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16:18
16:18

URSB Faults Law for Counterfeits on Ugandan Market 1 2

The debate comes on the backdrop of an operation by the URSB, accompanied by police officers in shops in Kiyembe Lane, Nakasero where a number of items branded Harvel were confiscated on Tuesday. The traders say that the operation against five shops confiscated all electronics including main switches, circuit breakers and changeovers manufactured by Harvel plastics in Dubai.
15:12
15:12

UNBS Takes Standards to Innovative University Students 5

According to UNBS, the uptake of standards among manufacturers is still wanting and now they want to ensure that the upcoming manufacturers are supported and empowered to know the importance of standards.
12:13
12:13

Uganda Requests for Yet Another Loan from IMF 1 1 Top story

The IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice says that Uganda requested a three-year loan arrangement. The loan could be in the range of USD 900 million which is roughly 3.1 trillion Uganda Shilling, according to the journalist who asked the question.
12:01
12:01

Kwania Dishes out Emyooga Cash to Beneficiaries 1 3

Emyooga was launched in August 2019 by President Museveni to spur a shift from subsistence to market-oriented production. The government set aside 260 billion Shillings to bankroll the program with each constituency meant to receive 560 million shillings
10:14
10:14

District Leaders in Lango Ask Gov't to Reinstate Development Equalization Grant 3

Last month a circular from the Ministry of Finance was sent to Chief Administrative Officers across the country directing them not to include DDEG in their budget for the next financial year because the government is introducing the new Parish Development Model where funds will be sent directly to the parishes instead of sub-counties, effective July 1.
19:22
19:22

Museveni’s Remarks Rattle Umeme Shareholders Umeme Ltd 4 1 Top story

Umeme's share prices have fallen by more than half at the IPO. Bitature said that could be due to the negative image painted.
18:20
18:20

Parliament Approves Amendment of NMS, NDA Acts 1 1

In the report presented by PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the laws establishing the two entities should be amended to ensure that NDA effectively performs its supervision role over NMS. Nandala observes that, the General Manager of NMS is a board member of NDA and likewise, the Chairperson of NDA Board is a board member of NMS.
18:20
18:20

Kampala Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Support From Bloomberg Philanthropies 1

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Partnership for Healthy Cities initiative, in collaboration with World Health Organization and Vital Strategies, aims to support equitable distribution of vaccines by member cities
16:46
16:46

The National Plan That Aims To Double Industrial Value Addition

“The Policy focuses on addressing the gaps identified in the National Industrial Policy of 2008 and puts in place strategic measures to optimally benefit from the emerging opportunities, e.g. the AfCFTA,” says the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives.
16:38
16:38

Parliament Accuses NMS of Theft and Dealing in Expired Drugs, Approves Breaking its Monopoly 1 4

Legislators have this afternoon approved parliament’s Public Accounts Committee- PAC Central Government report recommending that the monopoly of National Medical Stores- NMS be stopped.
16:10
16:10

PAC Directs Forensic Audit on NMS over UGX 13.3Bn Supply of Uniforms 1 4

Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the PAC Chairperson said that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose. He says that the uniforms were never delivered on time and if delivered, they were not the right quality, quantity, size and wrong distribution. Nandala notes that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose.
15:06
15:06

Uganda National Farmers Federation Welcomes Parish Model Program 3

UNAFFE President Dick Nuwamanya says that the current structures in place are adequate for the implementation of the model. He says that the only problem would be the will to implement the proposal.
12:07
12:07

Amuru Farmers Venture Into Cashew Nuts Growing foreign exchange 2 3

The perennial tree starts bearing fruits after three years of planting and usually each tree can reach full bearing capacity during tenth year while giving remunerative yields for another 20 years.
11:38
11:38

Butchers Cry as Two Tons of Meat Rot in Jinja Market system 5 2

If it is true that butchers pay 40,000 each per month for power, then 300 of them raise 12,000,000 for electricity in one month, three times the outstanding bill that led to disconnection.
10:21
10:21

Teacher Shortage Impeding Swahili Language Teaching in Apac Schools 3

Last year, the government rolled out the revised curriculum for lower secondary schools. About 16,000 teachers were trained to implement the new curriculum, however, Kiswahili teachers were lacking.
09:59
09:59

Anger as Kabale Authorities Relocate Mechanics, Transporters to Mwanjari Cemetery 9 3

On Wednesday, a team of law enforcement officers from Kabale municipality backed by anti-riot police officers stormed Garage and Kigongi Street in Central division and forcefully evicted the mechanics, taxi and bus operators to move to Mwanjari cemetery.
09:19
09:19

Adverse Weather, Theft of Construction Materials Affects Atiak-Laropi Road Works heavy rainfall 2 1

Bernard Ocan, the Deputy Team Leader and an on-site Resident Consultant Engineer disclosed to URN that Strabag International, an Austrian based multinational construction company is losing material to theft especially the syphoning of diesel from trucks.
19:50
19:50

Cross Border Traders Want Taxes Suspended To Recover From COVID-19 Effects 5

The Senior Commercial Officer in the External Trade Department at the Ministry, Brenda Kabasinguzi says for example, that many of the taxes they traders talk about are actually not applied to them because most of them have stocks less than Ushs 4m. A leader of cross-border traders in Busia, Mariam Babu says the efforts by government agencies had started bearing fruit for small traders, but that during the lockdown, they were forced to return to smuggling.
18:12
18:12

New Mining and Minerals Bill Worries Busia Artisanal Miners 3 2

Citizens caught mining without permits commit an offence, according to the draft, and are liable to a fine of one billion Shillings or imprisonment not exceeding seven years or both, upon conviction. The bill also provides for a fine of 100 million Shillings to miners using hazardous substances such as mercury or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both.
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