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11:54
11:54

Technical Institutions Struggling to Embrace Advanced Technology 4

Christine Nayiga, a lecturer in mechanics at the Uganda Technical College in Lira says on top of lacking adequate machines they still use manual machines to train and assess.
11:20
11:20

Contractor Sourcing New Rock for Rwengkunye- Apac Road 1 2

Last month Ssalamu Godfrey Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje Sub County and Matrix Lands Ltd from carrying out any activities at Ibuje rock.
09:54
09:54

Lango Parliamentary Group Petitions Works Ministry over Bad Roads unra road works 1 6

Judith Alyek, the Kole Woman MP and Chairperson Lango Parliamentary Group said that business in the sub-region has declined due to the bad roads.
08:47
08:47

Roadside Vendors in Gulu City Ordered Off Streets Stanbic Bank 3 1

Austin Ocen, the Gulu District Police Commander says that the roadside vendors are exposed to acts of terrorism and crimes because their security is not maintained since they operate in illegal places.
12:02
12:02

Motorists in Fort Portal City Want Street Parking Contract Terminated 2 2

The contractor is on the spot for charging vehicles, which are parked on non-gazetted streets and collecting money beyond 6 pm. They argue that where cars are parked and charged are in front of business premises and yet the proprietors pay ground rent.
11:46
11:46

AfDB Predicts Economic Recovery in East Africa, Cautions on Public Debt 1 2 Top story

While the region did not go through a recession in 2020, borrowing for COVID-19 pandemic containment measures has significantly increased public debt in the 13 countries including Uganda. Three of the 13 countries in the region are in debt distress and 5 countries are at high risk of external debt distress.
17:53
17:53

Town Council, Kashari Dairy Farmers Cooperative Feud over Land 6 2

The land measuring one acre is located in Bwizibwera Rutooma Town council was allocated to Uganda Dairy Cooperation by the Government in the 1990s.
15:51
15:51

Coffee Farmers Urged to Join Cooperatives to Boost Production, Market 1 4

She said it is essential for all coffee farmers to join cooperatives and market their produce collectively. According to Wambi, because of the failure by farmers to join cooperatives, they have been cheated by middle men and that they lack the bargaining power and they are not in position to lobby for better markets.
10:58
10:58

Suspected African Swine Fever Reported in Sheema 3

Dr Joseph Amanya, the Sheema District Veterinary Officer says that more than 60 pigs in Kitagata sub-county have signs of African swine fever while others had died.
05:22
05:22

Lack of Banks Impedes Saving Culture Among Nakaseke Residents long distances 6 5

For a prospective bank customer in Nakaseke, like in Kapeeka Town Council, to access any bank, they have to cover a distance of about 37 kilometers. This calls for huge transport costs and time.
20:37
20:37

Contractor Asks for More Time to Complete Mpondwe Market 2 3

The construction plan for the six Billion Shillings facility kicked off in November last year and was expected to be done in November 2021. The new border market is being constructed by Ambitious construction Limited which is funded by the World Bank through Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project.
20:03
20:03

Bomb Discovered in Sembabule Forest, Detonated 3

Children who had gone to collect firewood saw the unexploded rusty bomb which had been abandoned for some time, and took it to the butcher a butcher who started using it to weigh meat as his three quarter kgs stone, having found it to measure exactly "half and a quarter" (750 grammmes) until one day when a keen customer saw it and quickly reported to the authorities.
17:25
17:25

Amolatar Officials Reject Cassava Cuttings over Poor Quality 3

Tony Opio, a supplier from Nalubwoyu Sub County delivered the 144 bags of cassava cuttings to the district headquarters. The samples were inspected by the district leaders who confirmed that they could not be received for planting.
11:19
11:19

Security Heightened in Bus Terminals 5

On Tuesday, there was a heavy police presence at all entrances of the bus terminals. At the exit and entry points, everyone who accessed them had to be searched.
09:54
09:54

Tea Farmers in Buhweju Stuck with Produce over Shortage of Factories 3

The farmers supply their produce to Igara- Buhweju tea factory, the only factory in the district. It was constructed in 2010 with the capacity of producing 100,000 kilograms however, the farmers are supplying much more than what the factory can process.
07:23
07:23

Encroachers on Railway Land in Gulu, Pakwach Given Six Months to Vacate 2 3

URC says that the encroachers have up to March 30 2022, to vacate the areas to pave way for development and revamping the railway transport as planned or risk being evicted forcefully.
16:44
16:44

Kilembe Mines Limited Staff Go 14 Months Without Pay 3 1

The Manager Kilembe Mines, Fred Kyakonye Welaga says the current staff is helping to secure and maintain factory machines and the over 14 million tonnes of cobalt stockpiles.
13:14
13:14

Uganda Secures New Milk Market in Zambia 1 4

Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato milk on claims that Uganda had smuggled the products into the country without paying taxes, the impasse has since seen the milk trade between the countries souring.
12:34
12:34

COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 2 1

Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for water vessels like MV Kalangala should get vaccinated. "In future, it could become a requirement that only those who are vaccinated will be allowed to carry passengers," says Njuki. Another staff member, who issues receipts, says staff are currently scared that they might lose their jobs if they do not get fully vaccinated by end of November.
19:15
19:15

Amolatar District Engineer On the Spot for Alleged Diversion of Fuel 3

Robert Okidi is accused of diverting fuel worth 7 Million Shillings meant for the construction of Aromi- Abarikori road.
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