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Mar 2020 11 results
17:21
17:21

Roadside Market Vendors Close Businesses Over Sweet Plantain Shortage Roadside markets 2 1

According to the vendors, they are unable to import sweet plantains from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC because of the border closure due to the corona pandemic.
16:43
16:43

COVID-19: Financial Institutions Cry Foul corona virus 2

Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
15:02
15:02

COVID-19: Illegal Entry by South Sudan Nationals Worries Authorities in Amuru Elegu Border Post 1

Lakony says the residents both from South Sudan and Uganda are reportedly crossing over via River Unyama and later move through a foot path along Attiak Sugarcane plantation which has no security personnel.
14:58
14:58

Construction of UGX 9 Billion Bridge in Kamwenge Stalls 1 1

William Sharpe Tumwiine, the UNRA Project Manager, says although the relocation of water pipes is supposed to be done by Armpass Technical Services, NWSC is demanding Shillings 24 million as supervision fees.
14:30
14:30

COVID-19: More Firms Send Staff Home, Limit Access to Premises 1

Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the country’s statistics agency, has suspended all field activities and sent home all the staff below the principal level.
12:34
12:34

Pictorial: How Markets Are Combating the Spread of COVID19 preventive measures

Uganda since confirmed 9 corona cases and a hunt is still on for several other people who returned from Dubai in the past two weeks.
11:58
11:58

Over 30 Motorcycles Stolen from Riders in Gulu 3 1

Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairperson Gulu City Bodaboda Association– GCBA, says the motorbikes were stolen from Layibi; Lacor, and Unyama Trading Centers as well as Nakasero and Buganda Pub in Gulu Town, which have numerous betting shops.
11:41
11:41

Four Businessmen Arrested for Hiking Salt Prices 2 1

The four were picked up by security personnel on Tuesday afternoon after a tip-off by locals and customers after realizing a drastic change in the price of salt. They had allegedly increased the price of a carton of salt from 25,000 to 90,000 Shillings and a packet of salt from 800 to 5,000 Shillings.
10:26
10:26

MPs Fault Gov’t for Delayed Payment of South Sudan Traders Parliament 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament has questioned the decision by Ministry of Finance to contract an audit firm, Ernest & Young at 2 billion shillings to audit Uganda traders who supplied South Sudan.
08:43
08:43

URA Grants Extension on Tax Paying Deadlines 1

Companies, whose accounting year ends in September, and are unable to file corporation tax returns by March 31, 2020 will have a two-month extension to May, 2020. The penalties for late submission will not apply or will be refunded if the companies are able to submit on or before May 31, 2020, URA said in a statement.
07:23
07:23

COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 2 1 Top story

Dr. Samuel Opio, the Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda, says the sale of substandard hand sanitisers will impact negatively on the country’s preventive methods against the corona virus pandemic, saying there is need for government to do something to address the situation.
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