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Apr 2021 11 results
21:14
21:14

NSSF Unveils UGX 800 Billion Procurement Plan 5 1

The planned projects include real estate, which will take Ushs 779 billion which involves construction of low-cost housing units in different areas, while IT and Computer procurement will take Ushs 40 Billion.
21:01
21:01

Parliament Passes 12% Tax on Internet Data Ministry of finance 5 1

Parliament has passed a 12% tax on every internet purchase made, with exceptions of data for provision of medical services and education services.
17:09
17:09

Taxi Operators in Eastern Region Cheating Commuters Despite Abandoning SOPs 3

Despite carrying at full capacity, the operators have doubled the fares. For instance, from Mbale to Soroti which was 10,000 Shillings, the fares have increased to 15,000 Shillings and 20,000 Shillings.
16:36
16:36

NRM Chairperson on the Spot For Releasing Cattle into Resident's Gardens village 4 1

According to the residents, the latest incidents occurred on Monday last week and Tuesday night where the cows destroyed several acres of their crops. This prompted the residents to impound over 200 head of cattle and held them at Kavule primary school playground insisting that Kalangwa compensates them for the damage.
16:03
16:03

The Parish Model: Gov't 's New Shot At Inclusive Development 2

Economist and University don Dr Fred Muhumuza says the pessimism is uncalled for. He says the model is part of the decentralization process and that some sectors are already implementing it.
15:39
15:39

Social Media, Lack of Skilled Labour Limiting Tourism Growth-Sector Players 4 1

Peter Mwanja, the Chief Executive of Lasta events says while many businesses are now using the internet to do businesses, there are others who instead spread harmful and false information that has affected tourism, especially in the MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) segment.
15:20
15:20

Chinese Road Construction Firm Losing UGX 162M in Fuel Theft chinese firm 1

The Chinese Company was contracted by the government to construct the Masindi-Biiso 54km, Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole 25km and Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi 25.7km in Hoima, Buliisa Masindi and Kikuube districts.
12:22
12:22

Relocation of Vendors to Kitooro Market Halted over Fraudulent Space Allocation 6 1

The vendors are supposed to relocate to the market on Sunday and Monday. However, Isabirye has halted the exercise saying the market leadership has to first complete the verification of vendors who have so far been allocated stalls and lockups.
11:28
11:28

MPs Want Affirmative Action Funds Seperated from Parish Model Program Parliament 6

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga called on Government to look for funding from somewhere else and not stifle funding for affirmative action.
11:05
11:05

Abapiri Oil Seed Cooperative Society Seeks UGX 400m to Construct Warehouse 3 1

The Cooperative which deals in soya beans, maize, simsim and other cereal crops, plans to construct a store that will be used by the members to bulk their farm produce for sale, however the Coop does not have adequate resources to implement the plan.
11:03
11:03

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Illegal Fishing Gear in Rubirizi District 2 2

The fishing gear was impounded during operations to crack down on poor fishing methods at the landing sites of Kashaka, Mahyoro and Kasenyi on Lake George.
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