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18:21
18:21

Hotels Raise Security Levels after Bomb Attacks 5

Following the events over the last two days, there is a noticeable increase in the security measures and the vigilance of the security personnel at the entrances of hotels.
12:06
12:06

Contractor Seeks Additional Time to Complete Kitgum Market 1

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd was contracted to construct the market in 2019.
18:46
18:46

Huge Debt Servicing Bill Worries BOU, as Loan Grows to UGX 67 Trillion

This shows a Debt-to-GDP ratio of 45.5 per cent in contrast to earlier estimates of almost 50 per cent, which had been stated by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. During the year, the economy grew to 148 trillion Shillings from 139.7 the previous year.
14:49
14:49

Savers Protest Delayed Release of Parish Community Funds group 3 1

Some claim that most of their members are illiterate, yet all the money request forms are written in English, and they lack timely guidance from the project supervisors and so they hired local government employees to fill these forms for them at a fee of 50,000 Shillings per form.
09:54
09:54

Tea Farmers in Buhweju Stuck with Produce over Shortage of Factories 3

The farmers supply their produce to Igara- Buhweju tea factory, the only factory in the district. It was constructed in 2010 with the capacity of producing 100,000 kilograms however, the farmers are supplying much more than what the factory can process.
07:23
07:23

Encroachers on Railway Land in Gulu, Pakwach Given Six Months to Vacate 2 3

URC says that the encroachers have up to March 30 2022, to vacate the areas to pave way for development and revamping the railway transport as planned or risk being evicted forcefully.
16:44
16:44

Kilembe Mines Limited Staff Go 14 Months Without Pay 3 1

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.
13:14
13:14

Uganda Secures New Milk Market in Zambia 1 4

Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato milk on claims that Uganda had smuggled the products into the country without paying taxes, the impasse has since seen the milk trade between the countries souring.
14:38
14:38

NSSF Midterm Access: Consensus Reached, But Supervision Remains Contentious Parliament 6 1

Muwanga Kivumbi, the Butambala MP says that allowing the management of the fund to go to Finance would mean finance can easily access this money and this is dangerous looking at the state of indebtedness.
12:34
12:34

COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 1 2

Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for water vessels like MV Kalangala should get vaccinated. "In future, it could become a requirement that only those who are vaccinated will be allowed to carry passengers," says Njuki. Another staff member, who issues receipts, says staff are currently scared that they might lose their jobs if they do not get fully vaccinated by end of November.
19:15
19:15

Amolatar District Engineer On the Spot for Alleged Diversion of Fuel 3

Robert Okidi is accused of diverting fuel worth 7 Million Shillings meant for the construction of Aromi- Abarikori road.
17:59
17:59

Artisan Miners in Busia Living in Fear over Eviction 1 3

The Chinese investor is constructing a USD 200 refinery covering 300 acres of land in the four villages of Alupe, Agoriat, Akipenet, Amagoro in Mawero parish, Buteba sub-county.
17:00
17:00

Few Passengers, Fuel Costs Aggravate Covid-19 Effects on Bus Operators 1 3

The operators say that since the first lockdown, cost of the fuel they consume for a particular route has been increasing, yet they cannot increase the fares beyond the current rates. The numbers have also been affected by the changing lifestyle among Ugandans and economic structure of the country, among others, which have seen people reduce their reasons for travel.
12:39
12:39

Public Places in Lira Given 3 Days Ultimatum to Adhere to SOPs 1 5

At Lira main market, hand washing points have been installed at all main entrances but lack water, the traders and other people accessing the market do not wear masks. The situation is similar in other places like shops and supermarkets and the parks.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.
07:54
07:54

Farmers Cautioned Against Engaging Unregistered Middlemen 5 1

The planned registration according to the leaders seeks to protect local farmers in the district from harmful exploitation by middlemen who buy cheaply and resale the produces at abnormally high prices.
20:55
20:55

Disagreements over Boda Boda Operations at Transport Public Dialogue 8

The debate on the Boda Boda industry has been revived following the lynching of a motorist in Rubaga Division by a mob on Sunday after he allegedly knocked two motorcycles.
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