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12:11
12:11

Museveni Reaffirms Ban on Exporting Unprocessed Minerals 1 4

President Museveni, who was commissioning Uganda's first Tin refining factory, in 2015 issued a directive banning the exportation of unprocessed minerals because the country was losing value and job opportunities.
18:55
18:55

Cooperators Welcome Digital System to Registration of Cooperatives. 1 4

Alex Asiimwe, the Chairperson of Mbarara Grapes Farmers Cooperative, praised the transition to a digital system noting that the previous practice of travelling to Kampala to file annual returns and make amendments to the Cooperative By-laws was inconvenient for cooperators.
14:11
14:11

Fresh Fish Vendors in Mbarara Market Decry High Rental Fees Uganda Parliament 2 3

Carrying placards, the fresh fish vendors have accused the city council authorities of keeping a deaf ear and ignoring their pleas to have the rental fees reduced from 100,000 to 50,000 shillings.
11:47
11:47

Energy Ministry And UNBS "to Merge" Fuel Stations To Clear Congestion

"The standard stipulates the distance allowed between two fuel stations and there's a plan by the authorities to harmonise locations for congested fuel stations, for example, if three stations are near each other, they will be required to harmonise and work together as one station," said Peter Kitimbo.
12:01
12:01

Cattle Farmers, Traders Count Loses as FMD Hits Mbarara 3 1

The quarantine was imposed by the Commissioner for Animal Husbandry Dr Ann Rose Ademun following the outbreak of the disease in the cattle corridor and directed that the quarantine stays in place until the area records zero cases.
08:25
08:25

Energy Ministry, UNBS Accused of Authorising Illegal Pump Stations 4

Joseph Mwesigye, the Mbarara District Environment Officer attributed the construction of pump fuel stations in fragile ecosystems to Ministry officials granting permits without considering input from local and national environment offices.
12:09
12:09

Mbarara City Council Extends Street Parking Contract to Allow Digitalisation 5

Deputy Mayor Priscah Mulongo Muganzi emphasized the need for studying new methods to manage street parking and mark designated lots on all city roads before reopening the bidding process.
15:45
15:45

Kiosk Owners Storm Mbarara City Council Offices over Eviction Directive 3

The Kiosk Owners were given an ultimatum to vacate the area within seven days or face maximum force.
17:11
17:11

Minister Wants Insurance Companies To Consider Package For Armed Forces 1 2

He said that many soldiers get disabled in wars while others after retiring life becomes hard for them and their families noting that it is an area that insurance can also be very relevant for both inability and disability.
14:19
14:19

Savers Want NSSF to Invest in Western Region 3 1

A saver pointed out that all the houses constructed by NSSF cost above 200 million shillings, but most savers, around 83%, have savings below 10 million shillings.
07:43
07:43

Mbarara RCC Halts Trader's Fundraising Campaign for Fire Truck Purchase 1

Musa Barugahare, the Publicity Secretary of the Association, stated that Mwijuka removed some executive members from the WhatsApp group that had been created for transparency and accountability, following their inquiries about the whereabouts of the raised funds.
13:00
13:00

Mbarara City Security Committee Orders Investigations into Operations of Traders Association 2

The Traders and members accuse the Chairperson of the Association Simon Sezi Mwijuka of disrespect, owning the Association as a personal entity, locking association offices, and failing to show accountability of funds.
15:18
15:18

Mbarara Businessman Arrested For Sodomy, Traficking in Persons Uganda Police Force

Kasasira explains that the victim first encountered the suspect at Mailo Two along Masaka Road while searching for employment in Mbarara City on October 9, 2023. The suspect engaged the victim, posing as a person familiar with the area.
12:40
12:40

RCC Gives MBACITA Chairperson Ultimatum to Account For UGX 100M Accountability 1 3 Top story

Moses Aruho, the deputy Mbarara Resident City Commissioner, revealed that his office received complaints from more than 35 youths who accused Mwijuka and MBACITA of soliciting money from them for a benchmarking trip to Taiwan, which never materialized.
09:03
09:03

Council Gives Fish Vendors One Week Ultimatum To Pay Rent Or Shift 2 2

Assy Abirebe Tumwesigyire, the Mbarara city clerk stated that negotiations between the council and the fish vendors have failed to yield an agreement, as the vendors demand a reduction in fees, which the council deems unfeasible.
15:14
15:14

Mbarara City Councilors Demand Investigations into Irregular Revenue Collection 6

She said that during budget discussions for this financial year, they agreed that the revenue collection from the Matooke be increased to 16.8 million. However, the documents presented indicated a collection of 101 million, averaging 8 million monthly – a figure that wasn't agreed upon during budget discussions.
14:52
14:52

Kashari Youth Emyooga SACCO Chairperson Arrested 1

Victor Twinomugisha was arrested on Thursday on the directives of Mbarara Resident District Commissioner Emmy Katera Turyabagyenyi. This followed complaints from the SACCO members that Twinomugisha withdrew 30 Million Shillings from the association's account in 2022.
12:37
12:37

Mbarara Traders Launch Fundraising Drive To Buy Fire Fighting Equipment 1 4

Mwijuka Sezi, the Chairperson of MBACITA, expressed that traders and citizens have often blamed the losses incurred during fires on the delayed response of the police fire brigade.
09:49
09:49

IGG Gives Multiplex Two Months To Complete Mbarara City Roads 2 5 Top story

Originally scheduled to be completed by April last year, the road works faced multiple extensions due to justifiable reasons provided by the contractor. However, the latest extension until March 28th has expired, leading to the contract being subject to liquidation damages.
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17:16

Mbarara City Timber Traders Seek Gov't Assistance Uganda police Force 3

The fire that broke out around on Friday on Major Victor Bwana Road destroyed timber and timber products.
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