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May 2021 9 results
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19:50

Cross Border Traders Want Taxes Suspended To Recover From COVID-19 Effects 5

The Senior Commercial Officer in the External Trade Department at the Ministry, Brenda Kabasinguzi says for example, that many of the taxes they traders talk about are actually not applied to them because most of them have stocks less than Ushs 4m. A leader of cross-border traders in Busia, Mariam Babu says the efforts by government agencies had started bearing fruit for small traders, but that during the lockdown, they were forced to return to smuggling.
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18:12

New Mining and Minerals Bill Worries Busia Artisanal Miners 3 2

Citizens caught mining without permits commit an offence, according to the draft, and are liable to a fine of one billion Shillings or imprisonment not exceeding seven years or both, upon conviction. The bill also provides for a fine of 100 million Shillings to miners using hazardous substances such as mercury or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both.
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17:36

CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 4 1 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
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16:34

Kiyembe Traders Protest Arrest of Their Chairperson 4 1 Top story

According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.
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16:20

Gov’t Presents Fresh UGX 1.4 Trillion Loan Request for Malaba Railway Project 2 1

The new loan request is in the excess of 101.05 billion of government’s initial need. The Kampala-Malaba railway connects Uganda’s capital with Kenya at the Malaba border.
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14:22

Court of Appeal Orders Review of DTB, Kiggundu Loan Case DTB Kenya 1 Top story

Kiggundu's lawyers led by Fred Muwema told journalists shortly after the court ruling that they will proceed to the Supreme Court, East African Court of Justice and Kenyan Courts to challenge the issues arising from their case.
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12:07

SACCOs in Pallisa Task District Leaders to Explain Delays to Remit Emyooga Funds 4

On Tuesday, the leaders who were attending a meeting organized by the district officials at Kalaki primary school to launch the Emyooga program in the district turned rowdy accusing the district leaders of irregularities in the process.
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10:50

Gold Miners in Busia Struggling to Pay for Licenses Busia District 4 2

The Mining Associations in Tiira say the cadastre has neither eased their troubles nor reduced the time for accessing services from the directorate.
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07:35

MV Kalangala Breaks Normal Voyage For Engine Survey 2

However, a May 4th statement from Nation Oil Distributors Limited (NODIL), which operates the ferry, says “the engine maintenance survey is a mandatory follow-up step to the recent engine overhaul, which was carried out last March 2021.”
May 2021 9 results