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19:50
19:50

Local Government Minister Intervenes in Nansana Budget Wrangle 1 1

Nansana, like other municipalities, should have passed its budget by the end of May but it didn't due to the ongoing wrangles. The municipality, in Wakiso District, has over the past two months failed to pass the over 23 billion Shillings budget due to wrangles between the Executive and Councilors.
18:30
18:30

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.
17:41
17:41

20 Taxi Stages Closed in Mbarara Town Public Transport 1 4

Mayanja said that they have left only three stages only out of over 20 stages around Mbarara town that are easily manageable and not heading to border districts.
16:59
16:59

Low Turn Up of Passengers in Soroti, Fort Portal As Public Transport Resumes Soroti Municipality 3 2

Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
16:23
16:23

Three More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Kasensero, 91 Contacts Traced Ministry of health 2 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, the head of the mass community testing exercise says they have registered a cumulative total of 12 COVID-19 patients. Four of the patients were transferred to Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and another four to Mbarara Hospital while the Tanzanian national who tested positive is still at large.
16:22
16:22

Pictorial; Hundreds Stranded in Kampala Taxi Parks as Public Transport Resumes

As they resume, the taxi's were instructed to carry only half of their capacity to ensure social distancing. Yet still, KCCA has also limited the number of taxis coming to the parks as they observe social distancing. Yesterday, KCCA spent the day marking parks and registering them to fit within the new requirements of managing taxi's Kampala.
15:13
15:13

Vanilla Prices to Drop From July 1 2

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.
12:58
12:58

MPs Skeptical on Use of Zoom Technology to Deliver State of the Nation Address President Museveni 3 4

However, some MPs note that there is a risk the President may not communicate well with MPs and the nation, in case of interruptions.
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.
11:24
11:24

Bundibugyo Officials Start Patrols to Stop Sell of Immature Cocoa Cocoa Farmers 1 4

Ibrahim Kawekawe, a farmer from Burirehe village agrees that his cocoa wasn’t ready for sell but was tempted by buyers who come to them before the start of the harvesting season. He says several farmers give in because of financial challenges.
11:01
11:01

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.
10:56
10:56

Installation of CCTV Cameras Excites Mbale Residents 7 1

According to Police, 32 sites in Mbale are going to have CCTV cameras and so far over 20 cameras have been installed in the areas of Nkoma, Namakwekwe, Bugema, Malukhu, around the town, Nilon, Mooni among other places.
10:37
10:37

Local Council Chairpersons Storm RDC’s Office Over Pay 5

LC I and 2 chairpersons from Wanale Division say they have gone three financial years without receiving their allowances yet their colleagues in other divisions in the municipality received theirs.
09:27
09:27

Buyiga Island Residents Stuck With COVID-19 Patient 4 2 Top story

Buyiga Island, which has over 10, 000 people is connected to the mainland by a swamp and can only be accessed by canoe or engine boat at three different outlets.
08:47
08:47

Vigorous Monitoring, Routine Inspection Chases Illegal Sand Miners from Lwera-NEMA 2 5 Top story

Dr Jerome Sebadduka Lugumira, the Natural Resources Manager in Charge of Soils and Land in NEMA, says that only seven out of the 20 companies that were mining sand from 23 sites in Lwera by October 2016 have managed to stand the test of time.
07:51
07:51

WHO Teams Arrive in Mbandaka as DRC Battles Fresh Ebola Outbreak UNICEF

The five latest Ebola victims, who included a 15-year-old girl, died between 18 – 30 May. But their deaths were only attributed to Ebola on Sunday following confirmation. Four other people who have contracted the virus - all of whom are contacts of the deceased - are receiving treatment.
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