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16:54
16:54

Taxi Slowly Returning To Park In Mbarara City MOH 2 1

James Asiimwe, a taxi driver along the Ibanda-Mbarara road, says that he expects the president to lift the lockdown and allow them to resume their operations. He says that, unlike the first lockdown where they received some relief food, this time around they received none.
07:36
07:36

Mbarara Grape Farmers Lose Millions Due To Lockdown 5 2 Top story

Alex Asiimwe, the Chairperson Nyakayojo Grape Farmers Association, says the grapes are falling off while others are eaten by birds due to lack of market.
16:02
16:02

Banana Traders in Rutooma-Bwizibwera Town Council Protest Hiked Levy 4 1

Ogaba Asiimwe, a banana trader says that the new levy is high since they are already incurring heavy operational costs.
11:26
11:26

Lack of Toilets Worries Women Sleeping in Market 5 1

Richard Mugisha, deputy city clerk says during the planning of these markets they had not considered that people would ever need to use the available washrooms around the clock but due to the current disaster they have to rethink and plan again. He says the same challenge has been reported in the other markets where also toilets are filling up.
11:29
11:29

Boda Boda Cyclists in Mbarara, Nakawa Form COVID-19 SOPs Compliance Teams MOH 1 6

The team in Nakawa Division named HAM COVID-19 TEAM will be expected to carry out sensitization among fellow motorists and also report colleagues who are not adhering to the SOPs.
12:15
12:15

Ankole Farmers Want Government to Fix Produce Prices 5 1

The recent survey Conducted by FAO on Market Information Services in all FAO member countries it indicated that while a large number of countries do operate some type of Market Information System, the vast majority of services cannot be relied on to provide commercially useful information for farmers and traders.
11:14
11:14

Mbarara City Authorities Extend Livestock Quarantine to Two More Areas Over FMD 4 1

Amanyire says that they have stopped the movement of cattle, goats, sheep, pigs and their products with immediate effect.
18:25
18:25

UIA to Help Private Tertiary Institutes Embrace Science and Technology 5

Peter Muramira, Director Kent Foundation Training Institute, wants the government to understand and recognise tertiary institutions as SMEs that are skilling Ugandans who act as the engine of investment in the country.
10:01
10:01

Proprietors of Private Educational Institutions Demand Recognition as Investors 3

Mike Kironde, the National Chairperson PPEIAU, says that despite investing billions of Shillings in the education sector in the country, they are not recognised as investors yet some people show up with some little money and earn privileges like free land and tax holidays from the government.
18:03
18:03

Dairy Farmers in Mbarara Turn to Beekeeping over Ban on Milk Imports 3 1

Michael Van den Berg, the head of Dairy and Apiculture development at Pearl Dairy says the initiative is seeking to assist affected dairy farmers with an alternative source of income.
13:59
13:59

Mbarara Based Pearl Dairy Farm Lays Off 1500 Workers 1 3

Pearl Dairies Limited, the processors of Lato Milk, stopped full-scale production at the height of a milk war with Kenya at the beginning of 2020. At the time, Kenyan authorities were confiscating imported Ugandan milk and turning away trucks on grounds that the milk had been smuggled into the country without paying taxes, thereby depressing local prices.
10:21
10:21

Milk Market Recovery Excites Ankole Farmers 4 2

Since the restrictions were eased, domestic consumption of hotels and restaurants that had lost customers due to the ban on human movement have also resumed providing a local market for milks and milk products
11:01
11:01

Gunfire Rocks Mbarara Town as Family Battles to Repossess Attached Building Demonstration 3 2

Led by the sons of Apollo Muhumuza Barya, the Proprietor Barya Building, the employees blocked the road with trucks and attempted to gain access to Barya Building that was sealed off by Saracen Guards on Saturday.
10:52
10:52

Mbarara City Reduces Building Plan Approval Fees Local Revenue 3 1

A plan of the two-roomed residential unit with a Kitchen or store will be charged 200,000 Shillings, a reduction from 500,000 Shillings while a residential unit with three or four bedrooms will be charged 400,000 down from 600,000 Shillings.
11:57
11:57

Pictorial: Nyamityobora Market in Mbarara Guts Fire 10

The fire that destroyed stalls and kiosks started on Saturday at 4:30 am.
10:56
10:56

Traders Count Losses As Fire Guts Market in Mbarara 3 1

The items destroyed include Fresh foods like Irish Potatoes, Bunches of Bananas Groceries, wooden stalls, hotels property, fridges, Wooden Kiosks, among others.
17:02
17:02

Mbarara Municipal Authority to Remove 2000 Boda bodas 4 1

Richard Mugisha, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbarara Municipality, says they have started the process of demarcating and coloring Boda boda stages on gazetted streets where they will be allowed to operate from.
11:11
11:11

Mbarara Municipality Registers UGX 2.5b Shortfall in Local Revenue 3 1

According to a report by the Mayor Robert Kakyebezi Mugabe, 3.9 billion shillings was realized out of the expected 6.4 billion shillings.
17:13
17:13

Taxi Drivers from Border Districts Using Porous Routes to Operate via illegal routes 1 3

Some drivers from Ntungamo, Rukungiri and Isingiro have devised ways of defying the ban by using routes commonly known as panya.
08:03
08:03

Rwebikona Market Reopened Food Vendors 3 3

The market was closed by the District COVID -19 Task Force last week for failing to implement the health guidelines and presidential directives put in place to fight the spread of Corona Virus.
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