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May 2022 11 results
18:38
18:38

KCCA Impounds Motorcycles Parked at Non-Motorized Transport Corridor 3 1

Robert Kalumba the KCCA Deputy Spokesperson said that they had no option but to enforce the NMT after several warnings to boda-boda riders and vendors. He says that the enforcement is meant to allow smooth business operation in the city without congestion.
17:36
17:36

Africa Coffee Industry Seeks to Succeed Without Foreign Influence 1 5

The 25 African countries agreed that there is a need to make it as easy as possible to trade in coffee within the African continent, to avoid setbacks in the international market. The Nairobi Declaration will also see coffee anchored as a strategic commodity under the African Union.
17:22
17:22

Train Riders Before Giving Them Motorcycles on Loan -UPAPA 6 1

Charles Ociti, the UPAPA Managing Director believes that most drivers and riders are not qualified to be on the road but they are there for survival and as a result, they end up causing or getting involved in accidents.
11:58
11:58

Taxi Operators Decry Low Passenger Numbers 7 1

Baston Kiyagga, a taxi guide at Makerere Stage, says that they hardly make more than 2 trips, which has affected their earnings. Previously, they would record at least 10 trips from this stage.
11:47
11:47

Arua District Records Poor Local Revenue Collection 3

Solomon Anguzu, the Secretary of Finance, and Administration attributed the reduction to the negative attitude of taxpayers and poor remittance by the lower local government units.
11:00
11:00

Madi Okollo to Get UGX 3.1Bn Modern Markets 4 1

The markets to be constructed are Matangacia market in Kololo village, Rigbo sub-county, and Ayavu market in Inde town council at 1.76 billion and 1.4 billion shillings respectively.
10:44
10:44

Lira Hospital Officials Questioned on Overpayment of Pension 5 1

In his audit report, Auditor General John Muwanga queried the overpayment of pension/gratuity by the hospital, to a tune of 222.9 million Shillings following a review of the payroll data and Integrated Finance Management System (IFMS) payments.
09:55
09:55

Fuel Prices are Biting, But Wont Affect Oil Production Timeline - TotalEnergies Oil and gas 4 1

Local leaders claim Local Content Policy is violated as many companies registered as Ugandan are purely owned by foreigners. Project head, Edrisa Kwizera says they are monitoring the real impact of the rising fuel prices on the projects, but believes that the production timelines are and will not be affected by the changing economic situation.
08:35
08:35

COSASE Tasks Kamya to Explain UGX 10.6Bn Supplementary Budget ghost claimants 4 1

Ssenyonyi tasked Kamya to explain how she initiated the supplementary budget without the involvement of the Commission in contravention of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015.
08:22
08:22

Government Sets July 7th for Vanilla Harvest 4 1

According to the Minister, despite the fluctuating vanilla prices on the international market, it still fetches better prices compared to any other commercial crop in Uganda. In the last season, a Kilogram of vanilla cost between Shillings 40,000 and 50,000, which means a farmer could fetch Shillings 21million per hectare as gross income.
07:28
07:28

Banks, Developers Await NSSF Amendment to Give Mortgages Against Savings as Housing Demand Falls 4

Stanbic Bank's Sam Mwgeza says they waiting for the NSSF to complete its consultations and amendment of the Law, and get guidance from the relevant authorities, and give guidance to the banks. Buildnet Marketing Manager, Claire Kateregga says the demand for housing is going down contrary to what they had expected after the reopening of the economy.
May 2022 11 results