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17:57
17:57

Sugarcane Out Growers Struggle to Acquire Selling Permits From SCOUL Kayunga District 3 2

The Chairperson of Kayunga Sugarcane out Grower’s Association Patrick Nsereko reveals that the working relationship between SCOUL and the farmers has been good until 2016 when SCOUL started restricting permits.
17:51
17:51

URA Bows to Pressure, Allows Importers to Pay for Goods When They Enter Uganda 2 1

The tax body had directed that all imported goods be cleared from the port of entry under the single customs territory. This meant that a trader would import goods and when they reach Mombasa or Dar-Es-Salaam, they pay taxes immediately and continue to the final destination – in this case, Uganda.
15:34
15:34

Gov’t Positive on Outcome of EU Agriculture Exports Audit European Union 1 2

Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja told Journalists in Kampala on Friday that the European Union conducted an audit on Uganda’s agriculture exports chain starting from production, transportation and packaging among others, last month, for which a report is still awaited.
14:59
14:59

KCCA Fails to Pass Budget 2

During the council session held on Friday, at the City Hall, it was resolved that discussion of the budget be halted until they have received guidance from the Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya on the matter of the Acting Executive Director Andrew Kitaka whose powers to present the budget to council are being questioned.
10:33
10:33

Taxpayers Given 14 Days to Rectify Fictitious Returns 1

This comes after URA noticed that a sizeable number of taxpayers had introduced fictitious entries in their accounts such as loans and related expenses to lower their tax bill. Also, the tax body said some taxpayers were using multiple Tax Identification Numbers to suppress earned revenues.
07:31
07:31

Gov’t Dependency On Non-Traditional Donors Threatening Accountability – New Paper 1

The paper says the government now concentrates on building physical infrastructure, like roads, to secure quick wins in elections. The traditional donors want to see social development. China is indifferent, they argue.
07:10
07:10

Oil and Gas Partners Caution SMEs Over Procurement 1

Pierre Real- Paris, the Total Exploration and Production Uganda Upstream Project Manager says domestic companies will be subjected to pre-qualification, single sourced or granted selective bidding in order to participate in the industry.
18:30
18:30

Rwanda Calls Off Second Border Closure Meeting Ofwono Opondo 1 Top story

The meeting, which would have been a follow-up to the Kigali meeting of September 16, was supposed to take place after 30 days – on October 16, 2019, but the date passed quietly. Now that the November date has been canceled, it leaves everything uncertain as to when both countries would meet.
18:24
18:24

SEATIN Rallies Teachers to Improve Students Debating Skills 2 2

Universities that took part in this year’s SEATIN debate competitions include Makerere, UCU, Islamic University of Uganda- IUIU, International University of East Africa- IUEA, Cavendish, Uganda Martyrs University-Nkozi, Kyambogo University, Mbarara, Ndejje and Gulu University.
18:12
18:12

Petroleum Authority Tips 200 SMEs On Oil and Gas Jobs 1 1

Overall, the Oil and Gas Sector is expected to inject 20 Billion US Dollars into the economy over the next five years. There is optimism that domestic companies can tap and retain up to US Dollars 6 Billion every year.
16:50
16:50

Gulu Wants Misused YLP Funds Recovered Through Parents of Beneficiaries Gulu Univeristy 3 1

Andrew Mase Onen, the district YLP Desk Focal Person, several groups have mismanaged the funds and less than 150 million shillings have been recovered from the groups in the four years adding that the district is considering tasking defaulters' parents to payback the money.
14:25
14:25

Construction of UGX 4 Billion Bridge in Dokolo to Start Next Month dokolo district 2

Once built this bridge will connect Lira to Dokolo, Kaberamaid and Amolatar districts via Agwata and Kwera Sub Counties.
12:58
12:58

Kitgum Businessman Missing 1

Victor Nahabwe, the Aswa River Region Deputy Police Commander told URN on Thursday they have picked up Selsio Kilama, a resident of Onyala Central Village in Pagwok parish also in Namukora in connection to Acaye’s disappearance.
12:14
12:14

Gov't to Set Rates for Auditors Providing Services to Microfinance Institutions 1 4

Kosolo notes that they have established that the growth of many of microfinance institutions is being hampered by high costs, part of which are incurred in sourcing external audit services that necessitates setting limits.
07:58
07:58

Mukono Taxi Park Land Sold to Private Developer shopping mall 2 1 Top story

Edward Kiwanuka, a member of the Taxi Park Management Committee, says they have no intention of stopping the municipality or land owner from selling the land but the proposed development must cater for a taxi park. He notes that Mukono shares the busiest highway in the country whose traffic jam will worsen if they are displaced from their current location.
07:26
07:26

Pictorial: State of Amuru-Adjumani Road Gulu Main Hospital 16 1 Top story

On Wednesday, transport was paralyzed for several hours when more than 60 vehicles transporting passengers and merchandises got stuck on the road between Attiak Sub County and Alia in Pakele Town Council due to numerous pot holes, mud and poor drainage resulting from heavy rains in the recent weeks.
19:49
19:49

UGX 3 Trillion Locked In Court Disputes- Chief Justice 1 1 Top story

Katureebe says more judges will have to be recruited and deployed in the Commercial and Civil Division of the High Court to return the idle funds in public circulation. He says the four judges in the Land Division of the High court alone have 9,020 cases to preside over.
18:01
18:01

Law Firm Sues Kampala Archdiocese Over UGX 920M Legal Fees Church 1 Top story

According to documents before the High Court Civil Division, Kampala Archdiocese instructed Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates in 2018 to recover Shillings 17 billion from the Finance Ministry being rent arrears for two pieces of land in Nsambya including the one hosting Nsambya Police Barracks.
12:39
12:39

Police Recovers 29 Stolen Motorcycles in Gulu Josephine Angucia

Simon Wokorach the enforcement officer Gulu Boda Boda cyclists association says all the recovered motorcycles have since been given back to their owners after presentation of documents proofing ownership of the motorcycles.
08:02
08:02

Traders, Kame Valley Management Clash For Operating on the Road 3 1 Top story

The Market Chairperson, Robert Kigozi, said the decision of the traders to display merchandise in the middle of the road interferes with traffic flow along Kampala-Jinja highway. “We are not fighting mobile traders but they have failed to respect working guidelines that are in line with municipal orders,” Kigozi said
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