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18:04
18:04

Traders Extend KACITA Strike Over PIVOC traders strike

Traders working in Kampala central have decided today in the meeting held at Uganda manufacturers Association conference Hall to extend their strike against the Pre-inspection Verification of Conformity (PIVOC) standards fee.
13:01
13:01

Street Vendors Take Advantage of KACITA Strike for Quick Profits traders strike

Lawrence Sewakambo, a trader in shopping Arcade, said while he supports the strike he could not afford to stay at home indefinitely. With family obligations, he participated for a day in solidarity before he decided to find another way of doing business.
18:48
18:48

Trade Minister Kyambadde Defends Govt Position on PVOC traders strike 3 1

The Minister for Trade Amelia Kyambadde has presented a statement on the Pre-import Verification Conformity (PVOC) and as well laid counterfeit goods got from the market on the floor of parliament including sanitary towels, shoe polish, electric appliances, shoes and others.
16:09
16:09

Besigye: BoU Printed UGX2 Trillion Illegally high inflation 1

The Forum for Democratic Change President while addressing journalists at the Inter party coalition meeting on Tuesday said this is the reason why there is high inflation rate at 31%.
14:37
14:37

I Achieved Nothing From Strike, Says Kikuubo Trader high interest rates 1

One of the traders in down town Kampala says he is still not satisfied with the outcome of the three day strike, two days after it was called off.
08:11
08:11

Kampala City Traders Call Off Strike traders strike

The traders strike on Wednesday was triggered by the high interest rates on the old loans which most traders described as suffocating to their businesses. The traders also protested being charged in dollars to pay rent.
19:39
19:39

Traders' Meeting With Museveni Ends in Stalemate traders strike

Museveni blamed the elite and political class for the current economic woes saying they frustrated the construction of roads, railway and power insfrastructure which factors he says have increased the cost of production in the country.
18:18
18:18

Drivers Count Losses as Traders' Strike Bites traders strike

Drivers in Kampala are counting the losses as a result of the three-day strike announced by traders on Wednesday.
11:22
11:22

KACITA Strike Starts to Bite Individual Traders traders strike

Most shops and other businesses in and around Kampala remain closed as traders’ strike enters the second day on Thursday.
18:56
18:56

Museveni Meets Striking KACITA Leaders traders strike

President Yoweri Museveni is meeting leaders of the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) at State House Nakasero in a bid to convince the traders to call off a three-day strike that started on Wednesday.
13:17
13:17

Congolese Traders Stranded In Kampala high interest rates

Congolese traders are stranded in Kampala following a strike by the Kampala City Traders Association—KACITA members.
11:05
11:05

Kampala Shops Closed As Traders' Strike Starts traders strike

Shops in Kikubo Lane, a busy business hub, are all closed and traders are seen playing idling around and playing football on the tarmac. A Uganda Radio Network Reporter in the city says all shops in Kisekka Market, Kyagwe Road, William Street, Namirembe Road and Nakasero among others are closed.
07:20
07:20

Government Promises Solution to Inflation bank loans

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi on Monday appealed to Kampala traders under their umbrella association – KACITA, to stay their strike until government finds a lasting solution to the high inflation currently affecting the country.
12:04
12:04

Shilling Dips a Day after Traders Strike

By Mid-day Friday, most Forex Bureaus in Kampala quoted the shilling trading at 2,580 and 2,600, considered a biggest depreciation in recent weeks.
14:08
14:08

We Were Not Mobilized For The Strike--Hoima Traders Say. traders strike

Hoima traders blame KACITA for lack of mobilization on traders strike
10:58
10:58

Nabugabo, Kikuubo Closed As KACITA Strike Gets Underway weak shilling

A two-day strike by Kampala traders gets underway with most shops in the city reportedly closed. Businesses in Kiseka market, Nabugabo road and Kikuubo lane are all closed. In Wandegeya, only supermarkets are open including Delight Supplies and MM supermarkets.
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