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19:05
19:05

Nyamabuye Hydropower Investor Grilled at Electricity Disputes Tribunal ERA

Elemental Energy holds a license to construct a 7MW Nyamabuye Hydropower Project on River Kaku in Kisoro district, South Western Uganda.
19:04
19:04

Chaos As KCCA Council Fails to Discuss Owino Market Dispute 4 4

The KCCA Speaker, Abubaker Kawalya expressed dismay on the behaviour of members absconding from duty and wondered how people's grievances shall be attended to without council sittings. Kawalya observed that the market dispute had come up for the third time, saying several vendors had turned up seeking answers to their grievances.
18:08
18:08

Parliament Tasks Finance Ministry to Investigate Platinum Credit, Bayport loans 2 1

On Thursday afternoon, Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament, Lyandro Komakech raising on a matter of National Importance in parliament, said the behavior of the financial firms is hurting school teachers who are already suffering because of the lockdown.
13:21
13:21

Truck Drivers Decry Hefty Road Weight Fines axle loading. 4

The drivers whose trucks are found exceeding the accepted axle load are fined between 3 to 500 million shillings. They argue that the fines are too heavy and the legal framework that sets these fines should be scrapped.
18:08
18:08

South Sudan Pay: Kasaija Skips House Again Parliament 1 1

Kasaija who appeared in Parliament at 11;00 am to meet with Kadaga and Isimba Dam contractors was also sighted at lunch time in Parliament but was not present for plenary sessions which kicked of at 3;00pm.
08:47
08:47

Uganda, TOTAL Agree on Pipeline Project TOTAL E&P 1 Top story

The two agreed on the conditions of how the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will join and participate in the East African Pipeline project, as well as on the Host Government Agreement which will govern the export pipeline in Uganda. The project is expected to cost the consortium USD 3.5 billion with construction expected to start early next year.
16:34
16:34

New Program to Ease Access to Energy for Ugandans in Agriculture irrigation 3

Power for All says most low-cost renewable power sources are very undeveloped, save for powered irrigation, which is nearing maturity.
08:28
08:28

Farmers Fail to Tap Into Digitized Markets 2

Zephaniah Waibale, the Chairperson Balawoli farmers group in Kamuli district, says they are stuck with 17,000 kilograms of maize because they can’t communicate with buyers digitally due to lack of skills and necessary tools.
16:52
16:52

Insurance Companies Restless over Increasing Taxation insurance in uganda 2

The insurers say that on top of every premium is a charge to cover stamp duty, training, Value Added Tax (VAT), Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) payments and Withholding tax. This, they say, has led to an increase in the cost of insurance policies.
16:52
16:52

Ambulance Drivers Laughing To The Bank, Thanks To Covid-19 covid 19 3

For the short distances from Kampala to Wakiso, Entebbe, Mukono and back the price ranges between 100,000 - 150,000 shillings compared to 20,000 - 50,000 shillings before Covid 19.
05:59
05:59

Analysts Hopeful as Pandemic Exposes Cracks in EAC Integration Project 1 2

This comes after several bust-ups among the states, the latest being between Kenya and Tanzania where either party has blocked the other from accessing their airspace. This was because Kenya excluded Tanzania from a list of safe countries whose citizens would not be quarantined when they visit.
16:45
16:45

Uganda's Tea Exports Earnings Rebound 1 1

According to official government figures, tea sellers earned more money in April, May, and June 2020, an indicator that the sector has put the COVID-19 slump behind. This is even though in April and May 2020, Uganda was under total lockdown.
17:18
17:18

Ugandan Companies Earned UGX 3.5 Trillion in Exploration Phase Of Oil and Gas oil and gas sector 2 1

Ernst Rubondo, the Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) said the companies that earned were in the areas of logistics and transport, civil works, consultancy, and catering among others. These companies employed 9,000 people both directly and induced, the government says.
06:53
06:53

ICPAU New Council Suspended As Mafabi Settles Dispute license 1 Top story

Mafabi ran to high court early this month when the accountant's body refused to renew his practising certificate and that of his company MTC Associates for 2020. ICPAU accused Mafabi of not applying for the renewal on time although Mafabi said all his applications were submitted on time.
07:17
07:17

Five Dfcu Bank Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 1

Dfcu becomes the second bank to report cases. On Tuesday, Stanbic bank shut William Street branch after one of the staff tested positive for the virus.
20:53
20:53

URA Appoints New Customs Boss 1

The new appointments replace former commissioners Dickson Kateshumbwa, Henry Saka, and Silajji Kanyesigye who were fired in May.
18:48
18:48

Toyota Uganda Canceled Vehicle Deliveries for April and May 1 1

Baisama Awori, the General Manager of leasing and rental division at the Namanve-based dealership, said some of their vehicles were to come from South Africa but the country closed the port of Durban in March. This meant that they had to suspend shipments for both vehicles and spare parts
17:28
17:28

Gov’t Starts Drafting Regulations to Operationalize Data Protection Law ict 1 2

Paul Okirig, a lawyer and drafter, said at the online consultative meeting that the regulations will among other things make it clear where the individual may refuse to give their data to a collector and incidences where they cannot refuse such as when the government wants information for planning purposes.
11:25
11:25

COVID-19 Edges GEMS Cambridge School Out of Uganda 1

The school, which has been rendering services in the education sector since 2013 sees no future as their ability to sustain operations have been severely impacted by the lockdown, coupled with lower than expected growth in the student enrollment. Riz Ahmed, the Chief Executive Officer of GEMS Africa, says that the operations in Uganda will end on December 31.
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