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12:14
12:14

From Museveni to Private Guards, How Ugandans Reaped from 9/11 and War on Terror 1 2 Top story

As early as 2004, US was on the hunt for more manpower of private security personnel. Uganda was at hand to offer man power. This resulted into explosion of private security companies that were recruiting an exporting security guards to Iraq. Asker Security Service was the first company to export guards to Iraq in late 2005.
10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
10:31
10:31

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Services Due to Poor Road Network 1 2

Stella Auma, a resident of Lajalula Sub County told URN that the poor road network in her area has led to hiked transport fares to the nearest Omer Health Centre II, which is about 32 kilometers away from her home.
08:36
08:36

Uganda, S. Sudan Traders Accuse Each Other's Country Of Harassment 8

Margaret Ayo, the Chairperson Elegu Market Vendors Association, says that across the border, trade is smooth when being operated by South Sudanese, while Ugandans are robbed, their goods destroyed and the people killed. South Sudan traders at Elegu in Uganda alleged that the police officers demand for money from the Sudanese or mobile phones and other valuables as security that they will cross back into South Sudan.
22:23
22:23

Carrefour Supermarkets Takes over Shoprite Stores

Shoprite will by the end of the year, lease it's six stores in Uganda to Majid Al Futtaim, who currently operates two stores in Uganda, under the banner of Carrefour
22:09
22:09

Parliament Passes Motion to Rename Wampewo Avenue after BMK 11th Parliament 1 3

Wampewo Avenue stretches from the Jinja road round about Adjacent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to upper Kololo terrace road, above the airstrip. It is the same avenue where one of his investments; Hotel Africana and BMK Building are located.
18:45
18:45

Operation on Illegal Power Connections Paralyzes Business in Kumi Kumi Municipality 2 3

During the operation, more than 100 business premises were closed as the owners fled on seeing UMEMEM staff accompanied by the police. At
17:42
17:42

Delayed Completion of UGX 22.8Bn Water Project Irks Kagadi Residents 2 3

Construction works of the 22.8 Billion Shillings water project that is also funded by African Development Bank-ADB through the Water Supply and Sanitation Program Phase II (WSSP II) was expected to be completed in one year.
16:40
16:40

EU Ambassadors Court Speaker Oulanyah on DGF Suspension European Union 1 3

The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities in Uganda was suspended early this year after President Yoweri Museveni accused the Ministry of Finance of irregularly authorizing funding, to a tune 500 billion Shillings, to be operated exclusively by foreign missions in Uganda.
15:39
15:39

Kazinga Channel Ferry Services Temporarily Suspended, Again 1 1

UNRA started providing ferry services across the channel in June this year, following the temporary closure of the Kazinga Channel Bridge along the Kasese-Katunguru-Ishaka road for emergency rehabilitation works. But the ferry has since been having technical faults.
11:34
11:34

KCCA Rejects Proposal By Mildmay to Conduct Routine COVID-19 Screening in Arcades 1 1 Top story

“This is in a bid to limit the spread of COVID 19 through early detection of the infection of the infection which protects patients and counterparts through early intervention,” reads the letter.
10:46
10:46

Hailstorm Wreaks Havoc in Rukungiri 1 Top story

Allan Muhwezi, another victim says that poverty is lurking at their doors because, without food, development becomes difficult and hard. According to Muhwezi, the hailstorm seriously affected his 4-acre coffee plantation.
18:51
18:51

Madi Okollo Acquires Land for Industrial Park 4

The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.
08:35
08:35

Residents Block Water Project Pending Older Road Compensation 6 3

Allan Sempewa, the UNRA spokesperson says that they have financial challenges causing delays. He appealed to residents stay calm as whoever was valued and assessed during the road project will soon get money.
22:11
22:11

IMF Explains UGX 3.5 Trillion COVID-19 Loan Facility to Uganda 2

In June, the IMF Executive Board under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement approved a loan to support Uganda's post Covid-19 recovery and increase households’ incomes and inclusive growth by fostering private sector development.
20:21
20:21

Entebbe Airport: Increased Passenger Numbers Recorded in August 2 1

Mujjuzi however says levying each departing passenger 10 US Dollars, as approved by parliament to boost aviation revenue, and mandatory testing for all arriving passengers could discourage non-essential travel. The government is expected to pronounce itself on both proposed measures and whether or not they will be implemented at the airport.
19:05
19:05

Entebbe Creates Space for 140 Vendors Inside Kitooro Market 4 4

Some vendors led by Samuel Sseninde, the section leader for butchers, have however criticized the municipal council for distorting the market's structure in its bid to create more space.
18:05
18:05

Go Slow on IMF Financing, Gov't Tells Civil Society 4

Special Drawing Rights are an international reserve asset, created by the IMF to supplement its member countries’ official reserves. This kind of currency used by the IMF when dealing with member countries is currently slightly worth more than 1 US Dollar.
08:52
08:52

Residents of Elegu Township Petition Ecweru Over Flooding Ministry of Works 1 1 Top story

Residents in the area say that they are currently living in fear of destruction and deaths due to the resurgence of heavy rains which started last month and have been accompanied by sights of floods.
08:07
08:07

Cracks at the Newly Built UGX 25bn Moroto Market Worry Officials 2

Ismail Mohamed, the mayor of Moroto Municipality questioned why the contractor had not rectified the cracks and instead covered them with timber. “This is unfortunate, these cracks show poor workmanship and we blame the ministry of local government, which has been supervising and they never advised the contractor over these cracks,” he said.
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