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14:21
14:21

Masaka Municipality Want Local Government to Terminate Market Project Contract 1 1

The local leadership led by the Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, have petitioned the Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi, demanding for discontinuation of Multiplex Alshamas Limited from continuing with the contract for Masaka central market over failure deliver the works on schedule.
20:12
20:12

Masaka Groups Conned in New Government Wealth Creation Project 1 3

However, a team of project coordinators and the Office of the Resident District Commissioner faced a hard time today, when they attempted to meet leaders of intending beneficiary enterprise groups from Masaka municipality. A number of group had complaints that were cheated in a sham registration and evaluation processes.
10:42
10:42

Masaka Municipality Stuck with Dilapidated Buildings 1 2

In 2014, Masaka municipal council issued an ultimatum to landlords to paint old buildings and demolish all condemned structures.
10:59
10:59

Dozens Suffer Losses in Sham Cryptocurrency Scheme Bank of Africa 1 4 Top story

John Marry Ssemujju, who is in his senior six vacations, has been working as a Sales Person for DUNAMISCOIN Resources Limited. He says the company fleeced them of all the money they paid for interviews and registration, with promises of paying them high interest in dollars.
20:31
20:31

Masaka Elder's Sacco Over the Verge of Collapse as Wrangles Persist 1 3 Top story

Swaibu Makumbi, one of the SACCO delegates from Masaka Municipality, says the micro finance institution is being rundown by a clique of people within the governing board, who are operating with a lot of impunity.
10:39
10:39

Masaka to Eliminate Hawkers as Struggle for Business Heightens 3 1 Top story

Vincent Zziwa Kasumba, the MDF Chairperson says traders are concerned by the increasing numbers of hawkers and street vendors with whom they compete for the same customers yet they pay trading licenses on top of other operational costs.
12:14
12:14

Gov't to Set Rates for Auditors Providing Services to Microfinance Institutions 1 4

Kosolo notes that they have established that the growth of many of microfinance institutions is being hampered by high costs, part of which are incurred in sourcing external audit services that necessitates setting limits.
21:27
21:27

Masaka Elders’ SACCO Loses UGX 400 million to Fraud Masaka Elders SACCO 4 1

Charles Kilibo, an auditor in Felbright and Company Auditors while presenting their audit findings indicated that they have established that the SACCO had been wrecked by serious governance weaknesses that created room for fraud and other habits of financial mismanagement.
12:43
12:43

District Leaders Want Review of Road Fund Financial Regulations 1 3

Jude Mbabaali, the Masaka LCV Chairperson demands that government eliminates the bureaucracy of having URF funded through the UNRA and Ministry of Works.
10:02
10:02

Households in Masaka Yet to Benefit From Rural Electrification Project UMEME 1 4

Mesach Ssebbula, the Kyannamukaaka sub-county chairperson says many households in the sub-county can still not connect to the power line because they are still far from their houses and people cannot individually meet the cost of extending the lines.
11:06
11:06

Former Masaka Mayor Ssemwogerere Dead 2

A Health Worker at Byansi Clinic told URN on condition in anonymity that Ssemwogere went to the facility on Tuesday morning for a health checkup. He however, says they were surprised when his employees rushed him to the same facility in the evening after suffering a heart attack.
15:26
15:26

Vendors Protest Structural Design of New Masaka Central Market 3 2

The government is constructing a modern market in Masaka municipality at a cost of 17 billion Shillings under phase two of the Markets and Agricultural Improvement Program project-MATIP II. The project is funded by the African Development Bank-ADB.
15:36
15:36

Members Panic as Masaka Muslims SACCO Closes Down 1 1

The savings scheme was uniquely designed to cater for the financial needs of the Muslim community by adopting the Islamic banking model which prohibits charging of interest on loans, as well as sharing losses incurred in the funded business.
13:01
13:01

Pepper Farmers in Masaka Cry Foul over Fake Agro Inputs 2

Paul Mubiru a resident of Kabonera says that he lost over 5 acres of his pepper after spraying it with fake chemicals he had purchased.
16:04
16:04

High Interest Rates Attributed to Poor Loan Payment Bank of Uganda 4 1

Doctor George Wilson Ssonko, the head of Financial Consumers Protection Unit at the Bank of Uganda, says the problem arises from many borrowers failing to promptly meet their obligations of loans repayment.
19:35
19:35

Government Urged to Review Youth Livelihood Program Model 3

Committee chairperson Judith Franca Akello told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the program needs to be repackaged from being operated as a revolving scheme to a non-refundable capital venture for youth. She says that the program also needs to provide training for the beneficiaries to comprehensively appreciate its significance.
16:33
16:33

Manufacturers Frustrating Kaveera Ban – Minister 1 2

Enforcement of the ban remains a challenge in Uganda. According to the Minister, the government backtracked after a request from the manufacturers, to the president, for ample time to transfer the technology to producing heavier polythene material.
15:30
15:30

URA Asked to Sensitise Public on Tax Assessment Procedures 6 1

However, according to Mpuuga, the tax has largely remained unclear and creates a lot of ambiguity among the business communities.
12:13
12:13

UCC Claims Success in Slashing Dropped, Blocked Calls 2 1

UCC Communications Officer Ibrahim Bbosa says that Ugandan telephone users were suffering a 5 per cent loss through dropped and blocked calls by 2014. The dropped calls were mainly as a result of network failure by the various service providers.
10:39
10:39

Masaka Municipality Gets UGX 60bn for Road Works 2

Steven Olowo, an Urban Planner at the Ministry of Land and Urban Development, revealed during a stakeholders meeting held at Masaka mayor’s chambers on Monday, to review the performance of phase one projects that were implemented in the area. According to Olow0, their high level evaluations on Masaka’s performance of first phase of funding have showed better results, thereby qualifying the municipality to another set of funding.
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