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22:11
22:11

Usafi Market Food Vendors Protest Arrest of their Colleagues 4 2

The vendors say that the six were arrested by police and KCCA law enforcement officers from Usafi Taxi Park where they had gone to deliver food to customers.
21:00
21:00

UTB, Tour Operators in Standoff Over Sector Rebranding Tourism 3

The operators say that they have never benefited from any of the government Covid 19 rescue packages that have been given to various sectors of the economy.
20:06
20:06

9,000 Enroll for Oil and Gas Training 1

The course will be used as a basis for the recruitment of various technicians (120-150) that will be required to work on the Tilenga project as production operators, maintenance, and inspection technicians, after being trained for a further four years.
17:25
17:25

Gulu City to Designate One-way Streets to Curb Traffic Mess Gulu City Council. 1 1

Gulu City Mayor Alfred Okwonga says that the move will help to reorganize the streets of Gulu City which is currently congested by errant motorists who park in ungazetted spaces.
16:24
16:24

Education Ministry Yet to Regulate Dissolution of Private Schools 2 2

With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
12:37
12:37

Mpuuga Seeks Urgent Parliamentary Sitting on Fuel Crisis 1 4 Top story

Mpuuga’s request is carried in a letter dated January 19, in which he highlights that several fuel stations across the country have run out of fuel while those with stock are charging exorbitant prices. He says that there is a looming risk of a country shut down in the event that urgent interventions are not undertaken to address the crisis.
11:37
11:37

Five Arrested in Lamwo for Smuggling Fuel from South Sudan 2

The suspects were arrested on Wednesday in a joint operation conducted by the security personnel and enforcement officers of the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA.
11:10
11:10

Floods Cut Off Major Bridges in Busia District 2 4

On Wednesday, River Solo burst its banks and swept part of Solo Bridge while Nakhola Bridge was flooded by the water from part of River Malaba.
08:41
08:41

Entebbe Municipal Council to Register Kitooro Market Vendors Afresh 4 2

On Wednesday, municipal officials led by Frank Sekagiri, the Community Development Officer for Entebbe Municipality met the vendors and all agreed to register the vendors next week on Wednesday.
07:16
07:16

Accountants Body Prepares Crackdown on "Non-Professional Practitioners" 4

A professional accountant is one who has taken and completed a course in one of the internationally accredited professional accountancy bodies. To receive the practising certificate, one has to register as a full member of a body recognized by the government like, in the case of Uganda, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, ICPAU.
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.
20:17
20:17

Agriculture Ministry Halts Eviction of Pastoralists in Nwoya Over FMD Outbreak balaalo herdsmen 4 1

Nwoya is among the four districts in Acholi and Lango Sub-regions that was supposed to start evicting pastoralists who were illegally occupying government land following an order issued by Gen. David Muhoozi, the state Minister for Internal Affairs last week.
19:19
19:19

Over 80 Kiosks Removed from Kampala Streets 4 5

Kiosks that were previously set up along Ben Kiwanuka street, Allen Road, part of Burton Street, the Old taxi Park, Nkrumah Road, Railway group, Nasser Road, Colville Street and Kimathi Avenue, among others, have been removed and taken to the Kampala Capital City Authority yard in Nakawa.
11:53
11:53

Truck Pile-Up Eases at Uganda-Kenya Border as Clearance Intensifies 5 1 Top story

As part of the change in policy, truckers were supposed to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing which sparked a protest from drivers who parked their vehicles and blocked off the roads demanding that Uganda streamline its COVID-19 testing protocols in line with other EAC countries. The Drivers were charged 100,000 Shillings or 30 US Dollars for each test.
09:52
09:52

Gov't to Prioritize Agro-Industrialisation in 2022/23 Budget

According to the government plan for the next financial year, Agro-industrialization alone is due to get 1.5 trillion shillings, which is almost 6 percent of the total resource allocations to programs worth 26 trillion shillings.
08:05
08:05

Mukono Residents Protest Land Allocation to American Rapper Akon 1 2 Top story

Akon, together with his wife Rozina Negusei, visited Uganda last year and met with high profile government officials including president Yoweri Museveni with whom they discussed the issue of investing in Uganda.
07:55
07:55

Finance Ministry, MPs Disagree on Budget Estimates MInistry of Finance 1 3

Barnabas Tinkasimire, the Buyaga West MP asked that the document presented by the Minister be withdrawn since it does not tally with the Budget Framework Paper that was tabled before the House in December 2021.
07:08
07:08

Jinja Oil Reserves Run Out of Fuel- UNOC country 1 1

Pump prices have now increased to an average of 6,000 Shillings at stations across Kampala, while in some upcountry towns, a litre of petrol is sold at an average of 10,000 Shillings.
17:26
17:26

MPs Put Finance Ministry Officials to Task Over Fuel Prices 2 1

The MPs argue that the ongoing fuel crisis would have been averted if Uganda’s oil reserves were full.
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