It is alleged that Agoro together with others still at large allegedly stole a land cruiser vehicle registration number UBD 172P belonging to Uganda Bureau of Statistics from Lira town on Thursday last week.
The suspect Felix Agoro 32 together with others still at large allegedly stole a land cruiser vehicle registration number UBD 172P. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that they received information from their counterparts in Lira alerting them about the theft.
In its latest residential property index release, the statistics agency said that property prices in these areas grew by 5 per cent in 2019 compared to a decline of 0.6 per cent in 2018. This is an indicator of the huge appetite for properties in these areas.
Aliziki Kaudha Lubega, the director macro-economic statistics at Uganda Bureau of Statistics, told reporters on Tuesday that prices of goods and services increased by 6.8% in Masaka for the year to December 2019, higher than any other region.
Flavia Omo, a staffer in UBOS’ directorate of agriculture and environment, said while beans and millet production were falling, the statistics body noted increasing appetite for crops like maize, bananas and sorghum
According to Ubos, they rebased the economy using the prices of 2015/16 financial year. This saw Uganda’s size of the economy or Gross Domestic Product (GDP) jump up by 18.3% to Uganda Shillings 108.5trillion in 2016/17 financial year. It had been thought to be just Shs 92trillion that year.
It shows that in 2018, farmers of rice, fibre crops like cotton flowers, tropical and subtropical fruits like bananas and plantains, avocado, mangoes, papayas, and pineapples and vanilla, earned more money because their prices went up.
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics in its Consumer Price Index for June 2017 reports that the drop in inflation was due to decline in annual food crops inflation which recorded 18.1 percent for the year ending June 2017 compared to 23.1 percent for the year ended May 2017.
A survey conducted by Uganda Retirement Benefit Regulatory Authority URBRA and Uganda Bureau of Statistics UBOS has indicated that only 57 percent of the companies assessed are registered with National Social Security Fund NSSF while 43 percent are not registered.
John Chrysostom Muyingo, the State Minister for Higher Education and area Member of Parliament admits the challenge, saying child labor is a major obstacle to Universal Primary Education in the area. Muyingo says he has summoned all local leaders in the affected areas for a meeting to draw strategies of fighting the problem.
Uganda experienced a 6.9percent rise in prices in January 2014 due to food price pressures, figures from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released today have revealed. Food prices rose by 11.1percent compared to 9.2percent recorded in December 2013. Dr Chris Mukiza, Director Macroeconomics at UBOS, said this was because of reduced supplies in the market compared to what it was in December 2013.
Uganda could do away with the 2014 population census if the mobile civil registration technology by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is used accurately to register all births and deaths. Bemanya Twebaze, the URSB Registrar General, argues that in developed countries, governments do not require to carry out national census which is costly and time consuming, since population records are updated on a daily basis.
Several commercial buildings have been constructed in the town, but there are no tenants to occupy them. At EK Downtown Shopping Arcade on Bwamba Road, 20 out of the 40 rooms in the arcade are occupied. Tenants pay 400,000 shillings a month for a single room.
The Bank of Uganda (BoU) and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) have embarked on collection of data on the real estate sector for monthly indices that will inform financial, housing planning and other policy directions.
There was a marginally small fall in inflation from 18.6 percent in May to just 18.0 percent in June, according to the latest figures from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). In its report for June, UBOS also announced that the economy grew by 2.4 percent in the last quarter of the just ended financial year 20111/12.