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Mar 2022 14 results
19:21
19:21

Minister Sekindi Wants Construction of Busia Water Project Expedited 2

Li Pingfei, the Zhongao-Zhongen site engineer says that they faced a challenge of changing the project site because the initial site allocated to them by Busia district local government had issues of land disputes which prompted them to look for a new site and they delayed to begin the construction because they took some time to developed another new project design.
18:40
18:40

Women In Small Scale Business Struggle To Recover From COVID-19 Lockdown loans 1 6

Grace Nanyonga, the Chief Executive Officer of Grana Fish Supplies Limited in Mukono district, says that after failing to access government grants, she was forced to use her land title to secure a bank loan to support her business so that it can recover from the lockdown.
17:59
17:59

UCC, Private Sector Unite Against Fake Phones 7

After failed attempts to rid the market of sub-standard and counterfeit phones for more than a decade, the government, through the Uganda Communications Commission, UCC, opted for mobilization of the public and sensitization of consumers and traders on the effects of this trade.
17:26
17:26

UIA Signs MoU with SMEs to Improve Local Investors' Competence 3 2

The MoU offers room to small local investors to improve working competence to the level of foreign investors in the country by securing for them affordable financing, technology adoption and global market for standard goods.
17:13
17:13

MPs Reject UWA Report on Park View Safari Hotel Inferno 4 1

Using National Aeronautics and Space Agency–NASA from the USA, UWA indicated that their findings established the cause of the fire was honey harvesting activity, where fire used to generate smoke to repel the bees from the honeycombs was not extinguished.
14:47
14:47

Ban on Growing Rice in Wetlands Threatens 40,000 Jobs 2

The Uganda National Farmers Federation says the ban would affect almost 40,000 Ugandans involved in rice-growing, processing, and trade.
14:06
14:06

Police Officer Killed, 2 Critically Injured on Gulu-Kampala Highway 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson says that the FUSO truck which was carrying charcoal from Gulu failed to stop and knocked the police vehicle which was ahead of them.
13:42
13:42

Gulu City Leaders Petition President Museveni over Remittance of Local Revenue 6 1

The petitioners want the President to intervene and direct the Finance Ministry to remit money to Gulu City Council to help facilitate service deliveries and operations as well as paying allowances of the councilors and payment of staff which has not been done for over seven months.
13:00
13:00

Fire Outbreaks in Fort Portal City Blamed on Slum Congestion 3 2

Vincent Twesigye, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson urged the City leaders to create enough access roads a prerequisite for such incidences. He explains that whenever there is a fire outbreak, the firefighters spend a lot of time trying to reach many of the workshops in the crowded area.
12:16
12:16

Police Struggles to Enforce Ban on Crude Waragi in Karamoja 2 1

It’s very tricky to fight crude waragi consumption in Karamoja because the community has turned it into food and they have connived with the dealers to conceal the information from us, ‘’ Longole said.
11:43
11:43

Rain Ruins Salt Pan Works in Katwe Katwe Salt Mining 4 1

According to Irene Biira who owns a couple of salt pans at the lake, production of salt remains disrupted owing to ceaseless rainfall since mid-February.
11:34
11:34

Electronic 'Know-Your -Customer' System Cuts Financial Fraud- Bankers Association Banking 6

The e-KYC enables the commercial banks and other financial institutions regulated by the Bank of Uganda, to have access to the National Identification Database at the National Identification and Registration Authority, NIRA. Today, 25 out of 36 financial institutions supervised by BOU have taken on the system and another eight are installing the system.
07:59
07:59

Outbreak of Bovine Pleuropneumonia Cattle Disease Reported in Amuru Okidi Parish 2 1

Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a respiratory disease of cattle that is notifiable. It is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It causes productivity losses due to the high mortality and morbidity rates. CBPP is caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp.
07:52
07:52

Agro-Input Dealers Petition Parliament Over UGX 21Bn Arrears World Bank

The 110 dealers working under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project – ACDP were contracted to supply inputs that include maize, beans, cassava, rice and coffee to over 10 districts across the country.
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