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07:52
07:52

Farmers Struggle to Feed Pigs Citing High Costs of Maize drought 1 4

Currently, a kilogram of broken maize costs 1800-2000 whereas maize bran costs Shillings 1200 from Shillings 400. The prices increased due to drought that affected maize harvest.
17:40
17:40

Luwero Farmers Sell Off Chicken Over High Costs of Feeds 1 5

Mulekezi however said due to the increase in prices of feed, he decided to sell off 2000 chickens to cut down on the costs.
12:38
12:38

PDM Data Collectors Face Hostile Reception In Luwero 1 5

Ssimbwa says that some residents fear sharing information with data collectors on grounds that it may be used to introduce taxes against them.
11:45
11:45

Small Scale Industries Struggle To Acquire UNBS Certification standards 2 4

Rogers Kakooza, the Director of AVAH Spices Limited in Wakiso district, says that he has operated for four years and is yet to acquire certification from UNBS. He cites the high costs involved in testing and certifying the products compared to his capital.
07:51
07:51

Luwero Muslim District to Construct Multi-million Headquarters 6 1

Currently, the Luwero Muslim District offices operate in a small building near the main mosque at Kasana in Luwero Town Council comprising about four rooms.
08:37
08:37

Residents, Investor Clash Over Access Road 2 4

According to Wasswa, they agreed with the sugar company to expand the access road to enable smooth movement of their trucks but to their surprise, the company sealed it off.
17:50
17:50

Parish Development Model Funds Lying Idle in District Accounts 3 1 Top story

In Hoima district, 840 million shillings were received to facilitate the operations of the parish development model but Charles Kajura, the district focal person for the Programme says they could not disburse it to the various parishes over a lack of implementation guidelines. In Bukwo district, Resident District Commissioner Hashaka Mpimbaza says that Chief Administrative Officer has failed to disclose how much funds were disbursed for the programme.
18:40
18:40

Women In Small Scale Business Struggle To Recover From COVID-19 Lockdown loans 6 1

Grace Nanyonga, the Chief Executive Officer of Grana Fish Supplies Limited in Mukono district, says that after failing to access government grants, she was forced to use her land title to secure a bank loan to support her business so that it can recover from the lockdown.
15:49
15:49

COVID-19 Lockdown, School Reopening Affect Christmas Meat Sales in Luwero Christmas 2021 4 1

Mustapha Kizito, a butcher told URN on Thursday afternoon that he had only sold beef to 20 buyers with each of them buying less than a kilogram of beef. According to Kizito, in the previous seasons, he could sell a cow by midday.
17:20
17:20

Modern Abattoir Lies Idle in Nakasongola slaughter houses 1

The Directors of the company said the modern abattoir worth 6 million dollars had the capacity to produce 60 tons of beef and 80 tons of goat meat per day.
14:33
14:33

Loans Officer Resigns Job, Earns from Craft Shoes covid 19 resilience 4 1

In March 2020 the government closed schools over COVID 19 pandemic sending both teachers and students back home. Oliver Nanono, then working for Bayport Financial Services, was also hit hard because her major clientele comprising of teachers couldn't apply for loans due to the closure of schools. Just a month into the lockdown, Nanono resolved to resign her job at the Luwero branch and ventured into learning how to make craft shoes.
09:01
09:01

Luwero Taxi Drivers Accuse Leaders of Embezzling Welfare Funds savings 4 1

About 64 taxi drivers and conductors at Balikyewunya Luwero –Nakasongola taxi stage accuse their leaders led by Chairperson Uthman Mukasa Kiddu of embezzling up to 71 million Shillings which was saved over the last three years.
17:14
17:14

Deadline Looms for Traders to Vacate Supreme Council Land in Luwero eviction of traders 1 3

Luwero Town Clerk Irene Nakamatte issued a notice In July directing the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa to stop operations of the market that was established on part of the 20-acre piece of land belonging to the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council. The market was established two months ago by Kadhi Mulindwa at Kalongomiti Zone in Luwero town.
11:00
11:00

Luwero Market Wrangles Escalate After Collapse of Talks Among Rival Muslim Factions 1 6 Top story

The Luwero District LC 5 Chairman, Erastus Kibirango was the chief mediator between the two groups. However, when the Kibuli group and Nadduli turned up at his office for renewal of the talks before the tour, Kibirango informed them that he had pulled out after getting a letter asking him to stop meddling in Muslim affairs.
17:18
17:18

Luwero Muslim Leaders Suspend Further Allocation of Space in Disputed Market technical institute 4 1 Top story

According to Kibirango, during the meeting, they agreed to suspend further allocation of space to vendors to erect stalls till Monday next week when they have inspected the land. He says their findings will determine whether or not to allow the establishment of the market on the land.
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.
11:58
11:58

Slight Price Increase On Foodstuff, Meat Ahead of Easter Sunday 2 1 Top story

Zziwa explains that they used to slaughter over 100 head of cattle during the Easter and Christmas seasons but today less than 35 head of cattle have been slaughtered in Luwero Central market.
17:34
17:34

Sugarcane Trucks Plying Murram Roads in Luwero Worry Residents accidents 3 1

Abubaker Ssematimba, the LC 3 Chairman of Kikyusa sub-county says that the trucks carry heavy loads leading to damage of culverts along the roads, which were meant for light vehicles.
23:46
23:46

Bar Owners in Luwero Count Lossess COVID Pandemic 1 5

Violet Nansasi Kasasa the Manager of Biva Hotel in Luwero the town council says that by now she would have stocked over 50 crates of beer for sale on 31st and New Year day.
16:18
16:18

Luweero Vendors to Work In Shifts as Roadside Markets Re-Open COVID 19 1 3

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Chairperson of the task force says that the markets have been reopened today after a meeting in which the leaders committed to implementing all measures to combat the spread of the virus. These include wearing face masks, observing the recommended social distance, using sanitisers and taking extra measures to decongest the markets.
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