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Apr 2019 11 results
19:41
19:41

COSASE Grills URA Officials Over Missing Fuel 1

In his report, the Auditor General noted that despite the fact that URA seized up to 110,000 liters of petrol from a company belonging to John Imaniraguha more than 9000 liters went missing.
18:29
18:29

Tour Guides Trained on Indigenous Wildlife Names 2

The Director Education at the International Wildlife Association of Zoos Isaac Mujaasi, says that the training is due to the ignorance of tour guides about indigenous names of wildlife in the different game parks and wildlife education centres in Africa.
17:47
17:47

New UDC Executive Director Takes Office 2 1

Dr. Birungi is an economist. He is a former economist lecturer at Makerere University and United Nation Development Programme chief economist. Dr. Birungi’s immediate former portfolio was at National Planning Authority as director for development planning.
17:37
17:37

Parliament Probes Uganda’s Role in S. Sudan’s Dura Grain Fraud South Sudan 1 1 Top story

The South Sudan government reportedly paid up to USD 1 million (3.7 billion Shillings) to hundreds of domestic contractors to supply food to state governments ahead of a projected famine in 2008. However, the food was never delivered.
16:54
16:54

Pictorial: Through the Lens after a Downpour in Kampala street Top story

The rain started a few minutes after 6:00 am and took the better part of Tuesday morning. Road users, business, school children, among others, were affected in a downpour that preceded almost two hours of inactivity.
15:47
15:47

Health Minister Disowns Israeli Firm’s Cannabis Farm Plans minister of health

The deal involves a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange-listed firm Together Pharma Limited, which produces and exports medical cannabis around the world. The firm is working with a Ugandan company; Industrial Hemp Uganda Limited, which is linked to former Bunyaruguru County MP Benjamin Cadet.
15:05
15:05

Kilembe Mines Redevelopment Plan Excites Kasese Leaders Cabinet of Uganda 5

Last week, cabinet approved the redevelopment plan of the mines which, among other things, calls for the expeditious sourcing of potential investors in the copper mines.
14:31
14:31

Ugandan Traders Face Tough Sanctions for Exporting Substandard Products 4 1

Agriculture minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja says Uganda’s exports are increasingly being blocked from entering the export market due to failure to meet standards. Ssempijja said the rejection of Uganda’s export products has been caused by the presence of harmful organisms and excess pesticide residues. The most affected commodities include peppers (capsicum), Annona (Kitafeli) and roses.
14:14
14:14

Nyendo Roadside Vendors Protest Eviction 2

Annet Namukasa a food vendor says that a big number of women in food vending business are widows who have to take care of their children. She says that that operating their stalls at the roadside is their only source of livelihood.
12:12
12:12

Rukiga Traders Petition President Museveni over Sale of Market 1 1

On February 2015, Rwamucucu Sub County lost a court case to David Gakyaro and Yosam Byandusya who had sued the sub-county leaders for illegally felling trees planted in Rushebeya market located along Kabale-Kisiizi road. Gakyaro petitioned Kabale High Court, which directed the sub-county to pay 12 million shillings for damages.
11:30
11:30

Ophthalmology Students Miss Examination as Police Battles Vendors people 2 1 Top story

Moses Mugerwa, a student says they saw police officers from the Field Force Unit pushing vendors outside the ward but resorted to using teargas when they faced resistance.
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