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21:01
21:01

Youth Call for Investment in Agriculture 4

Laban Musinguzi, the Executive Director of Agro Fresh Uganda, says that government needs to invest in training of youths on better farming practices to ensure good farm to harvest practices and also fund their investments in agriculture.
20:39
20:39

Museveni Agrees Mid Term Access to NSSF Savings

It has now been agreed that somebody who is 45 years and has saved for ten years can access up to 20% of their savings.
18:28
18:28

Second Lockdown Reversing Economic Recovery Gains-Experts

The economy was recovering from the effects of the March-to-June 2020 lockdown, with both the Bank of Uganda and the private sector reporting revived activity, despite some sectors remaining under lock.
17:21
17:21

UNBS Eases Certification, Warns Offenders 5

The Manager, Market Surveillance Daniel Arorwa, this is intentional because some manufacturers tend to relax on standards especially when they have already got their certificates. He says informing them of an impending visit would therefore give them chance to hide the violations they have been committing against the certificates they have.
17:14
17:14

Deadline Looms for Traders to Vacate Supreme Council Land in Luwero eviction of traders 3 1

Luwero Town Clerk Irene Nakamatte issued a notice In July directing the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa to stop operations of the market that was established on part of the 20-acre piece of land belonging to the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council. The market was established two months ago by Kadhi Mulindwa at Kalongomiti Zone in Luwero town.
15:54
15:54

Gov’t Spent UGX 2.85B to Send COVID Relief Cash to Vulnerable Ugandans Covid relief funds 1 4

Henry Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance revealed the figures while appearing before a joint meeting of the Public Accounts and the Local Government committees of Parliament which is reviewing a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month.
15:11
15:11

Construction Of Mbarara Central Market Resumes 4 1

The government has on four occasions extended the deadline for completion of the market after the contractor Roko Construction Company failed to meet the agreed deadline.
14:14
14:14

Persistent Elephant Invasion in Kitgum Sours UWA, Residents Relations Orom Subcounty 3 9

More than 200 acres of maize, groundnuts, finger millets, soya beans, sunflower, and potato gardens have already been destroyed by the wild animals in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish.
13:33
13:33

Kampala Traders Stuck as Landlords Demand Rent Arrears 2

At the time, many of the traders were not given chance to remove their merchandise from the outlets, as landlords kept them under lock and key. But as the President lifted the lockdown last week, landlords added additional padlocks for those with rent arrears denying them access to the shops.
12:52
12:52

Local Gov't Minister Wants Multiplex Construction Company Banned 3 4

The government contracted Multiplex Construction Company Limited and Roko Construction Company Limited to construct Masaka Modern Central Market and Mbarara Modern Central Market in Mbarara respectively.
11:38
11:38

MPs Task Gender Ministry on COVID-19 Cash Criteria COVID-19 Relief 1 3 Top story

The Minister; Betty Amongi appeared before a joint committee comprising both the Public Accounts and the Local Government committees last evening to respond to queries about the list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month.
10:46
10:46

Bukomansimbi Businessman Admitted in Critical Condition After Machete Attack 2 1 Top story

According to Namukwaya, one of the two men armed with machetes suddenly started hacking Mugera while she yelled for help. The assailants warned to kill her if she continued to shout. She explains that the attack took less than a minute leaving Mugera in a pool of blood.
10:35
10:35

Fishing Activities Resume at Kigungu Landing Site 3 4

The army sealed off Kigungu and Ndese landing sites and confiscated over 150 boats following the murder of Private Samuel Okodoi by two fishermen on July 16th, 2021. Okodoi was trying to apprehend them for engaging in illegal fishing activities.
09:31
09:31

Group Leaders in Agago Flee Homes over Alleged Theft of UGX 16m NUSAF Funds NUSAF3 4 1

The executive members who include the treasurer Esther Obura and Secretary Bosco Okot reportedly fled over the weekend after failing to pay 16 Million Shillings to their members.
07:37
07:37

Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Nwoya District livestock farmers 1 2

Michael Owiny, the Atwomo village community Kraal Chairperson in Patira parish, Purongo, Sub-County over 100 cattle have been discovered infected with the disease.
07:24
07:24

Traders Count Losses As Fire Guts Timber Stores, Workshops in Kabale 4 Top story

Our reporter who was at the scene saw a fire frame and huge smoke coming out of the stores. He also observed fire ravaging timber and sawmill machines.
06:55
06:55

IFC, Microsoft to Help Digitise Agri-Business in Africa

The program will begin with piloting a mobile platform among farmers in Uganda, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya and Nigeria, with a targeted 50,000 farmers and at least 50 cooperatives.
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