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23:30
23:30

Hima Cement Factory Fire Victims Evacuated To South Africa For Treatment 1

According to a statement shared with URN reporter on Wednesday, the factory Country CEO Jean-Micheal Pons said the condition of the two victims had necessitated their evacuation to South Africa for further treatment at a specialized burns unit.
08:43
08:43

National Building Review Board Investigates Hima Cement Factory Fire Outbreak 1 3 Top story

On Sunday, a team led by Eng. Flavia Bwire, the Executive Secretary at the National Building Review Board picked samples from the fire scene to investigate the possible causes of the fire outbreak. Bwire says that after their investigations, they will produce a report that will inform both the government and the factory management on the next course of action.
12:02
12:02

Hima Cement Factory Suspends Operations 1 2

Jean-Micheal pons, the country Chief Executive Officer Hima Cement said in a statement that operations at the factory has since been suspended as the company takes stock of the incident and ensure that the after-effects are fully contained.
11:58
11:58

"Small" Fish Traders Stopped From Taking Products Into DR Congo Markets Mpondwe Fish Market 1 6

Kasese RDC Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that the move is meant to regulate the fish business and help the domestic market also thrive. He says that once the local fish market is deserted it hurts the local economy.
10:45
10:45

Kasese Farming Groups Get Coffee Pulping Machines 3 1

Josinta Kabugho, the general manager for Bukonzo Organic Farmers Cooperative Union, says that the new machines are expected to bring down the cost of production by about 30 percent as it requires less labor to operate and gives out more output per hour compared to the old models they have been using.
07:38
07:38

Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Livestock Market Reopens To The Excitement Of Traders cattle trade 4 1 Top story

Boaz Kafude, the Chairperson of Mpondwe border cattle market says that the market used to employ over 2000 youths and these have been redundant for the last two years.
16:23
16:23

Rising Fuel Prices Hurting Kasese Fishermen 1 4

Steven Bahemuka a fisherman at Kahendoro landing site says fishing is now becoming more expensive following the rise in fuel prices adding that retail units have now set their own prices.
17:28
17:28

Mpondwe Fish Market Reopened fish traders 5 1

Last year government suspended cross-border business and border markets as part of the COVID-19 preventive measures.
10:26
10:26

Kasese Town Residents Want Metal Scrap Business Regulated 1 3

Peter Masereka, a resident of Kogere, says there is an increasing number of scrap dealers in the town who interest young children to get them all sorts of metallic objects for petty cash.
20:37
20:37

Contractor Asks for More Time to Complete Mpondwe Market 2 3

The construction plan for the six Billion Shillings facility kicked off in November last year and was expected to be done in November 2021. The new border market is being constructed by Ambitious construction Limited which is funded by the World Bank through Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project.
16:44
16:44

Kilembe Mines Limited Staff Go 14 Months Without Pay 1 3

The Manager Kilembe Mines, Fred Kyakonye Welaga says the current staff is helping to secure and maintain factory machines and the over 14 million tonnes of cobalt stockpiles.
08:36
08:36

Kasese District Receives Over 800 Million to Start Implementing Parish Development Model 1 2

Key among the activities is the recruitment of Parish Chiefs, establishment and training of Parish Development Committees, set up of the Community Information System (CIS) and mobilization of the masses at lower government level.
17:07
17:07

Kasese Sub County Authorities Close Damaged Bridge 4 1

The authorities declared the bridge risky for travellers on Sunday following destructions by heavy trucks that ply between the two sub-counties to Ihandiro.
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.
19:50
19:50

Kasese CAO Halts Supply and Distribution of Coffee Seedlings 1 5

Last week, the Kasese field coordinator Moses Alinda was picked up by police for statement recording after he was accused of asking money from nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds
15:02
15:02

Kasese UCDA Field Coordinator In Trouble For Alleged Extortion 5 2

Under a common agreement, UCDA supports nursery bed operators with extension services and in turn, buys the seedlings. The operators allege that they have been paying non-receipted Shillings 30,000 whenever their gardens had to be inspected for prospective supply or need to renew operation certificates.
11:17
11:17

UNRA Announces Temporary Suspension of Kazinga Ferry Services 2 4 Top story

UNRA spokesperson, Allan Ssempebwa, says that ferry services will be suspended on Thursday and Friday this week to allow the routine repair and maintenance services.
18:51
18:51

UGX 3.9Bn Project Launched to Support Youth in Agriculture 2 4

The project funded by GOAL International with support from the Master Card Foundation will support 300,000 beneficiaries in 18 districts. The target groups include young women and men, refugees and youth with disabilities.
14:06
14:06

Over 120 Traders Petition Kasese Municipal Authorities on Market Relocation Appeals Committee 1

Some of the vendors and traders have raised complaints of double allocation of space, mismatches between names and allocated stall numbers, and missing names among others. They are also accusing some leaders of manipulating the process.
11:51
11:51

Relocation of Vendors to Kasese Central Market Starts 1 4

The new Market will accommodate over 800 vendors and has 467 stalls and 311 lockup shops.
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