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18:30
18:30

MTN Explains Undersubscription As Share Price Increases 6

MTN Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte blamed misinformation especially by social media about the company and the listing process in particular, to the extent of the company and the Capital Market Authority being sued for alleged violation of regulatory procedure, which suit did not succeed.
17:01
17:01

Taxi Operators Losing Hope of Returning to Kampala Old Taxi Park 5 1

According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
22:16
22:16

Bus Operators Fail to Enforce Hiked Transport Fares passengers 4 1

Caroline Apalat, a booking Clerk for Gogolon Transporters Ltd that plies the Kampala-Moroto route via Mbale, Kumi and Soroti in Eastern Uganda says several passengers who booked cancelled their Thursday trip forcing them to charge the initial rates.
21:54
21:54

New Transport Policy to Curb Road Accidents, Vandalism 6

The new policy aims at providing “reliable, safe, efficient and effective transport infrastructure and services that benefit all people and contribute to the social and economic development of the country.”
14:10
14:10

COSASE Summons Finance Minister Kasaija over Entebbe Airport Chinese Debt 1 3

Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained to the committee that there are definitely consequences if Uganda does not meet its contractual obligation, and that he had advised the Ministry of Finance against continued re-negotiation of the contract, saying although it is not the best contract, it is not a bad one either.
19:07
19:07

New Law to Penalise Road Construction Companies over Human Rights Abuse 1 3

In 2015, the World Bank suspended funding for a 256 million dollar Kamwenge to Fort Portal Road after reports by the communities about the sexual abuses, while the Tororo-Kamdini Road contract remains suspended.
11:34
11:34

UNBS to Strictly Enforce LPG Standards, Bans Cylinder Swapping 1 7 Top story

The LPG standards and the Weights and Measures rules and other Statutory Instruments provide that the name and address of the manufacturer of the goods should be indicated.
20:15
20:15

Nakawa Market Vendors Receive Tarpaulins to Manage Rain Challenge KCCA 4 1

Speaking at the handover of the items to Kampala City Council Authority, Samuel Mabala, the country advisor Cities Alliance noted that through interaction with vendors, it came to their notice that there was a need to address the poor sanitation in the market.
17:07
17:07

National Housing Tired of Doing Government's, National Water's Job Stanbic Bank Uganda 3 1

Kaijuka pointed out that in many places where they have established housing estates, they have had to fix sewage, built lagoons and roads which should be a responsibility of National Water and Sewerage Corporation, and the government.
12:47
12:47

Poultry Farmers Accuse Government of Indifference over Kenya Poultry Imports Ban 1

Poultry magnate Aga Sekalala says they hear there is a new Trade minister who replaced Amelia Kyambadde but they don't know what he does, nor what he thinks about the current Kenya - Uganda trade issues.
18:46
18:46

UDB Offers Simpler Credit Terms for Women Entrepreneurs 5

UDB Managing Director, Patricia Ojangole says they have created unsecured loan products based on the fact women have been proved to be better at debt repayment than men, and that there is need to take advantage of this.
17:52
17:52

Trade Committee Wants all Energy Drinks Tested for Adulteration Health drinks 1

'We shall then compare the findings of NDA, UNBS and those of an independent laboratory and if the results are varying then we are going to be in trouble. So you cannot change these results. Go and do the exact thing and give us exact results!” - Committee Chairman Mwine Mpaka.
11:28
11:28

Stop Scaring Umeme on Concession, Government Cautioned 5

Hiring private companies has largely been blamed for the high cost of power and unstable supply, and for this, the public view is dominated by calls not to renew Umeme’s contract at the end of its 20 years in 2025. "Even if the contract is to be renewed, the government should leave the companies to operate in peace without threats of termination because this also scares investors away from the sector," says Ssebowa, former ERA Executive Director.
16:25
16:25

MOU Says Dr Musenero Must Account for the UGX 31Bn –Permanent Secretary Covid-19 vaccine 4 1

The former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, David OO Obong has told legislators that Minister Dr. Monica Musenero should provide all accountability regarding the utilization of funds meant to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine development.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Finally Passes NSSF Bill Allowing Midterm Access workers 1 7

The bill also streamlined the supervision of the 15 trillion shilling fund between the Ministries of Gender and of Finance. The workers, government, and the Gender committee agreed to have the Ministry of Gender supervise the social security aspect, while the Ministry of Finance will be in charge of the finance and investment aspects.
09:30
09:30

MPs Question Ministers on Akii-Bua and Buhinga Stadia Status 1 4

Lugoloobi said that all these projects that were dropped would be prioritized in the next cycle of programming for the period 2021- 2023.
19:45
19:45

Civil Society Finance Experts Want Windfall Tax Levied on Monthly Basis Parliament 1

A windfall tax is a tax levied by Government against industries that have benefited the most from prevailing economic conditions causing those industries to experience above average profits.
16:23
16:23

Gov't Ready to Disburse UGX 200bn Relief Fund For Small Enterprises 4

The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija says eligible businesses will include all small businesses operated by individuals, groups, partnerships, and companies employing 5-49 people and with an annual turnover of 10 million to 100 million shillings.
08:05
08:05

Safe Boda Haggles with Riders Abandoning Company after Lockdown Glitches 6

Mainly in October 2020, the Safe Boda company decided to increase the deduction per ride from 10% to 15% which the riders protested at that time, however company leaders did not revisit the decision according to riders interviewed.
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