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17:17
17:17

President's Directive on Arcades, Shopping Malls Throws Traders in Confusion KCCA 2 1

Some of the traders accused the president of favouring the rich, saying they don’t see any difference between arcades and shopping malls since they offer the same services.
16:52
16:52

Company to Pay UGX 912M to URA for Mauritius Loan

Agfri Uganda, which manages and gives money to other companies that buy and sell agricultural produce in Uganda, ran to the tribunal after URA presented it with a tax bill of 912 million Shillings for a period between 2014 and 2017.
11:56
11:56

Trust, Caution Vital as Travel Restrictions Start to Ease– WTO 1 Top story

The agency reviewed measures of 217 destinations worldwide, as of 18 May, and found that 3 per cent of all destinations have taken steps to ease restrictions. Seven destinations have eased restrictions for international tourism purposes, while several more are engaged in discussions on the reopening of borders after months of lockdowns.
18:33
18:33

Hoima Airport Contractor Lays off 160 Workers SBC 1 1

The company said in a letter to staff that the decision was in line with the government guidelines to control the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. It, however, comes at a time when the government is easing restrictions that started in March.
16:11
16:11

Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between Ugandan and European entrepreneurs.
15:42
15:42

Covid-19: External Labour Companies Lose UGX 147Bn lockdown 3 1

The Association of External Labor Recruitment Agencies say they have lost 147 billion shillings in the four months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
13:35
13:35

Bank of Uganda Approves NC Bank, CBA Integration 1

The merger of the banks had already received approval from the Central Bank of Kenya, where they are both headquartered, but needed a nod from the Bank of Uganda. In a joint statement issued on Monday, both banks said the merger had received a letter of “no objection” meaning it can go ahead as planned.
13:13
13:13

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Arrested for Staging Illegal Protest Samuel Odonga Otto 2 3

Before his arrest, Otto said that Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has exceeded its capacity to handle COVID -19 positive patients.
15:38
15:38

Busia District COVID-19 Task Force, MP Macho Clash Over Closure of Produce Market 1

Trouble between the MP and the task force started in the meeting held at district headquarters on Friday when MP Macho raised a concern of allowing traders to open their stores and sell off their produce that they had stocked. However, the RDC Capt Chris Mike Okiria disagreed with him saying that they must get directives from the office of the Minister of internal affairs before the market is reopened.
20:26
20:26

KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
16:45
16:45

More Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioners Resign John Musinguzi 1 Top story

They include; Henry Saka, from domestic taxes, Silajji Kanyesigye, the commissioner in the large taxpayer's office and Samuel Kahima, a manager in charge of rulings and interpretations.
15:32
15:32

Taxi Operators Seek Inclusion in Transport Sector Revamp lockdown 2 1

Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association (KOSTA) have asked to be included in all plans to develope transport in the City.
13:18
13:18

Entebbe Municipality To Spend UGX 23Bn in 2020/2021 Financial Year 4 1

Next financial year, the council will largely carryout routine maintenance works on 34 roads including Kitooro, Bugonga, Kiwafu, Basudde, Fulu Gowers, Temple and Kampala roads. Others are Lutwama, Gombe, kitasa and Deven Port roads. The Council also plans to repair streetlights, open the 0.7 kilometre Masiro Road and also complete upgrading the Busambaga Road (0.8 kilometres).
12:03
12:03

UNBS Certifies Six Companies To Manufacture Face Masks facemasks 1

The companies are Lida Packaging Products Ltd based in Mbalala Mukono, Southern range Nyanza Limited in Buikwe, Evergreen Safaries limited in Mutundwe, Jude color solutions Limited in Kampala, Winfred Fashion designers Limited in Ntinda, and Fine Spinners Limited in Bugolobi.
07:09
07:09

MTN Ordered to Pay UGX 44.2b to URA in Two Court Cases 1

In one case, MTN will pay 24.2 billion Shillings on the dispute on taxing airtime and pay 20 Billion Shillings in another where the dispute involves taxing inputs for telecom services and mobile money.
06:55
06:55

URA Senior Commissioner Dickson Kateshumbwa Quits 1

Dicksons Kateshumbwa, who had recently been taken to head the domestic taxes docket, said in an e-mail to staff that he had decided to end his tour of duty ahead of the contractual period with immediate effect.
15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted transport 1 3

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
12:32
12:32

Live Electric Wires Threaten City Traders Bashir Muwonge 7 3

Afanstone Baru, a trader in Kukuubo Business Center, says the live wires have electrocuted several people and spark whenever it rains.
11:13
11:13

Transporters Warn of Clashes With Travelers Over Hiked Fares Covid-19 effects 4 1

Don-Mark Kayiiwa, a taxi driver at Salaama Stage in Kisenyi, says there is a high likelihood of clashing with passengers over transport fares. He calls for government intervention to prepare the public for hiked transport fares because of the prevailing circumstances.
09:42
09:42

Trucking in the COVID-19 Era: A Driver’s Nightmare truck drivers 2 1

Lubowa last made a trip from Kenya through Uganda to Democratic Republic of Congo two weeks back. At the Malaba border, he had papers that showed he had tested negative to the virus. However, clearing agents and customs officials refused to touch his papers.
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