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15:33
15:33

President Museveni Summons NRM Parliamentary Caucus 3 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has summoned legislators under the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus to discuss the escalating commodity prices, among others.
11:12
11:12

Gov’t Asks Parliament for More Time to Study Increasing Commodity Prices 7 1

The Minister of State of Finance- General Duties, Henry Musasizi asked Parliament for more time to allow his ministry to analyze the current inflation in commodity prices.
20:33
20:33

Commodity Dependence Worsens For Africa Says UN commodity price 1

Countries like Uganda are being urged to diversify themselves to manufacturing and high value services such as construction, banking, telecom, and retailing to hedge against volatile commodity prices.
13:14
13:14

Jinja Traders Counting Loses 2

Mohammed Bogere Kafeero, the chairperson Jinja central market says that less than 1000 kilograms of meat were sold at the market yet they had stocked about 2000kilograms.
09:53
09:53

Vendors Raid Masaka Streets for Christmas Sale 3

Dozens of vendors have raided Masaka Streets to cash in ahead of Christmas day.
18:19
18:19

Ugandans Brace for Expensive Christmas inflation

Although downtown Kampala is abuzz with people, traders say the volume of sales is quite low compared to last year. On Wednesday, the shilling traded at about 2350 to the dollar, a big drop from about 2900 shillings over a month ago. It is not yet clear why prices of imported goods, including fuel, have remained high, and in some cases have actually shot up, despite the strengthening shilling.
08:47
08:47

Food Prices Remain High In Hoima Despite Good Harvest

Prices of major food commodities in Hoima are still high despite a good crop harvest last season. A bunch of Matooke is now selling between 13,000 and 15,000 shillings up from 8,000 shillings a month ago, while a sack of sweet potatoes has jumped from 20,000 shillings in September to 40,000 shillings. For Irish potatoes, a sack is at 100,000 shillings up from 80,000 shillings three weeks ago.
11:41
11:41

Police Dogs Poorly Fed sniffer dogs 1

The Uganda Police Force says its budget to feed crime investigation dogs has been over-stretched in the wake of increasing commodity prices.
10:38
10:38

Businesses In Fort Portal Closing Due To High Costs high cost of living 1

Some of the businesses in Fort Portal town have closed down, while others have reduced on the costs of operation by reducing on the number of staff employed due to the current economic hardships.
12:48
12:48

Sugar Dealers On Strike Over Price Hikes kakira sugar works

Wholesale sugar dealers in Jinja on Monday morning went on strike at Kakira Sugar Works after they found the sugar prices to have been increased without their knowledge.
17:27
17:27

Kabarole Schools Revise Menu Over High Food Prices st leo's college 1

Some schools in Kabarole district have revised their menu following the increase in food prices. In the past, schools have been feeding students on meat and chicken once or twice a week, but now in some schools meat and chicken has been scrapped off the menu or they are planning to serve it only once this term.
16:49
16:49

Elders Worst Hit By Economic Hardhip elderly people 1

The current economic crisis in the country has hit hard the elderly. Many elders especially those who fend for themselves are finding it hard to afford a day’s meal.
11:39
11:39

Elderly Persons In Hoima Urge Government To Set Uniform Commodity Prices economic crisis

Elderly persons in Hoima district are demanding that government sets up uniform prices for essential commodities across the country.
17:56
17:56

BOU Raises Central Bank Rate To Tackle Inflation bank of uganda

Bank of Uganda has tightened the monetary policy this month by raising the Central Bank Rate – CBR by 2 percentage points to 16 percent to fight the increasing inflation rate.
12:47
12:47

Schools Suspend Non Academic Programs To Survive Inflation education 1

Schools have suspended some of their programs they deem less important as a way of cutting costs to survive the escalating commodity prices and concentrate on education.
16:03
16:03

Inflation Hits 21.4% headline inflation

Uganda\'s inflation jumped to 21.4 percent on Wednesday morning, the highest since February 1993 and almost three points higher than a month earlier.
14:57
14:57

Mabira giveaway, High Cost of Living Dominate Eid El Fitri Prayers in Masaka muslim wrangles

But today, as Muslims gathered at various mosques for Eid El Fitri prayers to mark the end of Holy month of Ramathan, the Imams have used the prayers to add their voices to the many choruses to reject the proposed give away of Mabira forest.
10:31
10:31

Shops In Hoima Run Out Of Sugar high cost of living

The price of sugar has remained high in Hoima town as shops run out of supplies. Many shops around Hoima taxi and Bus Park have run out of sugar while few of them have just a few bags of left.
19:21
19:21

People Complaining Over High Commodity Prices Are Sick--Museveni food prices 1

President Yoweri Museveni on Friday described those complaining about the high cost of living in the country as sick people. Presiding over the national celebrations to mark the international youth day in Arua town, the president said those complaining are against development.
17:47
17:47

Sugar Stocks Dwindling As Prices Remain High sugar prices

Sugar prices continued to fluctuate in different districts on Monday as government moved to address the problem by lifting a ban on importation.
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