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15:15
15:15

Nancy Kalembe Promises Post COVID-19 Recovery Plan Nancy Linda Kalembe 2 1

The plan entails an economic strategy that revives Uganda in 12 to 24 months through empowering community businesses, farming, job creation, land security and putting in place response teams for disasters and pandemics.
12:59
12:59

Government Seeks Supplementary Budget to Pay Tobacco Farmers 3

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde says companies will also have to prove their commitment to how much they are ready to spend per season, in form of a performance bond.
16:13
16:13

Bureaucracy, Bribery Major Obstacles to Uganda's Competitiveness - Survey Makerere University 3

Producers also faulted government for failing to even enforce standards that are in place, to protect the export markets. The Managing Director of Nakifuma Farm Company Ltd, John Magnay attacked government for looking on and talking about import substitution as the country continued to import meat from Kenya.
11:33
11:33

NSSF Ready to Lend to Local Governments urban authorities 3

The National Social Security Fund, which is the biggest single local lender to the central government, says they are ready to lend to districts and cities if they are allowed by the laws to do so.
09:24
09:24

Farmers Worried as China Tightens COVID-19 Measures on Fresh Imports 4

The declining quality is also very evident in the physical structure of animals especially in eastern Uganda, where, one respondent said "a cow can be mistaken for a big goat".
15:00
15:00

Gov't Policies Could Hurt Economy-Private Sector Foundation 4

Elly Karuhanga says for example that the government is seeking to increase taxes and create more to cater for the gap left by the decline in other revenue sources, especially from the sectors that were hit hard by the pandemic.
23:16
23:16

Sugar Companies Want Parliament to Intervene on Deteriorating Market zoning 1 1

Sugar companies from Busoga sub-region are seeking Parliament’s intervention in the fight against ‘unfair’ competition from ‘sugar bonds’ which has frustrated local manufacturers.
12:46
12:46

Uganda Increases Production of Cattle, Poultry in Last Decade - UBOS 1 4

The farmers attribute the increase in production on the rising demand for meat, dairy and poultry products in and outside Uganda.
20:25
20:25

KCCA Law Enforcement Officers Need to Calm Down - Minister Kasolo 4 1

In 2017, a street vendor Olivia Basemera drowned in Nakivubo Channel while fleeing law enforcement officers who wanted to arrest her after she was found selling handkerchief on the streets. The incident attracted criticism to KCCA and many thought it would be a turning point for them. However, the highhandedness never stopped till now.
18:31
18:31

UNBS to Close Fuel Stations Violating Quality Measures fuel adulteration 3 1

Peter Kitimbo, the Head of the Fuel Testing Laboratory at the UNBS says however, that some stations usually continue with the practice soon after the seals are removed from their pumps, and adds that such will be closed down.
15:38
15:38

Influx of Unmarked Foods on The Market Raises Concern food safety 5 1

A cross-section of supermarkets, retail shops and street vendors are selling goods that have no Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) ‘Q’ mark.
18:25
18:25

Traders Ask Security Agencies to Stop Firing Tear Gas in Arcades 2 1

The traders note that whenever there is a protest in the town, arcade traders suffer at the hands of security agencies that not only beat them but go ahead and fire tear gas in buildings.
18:09
18:09

Lack of Honesty Will Kill Online Shopping in Uganda - Experts 4

The director of technical services at the National Information and Technology Authority, Vivian Ddambya advises the online traders to mind what the market thinks about them, because then, they will have a good image.
16:52
16:52

Calm Returns to Kampala Amidst Heavy Security Presence Kyagulanyi riots 3 1

Some traders who opened shops on Friday are still in fear of anticipated rioting and looting.
19:04
19:04

Parliament Approves UGX 5.4 Trillion Loan to Finance Budget Deficit 1

Parliament approved up to 5.4 trillion Shillings loan to finance the budget deficit for the current financial year 2020/2021.
17:35
17:35

Transport Fares Hiked Over Protests in Kampala 2020/2021 election 1

The most affected areas include Mengo, Rubaga, Kansanga, Mpererwe, Kasangati, Gayaza. Where costs ranged between 3000 to 4000 shillings but because of the riots the taxis are transporting passengers at a cost between 5000 to 7000 shillings. Other places are from Kampala to Kireka, Bweyogerere and Mukono, Nsangi, Busega, Bwaise, Kawempe where the fare has increased by 1000 shillings or more from the usual prices.
15:45
15:45

Heavy Security Deployment Forces Kamwokya Business Community to Stay Away 2 3

Nambi, who doesn’t subscribe to any political party, wonders why a fully nominated presidential candidate can be locked under unclear circumstances.
12:41
12:41

Riots Break Out in Kisekka Market Kyagulanyi riots

At 11:30 am the angry traders started burning car tyres in the road, forcing police to fire teargas and bullets
08:52
08:52

MPs Reduce Loan Request for Budget Support loans 1 1

According to an MP on the committee who preferred anonymity, they have considered only urgent and immediate needs and have slashed over 900 billion shillings to reduce the debt burden.
20:26
20:26

Finance Market Seeks More Sources as Listed Companies Lose Prices 3

The fall in the shares of the companies could be attributed to a fall in demand as foreign investors withheld their money, while others sold off their share to either keep cash or reinvest in their home countries and other markets considered safer.
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