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12:46
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World Bank Calls for Scrapping of OTT Tax World Bank uganda 1

According to the World Bank, scrapping OTT could boost access to coronavirus prevention messages for the vulnerable populations.
11:57
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Pictorial: Nyamityobora Market in Mbarara Guts Fire 10

The fire that destroyed stalls and kiosks started on Saturday at 4:30 am.
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Traders Count Losses As Fire Guts Market in Mbarara 3 1

The items destroyed include Fresh foods like Irish Potatoes, Bunches of Bananas Groceries, wooden stalls, hotels property, fridges, Wooden Kiosks, among others.
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MTN Uganda Signs License Renewal Agreement 1

In a statement, MTN Uganda said “This brings to an end the long-standing negotiations between MTN Uganda, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the government. This license renewal comes almost 2 years later, since MTN Uganda applied for a license renewal following the expiry of their 20 year license in October 2018”.
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Temporary Relief for Coca Cola in Battle over UGX 58b Tax Bill 1

According to an assessment by URA, an audit of Coca Cola Uganda between January 2014 and December 2017 found that the beverages maker had not paid 58.1 billion Shillings in taxes. But Cola rejected URA’s position and dismissed the assessment which was presented to the company in January 2020.
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400,000 Groups Register for 'Emyooga' Initiative in Teso Katakwi District 2 1

Simon Peter Egiriat, the Zonal Manager Micro support Centre in Soroti several people have expressed interest in benefiting from the fund.
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Kasese Youths Seek Gov’t Support to Join Commercial Agriculture 4 1

Many of the youths in these sectors say that their activities were greatly affected by the COVID-19 lockdown, and as a result, they depleted their saving, yet the government has maintained a ban on their operations. They now wish to turn to commercial agriculture for survival.
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Oil Roads Boosting Roadside Markets in Bunyoro critical oil roads 4 1

The key roads under construction include Masindi-Kigumba-Hoima-Kabwoya (135 Km), Kyenjojo-Hoima-Masindi-Kigumba (238 Km) and Hoima-Wanseko (111 Km). The other is the 92km Hoima- Kaiso-Tonya road that was completed in 2014, as part of several infrastructural developments projects undertaken in the Albertine Region in preparation for oil production.
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UNRA Replaces Guard Rails on Kabale-Kisoro Road Black Spot 3 2

Kagano in Kanaba sub-county, Kisoro district is a black spot due to its steepness. Last month, three members of the same family sustained serious injuries.
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Kayunga NRM Chairperson On the Spot Over School Land student 1 Top story

Margret Nampiina, the former Jinja Rotary Club president, says they partnered with Jinja Municipal Council-JMC to construct another classroom block for the visually impaired pupils.
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Uganda May Not Produce Oil Until 2025 – World Bank oil production 1 1

In its Economic Update report, the bank says “the sharp decline in world oil prices resulting from the COVID-19 crisis could delay oil sector investments in the medium term and oil production beyond 2025”
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Gov`t Allocates UGX 500m for Training Refugees in Vocational Skills 2 1

Hillary Onek, the Minister for Refugees and Disaster Preparedness in the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday said that the funds will be channelled through Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, a missionary owned Centre in Palabek Sub County established last year.
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Over 1,000 Amuru Civil Servants Commute to Work from Gulu Amuru Town Council. 3 1

Robert Olanya, a resident of Amuru Town Council disclosed to Uganda Radio Network - URN that offices at the district headquarters always open beyond the official time of 8:00am as stipulated in the Ministry of Public Service standing order.
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Mutebile Warns Banks Against Refusing to Reduce Interest Rates on Loans commercial banks 1

Mutebile, who appears to make a U-turn from earlier position that banks can charge borrowers based on their own assessments, says he was disappointed that banks had refused to reduce charges on loans to spur growth.
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MPs Ask Gov’t to Resolve Uganda- Kenya Milk Row common market 1 2

Members of Parliament have asked Government to comprehensively resolve the Uganda-Kenya impasse regarding milk exports saying milk farmers are suffering.
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KCCA Issues Guidelines for Reopening of Arcades 2 1

The guidelines include, keeping the premises and access ways clean, hygienic and not blocked and that corridors and access ways are free of any obstruction, stockpiles and temporarily structures.
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Digital Transactions Can Save Country UGX 179b in Printing Money Annually – BOU 2 1 Top story

The biggest hindrance at the moment, Mugume said, is the fear that people have over platforms like mobile money and internet transactions. He said that even when people receive money on their phones, they rush to withdraw it thinking it is not safe on the phone.
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Cross-Border Informal Exports Fall 99% – Official Figures Bank of Uganda 1

BOU says earnings from cross border trade dropped from USD 52 million (193.5 billion Shillings) in March 2020 to just USD 59,000 (219 million Shillings) at the end of May 2020. The main reason for the fall is that while those in formal-trade are being tested for Coronavirus Disease and cleared to keep taking out or bringing in goods, the informal traders don’t have this luxury and are stranded at home
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Trade Ministry Issues New Guidelines for Cooperatives 1

Speaking to the media at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala today, Frederick Gume Ngobi, the State Minister for Cooperatives said they have allowed the leaders of cooperatives whose terms have expired to continue serving until such a time when a ban on public meetings is lifted.
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KCCA Suspends Taxi Park Charges 2 1

Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Minister Betty Amongi, says that the suspension takes effect on Thursday. She explains that they have received complaints from several taxi operators about the exorbitant charges.
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