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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.
12:37
12:37

Mpuuga Seeks Urgent Parliamentary Sitting on Fuel Crisis 4 1 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.
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.
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.
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Barnabas Tinkasimire, the Buyaga West MP asked that the document presented by the Minister be withdrawn since it does not tally with the Budget Framework Paper that was tabled before the House in December 2021.
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.
07:20
07:20

KCCA Removes Mobile Money Kiosks off Kampala Streets 4 4

Isma Ssekamanya is one of the people whose two kiosks were evicted from Burton street where he had employed two people. Ssekamanya, who looked puzzled when our reporter interviewed him, said that he has six other kiosks in Ndeeba and two in Katwe and didn’t know if they had been spared.
21:44
21:44

Uganda, Tanzania Discuss Non-Tariff Barriers, Joint Projects 4

Tanzania's Director for African Affairs, Naimi Sweetie Aziz admits that there are several outstanding issues between the two countries that must be resolved for the sake of the people. On the issue of non-trade barriers, Minister Mulimba says there is need for proper coordination between ministries, departments and agencies of the governments.
21:34
21:34

Energy Ministry Lobbies Lawmakers To Expedite Mining Bill, 2021 minerals 1 2

On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
09:22
09:22

Bars Spend Heavily on Renovations Ahead of the Reopening 1 2 Top story

Deogratious Matovu, the manager of Vox Lounge, says that despite the extended lockdown, they kept some staff and continued paying their utility bills. He explains that most of their equipment like television sets, sound systems, lights, and workers’ uniforms were destroyed by mice.
17:40
17:40

We Raised Prices to Control Demand- Fuel Dealers Fuel prices 4 3

Fuel prices have been rising sharply since early last year but since the beginning of this month, they have risen more sharply by up to 1,300 shillings per litre. In some places around Kampala, prices went up to 5,700 shillings for petrol and 4,400 for diesel per litre by Saturday.
19:03
19:03

Government to Pay Suppliers in 10-Days, Moves to Clear Domestic Arrears Budget 2022/2023

Going forward, any company which gets a road construction project contract will have to finance the entire road construction project and only be repaid after, between seven and 10 years from the start of construction.
11:39
11:39

Central Bank Calls for Better Planning, Accountability for Emergencies 5

Atingi-Ego says without accountability and good governance, no amount of investment of resources will lead to sustainable growth and development.
15:41
15:41

CSBAG Wants UDC Recapitalized with UGX 100Bn 1 3

CSBG says that the 100 billion shillings budgetary provision in the coming financial year 2022/2023 will help strengthen the role of the government in unlocking investment in strategic economic sectors.
14:37
14:37

Kampala RCC Denies Working with "Smart City" Youths 3 1

The youths, who often wear black T-Shirts and light green reflector jackets with the inscription "Smart City", have in the previous days been seen enforcing law and order in the City alongside law enforcement officers from Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and police.
05:57
05:57

Oil And Gas Investments to Total UGX 11 Trillion in 2022 - PAU 3

According to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda, PAU, Investments in the sector were worth 500 million dollars last year, which was almost double the figures for 2019. "The year 2022 is going to commence the period of three years of intense infrastructure development in preparation for first oil in 2025," says EC Rubondo
18:11
18:11

Parliament Starts Hearing Petition on Internet Tax, Water and Power Tarrifs 1 Top story

Susanne Nannozi Ggoobi, the Organization Executive Director, the petitioners say that the intervention by the government is necessary for the recovery of the country’s economy.
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