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May 2020 10 results
17:56
17:56

Mask Vendors Ejected from Police Check Points 1 2

James Katuntu, a mask vendor has been targeting motorists at Wandegeya. He told URN that he decided to stage at Wandegeya to sell masks to motorists stopped by police.
17:04
17:04

Equity Group Cancels Dividend Payments equity bank 1 Top story

The group says in a letter signed by Chief Executive James Mwangi that “the Board has passed a resolution withdrawing the proposed dividend recommendation and instead will be recommending to the shareholders that no dividend is paid for the financial year ended December 31, 2019.”
16:08
16:08

Increase in Lake Victoria Water Levels Reignites Kenya-Uganda Rift 1 3 Top story

The intense rains that started around August last year have raised Victoria’s water levels to just under 13.4 meters, a mark last recorded in 1964. Kenya is using the latest increase in water levels to push Uganda to enter negotiations for a regional policy governing the release of water at Jinja. The issue of a water release policy had come up at the East Africa Community.
15:39
15:39

Traffic jam Hits Kampala as Private Cars Return on Streets 1 2

For the last two months, both private and public cars have been off the road after the president had announced a total ban on the movement of vehicles across the country in late March
15:23
15:23

Onion Prices Shoot Up Across Markets in Acholi Sub-region Lajalula village, 1 1 Top story

Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
14:44
14:44

Give Landlords Tax Incentives to Waive Rent - KACITA lockdown 1 2

The Kampala City Traders Association have asked Government to waive income tax obligation from rent for the three months of lockdown to reduce pressure from landlords demanding tenants.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines government 2 3

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
11:08
11:08

Fire Destroys Houses in Elegu Border Point 2

The fire broke out on Monday night and razed five makeshift structures and a semi-permanent house belonging to Muhammed Abbas, a businessman in the area. According to Abbas, the fire started unexpectedly from the main building before spreading to the other makeshift structures.
10:46
10:46

Coffee Farmers Struggle to Transport Produce to Factories 4 1

Eric Katengo, a coffee farmer in Kalingwe, Kisinga Sub County, says both the curfew and ban on carrying passengers has affected the quality and volume of coffee they supply. He says buyers who use private means have seemingly halted business.
07:33
07:33

Electricity Cooperative Society Offices Closed over Persistent Power Outage Lamwo District 1 2

Geoffrey Nyeko, the Palabek Kal Sub-County Chairperson says the area has not had electricity for the past two months without any PACMEC officials laboring to explain the cause of the power outage.
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