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12:47
12:47

Poultry Farmers Accuse Government of Indifference over Kenya Poultry Imports Ban 1

Poultry magnate Aga Sekalala says they hear there is a new Trade minister who replaced Amelia Kyambadde but they don't know what he does, nor what he thinks about the current Kenya - Uganda trade issues.
18:46
18:46

UDB Offers Simpler Credit Terms for Women Entrepreneurs 5

UDB Managing Director, Patricia Ojangole says they have created unsecured loan products based on the fact women have been proved to be better at debt repayment than men, and that there is need to take advantage of this.
17:52
17:52

Trade Committee Wants all Energy Drinks Tested for Adulteration Health drinks 1

'We shall then compare the findings of NDA, UNBS and those of an independent laboratory and if the results are varying then we are going to be in trouble. So you cannot change these results. Go and do the exact thing and give us exact results!” - Committee Chairman Mwine Mpaka.
11:28
11:28

Stop Scaring Umeme on Concession, Government Cautioned 5

Hiring private companies has largely been blamed for the high cost of power and unstable supply, and for this, the public view is dominated by calls not to renew Umeme’s contract at the end of its 20 years in 2025. "Even if the contract is to be renewed, the government should leave the companies to operate in peace without threats of termination because this also scares investors away from the sector," says Ssebowa, former ERA Executive Director.
16:25
16:25

MOU Says Dr Musenero Must Account for the UGX 31Bn –Permanent Secretary Covid-19 vaccine 4 1

The former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology, David OO Obong has told legislators that Minister Dr. Monica Musenero should provide all accountability regarding the utilization of funds meant to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine development.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Finally Passes NSSF Bill Allowing Midterm Access workers 1 7

The bill also streamlined the supervision of the 15 trillion shilling fund between the Ministries of Gender and of Finance. The workers, government, and the Gender committee agreed to have the Ministry of Gender supervise the social security aspect, while the Ministry of Finance will be in charge of the finance and investment aspects.
09:30
09:30

MPs Question Ministers on Akii-Bua and Buhinga Stadia Status 1 4

Lugoloobi said that all these projects that were dropped would be prioritized in the next cycle of programming for the period 2021- 2023.
19:45
19:45

Civil Society Finance Experts Want Windfall Tax Levied on Monthly Basis Parliament 1

A windfall tax is a tax levied by Government against industries that have benefited the most from prevailing economic conditions causing those industries to experience above average profits.
16:23
16:23

Gov't Ready to Disburse UGX 200bn Relief Fund For Small Enterprises 4

The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija says eligible businesses will include all small businesses operated by individuals, groups, partnerships, and companies employing 5-49 people and with an annual turnover of 10 million to 100 million shillings.
08:05
08:05

Safe Boda Haggles with Riders Abandoning Company after Lockdown Glitches 6

Mainly in October 2020, the Safe Boda company decided to increase the deduction per ride from 10% to 15% which the riders protested at that time, however company leaders did not revisit the decision according to riders interviewed.
10:00
10:00

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

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.
14:54
14:54

Government Defends Petroleum Distributors Against Accusation Of Overcharging Motorists 8

However, motorists are feeling the pinch and have devised different means of copping with the situation, yet those in motor transport business are counting loses.
12:02
12:02

Health, Education Ministries Directed to Hand Over Projects To Army In One Week

The Head of Communications at the PPDA, Chris Magoba says the directive of the President and of the finance ministry are being implemented in accordance with the laws. "The law is being followed. We have issued a circular to guide the entities that include the ministries and and Local governments (where the projects are located) on the subject," said Magoba.
05:46
05:46

Parliament Approves UGX 3.8 trillion Supplementary Budget 1 2

Of this, at least 1.3 trillion Shillings was already spent within the 3 per cent legal limit which the government can spend and seek approval later from Parliament, while 2.4 trillion Shillings is for prior approval by Parliament.
17:34
17:34

Parliament Asks Energy Minister To Explain Increasing Fuel Prices Uganda fuel prices 1 1

Early this month, the Minister said that government cannot regulate the fuel pump price because the market was liberalized a long time ago.
17:48
17:48

Transporters Count Losses As City is Deserted After Bomb Explosions 6 1

The transporters say that the panic due to the bomb explosions has affected the number of passengers accessing the City Centre.
16:37
16:37

Internet Tax Frustrates SafeBoda Operations in Kampala 6

Safeboda is accessed by connecting to a mobile application downloaded from the Google Play store for android phones and the App Store and phones that are powered with iOS technology. For the service to work, one has to open the SafeBoda app, which requires the internet, to type in their destination and request a ride.
18:05
18:05

"We Don't Miss The Suspended WB Doing Business Report" - Finance

“Much of the work evaluating the ten indicators in 190 countries was farmed out to national volunteer panels, who were asked to amend or approve pre-filled questionnaires. Not all were experts on the matter and some did not even work in the country. Many we spoke to barely gave the questionnaire a glance before signing off,” says UNCTAD.
14:47
14:47

Businesses Close in Kampala After Morning Explosions 6 Top story

Confusion marred the city centre as people found their way out of the city following the immediate closure of Buganda Road and The Square roads, as well as Parliamentary and Kimathi Avenues, the scenes of the two blasts.
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