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14:38
14:38

NSSF Midterm Access: Consensus Reached, But Supervision Remains Contentious Parliament 6 1

Muwanga Kivumbi, the Butambala MP says that allowing the management of the fund to go to Finance would mean finance can easily access this money and this is dangerous looking at the state of indebtedness.
12:34
12:34

COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 2 1

Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for water vessels like MV Kalangala should get vaccinated. "In future, it could become a requirement that only those who are vaccinated will be allowed to carry passengers," says Njuki. Another staff member, who issues receipts, says staff are currently scared that they might lose their jobs if they do not get fully vaccinated by end of November.
19:15
19:15

Amolatar District Engineer On the Spot for Alleged Diversion of Fuel 3

Robert Okidi is accused of diverting fuel worth 7 Million Shillings meant for the construction of Aromi- Abarikori road.
17:59
17:59

Artisan Miners in Busia Living in Fear over Eviction 1 3

The Chinese investor is constructing a USD 200 refinery covering 300 acres of land in the four villages of Alupe, Agoriat, Akipenet, Amagoro in Mawero parish, Buteba sub-county.
17:00
17:00

Few Passengers, Fuel Costs Aggravate Covid-19 Effects on Bus Operators 1 3

The operators say that since the first lockdown, cost of the fuel they consume for a particular route has been increasing, yet they cannot increase the fares beyond the current rates. The numbers have also been affected by the changing lifestyle among Ugandans and economic structure of the country, among others, which have seen people reduce their reasons for travel.
12:39
12:39

Public Places in Lira Given 3 Days Ultimatum to Adhere to SOPs 5 1

At Lira main market, hand washing points have been installed at all main entrances but lack water, the traders and other people accessing the market do not wear masks. The situation is similar in other places like shops and supermarkets and the parks.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Cautioned Against Engaging Unregistered Middlemen 5 1

The planned registration according to the leaders seeks to protect local farmers in the district from harmful exploitation by middlemen who buy cheaply and resale the produces at abnormally high prices.
20:55
20:55

Disagreements over Boda Boda Operations at Transport Public Dialogue 8

The debate on the Boda Boda industry has been revived following the lynching of a motorist in Rubaga Division by a mob on Sunday after he allegedly knocked two motorcycles.
15:00
15:00

Kenyan Fishmongers Halt Fish Export To DRC 3

The fishmongers are also protesting the decision by Ugandan government authorities to impound goods in transit. They want relevant Uganda and Kenyan authorities to address the challenges they are facing to facilitate smooth trade between the two countries.
12:01
12:01

Minister Magyezi Tasks Soroti City Leaders to Produce List of Vendors in New Market Soroti Main Market 1 1

Last week, ten vendors served Soroti City Council with a notice to sue after failing to access space in the new market.
11:23
11:23

Arua City Struggles to Recover Covid-19 Money Erroneously Paid to LCI Chairpersons 3 2

Arua City received 234.8 Million Shillings from the Ministry of Finance to support the fight against Covid-19. According to the guidelines, VHTs were supposed to receive 150,000 while LCI Chairpersons 100,000 Shillings on behalf of the village Covid19 Taskforces.
11:04
11:04

UMEME Seeks UGX 500BN to Settle Connection Backlog 1 2

Florence Nsubuga, the UMEME Chief Operations Officer, says they need at least Shillings 500 billion to connect applicants whose applicants were processed before the ECP funding got depleted.
10:10
10:10

Govt Says Relief for Small Enterprises Ready, as It Releases Quarter 2 Funds 3 1

The ministry says that they are ready to start releasing money for the Parish Development operationalization but districts and other Local Government units are not yet ready with the necessary requirements.
08:36
08:36

Kasese District Receives Over 800 Million to Start Implementing Parish Development Model 1 2

Key among the activities is the recruitment of Parish Chiefs, establishment and training of Parish Development Committees, set up of the Community Information System (CIS) and mobilization of the masses at lower government level.
16:09
16:09

Acholi Leaders Issue Ultimatum, Maintain Rigid Position on Nomadic Balalo Balalo pastoralists 2 1

Prior to the 2021 general elections, President Yoweri Museveni advised all Balalo pastoralists who keep sizeable numbers of cattle to acquire land and fence it to restrict animals from encroaching on community gardens.
13:51
13:51

Local Gov't Minister Intervens in Lira City, District Row over Headquarters Lira District 1 4

When Lira municipality was elevated to city status in 2020, it became autonomous and was no longer under the Lira district. This also meant that the leadership of Lira had to shift the district headquarters to another place outside the city.
10:00
10:00

Police Deploys in Old Taxi Park 2

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that they received information that taxi drivers wanted to enter the park before its completion.
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