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Mar 2022 10 results
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IMF Clears Uganda for UGX455B Credit after "Good Performance" IMF loan 2

In June last year, the IMF Board approved 722 million Special Drawing Rights (an equivalent of about USD 1 billion) under the Extended Credit Facility arrangement for Uganda, to help the country overcome the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. And the approval enabled the immediate disbursement of 258 million USDollars (about 924 billion shillings) then.
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Beneficiaries of Urban Cash for Work in Arua Yet to Receive Funds 4

In April last year, 4,200 beneficiaries in Arua central division were selected to benefit from the pilot program funded by the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development.
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The Ukraine War 'Can't' Help Uganda's Oil - Experts 2 1

The steady rise in prices since mid-last year had been attributed to a global recovery in demand, as countries reopened up their economies after disruptions by COVID-19. China was leading this demand, according to reports, as the industrial sector there returned to full life.
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Boda bodas: Associations Conduct Parallel Registration as Gov't Program Stalls 6 1

Godfrey Tumusime, the Vice-Chairperson of Smart Boda Association in Kawempe says that they united with more than five other associations to form KBA Fenna Boda Boda Association, under which they are registering riders.
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Acholi Leaders Call for Review of Parish Development Model 3 1

The leaders say the new government strategy has some loopholes that should be reviewed for it to be a success.
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30 Farmers in Kibaale Receive Beehives to Boost Honey Production 3 1

John Baguma the Senior Entomologist challenged farmers to diversify farming activities and urged them to join bee keeping cooperative societies to get better value for their produce.
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Boda Boda Riders in Mukono Protest Suspension of Elections 3 1

Last month, the State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Kabuye Kyofatogabye issued guidelines to be followed by Boda Boda operators in the metropolitan area.
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Fertilizer Crisis Looms Due to Russian, Ukraine War - FAO war in Ukraine 1

FAO released an information note this week on the importance of Ukraine and Russian Federation for global agricultural market and risks associated with the current conflict. The global reference price of fertilizer would undergo a 13 percent increase in 2022/23, relative to its already elevated baseline level. This increase would influence production costs for 2022/23 growing seasons.
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Kavera Ban Fails Due to Inadequate, Unclear Laws - Study 3 1 Top story

The government first announced a ban targeting polyethene bags of 30 microns or less in 2007, and subsequent ones in 2009, 2015, 2018 and in 2021. Bio Vision Africa says plastic waste and pollution is no a one-country issue and would be easier to tackle regionally and internationally.
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07:28

Minister Grills UNRA Officials Over Delayed Renovation of Nyarusiza-Mgahinga Road 3 1

The Kisoro Woman MP who also doubles as the Youth and Children Affairs State Minister, Sahar Mateke Nyirabashitsi said that apart from Nyarusiza-Mgahinga road, which is completely cut off, other tourism roads in the district are in a bad state.
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