Kasitori Baluku, another farmer in Kyalhumba sub county, says the bigger challenge is with the traders especially early buyers who continue to raid the market in Kasese and lure farmers into selling premature vanilla.
The operators led by their Chairperson, Jackson Sserubidde are now pleading with Civil Aviation Authority to reconsider offering them space close to the main parking of the airport where they can easily pick up travelers to their final destination.
Clare Musiime Bakanga, the URA head of change digital tracking solutions, told reporters last month that URA was working with Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to ensure they minimize revenue leakages, combat illicit trade and money laundering and trace the whereabouts of the product.
At least 95% of the cargo coming into Uganda travels by road. This is expensive in terms of the slowness, high insurance premiums because of the high costs involved and the bribes paid to traffic police on the way both inside Kenya and Uganda.
Parliament has today in an unprecedented manner passed the coming financial year 2019/2020 budget totaling 40.48 trillion Shillings without debate on the budget committee report. The report was presented on Thursday afternoon by the committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi.
Residents and traders are finding hard time to cross through the villages of Busiiba and Nawanjuki to their intended destinations. This was after the river burst its banks due to the heavy rains on Thursday.
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has said in a statement today that the 66km road plans for construction will be put on halt because all technically acceptable tenders exceed the financial resources available.
Patrick Ocailap, the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury said that the government has decided to push the sector’s allocation from 900 billion Shillings to 1.2 trillion Shillings to cater for the missing ingredients like extension workers and fertilizers that have been directly affecting farmers’ productivity.
The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese Dr. John Baptist Odama says many of the pledges towards preparations have not been fulfilled. He says the Episcopal conference requires 900 million to successfully host this years celebration.
Growth for 2019 is now predicted to be a moderate 2.7 per cent, down markedly from 3.4 per cent in 2018. Developing countries are likely to be hit hard, particularly those whose economies rely heavily on markets likely to be affected by any additional tariffs and subsequent retaliatory measures.
Fruit vendors in Mbale Central Market have raised complaints about a stench emanating from uncollected garbage near the entrance to the market, with some saying it is hard for them to break their fast.
They attribute the increment to the fact that most of the beans on the market are imported from neighbouring countries, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo following substantial yield reductions in Busigu and Sebei regions early in the year.
Last September, it sold 657 million shares, equivalent to 18 per cent of the firm’s total equity to be listed at the Uganda Securities Exchange. But, the people who bought shares in the company will have to wait for another year before they can earn a dividend, the company has announced
Parliament has approved a Shillings 1.6 trillion supplementary budget request by government for the current financial year 2018/2019 part of which is to carter for the ongoing President Yoweri Museveni’s country wide tour on wealth creation.
According to the district male youth councillor, Enock Fred Kaahwa, the centre will have the first public library in Kyenjojo, a conference hall with capacity of accommodating 1,000 people, a restaurant, and offices for renting.