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20:56
20:56

Minister Ponders Tougher Penalties for Milk Adulteration 1 3

Reports indicate that between January 1 and 12, Kenyan authorities have confiscated 54 tons of powdered milk and 140,000 litres of Long Life milk from Pearl Dairies and its distributors, citing nonconformity to standards and smuggling. Uganda has reportedly lost more than USD 360,000 in milk exports due to the seizure.
20:12
20:12

Masaka Groups Conned in New Government Wealth Creation Project 3 1

However, a team of project coordinators and the Office of the Resident District Commissioner faced a hard time today, when they attempted to meet leaders of intending beneficiary enterprise groups from Masaka municipality. A number of group had complaints that were cheated in a sham registration and evaluation processes.
19:26
19:26

China, Uganda Open Frontiers for Fish Maw Trade 3 1

A kilogram of small-sized fish maw costs 160,000 Shillings on the local market while a kilogram of medium-sized maws costs between 350,000 and 800,000 Shillings. A large maw that can make more than a Kilogram costs up to 1,100,000. The maw costs between USD 450 (1.6 million Shillings) to 1,000 (3.6 million Shillings) on the international market.
18:21
18:21

UMRA Tasked to Probe Illegal Deposit-Taking Microfinance Institutions 1 2

Masindi district Chairman Cosmas Byaruhanga says that the region has recorded an upsurge of unregulated money lenders in recent years. He explains that on top of some of them taking deposits from unsuspecting customers, they are also stealing their assets after duping them to sign sale agreements.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Butchers Demand for 50 Percent Reduction on Slaughter Fee 1 1

The butchers under their association of Gulu Livestock Dealers Association say Gulu Municipal Council is currently charging a slaughter fee of UGX 24,000 and 12,000 per cow and goat respectively, a fee which is so high for them.
17:43
17:43

Locust Invasion Sparks Uncertainties in Northern Uganda desert locusts 3 1

The UN agency added that the locusts now wandering into Turkana County, pose threats of a likely spill over into Karamoja sub-region in North-Eastern Uganda, which also shares a common boundary with Acholi, Lango and Teso sub-regions. It’s for this reason that many residents in northern Uganda are living in uncertainty.
17:04
17:04

Transporters Stranded As Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Jinja street 4 1

The Nile Bridge was blocked for close to four hours, with big vehicles parked on one lane as police conducted operations.
16:51
16:51

Bunyoro Kingdom Bothered by Slow Pace of Oil Activities Oil and gas 1 3

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister Andrew Byakutaga says that the delay in announcing the Final Investment decision is grossly frustrating efforts by local investors to tap into opportunities in the oil and gas sector. Byakutaga cites individuals who had invested in hotels, Agriculture, construction and other businesses to supply the oil and gas sector.
14:31
14:31

Ugandans Lost UGX192bn to Hackers in 2018 - Survey cyber security 2 1

For Uganda, some of the banks attacked choose to keep quiet, many fearing reputational damage that may drive customers away. Also, even when an issue is reported, successful prosecution is still low. For instance, while 15% of the cases were reported in 2018, only 5% were successfully prosecuted.
13:03
13:03

Agriculture Ministry to Adopt 4P Production Model for Major Cash Crops 1 1

The 4P model was applied in Kalangala to bring together 1,300 oil palm outgrowing farmers, the Government of Uganda through the Vegetable Oil Development Project, the funders from the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Private partners who include oil Palm Uganda Limited.
20:29
20:29

MPs Demand Budget for New Cities, Electoral Road Map 4

Lugoloobi tasked Bahati to explain why the NBFP doesn’t have actual expenditures for the five unfunded critical areas.
20:11
20:11

Cabinet Approves Signing Of Several Air Service Agreements uganda airlines 1 1 Top story

The agreements permit airlines of contracting countries to operate commercial flights that cover the transport of passengers and cargo between those two countries.
20:08
20:08

Nine Netted Over Suspicious Online Business cyber crime 4

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the suspects have been operating in the district since November last year as “Century Trade Online” employees and business associates.
19:56
19:56

KCCA Law Enforcement Team Improves Operation Methods City Hall court 3

According to Robert Kalumba the Deputy Spokesperson of KCCA, the enforcement officers have been given more training in client care and continued to monitor them to ensure compliance. He says that they have also stoped them from chasing after people and bundling them on KCCA trucks. He however says they have continued with law enforcement to maintain order in the City.
18:30
18:30

UNBS Closes City Bakeries over Poor Hygiene 1

The bakeries include that of Capital Shoppers in Ntinda and Nakawa branches, Tuskys supermarket Ntinda and Nansana branches, and Mega Standard on Burton Street. Others are S&S supermarket in Nkumba and Outlet bakery at freedom city.
17:23
17:23

Minister Bahati Makes U-turn On Petroleum Fund 1 2

Appearing before the budget committee on Tuesday, Bahati backtracked, saying that the fund has a balance of 70 billion shillings.
16:49
16:49

Northern Uganda to Endure Unstable Electricity Supply Until April 3 1 Top story

According to Umeme LTD and Uganda Electricity Distribution Company LTD, Achwa II hydroelectric station in Pader district will create a second power supply source that will put an end to persistent load shedding.
07:37
07:37

Alliance One Bows to Pressure, Begins Buying Excess Tobacco farmers 1

The company contracted more than 700 farmers in Hoima district in January 2019, to grow tobacco and granted them loans which would be recoverable upon the sale of their produce.
21:10
21:10

MPs Tasked NPA Boss to Explain Delayed Submission of NDPIII for Approval 5

A National Development Plan, which is formulated after the approval of a strategic direction for sectors and local governments by the cabinet, enables the National Planning Authority to engage various departments and agencies to identify priorities for the country. It covers a period of five years.
17:32
17:32

Uganda’s Beef Gets Nod at The UK-Africa Investment Summit 1 Top story

Uganda’s beef is ranked favourably around the world because of its yellow fat that does not contain cholesterol mainly because the cows are naturally grazed, says Uganda Investment Authority.
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