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Kisita Mining License Suspended Over Illegal Activities, Accumulated Arrears 3 1 Top story

Opendi notes that she has personally visited the mining site operated by Kisita Mining Company and found workers going about their normal business in disregard of the presidential directives halting all mining activities.
14:09
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Uganda Hires US Mapping Firm to Improve Rental Tax Collection URA 1

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija said the company will start working in July and is expected to help the government realize more revenues from the sector. He urged the Property owners not to feel agitated and think that the government is trying to squeeze them.”
14:04
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Coronavirus Disrupts Gold Exports – Finance 1 Top story

According to the Finance Ministry, Uganda’s gold exports fell to 1,199 kilograms in March 2020 down from 1,955 kilograms exported in February. The volume exported in March is just half of what was shipped out in January 2020, which totaled to 2,097kilograms of gold. United Arab Emirates is the biggest consumer of Uganda’s gold.
11:16
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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.
10:36
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NIRA Hunts for New Executive Director as Gama Is Asked to Leave 1

In a May 18th, 2020 letter to Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, Museveni directs that a new executive Director with Legal and Information Technology background be identified to head the Authority.
10:23
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Frustrated Travelers Resort to Trucks as Transport Fares Flare 3 1 Top story

Edith Naiga, another traveler passenger who our reporters found grumbling at Gayaza stage after trying to board taxis to Kamuli in Busoga in vain, said she had given on taxis and opted to get a lift from truckers.
10:04
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COVID -19 Could Lead to Decline in Real Estate Valuations – BOU COVID-19 1

In a letter to the chief executives of commercial banks, credit institutions, and microfinance deposit-taking institutions, BOU said “Current projection and market intelligence indicates that Covid-19 pandemic might in the near term potentially lead to a double-digit decline in real estate valuations.”
18:30
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More Factories Came Up During Lockdown – Museveni new factories 1

In his State of the Nation Address on Thursday, Museveni said up 107 companies have registered to manufacture sanitizers from just two before the pandemic. He said up to 61 companies have requested to make masks although only ten have been certified at the moment.
15:13
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Vanilla Prices to Drop From July 2 1

Chariton Namuwoza, the Executive Director Vanilla Exporters of Uganda-Vanex, said on Thursday that they cannot tell how much the crop will sell at the garden but they expect it to drop below Shillings 170,000 per kilogram it cost last season.
12:03
12:03

Passengers Stranded in Kampala As Public Transport Reopens 6 1

In parts of Gayaza, Bukoto, Ntinda, Wandegeya and Kamwokya passengers were seen standing on the roadside waiting for commuter taxis.
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Govt’s Must Integrate Bicycles in Transport Infrastructure Design After COVID-19 1 Top story

The COVID-19 crisis has cut off commutes, and group activities involving travel of all kinds, throwing recreational sports around the world into a deep freeze. But cycling has not only proved to be largely pandemic-proof, but it also seems to be growing in popularity in many cities, across the world.
16:14
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Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Kampala 2 4

Moses Wanyama, the owner of the truck, said his driver returned from South Sudan, drove up to Masaka town where he loaded coffee bags and later offloaded them at Namanve industrial park along Kampala -Jinja road.
08:08
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Bus Companies Revise Transport Fares As Public Transport Returns 2 2 Top story

The buses are set to resume operations tomorrow June 4 on condition that each vehicle carries half of its capacity to ensure physical distancing. But as they resume, the transporters are expected to provide temperature guns to measure the body temperature of all travellers before they are allowed on board and ensure that whoever boards the vehicle has a face mask.
17:17
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President's Directive on Arcades, Shopping Malls Throws Traders in Confusion KCCA 2 1

Some of the traders accused the president of favouring the rich, saying they don’t see any difference between arcades and shopping malls since they offer the same services.
16:52
16:52

Company to Pay UGX 912M to URA for Mauritius Loan

Agfri Uganda, which manages and gives money to other companies that buy and sell agricultural produce in Uganda, ran to the tribunal after URA presented it with a tax bill of 912 million Shillings for a period between 2014 and 2017.
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Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between Ugandan and European entrepreneurs.
15:42
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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.
13:35
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Bank of Uganda Approves NC Bank, CBA Integration 1

The merger of the banks had already received approval from the Central Bank of Kenya, where they are both headquartered, but needed a nod from the Bank of Uganda. In a joint statement issued on Monday, both banks said the merger had received a letter of “no objection” meaning it can go ahead as planned.
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KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
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More Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioners Resign John Musinguzi 1 Top story

They include; Henry Saka, from domestic taxes, Silajji Kanyesigye, the commissioner in the large taxpayer's office and Samuel Kahima, a manager in charge of rulings and interpretations.
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