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12:33
12:33

Uganda's Economy has Grown Faster than Earlier Projected - BOU

The Governor Emanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, says in a BOU statement, a high degree of uncertainty surrounds economic outlook, with many possible risks, with the main downside risk still being the coronavirus and possible variants.
11:59
11:59

Brisk Tomato Business Amidst Scarcity In Busia 2 3

The price of one full box has been hiked from 200,000 shillings to 400,000 shillings, while a full basin of tomatoes is currently at 60,000 shillings from previous price which was 20,000 shillings.
11:19
11:19

Former LRA Abductees Trained in Fish Farming Gulu Archdiocese 7 3

The beneficiaries include child mothers, widows, former abductees and youth aged between 15 and 35 years from the various districts of Acholi and parts of Lango Sub Regions both literate and illiterate.
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10:45

Uganda Musicians Association Meets Rejection by Acholi Musicians 4

Cinderela Sanyu, the President of Uganda Musicians Associations says the aim of registering all the musicians in the country is not just to benefit from the COVID-19 recovery money from government but to among others form a musicians SACCO, lobby for an arts ministry, access to visas among others.
07:43
07:43

Rwekunye–Apac Road Workers Protest over Pay, Poor Working Conditions 2 3

The workers argue that they lack protective gears which expose them to accidents and are underpaid. Casual labourers are paid 4,500 to 6,000 Shillings per day, which they say is inadequate compared to the cost of living.
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20:22

Govts Debt Management Strategy Draws Mixed Reactions 3

The plan specifies how the government plans to structure its debt portfolio in the medium term. It also operationalizes the debt management objectives, considering the constraints, and, more specifically, the government preferences regarding cost-risk trade-offs.
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20:07

Uganda Declined China’s Request to Repay SGR Loan with Oil Revenue Ministry of Works 1 Top story

The railway venture is part of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects that begin from Mombasa through Nairobi, to Kampala, Kigali and Juba. The multi-billion-dollar railway line conceived under the East African Community was agreed upon in 2011 by the presidents of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.
14:41
14:41

Internet Cafes Phasing Out of Business

Richard Semulu of Ntinda, Kampala - who has operated an internet café for the last nine years, says that there is a drastic fall in returns from internet cafes compared to the 2000s when they had a lot of clientele.
12:03
12:03

UNBS in Nationwide Standards Awareness Drive to Curb Fake Solar Products entrepreneurs 1 3

Simon Kilama, a solar energy consumer from Nwoya District welcomed the initiative but castigated the Bureau for taking too long to enforce the standards. Godfrey Akena, the Chairperson Omoro Town Council Business Community Association wondered why non-compliant products are allowed in the country.
11:19
11:19

Wandegeya Market Moves to Register Vendors, Reallocate Dormant Lockups 1 4 Top story

Mayi Nabukenya, the new Wandegeya market Chairperson says there is no record of the vendors, location of their business and how much they have been paying and where. She says a number of people were given working space without registering with the market office.
11:12
11:12

Kenyan Trade Officials Meet President Museveni Over Sugar Exports 1

The Joint Verification Trade Mission will not only involve the sugar verification exercise but also tackle other market access challenges in areas such as poultry, maize and dairy products. Uganda exports sugar worth Ushs 350 billion a year, but this dropped to just over 200 billion, last year, before starting to rise as more sugar went to the Democratic Republic of Condo.
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20:40

Construction Of EA Crude Oil Pipeline To Begin From Tanzanian Side Oil and Gas 5 2 Top story

While EACOP managers reason that construction should start from Tanzania because it has the largest land area coverage of the pipeline, sources indicate that it was decided that they start from the Tanzanian side because of Tanzania's less complicated land tenure system.
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20:24

Lira City Launches Second Phase of USMID Project 2 3

The second phase, budgeted at a total cost of 37.6 billion shillings, will cater for works along Obangakene road measuring 0.18km, Noteber 0.251km, Aber 0.204, Olwol 0.534, Uhuru Rd. 0.3km and Boundary road 2.177km.
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Gulu District Approves Rehabilitation of 74.1 Kilometres of Roads Gulu City 1 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for Works and Technical Services says that the rehabilitation will close the gaps of maintenance of the roads in the District.
17:10
17:10

Gov't tables UGX 41.2 Trillion Budget for 2021/2022 debt repayment 1 3

The minister of finance Matia Kasaijahas tabled a budget of 41.2 trillion shillings for the next financial year 2021/2022.
15:35
15:35

Court Clears NFA to Auction 492 Bags of Impounded Charcoal Gulu High Court 2

The charcoal bags were impounded from Amuru and Gulu districts during an operation against illegal charcoal dealers in Acholi Sub Region manned by NFA and the Environmental Police Protection Unit.
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NUP Opposes Giving Free Land for Akon's Futuristic City 1 2 Top story

Last week, Akon together with his wife Rozina Negusei, visited Uganda and met with high profile government officials including president Yoweri Museveni. In the meetings, they discussed the issue of investing in Uganda and was subsequently taken around the country using the presidential helicopter to establish an area where he would build his city.
14:35
14:35

Vendors in Ibanda, Municipal Council Disagree on Eviction 4

The development of the market into a modern multi-purpose Business Centre is expected to cost 650 Million Shillings. It will affect more than 50 vendors that include charcoal sellers and food vendors and have been operating from the market for the last 21 years.
14:08
14:08

New Continental Digital Address Platform Unveiled to Ease Services, Trade 3

Known as the Africa Digital Address System, ADAS, the platform developed by a Ugandan based tech startup seeks to combat the challenges of providing services to people without proper formal addresses, according to the developers. With it, anyone can create, personalize and possess simple and unique addresses.
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