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12:11
12:11

Museveni Reaffirms Ban on Exporting Unprocessed Minerals 1 4

President Museveni, who was commissioning Uganda's first Tin refining factory, in 2015 issued a directive banning the exportation of unprocessed minerals because the country was losing value and job opportunities.
18:38
18:38

Uganda to Reduce Annual Carbon Emissions by 8,000 tons 2 2

Statistics from the Ministry of Water indicate fluctuations in the country's carbon emissions over the years, with a 4.52% decline recorded in 2020 compared to the previous year.
13:25
13:25

US Gov't Gives UGX 95bn for Refugees Assistance

The USAID Spokesperson, Jessica Jennings said her country was committed to non-discriminatory aid programs to Uganda despite the passing of the anti homosexuality law and the ruling by the court upholding it.
12:28
12:28

Contractor Asks for 15 Months to Complete Kabalega International Airport SBC 1 3

Amos Muriisa, the Communications Manager at SBC, explained in an interview with Uganda Radio Network-URN that they are seeking for more fifteen months to allow for the completion of crucial remaining works, such as the construction of the control tower, installation of electricity, Installation of CCTV Cameras, fiber optic cables and other operations at the airport.
07:16
07:16

Education Ministry Asks Stanbic to Ensure National Representation in Schools Program climate change 2 3

For the past eight years, Stanbic Bank Uganda has hosted secondary school debate competitions known as the Stanbic National School Championship. The competition aims to identify and promote talent, stimulate innovation, and recognize the best innovative idea with significant business sense and societal impact.
07:09
07:09

Government, Tech Companies Strategizing to Curb ICT Infrastructure Vandalism law 2 2

Vandalism remains a substantial challenge to the country's social and economic development, leading to network outages that disrupt online transmissions, including cell phones and banking systems, resulting in revenue loss. Vandalism also extends to hydroelectric installations, with equally severe consequences.
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Nigeria’s Blue Chip Tech Vows to Enhance Digital Growth in Uganda 5 1

Baryomunsi said some locally-made products are yet to penetrate the market despite being cheaper, but adds that the aim of the government is to ensure a smartphone costs as low as 40,000 shilling in two years.
15:28
15:28

Uganda, S. Sudan Agree on Border Cooperation 1

The development follows on-and-off border trade conflicts between the two countries, with the latest being last year when South Sudan officials impounded grain products from Uganda for months, saying there were standard violations by the traders.
15:11
15:11

Africa on Recovery Path, But Growth Unsustainable - World Bank 4

Despite the good performance, the Bank says in its Africa's Pulse, that faster and more equitable growth is needed to reduce poverty.
10:08
10:08

Low-Cost Biogas Project Increases Household Uptake 5

A typical system, with a 12 cubic meter gas tank costs up to 1.5 million Uganda shillings, which is far less than the 12 million that a dome of equal capacity would cost, according to Mwesigwa.
08:03
08:03

City Trader’s Protests Fueled By Politicians-Police Fred Enanga 1

“Whereas the protest is purely business and tax related, what our intelligence is gathering is that some politicians are trying to hijack the concerns from the business community to turn them into a countrywide civil uprising,” said Enanga.
07:34
07:34

PS Ssali Didn't Slap Legal Officer-Trade Ministry State Minister 1

"Ms. Sandra's unnecessary aggression caused the Security team of the Permanent Secretary and that of the Ministry to restrain her from getting physical while unfortunately continuing to shout and insult the team head," says the head of human resources.
07:16
07:16

Experts Urge Bio-fortification To Address Health Problems technology 1

Dr. Mulinge stressed that Africa should learn from South America in a spirit of south-to-south cooperation, and regional ministers should advocate for a favorable bio-fortification framework, including the development and transfer of varieties across nations in the region.
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13:21

ICPAU to Gazette Qualified Accoutants to Fight Quacks

The Accountants Act, 2013 states that person, shall not practice accountancy in Uganda without a certificate of practice issued under section 28 or 29, and provides a prison term of up to 34 months or a fine of 500 currency points or both.
12:51
12:51

Some City Traders Close Businesses Irrespective of URA, PSFU Intervention 2

Today's closure goes against the call for calm and dialogue from the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), as well as the deadline set by the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) for April 16th.
07:37
07:37

Local Investors Call for Level Playing Field, End to Impunity in Business 1 Top story

Barnabas Kiisa, UNCCI Chairperson for Mbale City, voiced concerns about the allocation of land in the Mbale industrial park, citing the exclusion of local investors. Kiisa highlighted his own experience, stating that despite meeting all criteria, he was denied land allocation due to alleged non-compliance with certain expectations.
23:27
23:27

Kabale Security Authorities Recommend Shooting On-site Criminals Targeting Solar Street Lights 2 4

But, Peter Nkurunungi, the Director of Geses Uganda Limited, a company that was contracted to carry out installation of the lights explains that though the works had been scheduled to be done completed by June 6- August 6 2023, in accordance to contract terms, it failed to be achieved after criminals started vandalizing and stealing solar panels, batteries and bulbs.
13:11
13:11

Uganda Enlists China Support To Grow Anti-Malaria Herb MINISTRY OF HEALTH 6 4

NMS board chairman Dr Jotham Musinguzi says growing the herb locally would help Uganda that suffers from a high malaria burden to save lives of Ugandans and other vulnerable people in the region.
13:10
13:10

Business Was Low in March- Private Sector 1

According to the Stanbic Bank PMI, there was an overall decline in the business environment driven by renewed contractions in output and new orders, as customer demand was reportedly hampered by less money in circulation and reduced purchasing power.
11:59
11:59

Money Lending Institutions Challenged on Honesty, Integrity 1 2

Kasaija was speaking at the opening ceremony of goldmine Finance branch at Kabalagala he pointed out that most banks and money lending institutions only mind about collecting from customers and not minding about the progress of the businesses of their customers.
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