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20:27
20:27

Government Reinstates Mandatory Vehicle Inspection 2 1

In 2016, government contracted Swiss firm, Société Générale De Surveillance SGS to conduct mandatory vehicle inspection to ascertain their road worthiness with the aim of reducing carnage on Ugandan roads.
18:19
18:19

MPs Question BoU Operations without Deputy Governor bank of uganda 1 1 Top story

The Microfinance State Minister, Haruna Kasolo Kyeyune told Parliament that he has alerted the president on the matter and will respond soon. He also allayed the fears of the legislators, saying all is moving on well in the Central Bank.
17:33
17:33

Report: Most Ugandans Stuck with Poor Quality Jobs job creation 1 1 Top story

Dino Merotto, World Bank Economist and lead author of the report, said Uganda still has to create at least one million jobs each year from 2030, an increase from the current demand of 660,000 a year.
17:09
17:09

Thugs Hack Chapati Vendor In Gulu to Death 1

Nshekampora Diogen, a mansion at the site where the body was found, says the body had multiple cuts an indication that the deceased could have been killed using machetes
16:35
16:35

How IGG Probe Cost Professor Joloba Mak Principal's Job Makerere University 1 Top story

Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
14:41
14:41

Anne Juuko Appointed New Stanbic Chief Executive patrick mweheire 1

Juuko will replace Patrick Mweheire that has been the chief executive since 2015 but is now heading to Nairobi Kenya to be the regional chief executive for Stanbic operations for Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.
07:55
07:55

Mobile Money Agents Decry Poor Relations with Telecom Companies 3 1

Nyombi explained that mobile money agents face a number of challenges including increased insecurity in the form of kidnaps, robberies and illegal transfer of cash from their accounts. The association has over 180,000 agents across the East African region. However, Nyombi says that the association has tried to engage the managers of the telecom companies in vain.
16:18
16:18

Attractive Earnings on Gov’t Securities Help Uganda Shilling Stay Stable - Expert 1 1

Eva Othieno Wanjiku, the Africa Strategist for Standard Chartered Bank, said they expected the Ugandan currency to lose more value in June last year as companies paid dividends to their shareholders abroad. It didn’t happen and instead, they saw a lot more money come into the economy supporting the local currency against the US Dollar and other major currencies.
07:24
07:24

Natural Resources Committee Halts Renewal of AUC Exploration License 1 1 Top story

In January this year, the Uganda Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners-UGAASM on behalf of over 23 mining associations operating in Mubende-Kassanda gold mining areas petitioned the Natural Resources Committee of parliament requesting, among other issues that the Energy Ministry gazettes for them at least one square kilometer off the mining license EL 1093.
07:08
07:08

Couple Demands Ugx600M from Church Over Cancelled Wedding 3 2 Top story

“As the result of the said acts, our clients went through mental breakdown, anguish and devastation plus being named thieves from people who have given contributions for their wedding reception. Our clients believe they are entitled to damages from you for your acts and omissions,” says advocate Tumwesigye in a demand notice.
16:10
16:10

Three Ugandan Businessmen Held in Rwanda 2

Rukiga District Vice Chairperson Jackson Muganiizi says that the victims were arrested from Kamwezi while crossing back into Uganda from Nyagatare district in Rwanda, where they had gone to visit their relatives. He adds that the three are now detained at Nyagatare district headquarters.
12:32
12:32

Masaka Farmers Unveil New Brand of Processed Coffee 3 1

Reverend Father Peter Paul Kibuuka, the cooperative’s projects director says they were driven by the urge to undertake value addition in the coffee chain through which they would eventually address its underutilization and improve the earnings of the local farmers.
10:13
10:13

Delayed Opening of Gatuna Border Sparks Anger Among Locals 7 1

During the meeting at Katuna, it was resolved that Uganda, within one month verifies allegations by the Republic of Rwanda about action from its territory by forces hostile to the Kigali government. If the allegations are proved, the Ugandan government should take all measures to stop it from happening again.
19:05
19:05

2,000 Delegates to attend G77+China Summit in Kampala 1 3

The G77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, used as a platform to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues. The coalition which was started by 77 countries, now has 135 member countries from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
14:46
14:46

Dispute with Kenya Hits Uganda’s Export Earnings – Finance President Museveni 1

According to the Ministry of Finance performance of the economy January 2020 report, Uganda exported merchandise worth USD 86.94 million (319 billion Shillings) to the region in December 2019 and imported merchandise worth USD 106.71 million (391 billion Shillings). This translates into a deficit of USD 19.77 million (72 billion Shillings).
13:07
13:07

Power Extension Excites Bukusu Trading Centre Residents development 3 1

Located less than 10-kilometres off the Kampala-Gulu highway, the trading centre has operated without electricity over the years.
21:32
21:32

Probe Implicates Four Kyambogo University Staff in Transcripts Scam 1 Top story

An Adhoc committee set up by the university in 2018 to investigate the fraud has recommended disciplinary action against the officers who allegedly mismanagement the procurement process that led to the direct loss of Shillings 128.5million.
20:45
20:45

Land Reform Policies Could Eradicate Poverty in Africa Say Researchers Land grabbing, 2 1 Top story

studies show that good land governance can eradicate land grabbing, encourage agriculture, and increase food security—transforming development prospects.
17:06
17:06

West Nile Business Community Threatens to Petition Museveni Over Irregular Power Supply power outages 3 3

For the last two weeks, power consumers in West Nile have suffered regular power outages with reports of several of their electric machines blown while Super market operators and dealers in perishable goods having them go bad due to lack of electricity to run freezers.
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