hawkers selling merchandise on the streets of Kampala. They also confiscate vendors' and hawkers' merchandise and inturn solicit for bribes before they can return the items to the owners.
10:50
10:50

Gov't Starts Monitoring Activities of Emyooga Beneficiaries 3 1

The State Minister for Microfinance, Kyegune Haruna Kasolo told URN while in Kasese District on Wednesday that they decided to start monitoring activities to pick out all the concerns about the program and respond to them on time.
09:47
09:47

Buvuma RDC Blocks "Unprepared" Emyooga Beneficiaries from Accessing Funds Emyooga project 2 1

Kigongo who is also the project supervisor in the district says they have written to the banks instructing them not to release the money until they confirm that beneficiaries have understood the real purpose of the funding.
09:25
09:25

Kabale Market Contractor Ordered to Remove Toilets from Top of the Kitchen 5 2

Officials also complained after realizing that the contractor had not considered the toilet of Peoples with Disabilities (PWD)s’ on the ground floor. Municipal Mayor Byamugisha says that constructing a toilet on top of a kitchen creates negative physiological irritation on people cooking in the kitchen especially when a person flushes after using of the toilet.
08:56
08:56

UNBS Calls for Training on Standardization in University Courses 1 2

David Livingstone Ebiru noted that there is still limited understanding about quality standards, he says students who are trained to be business leaders need to know how critical standardization is.
17:06
17:06

Kyagulanyi Must Declare Bulletproof Car by 31st March –IG IGG 1 2

Bamugemereire says that like any leader, Mr Kyagulanyi will be expected to declare the car, whether it was donated or bought by himself. He says Mr Kyagulanyi is still leader of a political party registered under the laws and like, any leader, he is expected to declare his wealth, irrespective of how it was acquired.
16:06
16:06

Bus and Taxi Operators in Kitgum On the Spot for Cheating Commuters 3

In Kitgum, some taxis and buses were seen filled. Each passenger was required to pay the doubled fares that introduced to cover the vacant seats.
08:58
08:58

Police in Kalungu District Impound Cattle From Tanzania 3 1

According to Barnabas Rugyenda, an enforcement officer in Kalungu attached to the district veterinary office, the impounded cattle were being transported from Tanzania to Kampala through Kalungu district despite the livestock quarantine which was recently placed on most parts of the cattle corridor districts following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD).
08:25
08:25

Livestock Dealers Protest Enforcement of Livestock Quarantine Restrictions 1 2

Leonard Makya, the Chairperson of Lukaya Animal Traders and Butcher Owners Association says closing down operations of livestock-related businesses have got grave financial implications they cannot bear with.
20:16
20:16

NDA, UNBS, UCC In Joint Fight Against "False Health Drink", Adverts 1 5

The three agencies have separately come under fire for alleged failure to perform their roles, which has abetted the misinformation. However, the three government agencies have agreed to coordinate regarding information sharing and issuance of coordinated directives, for effective enforcement of the policies. The have agreed to coordinate regarding information sharing, and issuing coordinated directives, effective enforcement of policies.
19:37
19:37

Gov’t Unveils 3-Year Plan to Merge Agencies, Departments UNRA 1

The government first mooted the proposal to merge its departments and agencies in 2018. It stemmed from reports indicating that many agencies were redundant, underperforming and duplicating work, yet they take chunks of money for their operations.
17:22
17:22

Produce Prices Drop In Busia 1 4

A kilogram of Nambaale bean variety has dropped from Shillings 2300 to Shillings 2,100, Yellow and Kanyebwa from Shillings 2800 to Shillings 2600 and Wairimu, which comes from Mutukula now costs Shillings 1820 from Shillings 2000. Soybeans cost Shillings 2,100 from Shillings 2500. The traders are taking soya beans to Lira where it fetches Shillings 2,300.
17:08
17:08

Gulu City Gets UGX 41 Billion for Road Works Road Construction 1 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Gulu City Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 7 roads in the City totalling 7.788 kilometres. The roads include Oola Lubaro road, Vincent Opiyo road, Francis Barabanawe road, Lakana Odongkara road, Onono road and Nelson Mandela road.
16:54
16:54

Minister Magyezi Commissions Lukaya Market, Bans Roadside Vending in the Area Lukaya Town Council 1 2

In 2011, the Ministry of Works and Transport through a donation worth 1.9billion shillings from the Lake Victoria Environment Management Project-LAVEMP, undertook to construct a permanent market in Lukaya town council for hundreds of roadside vendors who operate from the area.
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