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17:36
17:36

CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 4 1 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
12:39
12:39

Masaka Drug Shop Operators Protest Payment of Trading License Fees Masaka City Council 4

The drug shop operators says that several local government authorities such as sub county and division councils have already issued assessment forms for the taxes they have to pay to the councils as trading license which they says that its unfair since they already paid money to NDA to secure their operational licenses.
09:16
09:16

CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 2 1

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.
10:40
10:40

Government Gives Masaka Market Contactor Two More Months To Complete Market Masaka City Council 3

During her visit to the market in Friday, the Local Government State Minister, Jenifer Namuyangu asked the contractors to use the extra two more months to complete the market so that the vendors can use it.
13:45
13:45

CSOs fear Magufuli’s Death May Impede EACOP Project Processes 4

Winfred Ngabiirwe, the Executive Director of Global Rights Alert (GRA) says that Magufiuli’s demise will delay the vital negotiations on the pipeline project.
15:20
15:20

Contractor Accused of Delaying Masaka Market 1 1

According to the contract duration, the market was meant to be handed over for utilization by venders in November 2019, but the construction works have dragged on without completion even after the four extensions so far granted to the contractor.
11:01
11:01

Gov't Issues Guidelines for Poor Post-Harvest Handling of Food Crops 1 4

Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, says that whoever dries any crop on bare ground will be arrested. He says that the Police, Parish and Sub County Chiefs have been told to be on the lookout.
17:56
17:56

Red Tape Frustrating “Emyoga" Applicants in Masaka Emyoga projects 3

According to Ssenkungu, channelling the funds through the Uganda Microfinance Support Center has subjected the beneficiaries to a long list of requirements that include obtaining Operational Certificates from the Ministry of Trade and Cooperatives, a process many people are unfamiliar with.
09:31
09:31

UMSC Insists Suspended Masaka Kadhi Should Vacate Office 2

The acting UMSC Spokesperson, Ashiraf Zziwa Muvawala communicated the decision while unveiling Sheikh Badru Wasajja Kiruta as the caretaker Kadhi of Masaka Muslim District at a media briefing in Masaka City on Wednesday.
09:17
09:17

Masaka City Secures UGX 60 Billion Funding Under USMID

Kayemba says that the funds which have been secured under the USMID additional financing are going to be use for reconstruction of main roads within the city that are in a poor state.
09:20
09:20

National Building Board Moves To Fight Accidents at Construction Sites Masaka City Council 4

Jerome Olowo Stowell, the board architect, says the building committee will re-inspect the building after construction for issuance of an occupancy permit, adding that no building will be allowed to be occupied without an occupational permit.
10:22
10:22

Taxi Drivers Defy Masaka City Authorities on Closure of illegal Parks Masaka City Council 1 1

Last month, the Masaka Municipal City Clerk John Bahengana issued a ten-day ultimatum to taxi drivers in the area to stop operating from gazetted stages and parks, which was creating confusion in the town.
13:47
13:47

Masaka City Authorities Move to Manage Transport Business Masaka City Council 2

“We gave them up to November to return to the main park because we shall not allow any vehicle to load and offload passengers anywhere other than the taxi park" the city clerk said.
14:53
14:53

Masaka Planning Authority Bans Sale of Small Plots of Land Masaka City Council 4

Masaka City Physical Planner Martin Kigozi says that the recent elevation of Masaka Municipality to a city has triggered a land purchase rush which poses a threat to the town’s physical plan and architectural designs.
12:01
12:01

Fishermen Demand Common Fishing Standards Across East Africa 3 1

Daudi Mugerwa, the chairperson of Fish Traders Association at Ddimo Landing Site in Masaka district says that while Uganda deployed soldiers to enforce standards, their efforts are being frustrated by the counterparts from Kenya and Tanzania who are still carrying out indiscriminative fishing with no restraints from their governments.
14:10
14:10

Masaka Market Contractor Given 45 Days to Complete Project Masaka City Council 3

This is the third time the contractor is seeking an extension after failing to complete the construction works during the second extension which ended on 30th July.
13:25
13:25

Fire Guts Five Workshops in Masaka 2 2

According to witnesses, the fire broke out in the wee hours of the Sunday morning and spread out to the entire structure.
11:10
11:10

Uganda’s Admission into EITI Community Excites CSO’s on Oil Accountability 1 4

James Muhindo, the National Coordinator of the Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO says this is a big commitment they have all along been waiting for from government, given the history of altercations that were involved in the initial stages of signing Uganda’s oil contracts.
15:16
15:16

Sand, Clay Miners Oppose Proposed Licensing Fees 1 3

Nicholas Kazibwe, the Chairperson of Kajuna sand miners argues that they are already burdened by the local government tax levied on their work despite having no returns from it.
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