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17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages Jinja 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
16:28
16:28

Fire Guts Girl's Dormitory at Rwakuba SS 1

The school chaplain Rev. Caleb Karabamu says fire broke out around 3:30am on Friday morning in a room where they had stored the property of female students.
16:04
16:04

Kisita Mining License Suspended Over Illegal Activities, Accumulated Arrears 3 1 Top story

Opendi notes that she has personally visited the mining site operated by Kisita Mining Company and found workers going about their normal business in disregard of the presidential directives halting all mining activities.
15:48
15:48

Over 400 Kilometres of Roads Listed for Rehabilitation in Omoro moroto road 3 1

The poor state of roads has stimulated public discontent over the years because they had become impassable to cyclists and motorists as a result of gaping potholes compounded by destructive torrential rains leading to waterlogging.
14:09
14:09

Uganda Hires US Mapping Firm to Improve Rental Tax Collection URA 1

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija said the company will start working in July and is expected to help the government realize more revenues from the sector. He urged the Property owners not to feel agitated and think that the government is trying to squeeze them.”
14:04
14:04

Coronavirus Disrupts Gold Exports – Finance 1 Top story

According to the Finance Ministry, Uganda’s gold exports fell to 1,199 kilograms in March 2020 down from 1,955 kilograms exported in February. The volume exported in March is just half of what was shipped out in January 2020, which totaled to 2,097kilograms of gold. United Arab Emirates is the biggest consumer of Uganda’s gold.
12:34
12:34

Najjembe Market Vendors Ordered to Self Isolate 6 2 Top story

Henry Ssentongo says he had stocked beverages, which he fears could expire should the taskforce delay to reopen the market if more vendors test positive.
11:20
11:20

Telecom Industry Booms Amidst COVID-19 Storm Airtel Uganda 1

COVID-19 caused a spike in the demand for connectivity and digital services. The International Finance Corporation says the pandemic brought business opportunities for telecoms companies.
11:16
11:16

Century Cinema Reopens with Only 5 People on the First Day COVID-19 1 Top story

Lorrainne Oguttu, the Spokesperson Century Cinemax says they are hopeful that the number of movie goers will increase over the weekend and the next days to come.
10:36
10:36

NIRA Hunts for New Executive Director as Gama Is Asked to Leave 1

In a May 18th, 2020 letter to Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, Museveni directs that a new executive Director with Legal and Information Technology background be identified to head the Authority.
10:23
10:23

Frustrated Travelers Resort to Trucks as Transport Fares Flare 1 3 Top story

Edith Naiga, another traveler passenger who our reporters found grumbling at Gayaza stage after trying to board taxis to Kamuli in Busoga in vain, said she had given on taxis and opted to get a lift from truckers.
18:54
18:54

Pictorial; Clearing Floating Island at Masese Landing Site

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa who commissioned the ongoing works tasked encroachers to keep off the shoreline as their illegal farmlands continue to weaken the water banks, forcing them to float along Lake Victoria.
18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 1 3

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
16:20
16:20

UGX 98m Rice Hurler Lies Idle in Gulu 1

Ben Ocan, the Latyeng Farmers Group Chairperson told URN on Friday that the machine have not been operating since it was received three years ago.
15:54
15:54

Police Impounds 212 Taxis for Flouting KCCA, COVID-19 Rules Peter Kauju 2

Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force said that many of the drivers had not registered with the city authorities, before returning to the road. Others were abusing the route charts released by Kampala Capital City Authority and loaded more than the authorised number of passengers.
13:30
13:30

Pictorial; Entebbe Airport Alters Set Up for Post COVID Operations

They have created more space to enable social distancing, installing automated document readers to eliminate excessive scanning passport pages and e- boarding pass readers and other glass shields at the baggage check-in points to reduce contact between passengers and immigration, customs and health officers.
13:19
13:19

CAA Tightens COVID-19 Measures at Entebbe Airport 4 2

Departing passengers will now be expected to arrive at the airport at least four hours before boarding to go through the Health Port screening procedures. They will also be required to present a valid health certificate from the Ministry of Health or undergo a rapid test at the airport before departure.
11:35
11:35

Delayed Funding Affecting Completion of Kasese Industrial Park OWC 3 4

Construction of the park which was supposed to have been completed this month has been hindered by the irregular release of money by the government.
10:04
10:04

COVID -19 Could Lead to Decline in Real Estate Valuations – BOU COVID-19 1

In a letter to the chief executives of commercial banks, credit institutions, and microfinance deposit-taking institutions, BOU said “Current projection and market intelligence indicates that Covid-19 pandemic might in the near term potentially lead to a double-digit decline in real estate valuations.”
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19:09

Taxi Drivers in Jinja Want Curfew Hours Adjusted transport 3 1

The Association says if the curfew commencement hour remains as it has been over the last two months, many of the operators are unlikely to make ends meet in terms of daily earnings. The driver's body says the commencement of curfew times as announced by the President limits them to one route per day.
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