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10:02
10:02

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

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 2 1

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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