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08:14
08:14

Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Fish Market Re-opened Mpondwe Fish Market 2 1

John Wafula the chairperson United Association of fishing traders and importers limited, said the re-opening of the market is a huge relief to traders who had to endure tough trade conditions including high market dues, lack of storage facilities among others in DR. Congo market.
08:50
08:50

Delays in Custom Clearances, Insecurity Hamper Uganda-DRC Road Construction Works 6 2

The government contracted Dott Services Limited in 2021 to construct roads that will connect Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) cities of Beni, Goma, and Butembo.
11:22
11:22

Drought Hits Kasese Cattle Keepers 2

The severe drought has also seen a drop in milk production and subsequent increase in price with a litre increasing from 2,000 Shillings a month ago to between 2,400 and 2,800 Shillings across the district
15:51
15:51

Kasese Traders Ask URA to Intensify Tax Education 7 3

The traders say that there has been a huge gap in communication and information dissemination and if not addressed it will be difficult for the tax body to realize its targets.
09:21
09:21

Kilembe Investment Starts Consumer Groups to Combat Electricity Infrastructure Vandalism 4 1

Jane Masika Birungi, the Executive Director of Kilembe Investment revealed that the company has been losing nearly 2 billion shillings annually due to vandalism and theft.
17:28
17:28

Construction of Hima-Kinyabwamba-Kihyo Road Resumes Hima Town Council 6 1

The more than 8-kilometre stretch is a major route connecting Hima town council to the mountainous Kicwamba Sub County. Its construction stalled for more than two months due to heavy rains that devastated the area in recent months.
10:42
10:42

Smuggling Frustrating URA Efforts to Meet Tax Collection Targets taxes 3 1

Irene Mbabazi Irumba, the Assistant Commissioner in the URA, notes that smuggling not only contributes to the entry of illicit goods but also affects the body's tax collection rate. This has a direct implication on the level of service delivery.
08:17
08:17

Gov't, World Bank Applauds Kasese Leaders, Contractors on USMID Road Works 6 3

Stephen John Ajalu, Senior Urban Specialist from the World Bank told URN that if there was no timely monitoring and supervision from the local leaders on the ground shoddy work could have manifested like is the case in some other places they have visited.
06:59
06:59

URA Rallies Kasese Business Community on Voluntary Tax Disclosure 8 2

Under the Voluntary Disclosure process, a taxpayer discloses information relating to tax liabilities, omissions, or misstatements and declarations to Uganda Revenue Authority-URA without being penalized.
15:40
15:40

Residents, Leaders Demand Revamp of Katwe Salt Factory Katwe Salt Lake 3 2

Asasio Masereka, the Katwe-Kabatoro Community Development Officer says that the salt mining business in the area is less productive due to the absence of a factory to add value and also extend employment opportunities to the locals.
10:55
10:55

Dry Spell Threatens the Livelihood of Kasese Pastoralists cattle keepers 3 3

Nyakatonzi sub-county, which hosts the largest number of cattle in the district, three government-built valley dams have already dried up leaving farmers in fear. These dams serve close to 40, 000 cattle and other domestic animals
08:24
08:24

Sensitise Farmers About Agriculture Credit Facility, BoU Deputy Governor Tells Commercial Institutions 3 2

According to Atingi-Ego, given the importance of agriculture towards the economic development of the country, farmers need to be given all the necessary information and convenient financial products to boast social-economic transformation.
07:10
07:10

Pictorial: Museveni Commissions Mpondwe One Stop Border Post President museveni Top story

The World Bank financed the construction of the OSBP facility to the tune of over Shillings 5 billion through the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation - GLTF Project. The facility comprises offices from the immigration, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), and security among others.
06:58
06:58

Museveni Re-opens Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Market More Than Two Years After Closure President Museveni 2 6 Top story

Museveni who commissioned the new Border Export Zone-BEZ and the one-stop border post -OSBP on Wednesday explained that the intention of closing markets was to stop crowding as part of the COVID-19 containment measures since the country didn’t have vaccines at the time.
16:33
16:33

Kasese Ex-Combatant's Hydraform Machine Lying Idle One Year After Donation Ex-combatants 5 1

Wilson Bwambale Maguniha, one of the beneficiaries blames the government for failing to give them start-up capital to kick-start the project. He is concerned that the machine is likely to develop mechanical problems since it's exposed to a harsh environment.
16:11
16:11

Katwe Salt Miners Ask Gov't for Water Pumping Machines Katwe salt lake 5 2

Peter Businge, a salt miner says that they urgently need water pumps to push water out of the salt pans into the main Salt Lake and subsequently resume working. 
07:32
07:32

Katwe Residents Abandon Animal Rearing Over Crocodile Attacks crocodiles 4 1

Robert Kasaija, the LC 1 Chairperson of Katwe landing site, says crocodiles have killed more than 30 people and 100 domestic animals mainly cows and goats in the last three years.
12:44
12:44

Rain Ruins Salt Mining in Katwe Katwe salt lake 7 2

Jimmy Agaba, a salt miner says that water levels have increased from between three and five feet to between six and seven feet.  
10:37
10:37

Pictorial: Heavy Rains Keep Katwe Salt Miners, Traders Out of Business katwe salt mines

Bakari Sebowa, a salt well owner at Lake Katwe explains that the high-water levels make it impossible for people to trawl the bottom of the lake to collect deposits.
15:47
15:47

Kahendero Youth Ask MAAIF to Approve More Boats 5 2

Robert Kagyezi, one of the affected youth on the landing site blames the Ministry of Agriculture for selectively issuing boat licenses without considering old applicants and their locations.
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