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14:51
14:51

Kamwokya Fire: Traders Count Losses 3 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said one of the injured victims is in critical condition at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital while others are admitted at Mulago Hospital.
07:23
07:23

Vaccine Inequity Undermining Global Economic Recovery - New Data The World Bank

An acceleration in scaling up manufacturing and sharing enough vaccine doses with low-income countries could have added USD 38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had similar vaccination rates as high-income countries, according to the data.
19:47
19:47

Uganda Security Exchange Suspends Uchumi Supermarket 2 1

In a public notice, USE Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bwiso said trading in Uchumi’s shares and the listing of its shares on the bourse had been suspended, until the company meets all the requirements.
10:24
10:24

UIA Gives Prof Ogwang Five Acres of Land, 10-Year Tax Holiday Covidex 4 1

The free land will be located at Soroti Industrial Park, mainly because this brings the production line nearer to the area where most of the required raw materials are found.
06:05
06:05

UIA to Support Prof Ogwang in Covidex Promotion 1

UIA and Ogwang “will explore a range of issues including issuance of an Investment License, investment incentives, formalization of Covidex and other medicinal products, investment and business support, amongst others,” says the UIA.
11:09
11:09

Uganda's Tick Vaccine in Final Development Stage anti-tick vaccine 2

The vaccine project commenced late last year by scientists led by the National Livestock Resources Research Institute (NaLIRRI),
07:21
07:21

Gulu University Stuck With 11 Tons of Mango Pulp researchers 3 3

According to Dr. Okello, following the acquisition of a juice processing truck from Makerere University through a strategic partnership with the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) and Makerere University's school of food technology, they managed to buy 40 tons of mangoes at Shillings 500 per Kilogram.
06:47
06:47

KCCA Workers Dump Tons of Waste, Soil in Drainage Channels 2 1

"There is a lot of dust and silt on the road. You cannot lift it to the collection points, which are close to half a kilometer away. What we do is to remove the garbage. For the dust, you either sweep it directly into the channel or collect it at several points and pour it into the drain somewhere close," she said.
13:07
13:07

Vendors Dealing in Food Items Decry Low Sales 4 1

Edith Nanteza, a vendor at Nakasero Market says that she has registered low sales since last month because most of their customers are being stopped from accessing the city by security personnel.
18:10
18:10

UNBS Scraps Audit, Surveillance Fees For Q-Mark to Ease Product Certification

Sylvia Kirabo, the Head of Public Relations at UNBS says that with effect from 1st July 2021 the certification and surveillance audits on Enterprises seeking to acquire the Quality Mark (Q-Mark) are free of charge.
06:55
06:55

Banks Squeeze Cheques Out of Use

Currently, for a cheque to be handled by the clearinghouse, it must not exceed 20 million Shillings if it is a Uganda Shilling cheque, or it's equivalent if the cheque is in another currency. This value limit has now been reduced by half, and these changes will take effect July 17, 2022, when the clearinghouse will no longer accept to handle checks of value beyond 10 million Shillings.
19:20
19:20

Govt Collections Increased, But Short of Target - URA Revenue collections 1 2

In real terms, this reflects a growth in revenue of Ushs2.511 trillion, while the Tax to GDP ratio grew by 1% to 12.99%. However, this performance means the URA did not hit the target set by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to collect Ushs 21.638 trillion.
08:27
08:27

How Gov't Plans to Support Industrialization With Tax

The Uganda Revenue Authority says some taxes are prohibitive, or are meant to reduce the reliance of the country on some products, especially the imported ones, so that local products are supported.
10:41
10:41

Vendors in Kampala Decry Delayed Distribution of Mosquito Nets 3

Susan Kushaba, the St Balikuddembe Market Chairperson, says that out of the 3,000 vendors sleeping in the market, only 1,200 received mosquito nets last month.
10:36
10:36

EAC Trade: Tanzania Onboard With Information Portal

"The newly launched TIP will have a positive impact on intra-EAC trade and international Trade," said EAC Secretary General, Peter Mathuki.
09:14
09:14

We Consider Price and Availability to Buy Local or Regional, says WFP

“When the support is in cash and dedicated to purchase of maize or beans, WFP assesses availability and price, and bases on this to buy locally or regionally” says Daloum, WFP Country Representative.
12:54
12:54

Travel Permits: Transport Ministry Clarifies on Clearance for Staff Working in Shifts directive 1 1

“Those who must or want to maintain the current staff can do that. Actually, some essential service providers might not have staff to alternate. Their permits will be renewed without any problem. But, in case an organization wants to bring another group of staff on board, it is also possible,” says Waiswa.
18:27
18:27

Umeme Reduces Electricity Tariffs

This is after the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) approved new End-User Tariffs to be charged by Umeme Limited for the supply of Electrical Energy in the Billing Period from July to September 2021.
17:24
17:24

Market Vendors Stuck with Food Commodities Despite Drop in Prices 3 2

Robert Kiggundu, a vegetable vendor in Kalerwe market says there are no customers to buy his produce. He explains that he used to sell in bulk to hotels, schools and restaurants around Kampala, but some have closed due to the lockdown.
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