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15:39
15:39

Money Changers Asked to Legalize Operations Bank of Uganda 3 2

Nelson Bbosa, an expert in Non-Banking financial institutions at BoU, says that the BoU wants all money changers to come under regulations and if they are small to meet requirements, they should form associations.
14:46
14:46

Kinyamaseke Traders Decry Sorry State of Temporary Market 7 1

Obed Masereka, a butcher told URN that it's tough whenever it rains because the temporary market lacks shelter. He also says that the temporary market is far away from the town council center and only attracts a few buyers.
09:08
09:08

Gov't Releases 4.2 Billion for Revamping Kilembe Mines vice president 3 1

The Vice President Rtd. Maj. Jesca Alupo said the money will be used for fixing broken bridges, rehabilitate and restore the power supply before government succeeds in identifying an investor.
07:21
07:21

Truckers Stuck at Mpondwe Over Targeted Attacks in DRC cargo truck drivers 6 2

Kicumbi Laston, a trucker from Zambia told URN that they loaded goods from South Africa destined for Congo through Mpondwe but they were told by clearing agents upon arrival at the border that they could not proceed with their journey because of insecurity in Eastern DRC.
17:30
17:30

Mpondwe One-Stop Border Post Market Completed 4 2

The facility is meant for increasing cross-border trade and reducing the costs faced by traders, especially small-scale and women traders.
14:38
14:38

Two Arrested In Kasese For Trading in Illegal Fishing Gear 3

According to Major Kenneth Katwesigye, the UPDF head fisheries protection unit in Kasese they got intelligence information that there were shops dealing in illegal fishing gear in town.
16:41
16:41

Cooperative Leaders Flee to RDC's Office as Vanilla Farmers Hunt for Them 4 2

The cooperative chairperson, Augustine Kule whose family is also among the 30 agents' families camped at Booma grounds said they have sold some of their personal and company belongings to clear farmer’s debts but the debt still remains huge.
07:09
07:09

Vandalism of Electricity Transmission Installments Frustrating Businesses in Kasese 5 1

Zeverio Mugisa, the vice-chairperson of Kabughabugha village in Rukoki Sub-county says that as a result of the vandalism, the power supply to various parts of the area has been disrupted.
15:45
15:45

Apple Farmers Get Market Boost From Uganda Breweries Limited 6 1

Joseph Kawuchi, the agribusiness manager at Uganda Breweries Limited, says they are going to use apple as an additional raw material in their production line opening up a big market for the local farmers.
12:05
12:05

Kasese Emyooga Beneficiaries Start Recording Success from the Program 5 2

Anita Nyakato who is dealing in second hand clothes says she received 1.5 million shillings to boost her initial capital. In one year, she says she has bought a plot of land, opened-up two mini- boutiques and constructed a residential house with hope of establishing a bigger boutique and transiting into wholesale.
07:15
07:15

Microfinance Support Centre to Support Former Rwenzururu Royal Guards, Wives 3 1 Top story

The state minister of Micro Finance, Haruna Kasole Kyeyune has directed the MSC to begin mobilising the former royal guards immediately to ensure they are supported.
11:02
11:02

Gov't to Give Additional UGX 20 Million to Successful Emyooga Groups 7 3

The minister said the success of Emyooga is measured by the repayment and saving levels of the beneficiaries.
10:43
10:43

Gov't Starts Revamping Kilembe Mines 1 1 Top story

A joint press statement released on Tuesday by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu and the Minister of State for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite indicates that the government has deployed the UPDF engineering brigade to carry out the restoration of destroyed structures and restore the mines to an attractive state.
09:51
09:51

Nyakatonzi Sub County Passes Bye-laws to Regulate Utilization of Revamped Valley Tanks 2

According to the bye-law, a household will pay Shillings 5000 per month to access the valley dams while infected animals are barred from accessing the water points.
09:09
09:09

Kasese Nursery Bed Operators Ask Gov't to Intervene in Dispute With UCDA Field Officer 4 1

In September, Alinda was arrested on allegations of extorting money from coffee nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds. The nursery bed operators also accuse Alinda of using his office to allocate coffee supply contracts to persons who do not have nursery beds, failing to renew their certificates, and selectively awarding supply contracts and certificates.
13:44
13:44

Gov't Wants Chiefs to Reside in Work Areas for Implementation of Parish Development Model parish chiefs 5 1

The State Minister for Gender Labor and Social Development Peace Mutuuzo says under the parish development model implementation, the government is strengthening the parish level to act as a theater of development and this means giving more responsibilities to parish chiefs.
11:43
11:43

Rain Ruins Salt Pan Works in Katwe Katwe Salt Mining 4 1

According to Irene Biira who owns a couple of salt pans at the lake, production of salt remains disrupted owing to ceaseless rainfall since mid-February.
17:51
17:51

Katunguru Bridge Closed Again After Temporary Re-opening UNRA 3 1

According to a circular from the Authority, UNRA will introduce a ferry to operate as an alternative means of transport so as to support light vehicles, which would include; pickups, saloon cars, and minivans with up to six passengers and not exceeding 80 per crossing.
13:32
13:32

One Confirmed Dead in Kasese Tanker Explosion

Samuel Masereka an eye witness said the tanker whose registration number is yet to be established was heading to DR Congo but its brakes failed shortly after the URA offices in Mpondwe and it rammed into the screening unit.
09:25
09:25

Rwenzururu Cultural Institution Finally Receives UGX300M Emyooga Fund 6 1

Ms. Hellen Masika, the deputy executive director of Microfinance support Center-MSC, says that the cultural Institution was given special consideration given the multiple challenges including conflicts and disasters that have affected its economy.
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