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16:47
16:47

Gov't Unveils Tough Borrowing Measures, Bans Eurobond Issuance

"The government, over the past medium term, has breached some of the set borrowings benchmarks in the 2018 PDMF and has not realized success in areas regarding fiscal consolidation," the Ministry.
18:18
18:18

Construction of 34.8Km Road Stalls in Lamwo The World Bank 2 3

According to Patrick Okot, the Palabek Abera Sub-County Chairperson, only 18.5 kilometers out of the 34.8 kilometers road have been worked on by the contractor since the agreement was signed in 2022.
08:14
08:14

Standard Chartered Connects Uganda to International Banking Services

International Banking enables clients to access global banking products and services offered in international financial centres including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom, among others.
11:40
11:40

Aber Hospital Gets Peritoneal Dialysis Unit in Lango Ministry of Health 9 2

The hospital located in Kamdin Sub-county installed the three machines in November last year when the first patient was admitted.
09:02
09:02

Maracha District Imposes UGX 10,000 on Staff Loans to Boost Revenue 2 1

According to Stephen Obitre, the move is aimed at enhancing the local revenue Mobilization efforts for the district to improve service delivery.
08:52
08:52

Uganda Struck off International Grey List 1 Top story

Since queries arose about Uganda's ability to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorist activities, and the subsequent appearance on the grey list, international transactions have met increased scrutiny, leading to delays in completing vital businesses.
16:16
16:16

Anne Juuko Leaves Stanbic Uganda 1

Over the last four years, Ms Juuko has set many landmarks at Uganda largest bank by assets, having taken the top job at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic that was later to ravage the economy for the next two years.
10:44
10:44

PDM Benefciaries in Agago Count Losses As Stray Animals Destroy Crops 1 6

Farmers who have benefitted from the PDM to boost their crop production are complaining of continuous destruction by stray elephants.
08:35
08:35

Insurance Sector Posts Record Growth to UGX 1.6 Tr Premium

Claims paid rose from 40 to 45.5 percent of gross premium or 727 billion shillings, which was a record payout.
18:43
18:43

China-Backed Investor Licensed to Mine Limestone in Moroto 1 2

The company will mine 8,000 tonnes of limestone daily at Moroto’s Rupa Sub-County in Karamoja sub-region.
15:37
15:37

DTB, TerraPay Partnership to Cut Costs of Remittances by Half 1 4

Muyingo said remittance costs by TerraPay are flat, at not more than 1.8 dollars per transaction irrespective of the value, which makes it even less than the targeted UN average of 3 percent per transaction.
13:11
13:11

Ministers Irked by Mismanagement of Barlonyo Massacre Site 2 6

In 2019, the Ministry of Tourism committed to upgrading the site into a tourism destination. However, the site has been turned into a market by vendors displaying their merchandise on the monument. The site ground also has turned into a grazing area for domestic animals.
16:55
16:55

East African Court of Justice Fixes Dates For EACOP Appeal crude oil 1 Top story

On Tuesday, The Appellate Division of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) accepted the appeal and asked the activists to file written submissions by March 22, 2024.
15:32
15:32

Minister Cautions 'Self-Driving' Colleagues Against Breaking Traffic Guidelines 4

This comes amidst sustained complaints about violations of traffic regulations by drivers that the State Minister for Transport Fred Byamukama called 'working class'. According to him, these drivers intimidate traffic police officers with their titles when they have committed an offence, but also misuse government vehicles.
15:12
15:12

Business Community Protests Delayed Completion of Mwanjari Cemetery Drainage System 4 2

KENEFIELD Services Limited was contracted in June 2023, to upgrade the drainage system in the area covering Hakempu along the Kabale-Katuna road, the Taxi and Bus park, Garage Street and Mukombe Road, as a way of improving hygiene, sanitation and beautification under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) Project.
14:45
14:45

Stop Dumping Counterfeit Electrical Accessories in Africa – Tayebwa Tells EU Eenergy transition 1 2

Tayebwa observes that counterfeit electrical products including timing switches, multi-plugs, adapters, terminal connector blocks, circuit breakers, and earth leakage devices among others are a great danger to the continent as such products can cause burns, electric shocks, and even firestorms.
16:21
16:21

Uganda-EU Forum to Focus on Job Creation, Standards 4

Amb. Sadek says that while EU claims a 45 percent share of foreign investments in Uganda, the bloc feels there is a lot of need to continue promoting investments between the two.
07:55
07:55

PAPs Complain of Irregularities in SGR Compensations 5

Hanifa Namuyangu, a resident of Budhumbuli cell in Bugembe ward, Northern division, Jinja city, expressed dissatisfaction with the compensation offered for her property affected by the SGR.
14:44
14:44

Bankers Launch Anti-Fraud Measures, Calling for Stronger Punishments for Culprits 1 4

The Banking Industry Guidelines on Mitigation of Fraud (BIGF) framework provides for a Grey List for individuals or entities who are suspected of being involved in fraud, and a Black List that will feature those confirmed or convicted fraudsters, and these lists shall only be visible to designated officers or individuals as per the guidelines.
07:46
07:46

EAC to Negotiate Seven Trade Agreements But Implementation Huddles Await

The countries are some of the major trading partners with the region, with some, like the UK and Pakistan considered traditional partners as they have traded with region for more than a century
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