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15:13
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Jinja Produce Dealers Stuck with Maize Products Due to Export Restrictions agriculture 2 1

The ban was later lifted, but with strict conditions on exporters as Kenyan authorities sought to curb shipping in of the cancer-causing aflatoxins. The country's agriculture ministry said that all maize importers would be required to be registered, and possess a certificate of conformity on aflatoxin levels for every consignment. The traders are also expected to issue details of their warehouses clearly explaining the mode of storage and drying.
15:44
15:44

Uganda to Build More Roads in South Sudan, Ethiopia DRC 2 1 Top story

Gen Katumba Wamala says that besides the DR Congo roads, another project they are currently looking at which is yet to mature is the participation of Uganda in the road that will link Uganda through South Sudan to Ethiopia.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers operation 1 3

The Sugar Act seeks to provide for the development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry and equally address pricing of sugarcane through a specific formula. It also established a sugar board a corporate body with a mandate to regulate the Sugar industry and ensure access to resources.
16:06
16:06

Jinja Residents Protest Unfair Eviction land 4 1

They accuse Musa Bashir, the proprietor of Hared petroleum of trying to evict them from their homes on grounds that acquired the land hosting the campsite from Uganda Land Commission.
12:42
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Truckers Complain of Food Stockouts at Parking Yards driver 4 1 Top story

Joseph Wambui, a driver from Eldoret in Kenyan claims that drivers who run out of food and lack partners within Uganda are tasked to seek supply from their employers, which is time consuming.
20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home government 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
18:02
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Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
12:25
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UGX 2.5B Ice Plant Wasting Away in Buyende resident 2 4 Top story

Adam Mulero, a resident of Kikwata zone, says fishermen were optimistic of producing quality fish products but their hopes have been shattered.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets government 2 2 Top story

Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit on Eastern Lake Victoria, says the impounded nets carry electric current, which peels off fish skin causing it to die and float on the lake.
08:03
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Busoga Kingdom Threatens to Evict Bufulubi Prisons Over Rent Arrears government 1 2

Speaking to journalists after overseeing the survey of Kingdom land in Jinja and Mayuge districts on Saturday, Muvawala, said their demands notices to the Prison authorities to clear the rent have gone without any response.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector Uganda 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 5 1 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
11:37
11:37

Spouses of UPDF Officers to Receive Development Funds Uganda 1 1

While presiding over the end of year CDF party on Friday at the Jinja UPDF cantonment, Muhoozi says that 100 million Shillings per will be given to each UPDF division to boost the associations.
12:11
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Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices government 1 2

Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl said using the recommended fishing gears will protect the available fish species from depletion as only recommended sizes shall surface in the market.
11:12
11:12

EAC Member States Urged to Embrace Drones for Monitoring Fish Species poverty 2 1

Abura says that unlike domestic animals, fish species require the deployment of scientific technologies to sustain their continued existence in the Lake. He noted that there are now a number of cost-effective drones designed to cover a distance of 30 kilometres both in the space and under water.
08:21
08:21

China Loans: Quality of Negotiation From Africa Very Poor - Experts Uganda 1 2 Top story

African States have been told to improve the quality of their negotiation towards China Financing for infrastructural projects.
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12:28

Another Ugandan Shares the Agony of Exploitation in Saudi Arabia Margaret Kabanywezi 1 3

A few months into the contract, the young woman developed severe chest pain, signalling the beginning of her misery as she struggled to cope in a foreign land. She adds that during the time, she endured food deprivation, nonpayment of wages and psychological abuse.
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