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21:15
21:15

Uganda's Debt Hits 50 Percent of GDP As CSOs Call for Debt Cancellation SEATINI 4

Bank of Uganda’s Executive Director for Research, Dr Adam Mugume says if the 2021/2022 budget proposals are passed, the total outstanding debt of the country will rise to Shs86.9 trillion, which will be 52% of the GDP.
16:28
16:28

Pineapple Farmers Struggling to Repair, Buy Dryers For Value Addition 2 1

The dryers, which are fitted with polythene and wire mesh, are used to dry pineapples. Muhammad says the polythene material used to cover the dryer used to cost Shillings 60,000 before the COVID-19 pandemic but now costs Shillings 200, 000.
15:39
15:39

MPs Reject Proposal to Limit Term of BoU Deputy Governor Parliament 2 1

The legal Committee of Parliament has rejected a proposal to have the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU) serve for a maximum two terms of 10 years while the Governor’s term is unlimited.
13:53
13:53

Leaders in Kayunga District Raise Red Flag over Persistent Child Labour 2 1

Ramadan Simali a school inspector for Ntenjeru County is worried that many pupils are likely not to attend school when they reopen. He notes that before the school lockdown, about 70 pupils were dropping out of school to engage in casual jobs.
13:43
13:43

Lira City Slaps UGX 50,000 Fine on Impounded Animals Lira City Council 1 3

Leonard Otika, the Lira City Environment Officer, says something had to be done about the stray animals on grounds that the City is not a place for keeping animals.
12:02
12:02

Year-old Garbage Heaps Chock Pabo Town Uncollected garbage 1

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.
11:57
11:57

KCCA Enforcement Officers On the Spot for Extorting Money from Vendors 3

During their routine operations, the officials arrest vendors and hawkers selling merchandise on the streets of Kampala. They also confiscate vendors' and hawkers' merchandise and inturn solicit for bribes before they can return the items to the owners.
10:50
10:50

Gov't Starts Monitoring Activities of Emyooga Beneficiaries 3 1

The State Minister for Microfinance, Kyegune Haruna Kasolo told URN while in Kasese District on Wednesday that they decided to start monitoring activities to pick out all the concerns about the program and respond to them on time.
09:47
09:47

Buvuma RDC Blocks "Unprepared" Emyooga Beneficiaries from Accessing Funds Emyooga project 2 1

Kigongo who is also the project supervisor in the district says they have written to the banks instructing them not to release the money until they confirm that beneficiaries have understood the real purpose of the funding.
09:25
09:25

Kabale Market Contractor Ordered to Remove Toilets from Top of the Kitchen 5 2

Officials also complained after realizing that the contractor had not considered the toilet of Peoples with Disabilities (PWD)s’ on the ground floor. Municipal Mayor Byamugisha says that constructing a toilet on top of a kitchen creates negative physiological irritation on people cooking in the kitchen especially when a person flushes after using of the toilet.
08:56
08:56

UNBS Calls for Training on Standardization in University Courses 2

David Livingstone Ebiru noted that there is still limited understanding about quality standards, he says students who are trained to be business leaders need to know how critical standardization is.
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