In 2017, a street vendor Olivia Basemera drowned in Nakivubo Channel while fleeing law enforcement officers who wanted to arrest her after she was found selling handkerchief on the streets. The incident attracted criticism to KCCA and many thought it would be a turning point for them. However, the highhandedness never stopped till now.
Peter Kitimbo, the Head of the Fuel Testing Laboratory at the UNBS says however, that some stations usually continue with the practice soon after the seals are removed from their pumps, and adds that such will be closed down.
The director of technical services at the National Information and Technology Authority, Vivian Ddambya advises the online traders to mind what the market thinks about them, because then, they will have a good image.
The most affected areas include Mengo, Rubaga, Kansanga, Mpererwe, Kasangati, Gayaza. Where costs ranged between 3000 to 4000 shillings but because of the riots the taxis are transporting passengers at a cost between 5000 to 7000 shillings. Other places are from Kampala to Kireka, Bweyogerere and Mukono, Nsangi, Busega, Bwaise, Kawempe where the fare has increased by 1000 shillings or more from the usual prices.
The fall in the shares of the companies could be attributed to a fall in demand as foreign investors withheld their money, while others sold off their share to either keep cash or reinvest in their home countries and other markets considered safer.
The list has 86 districts chosen from the 125 districts which were in existence five years ago during the mapping exercise. The ranking is part of the activities under the URA’s annual Taxpayer Appreciation Season aimed at enhancing compliance and boosting domestic revenue collections.
At Hanifa towers, Jimmy Kakooza said that the challenge they are facing is that people come at the same time and he can't put them on waiting because hand washing takes time. He also noted that it is also hard to enforce SOPs since the number of people accessing the building is overwhelming.
While in receivership there remains some hope of the company recovering and resuming operations, now the liquidation means Crane Bank's complete and permanent closure, a move that will see the defunct lender's chapter closed for good.
The Central Bank as a liquidator issued a statement on Friday. A liquidator is an officer or entity who is appointed to wind up the affairs of a company when it is closing and this usually happens when the company has gone bankrupt.
Winnie Onziru, Senior Standards Officer at UNBS says that developing Uganda’s solar standards are not in themselves sufficient to clean Uganda of fake solar products unless conformity tests are done in Uganda.
The investment profiles cover the major economic resources: Agriculture, Tourism, Infrastructure and Services, Minerals and Extractives and Human Capital Development.
The development of the profiles is the first of many steps aimed at attracting investment projects and equitably distributed throughout Uganda, according to the introduction to the project.