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11:48
11:48

Verbatim: Prime Minister's Speech at Inaugural Meeting of President Advisory Committee on Budget

Our vision and that of our President, HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is to cause social-economic transformation of the country through creating jobs, especially for our young people and addressing the needs of the 39 percent of our population who are still outside the money economy.
11:47
11:47

Attiak Sub County Bans Cattle Movement over Suspected Outbreak of FMD 3 1

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County Chairperson says that the veterinary department has also been tasked to document the health status of all animals in grazing kraals within the area.
11:43
11:43

Contractor Given One Week to Hand Over Entebbe Isolation Centre 2 5

Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner in charge of Health Infrastructure says that Although the overall progress of the World Bank-funded project now stands at 99 per cent, the contractor has to fix some mechanical works within the medical building and block C that houses the mortuary, pathologist's office, janitor's office and the laundry.
11:17
11:17

Residents Clash with MP Oguzu Over Barifa Forest Land eco-tourism center 4 3

Oguzu, who had gone to supervise mowing of the area was taken by surprise when the angry residents arrived demanding that he leaves the area or dies on the land.
10:41
10:41

Kabale Tax Collector Accused of Operating an Illegal Market 2 8

The traders explained that at first they thought Kabale Municipal Council would fault them for operating in a place not gazetted by authorities as a market until Justus Tinyinondi, the contractor in charge of markets started charging them 1,000 shillings every Monday and Friday when they converged along Bwankosya street for business.
08:18
08:18

Stanbic Seizes MOGAS Oil to Recover Debt

In the notice of intention to take over the fuel company, the lawyers; Ligomarc Advocates, said they had appointed Kabiito Karamagi as receiver for MOGAS, whose full name is Maestrol Oil and Gas Solutions, until the bank recovers all its money. THe notice has also been received by the Uganda Police Force.
08:09
08:09

Umeme Halts Operation On Illegal Power Connections over Complaints of Brutality Power theft 4

Florence Nsubuga, the Chief Operations Officer at UMEME says they have halted the operation to carry assessments due to public complaints of high-handedness that have been brought against their field enforcement teams.
19:20
19:20

Petrol, Diesel Prices Soar to Record High Across Kampala 3 2 Top story

Earlier this year as economies picked up, pump prices in Uganda rose sharply from 3,700 Shillings to 4,150 Shillings per litre of petrol at Shell and Total stations and have been largely stable since April. New tax measures also saw a 100 Shillings increase in the Excise Duty per litre, although this did not take immediate effect on the prices, at least in the first two months of the financial year.
18:29
18:29

Absence of Banking Services Frustrate Cross-Border Traders in Elegu Elegu Township 1 3

The Town Council has a population of 17,000 people with more than 500 of them engaged in cross-border trade. They deal in general merchandise, agricultural produce, hardware, restaurants and supermarkets among others.
16:54
16:54

Stop Regulator from Taking Our UGX 6 Billion/Year from NSSF, Workers to MPs midterm access 7 1

URBRA which is mandated to regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda levies a compulsory annual fee paid by NSSF and other retirement benefits schemes of up to 0.0256 % of the Total Asset Value in the statement of financial position.
13:02
13:02

Excitement as Rural Communities in Lamwo get Connected to Solar Power 3

The pilot project has seen 25 villages, eight trading centres and selected public institutions that have not been not part of the national electricity grid in Lamwo district with more expected to be connected to the power grid.
06:52
06:52

Traders Sue FPU Commander, Director Fisheries Resources And AG Over Impounded Fish Trucks 8 1

Through their lawyer, Geoffrey Baluku of Bagyenda and Co Advocates, the traders contend that URA and the director of fisheries resources at the Kenya-Uganda one-stop border point properly inspected the fish in the truck and placed a verification seal on their products.
19:20
19:20

Confusion Amidst Standoff Between K'la Minister and Market Chairperson 1

“Susan's being in office today, is a sign that we are not in a fight, it is a chance for her prepare and leave office honourably as we await official handover” the RCC added. It remains to be seen if Susan will manage to enter the office as the new week begins.
12:22
12:22

Kyotera Sensitizing Farmers as New Coffee Law, Causes More Discomfort 5 1

According to John Paul Mpalanyi, the Kyotera County MP, who is spearheading the campaign, the majority of coffee farmers are worried that the legislation is intended to give more powers to the government to cripple their efforts.
15:08
15:08

Masaka Farmers Get Cassava Drying Machine to Add Value, Improve Incomes 3

The ugx35m-machine is a donation from Vi-Agroforestry, a development organisation fighting poverty and climate change in collaboration with farmer’s groups and organisations, advising and training farmers in sustainable agricultural land management.
19:12
19:12

Uganda Shilling Depreciating Steeply Against US Dollar 1

The Dollar has hit 3600 Uganda shilling exchange rate (both buying and selling) according to Bank of Uganda exchange rate.
18:14
18:14

Try Elsewhere for Loans, Banks Tell Ugandan Business Startups 6 1

Centenary Bank MD, Fabian Kasi says as the risk levels increase, the banks have no option but to be more cautious about lending, but also advises businesses to also consider risk a major component of their business planning.
16:50
16:50

Universities Asked to Invest in Research UCU 2 1

Speaking at the 6th annual East African Communications Association-EACA conference convened virtually at Uganda Christian University, Okwakol said that institutions should consider developing approaches favouring companies offer mentorship to students.
13:33
13:33

Ugandan Professional Accountants Admit Doing a Lousy Job 5 1 Top story

Prof Kaawaase says that such institutions, including Crane Bank which is still a center of conflict between Bank of Uganda and the bank’s shareholders, always have audit reports with unqualified opinion of the auditors, on such institutions’ financial positions.
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