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20:39
20:39

Sugar Manufacturers Explain Price Hikes sugarcane 1 Top story

Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association USMA says the increase in prices has been prompted by the increase in cost of production and the deprecating shilling against major currencies.
18:25
18:25

Committee Threatens to Block Trade Ministry Budget 2

Alex Ruhunda, the Trade, Tourism and Industry Committee Chairperson and Fort Portal Municipality MP, says the Authority has suffered abuse for the last 11 years due to underfunding.
16:55
16:55

Entebbe Airport Targeting Regional Status - CAA 3

Currently, Entebbe Airport handles less than two dozen flights a day compared to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi which handles nearly 100 flights a day.
16:07
16:07

Uganda Yet to Communicate to South Sudan on Eagle Air Crash

The Civil Aviation Authority CAA, which regulates the air industry in Uganda, says the Ugandan government has to write to its South Sudan counterpart to institute investigations into an Eagle Air crash in Yei on April 1. The Eagle Air aircraft, which was taking off from Yei aerodrome in South Sudans Central Equatoria State, burst its tyre and veered off the runway crashing in the bush. The passengers and crew escaped unhurt.
15:40
15:40

Food Prices Bite Hard in Karamoja inflation 2 1

Maize grain which is the major staple food has shot from 1800 to 2800 and from 2000 to 4000 shillings for second and first class grains. Cassava flour has jumped from 1000 to 2000 while rice goes at 5,000 from 3,500 shillings per kilogramme in December.
15:28
15:28

NGO Defies District Security Committee Over closure

Joseph Esonyu, the Communications Officer Path-Light, says they havent received any formal communication asking them to close their operations. According to Esonyu, Ebil just made verbal threats but didnt put his directives in writing.
15:12
15:12

Does Entebbe Airport Have a ‘Functioning' Radar System? 1

Authorities at Entebbe International Airport have refuted claims that Ugandas only airport may be operating with an obsolete radar system.
11:45
11:45

Mbarara Teachers Protest Delayed Salaries delayed payments 2

Julius Kato Magara, one of the affected teachers asks the authorities to wake up and ensure they receive their pay in time.
11:10
11:10

FAO Finalizes Plan to Keep Illegally Caught Fish from Supply Chains illegal fishing 1

Uganda loses an estimated USD 429 million 1.5 billion Shillings in foreign earnings annually to illegal and unrecorded immature fishing, according to Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja. This is mainly a big percentage of fish on the local market is immature and therefore not competitive on the international market.
07:57
07:57

Political Interference Hampers Recovery of Youth Funds in Bugisu ylp funds

Denis Namisi the Bulambuli District Youth Chairperson blames the YLP Focal Point Persons for not involving the district youth leadership in the sensitizing the youth in regard to the recovery of funds.
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