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11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
07:24
07:24

Kyotera Land Saga: Police Halts Eviction of 35 Households 5

Mary Nabukenya and Florence Nakaaki, two of those affected claim that Kibi disposed of the land during the COVID19 lockdown when the government through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development halted all kinds of land transactions.
11:22
11:22

Town Clerks Blame Political Interference for Failure to Enforce Physical Development Plans area 4

Godfrey Kisseka, the town clerk of Mubende Municipality, says that most violators of the current physical development plans are powerful and well connected; saying that fighting them requires political support from the president.
08:39
08:39

Fort Portal RCC Unearthes Over 20 Ghost Emyooga Groups 1 1

In April, Mbabazi stopped the issuance of certificates to all 36 Emyooga SACCOs in Fort Portal after the Commercial Officer, Michael Karwani failed to avail the lists of the intended beneficiaries.
16:58
16:58

Tourism Sector Recovering Steadily, Ministry 2

The UWA Executive Director, Sam Mwandha says domestic revenues are still limited mainly because of the continued closure of schools, which are the main contributors to local visitors to the parks.
16:46
16:46

Airport Taxi Operators Decry Loss of Business 4 2

Airport taxi operators led by Jackson Sserubidde, the chairperson of Airport Taxi Services Cooperative Society Ltd​say that the testing centre has affected the number of passengers they carry daily because eligible travellers spend about four hours at the centre.
15:38
15:38

Human Activities Halted on Aswa River as Experts Start Testing The Hydro Power Station River Unyama 1 3

Patricia Amito Leah, the ARPE Community Programs Officer told the community and local leaders along River Aswa in Paibona Sub County on Thursday evening that their technicians would start testing the dam’s 4x10.25 megawatts turbine electricity generating capacity on Friday evening.
15:06
15:06

Gulu City Registers Poor Revenue Collection 1 2 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the Mayor Gulu City reveals that the low revenue collection is due to leakages in the collection process. Okwonya noted that at Layibi Market in Bardege- Layibi Division where there are over 100 vendors, the contractor only remits Shillings 300,000 monthly to the City Council implying that he collects only Shillings 10,000 a day from only about 10 vendors.
13:19
13:19

Why Trade Must Be Part Of the Solution To Biodiversity loss 1

Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
08:08
08:08

UIA Angry, No Money for Dubai Expo Due October 3

Despite the importance of the expo, the Director-General of the Uganda Investments Authority, Lawrence Byensi expresses disappointment that the National Task Force is yet to receive money from the Finance Ministry with just about four months to the start of the expo.
17:38
17:38

Police Officers Rush to (Re)Join Force’s SACCO Because of New, Good Management 2 1

“We have managed to reduce on the expenditure in the Sacco canteen, moving away from a loss of 73million Shillings suffered in 2019 to realising a profit of 750 million Shillings in 2020. We have also been able to reduce on most of the expenditures as reflected in the financial statement which has boosted our net profit from Shs315m in 2019 to Shs2.631Bn in 2020,” Omoding said.
10:43
10:43

UWA, Ziwa in Negotiations to Manage Rhino Sanctuary 1 2

This conflict came a year before the date that was recommended by a feasibility study into the possible relocation of the rhinos onto national parks, meaning the government, through UWA have to find quick solutions to their survival.
17:22
17:22

Families Want Graves of Loved Ones Exhumed From Gulu Logistic Hubs Project Site

Acellam says 50 graves belonging to 47 families that were within the project site have already been destroyed without their consents despite their earlier agreement that they should be exhumed to pave way for the works.
16:43
16:43

Residents Embark on Building a 16.2 Kms Road Using Hand Hoes 1 4

They started working on the road last month (April) by using hand hoes, pangas, slashers, among other tools to open drainage channels, use stones and soil to fix potholes and compact using the old culvert by rolling it on the soil that they pour on the road to compact it.
07:20
07:20

Bunyaruguru Tooke Farmer’s Cooperative Helps Rubirizi Women Get Better Prices 5 2

Olive Rukundo, a Banana farmer in Magambo village says that the cooperative is an eye-opener to the farmers on how to benefit more from their produce. She says that they have now an opportunity to negotiate better prices for their bananas and now sell the bananas in Kilograms, which gives them more money.
13:23
13:23

New Attiak Sub County Leadership to Prioritize Environmental Protection 2 4

The sub-county is among the areas hit most by environmental degradation through indiscriminate tree cutting for charcoal and logs.
20:19
20:19

What Does Separation of Mobile Money From Telecoms Mean?

Mustapha Mugisa, an investigator of financial fraud and a forensics expert says the government wants the new companies to be subjected to Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) guidelines due to the big sums of money going through the platform.
19:51
19:51

Makerere Honours Akinwumi Adesina For Innovative Scientific Leadership Makerere Universit 3 1 Top story

The African Development Bank President recalled his work in Uganda as the Associate Director of the Rockefeller Foundation, when he engaged the University faculty members in undertaking research on food technologies.
19:45
19:45

Lira City Butchers Hike Meat Prices Citing Scarcity of Animals Lira Main Market 4 1

Emmanuel Watmon, the Chief Executive Officer 911 Restaurant, says that the increase in the price of meat has affected the price of food, which is eventually affecting the turn-up of customers.
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