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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.
12:12
12:12

Jinja RDC Rejects Poor Quality Cassava Cuttings government 1

Madoi received the two trucks containing 430 sacks of cassava stems but on unpacking 15 random sacks, the stems were already dry with limited chances of germination. Other sacks contained branches of different tree species and leaves, which had been packed as cassava stems.
08:47
08:47

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

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.
18:36
18:36

Gender Ministry Should Supervise NSSF-Committee Report Parliament 1 Top story

The government had initially wanted to provide for dual supervision of the Fund, putting the Ministry of Gender in charge of the social security arm of the Fund, which deals with the welfare of workers and their savings while the Ministry of Finance, would supervise the Investment arm which deals with the business component where savings are invested in assets to generate income.
16:55
16:55

UNBS Closes 50 Maize Mills in Quality Enforcement Drive Maize standards 4

The campaign targeted Maize millers, processors and dealers in different parts of the country to ensure that they adhere to the maize and maize flour quality standards by obtaining UNBS Certification (Q-Mark) before placing the products onto the market.
16:29
16:29

Minister Defends Parliamentary Commission Budget Cuts MInistry of Finance 3 1 Top story

The cuts affected the Office of the President (1.9 billion), State House (8 billion), Office of the Prime Minister (4.31 billion), Ministry of Defence (5.14 billion), Ministry of Finance (25.9 billion), Office of the Auditor General (3.9 billion), Makerere University (4.3 billion) Uganda Revenue Authority (8.8 billion), National Curriculum Development Centre (12.8 billion), Missions Abroad (11.6 billion) and others.
12:46
12:46

Arua City Officials Want UGX 20B Remitted to Ayivu Division 5 2

Since July 2020, the division has never received funds that have affected service delivery.
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.
18:56
18:56

Rwandese Cattle Cleared to Enter Uganda at UGX50k, Sold to DR Congo at 5m 1 5

Godfrey Nyakahuma, Kabale Resident District Commissioner told our reporter that the smuggling of cattle has persisted due to the silent benefit of local leaders at the border. Nyakahuma discloses that security investigations have established that local leaders earn 50,000 Shillings for each cow they cleared.
17:53
17:53

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

The land measuring one acre is located in Bwizibwera Rutooma Town council was allocated to Uganda Dairy Cooperation by the Government in the 1990s.
17:05
17:05

Parliament Stops UGX 3B Stimulus package to Kampala Serena Hotel COVID-19 1 2 Top story

The hotel had been granted a payment of 3 Billion shillings in October last year as a stimulus package after its operations were hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns that paralysed the hospitality industry. According to UDC, a government entity that promotes industrial and economic development, the funds were approved after a request from Nile Hotel, the holder of the hotel on behalf of the government.
16:48
16:48

Construction of Modern Abattoir in Arua Hangs in Balance over Funds 2 3

The abattoir has not undergone any major renovation since it was constructed over 20 years ago. It lacks a drainage system, running water system and electricity.
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.
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15:50

Music Industry Seeks Permission to Stage Christmas, Easter Concerts 5 1 Top story

According to the promoters, the cancelled music festivals and concerts have not only affected the people in the industry but also allied businesses like the media, foods and beverages and transport, which greatly rely on entertainment. Having concerts during the Christmas holiday will help them in mitigate the effects of the lockdown on their livelihood.
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.
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05:22

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

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.
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20:51

Residents Resist Govt's Planned Takeover of Sango-Bay Land 1 3

Government has given the occupants a one-month ultimatum to vacate the 14,000 hectares that formally belonged Sango-Bay Sugar Estates Limited, to pave way for the expansion of the National Oil Palm Project-NOPP which is implemented under the Ministry of Agriculture.
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