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12:44
12:44

No Money Was Returned to The Treasury-Wakiso CAO Wakiso district 4 3

According to the report by the Accountant General, Wakiso district was allocated shillings 59.3 billion for planned activities. It however received and spent shillings 53 billion and therefore returned shillings 6.2 billion to the Treasury by 30 June 2019 when the financial year closed.
15:12
15:12

Entebbe Municipality On the Spot Over Children’s Park 1

Last month, a section of the park was again given to a contractor Ismail Kyazze to erect a billboard, leaving the children with hardly any space for physical education and relaxation.
18:25
18:25

LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process village 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
13:25
13:25

NAADS Scales Down Seed Supply to Farmers 1 2

Small holder farmers will be supplied with 800,000 hand hoes for growing food at peasantry level. Dr. Mugasi says the choice of the new direction has been informed by a drastic budget cut for 2019. He says the budget can only support 522 households and 97 farmer groups, with 28 value addition equipment for the agency to concentrate on setting up two agro industrial parks in Kabarole and Kasese districts.
12:18
12:18

High Court Extends Interim Order Halting Eviction of Kabale Traders 1

On Thursday, Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe ruled that the eviction of traders be halted until February 11, 2020, when the main application will be heard.
10:50
10:50

Entebbe Airport Expansion to Improve Aviation Safety and Security –CAA 1 2

The airport first handled a paltry 118,000 passengers in the year 1991. The same airport handled 1.84 million passengers in 2018, 17 times higher than the number of passengers close to 30 years ago. According to Kakuba, the growing number of travellers to and from Uganda threatens the safety and security of the airport.
07:36
07:36

Ministry of Works Completes Contract Negotiations With SGS sgs contract 1 3

Permanent Secretary Wasswa Bageya says that they have submitted the contract to the Solicitor General for approval before it’s taken to the cabinet and then parliament.
07:02
07:02

EU Threatens to Slap Fresh Ban on Uganda’s Agro Exports to Europe 3 1

Agriculture Minister Vincent Ssempijja says several consignments of agriculture produce shipped to Europe have again been rejected and destroyed over poor quality and presence of high contents of poorly mixed agrochemicals used to treat or preserve them. He says the European Union has resolved to audit the sector in October for compliance to international and European Union Health standards before slapping a fresh ban in the event of non-compliance.
20:04
20:04

Minister Tasks CAA to Expedite Construction Works of New Terminal Building 4 1

The airline is currently renting space from Eagle Air at Entebbe International airport.
17:41
17:41

Gov't Concerned Over China-US Trade War, Brexit-Rugunda 3

According to the events, could affect Uganda’s tourism receipts and diaspora remittances and worse if the global economy falls into recession. Uganda gets money and loans from development partners from her infrastructure projects from countries such as China, USA, European Union and Britain.
17:27
17:27

UCC Blocks Rwanda’s New Times for Publishing ‘Propaganda’ 1 Top story

The UCC Spokesperson, Ibrahim Bbosa, said UCC had directed “internet service providers to block New Times for publishing harmful propaganda that endangers national security of Uganda”.
16:03
16:03

Rwanda-Uganda Stalemate: No Sign of Border Opening, Despite Agreement Signing money changer 2 7 Top story

Jack Tukesiga, a money changer at Katuna border, says they are happy that the two leaders had finally accepted to resolve their differences and signed an agreement. He says their prayer is to see the border open for business to resume.
15:45
15:45

Lira Residents Protest Allocation of Land for Solar Power Plant Aler Community Land 2

The district council approved the proposal to allocate about 200 acres of land, part of Aler Community farm in Ngetta Sub County to Xsabo Group to establish a pilot Solar power plant.
13:31
13:31

Gov't Moots Contractor Facilitated Financing for Infrastructure Projects ppda act 1 2

The amendment seeks to introduce regulations on pre-financing, where an investor or contractors use their money then it is paid overtime in form of a loan by Government.
11:34
11:34

Mukono Boda boda Riders Set New Rules to Eliminate Criminals 3 Top story

Moses Musasizi, the Chairperson Mukono Municipality Boda boda’s Association, says they have decided to put more emphasis on registration of all members after discovering that a number of masqueraders have infiltrated their operations.
10:39
10:39

Yellow Fever Screening at Busia Boarder Irks Traders 5

Michael Wanyama, a dealer in first class clothes, says he has failed to operate for the last three weeks because he can’t purchase clothes to stock his shop due to absence of a yellow fever card.
07:30
07:30

Uganda Airlines Maiden Flight to Cost UGX 166,000 1

This means a return ticket goes for an enticing 330,000 shillings, a huge deal from the normal average of $300 other airlines is charging for the same route.
19:23
19:23

Works Minister Unimpressed with Uganda’s Poor Logistics Competitiveness Ranking 1 3

This was a significant drop from the 56th position that the country ranked in 2016. In 2018, Rwanda was ranked at 57th while Kenya 68th in logistics competitiveness. This means that in facilitating cross border movement of goods, Uganda was doing poorly despite it aiming to be the region’s logistics hub.
19:15
19:15

Cassava Brown Streak Disease Destroys Gardens in Nwoya 1 2

Alfred Kilama, the Nwoya District Agriculture Officer confirmed the presence of the disease which he says started in 2017. He said the disease is not prevalent only in Nwoya but has been confirmed in neighbouring Amuru, Gulu and Omoro districts.
17:06
17:06

Museveni, Kagame Sign Peace MoU in Angola katuna border 1 Top story

Both Museveni and Kagame flew to Angola today morning. The signing was witnessed by President João Lourenço of Angola, and President Felix Tshisekedi of DRC.
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