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20:25
20:25

KCCA Law Enforcement Officers Need to Calm Down - Minister Kasolo 4 1

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.
18:31
18:31

UNBS to Close Fuel Stations Violating Quality Measures fuel adulteration 1 3

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.
15:38
15:38

Influx of Unmarked Foods on The Market Raises Concern food safety 5 1

A cross-section of supermarkets, retail shops and street vendors are selling goods that have no Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) ‘Q’ mark.
18:25
18:25

Traders Ask Security Agencies to Stop Firing Tear Gas in Arcades 2 1

The traders note that whenever there is a protest in the town, arcade traders suffer at the hands of security agencies that not only beat them but go ahead and fire tear gas in buildings.
18:09
18:09

Lack of Honesty Will Kill Online Shopping in Uganda - Experts 4

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.
16:52
16:52

Calm Returns to Kampala Amidst Heavy Security Presence Kyagulanyi riots 3 1

Some traders who opened shops on Friday are still in fear of anticipated rioting and looting.
19:04
19:04

Parliament Approves UGX 5.4 Trillion Loan to Finance Budget Deficit 1

Parliament approved up to 5.4 trillion Shillings loan to finance the budget deficit for the current financial year 2020/2021.
17:35
17:35

Transport Fares Hiked Over Protests in Kampala 2020/2021 election 1

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.
15:45
15:45

Heavy Security Deployment Forces Kamwokya Business Community to Stay Away 2 3

Nambi, who doesn’t subscribe to any political party, wonders why a fully nominated presidential candidate can be locked under unclear circumstances.
12:41
12:41

Riots Break Out in Kisekka Market Kyagulanyi riots

At 11:30 am the angry traders started burning car tyres in the road, forcing police to fire teargas and bullets
08:52
08:52

MPs Reduce Loan Request for Budget Support loans 1 1

According to an MP on the committee who preferred anonymity, they have considered only urgent and immediate needs and have slashed over 900 billion shillings to reduce the debt burden.
20:26
20:26

Finance Market Seeks More Sources as Listed Companies Lose Prices 3

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.
10:38
10:38

A Third of Districts in Uganda Have No Compliant Taxpayer 2

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.
10:16
10:16

City Arcades, Shopping Malls Ignore COVID-19 SOPs 2 3

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.
18:24
18:24

BoU Starts Final 'Burial' of Crane Bank Limited Bank of uganda 1

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.
12:21
12:21

UNRA to Construct 27 Bridges in 2021 at UGX 203 Billion 1 4

Eng. Lawrence Pario, the Head of Bridges and Structures in UNRA, says construction of the new bridges will start in April 2021 when the ongoing bidding process is finalized.
18:20
18:20

All Solar Products in Uganda to Undergo Conformity Tests -UNBS 2

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.
19:23
19:23

Gov't Launches UGX 100B Investment Program for Rwenzori Region 3

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.
17:13
17:13

Domestic Borrowing Will Not Hurt Economy –Bahati loans 3 1

According to Bahati, if the whole 6.5 trillion was being borrowed domestically, that would have been a problem, but they have decided to borrow money domestically and Internationally.
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16:18

Stanbic Uganda Appoints Mashanda Chief Executive Officer 2

He was previously the Chief Executive at Standard Bank Malawi for four years after several executive management positions in the banking, mining and media industries in South Africa.
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