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May 2020 9 results
17:49
17:49

1500 Business Write to NSSF to Reschedule Contributions COVID -19 lockdown 1

According to Byarugaba, they have so far 1300 businesses out of the 1500 that applied for exemption after preventing evidence showing that they are grappling with inadequate cash flows.
16:30
16:30

Sand Miners Abandon Lwera Wetland over Flooding 2 3

Robert Mukasa, one of the Excavator operators at H$Q Enterprises Limited one of the companies operating in Lwera, says that they suspended operations until the water levels reduce.
15:45
15:45

Lockdown Takes Toll on Seasonal Grasshopper Business in Masaka 2 3

Abudul Kareem Kasujja, the Chairperson of Masaka Bassenene Dealers Association says that the COVID-19 lockdown has created a sharp fall in prices of grasshoppers due to low market demand, as millions of Ugandans are locked down in homes. Kasujja says despite incurring heavy costs in setting up the trapping sites, they are struggling to attract the sizeable market for their catch.
14:04
14:04

Majority in Non-Essential Category Apply for Loan Restructuring – Centenary Bank 1

In a zoom meeting with small businesses owners on Thursday, Centenary Bank General Manager Fredrick Kigozi said they had seen a drove of applications for extension of loan repayments “largely from sectors deemed non-essentials.”
13:14
13:14

Truckers Waste Disposal Habits Worry Acholi Leaders 1 2 Top story

Michael Lakony, the Amuru District Chairperson says community members along Gulu-Nimule and Karuma-Pakwach highway still stand a risk of infection as some of them pick up the used materials dropped by the truckers.
12:08
12:08

Bunyoro Leaders Fault Gov't Over Planned Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Lake Albert 5 1

Pius Wakabi, the Bugahya county Member of parliament, says it is totally wrong for government to come up with a decision of closing the illegal landing sites during the lock down.
11:41
11:41

Closure of Food Market in Rubanda Irks Traders 4 1

Demitori Niwahanga, Felix Saturday and Patrick Rubaramira, Ihanga parish LC2 Chairman say that the district had in 1990’s shifted the market from Ihanga trading centre to Rugogoma but traders and the customers declined.
07:55
07:55

Stampede as Positive Truck Driver is Rounded Up in Gulu Amuru District. 1

Business and traffic were paralyzed as security personnel hunted for suspected contacts of the driver. However, five people were traced and immediately whisked away to the Gulu School of Clinical Officers quarantine facility.
07:50
07:50

Shortage of Health Workers Hindering Screening of Truck Drivers in Elegu Elegu Town Council, 1 3

Amuru District Health Officer, Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo revealed that currently, only 13 health workers are deployed at the border screening point. They include four clinical officers who do the screening, four laboratory technicians and support staff.
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