Breaking

Archive

Nov 25 results
10:00
10:00

Makerere Student Sells Shoes Online to Beat Off COVID-19 Effects resilience 5 1

Allan Katende, who is pursuing a degree course in Agriculture and Rural Innovation, looks forward to owning “the largest online business store selling shoes in Kampala City. He calls this an opportunity presented to him by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns imposed since March 2020.
19:57
19:57

Gulu Business Community Send Buses to Save Students Trapped by Transport Hike in Kampala Gulu University 2 1

James Onono Ojok, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of Gulu University, says that they have offered two buses of 67-seater capacity to pick up students from Makerere University and those stranded at Namayiba Bus Terminal in Kampala.
14:16
14:16

Foreign Nationals’ Hotel Bookings Rise to 28% in Uganda attract tourists 1 1

Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network recently that the bookings in the Country which dropped from 76% in 2019 to 2% during the lockdown have now recovered to a promising 28% between October 2020 and April this year.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
18:16
18:16

MPs Task Gov't on Opening Remaining Sectors of Economy COVID-19 3 1

Members of Parliament argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
14:39
14:39

EU Gives Ministry UGX 25Bn for Tourism Industry Reopening lockdown 1 2

The ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the tourism private sector for post lock down operations.
14:57
14:57

Bar, Restaurant Owners Petition Kadaga over Reopening lockdown 1 7

The Association led by their chairperson Tesfalem Gherathu says that with over 70,000 bars, lodges and restaurants closed since March, an estimated five million people have been rendered jobless.
17:53
17:53

Boda Boda Cyclists Demand Meeting With Museveni over Lockdown President Museveni 1 2

Julius Byarugaba, the Speaker of the Boda Boda Association which represents over 2,000 cyclists says that there is an increase in domestic violence because men are failing to take care of their families after the lockdown affected their daily income.
17:20
17:20

Microfinance Support Centre Seeks UGX 300b for Recapitalization loans 1 1

He adds that they intend to provide liquidity support to SACCOs and microfinance institutions, ensure revision of interest rates to borrowers, support SACCOs to develop new products, and capitalize the capacity building department at Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority (UBRA) among others.
15:06
15:06

CMA Advises Business Owners Affected by COVID-19 to Invest in Safe Assets lockdown 3 1

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has called on businesses whose operation have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic to consider investing in Safe Assets like Government securities and Cash investments.
22:30
22:30

Uganda Railways Corporation Needs UGX 93 Bn to Mitigate COVID-19 Effects truck drivers 2 1

The Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) is seeking 93.5 Billion shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the sub sector and also repair and maintain its assets.
07:54
07:54

CAA Losing 500m UGX Daily from Entebbe Airport Lockdown COVID-19 1 1

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)has said it has lost atleast 534 million shillings daily due to the lockdown of Entebbe Airport.
11:16
11:16

Century Cinema Reopens with Only 5 People on the First Day COVID-19 1 Top story

Lorrainne Oguttu, the Spokesperson Century Cinemax says they are hopeful that the number of movie goers will increase over the weekend and the next days to come.
15:42
15:42

Covid-19: External Labour Companies Lose UGX 147Bn lockdown 3 1

The Association of External Labor Recruitment Agencies say they have lost 147 billion shillings in the four months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:32
15:32

Taxi Operators Seek Inclusion in Transport Sector Revamp lockdown 2 1

Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association (KOSTA) have asked to be included in all plans to develope transport in the City.
15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted lockdown 1 3

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
14:44
14:44

Give Landlords Tax Incentives to Waive Rent - KACITA lockdown 2 1

The Kampala City Traders Association have asked Government to waive income tax obligation from rent for the three months of lockdown to reduce pressure from landlords demanding tenants.
08:16
08:16

Watoto Church Cuts Staff Salaries by a Half lockdown 1 2

Watoto Pastoral Team leader Julius Rwotlonyo days that the Church has opted to downsize and adjust its activities and operations until the situation normalizes. Watoto Church employs over 1000 people across its 13 branches and homes.
14:54
14:54

MPs Push for Free Water, Electricity Parliament 1 4

A section of Members of Parliament want Government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
Nov 25 results