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07:08
07:08

Govt Tightens Grip On External Labour Companies 3

Titled “The Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers) Regulations 2021 Statutory Instrument 47 of 2021”, the regulation aims at among others revoking the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant Workers Abroad) Regulations, 2005, Statutory Instrument 62 of 2005, upholding the dignity and rights of migrant workers by prescribing the appropriate terms and conditions of their employment and providing mechanisms for regulating activities of companies and their agents.
23:57
23:57

Airlines Want Govt To Test UAE-bound Passengers at Entebbe Airport 2 3

Nabirye says she woke up at 6 am so that she could depart from her home in Kasangati, Gayaza by 8 am. She arrived in Entebbe at 11 am and says her results were released after 4 pm, just in time for check-in at FlyDubai. FlyDubai check-in gate is open from 3-6 pm.
23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 1 3

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
22:51
22:51

Suspension of Gold Exports over New Tax Lowers Uganda's Trade Balance

The processors and exporters of gold and other minerals, have requested Government to revise this tax downwards and negotiations are being held to this end, according to the Finance Ministry.
20:24
20:24

UPDF Marine Arrest 26 Fishermen, Impound Illegal Fishing Gear in Namayingo 5

The impounded fishing gear includes 15 boats and over 200 undersized fishing nets. They were impounded in the three days operation that started last Friday in different landing sites of Singila, Kandege, Maninga, Gorofa and Yebe, all in Namayingo district.
16:42
16:42

Police Use Teargas as Taxi Drivers Protest Demolition of Offices 4 4 Top story

Haji Jamil Katongole Bakyansi, the Welfare Officer of Mbarara Taxi Drivers Association, says that they pay between Shillings 1.8 and 2 million each month in rent, which prompted them to construct their own offices.
12:11
12:11

Floods Cut Off Two Parishes in Amolatar 1 5 Top story

Richard Odur, a resident of Abino A village in Muchora parish explains that living on the island is now a big challenge because there is only a small portion of land to dig and attending to medical emergencies is a great challenge.
11:38
11:38

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing To Cost UGX 70Bn 3 1 Top story

Sources involved in the planning meetings of the inter-ministerial committee that is in charge of the exercise say that the government plans to spend Shillings 70 billion on setting up the laboratory, sample collection and waiting areas among other items at the airport.
11:05
11:05

Three Big Bars in Mukono Violate Suspension, Work Past Curfew Hours 2 2 Top story

Alfred Mugabi, a resident at the Maternity ward, says that despite the police patrols around the hive club, they have never stopped its illegal operations. He notes that the place also plays loud music every night.
14:12
14:12

UMRA Asks Finanicial Institutions to Offer Unsecured Loans Amidst COVID-19 access to credit 2 1

Rachel Vanesa N. Muhwezi the Manager Microfinance Institutions, Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority says that small lenders play a big role in bringing numerous benefits and access to business opportunities and innovative technology-driven products and services especially instant loans without security.
11:57
11:57

Amolatar Floods: OPM to Procure Engine Boats 1 5

Robinah Nabbanja was on Saturday in Amolatar to assess the magnitude of damage caused by floods and also follow up on the relief food distribution to the flood victims.
10:58
10:58

More Ugandans Opting for Home Care Nursing 1 1

Angela Ilakut, the registrar of the Nurses and Midwives Council says home care nursing is a needed service. She says hospitals are understaffed and trained nurses are not equipped to provide the best care they can give to patients.
09:51
09:51

Private Health Facilities in Mukono Want License Fees Scrapped 1 3

In Mukono Municipality private health facilities are charged between 800,000 to 2 Million Shillings depending on the role and size of the facility.
08:25
08:25

Lands Ministry Rallies Jinja City Residents to Embrace Draft Physical Plan country 1 3

The draft physical plan within the nine villages located in Namizi ward comprises the location of roads, health facilities, schools, green spaces, residential and industrial areas.
16:43
16:43

Omoro Farmers Eye Large Scale Piggery Business Odek Sub-County 5 1

More than 40 individual farmers have been identified by the District Agriculture Department to benefit from the piggery agribusiness expected to enhance their household income, and improve livelihoods.
14:58
14:58

Mpererwe Residents Abandon Homes over Floods 3 2

In the zone, you are welcomed by empty houses that look abandoned by the owners, while others are flooded with water with no people in them. Although the area has more than 100 families, the area has been abandoned.
13:53
13:53

Bancassurance Registers 54 Percent Growth

According to the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA), the system, dubbed Bancassurance, recorded a 54 percent growth dominated in the second quarter (April to June 2021), from the previous three months ended March.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
10:40
10:40

Excitement As Abedober Health Center III Gets Maternity Ward Ministry of Health 5 2

Abedober Health Centre III was constructed in 1998 but lacked a maternity ward which affected the provision of maternal health services in the area.
10:07
10:07

Nakasongola Leaders Want Roads Damaged by Floods Rehabilitated 3 1

Many roads are now impassable over heavy rains and rising water levels of Lake Kyoga since 2020. Some roads are submerged by water, culverts collapsed and filled with potholes.
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