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16:35
16:35

Tororo Town Deserted as Covid-19 Bites 1 1

Gerald Osolo, a truck driver in Tororo town says that though the president permitted construction activities to go on with business, no one is approaching them to go and ferry construction materials.
16:13
16:13

Luwero Town Council, District Kadhi Clash over Market islamic teaching 1 3

On Monday, more than 100 vendors started erecting market stalls on land belonging to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council in Katale zone in Luwero town council. It is said that the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa offered a part of the 20-acre piece of land to host the vendors to sell mainly agricultural produce.
14:52
14:52

Panic as KCCA Razes Stalls in Kikuubo to Manage Crowds 3 3 Top story

Wamala says that he had just cleared rent of Shillings 500,000 when he was asked to remove his merchandise and the stall taken away. Seated on the verandah where he used to work, Wamala wore a confused face, saying he was uncertain how he would fend for his family now that his job is no more.
10:41
10:41

Agriculture Sector Stakeholders Fear, Gov't Not Yet Ready For New Year, Parish Model 1 6

Ramathan Ggoobi, who has been advising the government on poverty alleviation, says the model gives the government a ‘bottom-up’ development planning, where the grassroots people have a chance to generate ideas for the development of their communities.
10:28
10:28

Long Route Taxi, Bus Operators Struggle to Survive 6 1

Genesis Socrates Latigo one of the managers of YY Coaches says all their 50 buses have been parked and the company is now transporting luggage upcountry. Their major destination is the Eastern route from Jinja to Mbale and finally to Soroti where they are able to send a truck of luggage daily.
12:25
12:25

Total Signs USD 2 Billion Deal for Tilenga Projects oil and gas 1 Top story

Total E&P Uganda General Manager Pierre Jessua in statement on Monday the selection of the five companies followed what he described as a comprehensive and thorough tender evaluation and contracting process.
12:15
12:15

Ankole Farmers Want Government to Fix Produce Prices 1 5

The recent survey Conducted by FAO on Market Information Services in all FAO member countries it indicated that while a large number of countries do operate some type of Market Information System, the vast majority of services cannot be relied on to provide commercially useful information for farmers and traders.
10:54
10:54

Construction of UGX1.2B Warehouse In Busia Nears Completion 2 4

BAM Construction Company limited is undertaking the project works with funding from the European Union-EU through African Development Bank under the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa-COMESA.
07:30
07:30

Uganda Receives UGX 25B From Global Fund To Install Seven Oxygen Plants 1 3 Top story

Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner of health infrastructure in the Health Ministry, says they will install the oxygen plants in Mbarara, Hoima, Fort Portal, Kampala, Mbale, Lira and Arua.
13:21
13:21

Uganda Records Over 10,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 59 Deaths in Ten Days 1 1

Uganda recorded a total of 10,491 COVID-19 cases and 59 deaths in the first ten days of June. This implies that the country has recorded an average of 1,041 cases this month.
11:41
11:41

Contractor Given One Week to Handover National Isolation Centre 1 2

Eng. George Otim, the commissioner of health infrastructure at the health ministry says that the contractor was supposed to hand over the site on June 11.
10:32
10:32

Seven Boda Boda Associations Dissolved in Gulu City gulu city council 1 2

According to Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor , they have received several complaints from residents that there are a lot of suspected criminals who disguise as Boda Boda riders
09:57
09:57

Three Buried Alive in Quarry mudslides 1

Joseph Oryem, the LCI Karuma Town Council says that the deceased was extracting construction aggregates for sale when the soil developed deep cracks forcing the rocks to roll down and buried them.
09:29
09:29

URA Introduces New TIN Application Process

According to Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, it has also made changes in the existing TIN application form to improve the experience of their clients and attend to the changes in the tax regime, technology and the business environment.
16:43
16:43

Oil and Gas: New Licensing Roadmap Set As Gov’t Woos Oil Investors TOTAL UGANDA 3 1 Top story

Director Petroleum Exploration Development and Production Department, Honey Malinga says the grant of exploration licenses is expected to take place at the end of this year.
10:19
10:19

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs COVID_19 SOPs 2 4

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines.
18:40
18:40

Under Funding Of Local Gov'ts Undermining Decentralisation Policy-Experts Budget 4

According to the planned expenditure, 82% of the budget will be managed by the central government, while local governments get 16%, which the experts say is too little to enable local governments operate effectively.
18:30
18:30

Cross Border Business Booms at Elegu Despite Transport Ban Elegu Township 1 3

Joseph Nyeko, a cross border fuel dealer in Elegu explains that business is continuing normally without any interference as long as one puts on a face mask, sanitizes hands and observes social distancing rules.
16:07
16:07

Uganda Odd Man Out as East African Countries Raise Expenditures

The countries continue to rely heavily on borrowing although some, like Uganda, intend to reduce how much they borrowed this year. In total, the countries plan to borrow more than USD 18 billion, to fund the turnaround of the economies battered by COVID-19, as well as ongoing and new infrastructure projects, among other areas.
14:18
14:18

COVID-19: Rwandair Suspends Flights to Uganda 1

RwandAir announced that its flights will be suspended until further notice. As a result, the two flights from Entebbe to Kigali that were scheduled for Friday, at 4 pm and after 10 pm have been cancelled and the airline advised the affected passengers to re-book to fly at a later date or ask for refunds.
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