Justine Namubiru, the project manager at the East African Grain Council says the foreign dealers do not trust the handling and processing standards by Ugandans and so they prefer to involve themselves right from the farm to the markets.
Launched ahead of the World Cities’ Day 2020, marked today, the reports puts Kampala on the list of 100 other cities that are expected to suffer the greatest rise in water risk problems by 2050. The risks include flooding, drowning, prolonged hot seasons and water scarcity, among others.
According to traders, they don't understand why URA enforcement continously come in the market to impound their charcaol yet they pay local revenue to Municipal council authorities and also get movement permit from forest office.
The foremost factors driving the decline in remittances include weak economic growth and employment levels in migrant-hosting countries, weak oil prices; and depreciation of the currencies of remittance-source countries against the USD.
However, according to officials from the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA in Moyo, the workers are compacting gravel at the Laropi docking pier to control the water and create a safer landing for the ferry.
The MPs who were on a field trip to Western Uganda to ascertain the level of electricity penetration in the area, expressed the concern while visiting substations in Masaka, Ntungamo and Kasese districts, where they were told that electricity supply to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya is uninterrupted.
Simon Mawer, the Managing Partner at Blue Wren, a UK Based computer software company says many innovators end up frustrated when their innovations do not succeed on the market.
But he attributes this to the fact that the owners of these innovations rush their products without going through the right steps, including market research and product experimentation.
Twaweza’s Sauti Za Wanainchi survey says while access to pipped water has increased across the country, women and girls in rural areas still take more time to access water points.
Half of households (54%) take half an hour or more to collect their drinking water, including time
spent traveling and time spent waiting. For one out of twenty households (5%), this takes over
two hours. A similar proportion (46%) however spend less than 30 minutes collecting their water.
Edward Eyak Odongo, the Kwania District Engineer says that the roads to be rehabilitated include; 21 kilometre Atar trading center to Bala Boarder that connects Kwania to Kole district, Onywal-onote to Teogali, Abwong to Lira boarder, Nambieso to Agwata boarder that connects Kwania to Dokolo and Aboko to Chawente community access roads.
The Minister said that the investors have always complained to the government about the high costs of power they invest during their operations and the challenges in road shedding that government wants to sort.
The National Forestry Authority and Uganda Wildlife Authority will lead implementation of the project aimed at improving monitoring and securing forest and protected areas and community livelihoods in selected areas within the Albertine region.
According to UNRA Six billion shillings has been set aside to purchase the four metallic portable bridges within the next nine months. They are metallic, 40-meter-long portable bridges that are adjustable and relocated to areas with emergencies.
The vendors staged demos at 3 points in the market, burning tyres in the middle of the road and blocking vehicles that tend to opt for the route as a way of beating the traffic on the Kampala- Jinja highway.
The construction by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) covers, among others, the construction of a new cargo centre, a new passenger terminal building, strengthening of the airport runways and their associated taxiways. It also involves rehabilitating and reconstructing the three aircraft parking aprons.
Works on the aircraft parking Aprons have not been completed
Barbara Kamusiime, the Senior Public Relations Officer Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), says that there are car tyre guidelines which stipulate how car tyres must be transported, stored, piled or displayed that illegal old car tyre sellers don’t follow.