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Covid-19: Factories in Jinja Lay Off Staff directive 1 2

A section of the factory operators who on Thursday evening held a closed-door meeting with selected members of the Jinja district covid19 control task force noted that they were not ready for the stringent measures issued by the government.
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Economist, Traders Ask Govt to Protect Businesses in Corona Virus Crisis service 8 2 Top story

Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
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Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance people 5 1

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
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Eight Injured in Tembo Steel Mills Blast factory 1 1 Top story

Ibrahim Mwanja, one of the victims told URN at Mercy health center where they were rushed for treatment that the explosion occurred minutes after they dropped a round shaped metallic block in the furnace, which poured hot liquid on their skins.
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Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 5 1 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
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Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 1 2

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
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Museveni Warns Investors Against Constructing in Wetlands team 1 1

Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge on Tuesday night; Museveni said government shall undertake studies to foster environment conservation because of the increasing industrialization in the country.
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Kiira RPC Directed to Enforce Court Order And Evict Madhvani Jinja

On Thursday, the Jinja High Court Deputy registrar Fred Waninda issued a restraint order barring Madhvani from blocking the access road leading to ASM Mineral factory.
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Teenager Killed in Factory Accident Jinja 3 1 Top story

It is alleged that Maka was fixing recycled paper in a conveyor machine that trapped him injuring his hands and head. A conveyor is machine transports material and other finished goods from one point in the factory to another.
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Bidco Laborers Protest Poor Working Conditions strike 3 4 Top story

Lawrence Ojok who is attached to the loading and offloading department, said their employers have failed to explain the weekly tax deductions levied against them.
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Kasiima Orders Traffic Officers to Inspect Tororo Cement Trucks accident 1 2

Kasiima told URN in an exclusive interview that he has instructed traffic police and the Inspector of vehicles to engage the management of Tororo Cement Industries to ensure that DMCs trucks and incompetent drivers are discontinued from the roads.
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Fire Guts 15 Houses in Jinja village 3 1

15 houses were destroyed by the fire which started at 3:00 am. It is alleged the fire was caused by a charcoal stove that was left burning throughout the night.
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Former Tembo Steel Mills Employees Protest Non-Payment of Salary district 1 3

The angry employees on Wednesday stormed the factory at 6:00 am and sat outside the premises. They blocked trucks from either accessing or exiting the factory.
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Busoga Farmers to Export Sugarcane to Kenya district 1 1 Top story

Under the MoU, the farmers are required to supply 600 tons of mature sugarcane to the company each day for a period of three months. They will receive Kenya Shillings 4,055 (approximately UGX 146,716) for a ton of cane, two days after delivery. Only farmers registered with the association will be allowed to supply cane upon endorsement by their chairperson.
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Cassava Farmers Threatens to Set Starch Factory Ablaze

In 2017, Busoba Sub County donated 3 hectares of land to Yoogi Company, a private firm to construct a starch factory. The company asked farmers to plant cassava in large quantities to feed the plant.
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Tea Growers, Processors Demand for Regulations global market 2

Patrick Sisa, a member of Mabale Growers Tea Factory in Kyenjojo says introducing a policy will not only improve on the marketability of Ugandas tea but also attract more investors to the sector that will in turn create more jobs for Ugandans.
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