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07:09
07:09

Vandalism of Electricity Transmission Installments Frustrating Businesses in Kasese 1 5

Zeverio Mugisa, the vice-chairperson of Kabughabugha village in Rukoki Sub-county says that as a result of the vandalism, the power supply to various parts of the area has been disrupted.
15:45
15:45

Apple Farmers Get Market Boost From Uganda Breweries Limited 6 1

Joseph Kawuchi, the agribusiness manager at Uganda Breweries Limited, says they are going to use apple as an additional raw material in their production line opening up a big market for the local farmers.
12:05
12:05

Kasese Emyooga Beneficiaries Start Recording Success from the Program 2 5

Anita Nyakato who is dealing in second hand clothes says she received 1.5 million shillings to boost her initial capital. In one year, she says she has bought a plot of land, opened-up two mini- boutiques and constructed a residential house with hope of establishing a bigger boutique and transiting into wholesale.
07:15
07:15

Microfinance Support Centre to Support Former Rwenzururu Royal Guards, Wives 3 1 Top story

The state minister of Micro Finance, Haruna Kasole Kyeyune has directed the MSC to begin mobilising the former royal guards immediately to ensure they are supported.
11:02
11:02

Gov't to Give Additional UGX 20 Million to Successful Emyooga Groups 3 7

The minister said the success of Emyooga is measured by the repayment and saving levels of the beneficiaries.
10:43
10:43

Gov't Starts Revamping Kilembe Mines 1 1 Top story

A joint press statement released on Tuesday by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu and the Minister of State for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite indicates that the government has deployed the UPDF engineering brigade to carry out the restoration of destroyed structures and restore the mines to an attractive state.
09:51
09:51

Nyakatonzi Sub County Passes Bye-laws to Regulate Utilization of Revamped Valley Tanks 2

According to the bye-law, a household will pay Shillings 5000 per month to access the valley dams while infected animals are barred from accessing the water points.
09:09
09:09

Kasese Nursery Bed Operators Ask Gov't to Intervene in Dispute With UCDA Field Officer 1 4

In September, Alinda was arrested on allegations of extorting money from coffee nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds. The nursery bed operators also accuse Alinda of using his office to allocate coffee supply contracts to persons who do not have nursery beds, failing to renew their certificates, and selectively awarding supply contracts and certificates.
13:44
13:44

Gov't Wants Chiefs to Reside in Work Areas for Implementation of Parish Development Model parish chiefs 5 1

The State Minister for Gender Labor and Social Development Peace Mutuuzo says under the parish development model implementation, the government is strengthening the parish level to act as a theater of development and this means giving more responsibilities to parish chiefs.
11:43
11:43

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

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.
17:51
17:51

Katunguru Bridge Closed Again After Temporary Re-opening UNRA 3 1

According to a circular from the Authority, UNRA will introduce a ferry to operate as an alternative means of transport so as to support light vehicles, which would include; pickups, saloon cars, and minivans with up to six passengers and not exceeding 80 per crossing.
13:32
13:32

One Confirmed Dead in Kasese Tanker Explosion

Samuel Masereka an eye witness said the tanker whose registration number is yet to be established was heading to DR Congo but its brakes failed shortly after the URA offices in Mpondwe and it rammed into the screening unit.
09:25
09:25

Rwenzururu Cultural Institution Finally Receives UGX300M Emyooga Fund 1 6

Ms. Hellen Masika, the deputy executive director of Microfinance support Center-MSC, says that the cultural Institution was given special consideration given the multiple challenges including conflicts and disasters that have affected its economy.
13:07
13:07

Kasese Hawkers Plead for Mercy After Govt Ban 4 1

According to a circular to all Resident District Commissioners, City Commissioners, District Police Commanders and District Internal Security Officers, the minister said that they had received information about criminals masquerading as hawkers in villages, especially in Western Uganda. He advised that such trading should be restricted to trading centres.
23:30
23:30

Hima Cement Factory Fire Victims Evacuated To South Africa For Treatment 1

According to a statement shared with URN reporter on Wednesday, the factory Country CEO Jean-Micheal Pons said the condition of the two victims had necessitated their evacuation to South Africa for further treatment at a specialized burns unit.
08:43
08:43

National Building Review Board Investigates Hima Cement Factory Fire Outbreak 1 3 Top story

On Sunday, a team led by Eng. Flavia Bwire, the Executive Secretary at the National Building Review Board picked samples from the fire scene to investigate the possible causes of the fire outbreak. Bwire says that after their investigations, they will produce a report that will inform both the government and the factory management on the next course of action.
12:02
12:02

Hima Cement Factory Suspends Operations 1 2

Jean-Micheal pons, the country Chief Executive Officer Hima Cement said in a statement that operations at the factory has since been suspended as the company takes stock of the incident and ensure that the after-effects are fully contained.
11:58
11:58

"Small" Fish Traders Stopped From Taking Products Into DR Congo Markets Mpondwe Fish Market 1 6

Kasese RDC Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that the move is meant to regulate the fish business and help the domestic market also thrive. He says that once the local fish market is deserted it hurts the local economy.
10:45
10:45

Kasese Farming Groups Get Coffee Pulping Machines 3 1

Josinta Kabugho, the general manager for Bukonzo Organic Farmers Cooperative Union, says that the new machines are expected to bring down the cost of production by about 30 percent as it requires less labor to operate and gives out more output per hour compared to the old models they have been using.
07:38
07:38

Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Livestock Market Reopens To The Excitement Of Traders cattle trade 1 4 Top story

Boaz Kafude, the Chairperson of Mpondwe border cattle market says that the market used to employ over 2000 youths and these have been redundant for the last two years.
May 201 results