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17:24
17:24

UBTEB Revises Penalties to Curb Exam Malpractice 2 1

UBTEB Executive Secretary Onesmus Oyesigye explains that this time round, any person who is found cheating will lose the entire examination set for the semester, the entire year if found cheating for a second time and expulsion for third time offenders.
15:12
15:12

UNRA Introduces Speed Boats at Kazinga Channel after Bridge Decks Collapse 1 2

The announcement comes barely a week after decks on the Bridge which connects lakes Edward and George got damaged. The Channel also connects the districts of Kasese and Rubirizi. The roads agency issued a directive on Tuesday stopping heavy trucks and buses from using the road but allowed light vehicles to cross, albeit, with caution.
14:09
14:09

Over 1,000 Acres of Crop Gardens Destroyed by Stray Elephants in Nwoya 1 3

Felix Onencan, a farmer in Agung village says he has suffered unimaginable loss after the elephants destroyed his crops and shuttered his investment. He told URN that he procured a bank loan and hired 300 acres of land on which he planted soybean which has all been ruined.
13:13
13:13

Yumbe Sub County Councilors Seek Legal Action over Unpaid Honoraria 1 1

Up to 56 councillors from the Sub Counties of Kuru, Lodonga and Yumbe Town Council are seeking payments amounting to 12.7 million Shillings for the financial year 2017/18. An additional payment of 109 million Shillings is sought to cover payments to councillors from all 13 Sub Counties of Yumbe district for the financial year 2018/19.
11:12
11:12

EAC Member States Urged to Embrace Drones for Monitoring Fish Species poverty 1 2

Abura says that unlike domestic animals, fish species require the deployment of scientific technologies to sustain their continued existence in the Lake. He noted that there are now a number of cost-effective drones designed to cover a distance of 30 kilometres both in the space and under water.
17:57
17:57

Sugarcane Out Growers Struggle to Acquire Selling Permits From SCOUL Kayunga District 3 2

The Chairperson of Kayunga Sugarcane out Grower’s Association Patrick Nsereko reveals that the working relationship between SCOUL and the farmers has been good until 2016 when SCOUL started restricting permits.
17:51
17:51

URA Bows to Pressure, Allows Importers to Pay for Goods When They Enter Uganda 2 1

The tax body had directed that all imported goods be cleared from the port of entry under the single customs territory. This meant that a trader would import goods and when they reach Mombasa or Dar-Es-Salaam, they pay taxes immediately and continue to the final destination – in this case, Uganda.
15:34
15:34

Gov’t Positive on Outcome of EU Agriculture Exports Audit European Union 2 1

Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja told Journalists in Kampala on Friday that the European Union conducted an audit on Uganda’s agriculture exports chain starting from production, transportation and packaging among others, last month, for which a report is still awaited.
14:59
14:59

KCCA Fails to Pass Budget 2

During the council session held on Friday, at the City Hall, it was resolved that discussion of the budget be halted until they have received guidance from the Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya on the matter of the Acting Executive Director Andrew Kitaka whose powers to present the budget to council are being questioned.
10:33
10:33

Taxpayers Given 14 Days to Rectify Fictitious Returns 1

This comes after URA noticed that a sizeable number of taxpayers had introduced fictitious entries in their accounts such as loans and related expenses to lower their tax bill. Also, the tax body said some taxpayers were using multiple Tax Identification Numbers to suppress earned revenues.
07:31
07:31

Gov’t Dependency On Non-Traditional Donors Threatening Accountability – New Paper 1

The paper says the government now concentrates on building physical infrastructure, like roads, to secure quick wins in elections. The traditional donors want to see social development. China is indifferent, they argue.
07:10
07:10

Oil and Gas Partners Caution SMEs Over Procurement 1

Pierre Real- Paris, the Total Exploration and Production Uganda Upstream Project Manager says domestic companies will be subjected to pre-qualification, single sourced or granted selective bidding in order to participate in the industry.
18:30
18:30

Rwanda Calls Off Second Border Closure Meeting Ofwono Opondo 1 Top story

The meeting, which would have been a follow-up to the Kigali meeting of September 16, was supposed to take place after 30 days – on October 16, 2019, but the date passed quietly. Now that the November date has been canceled, it leaves everything uncertain as to when both countries would meet.
18:24
18:24

SEATIN Rallies Teachers to Improve Students Debating Skills 2 2

Universities that took part in this year’s SEATIN debate competitions include Makerere, UCU, Islamic University of Uganda- IUIU, International University of East Africa- IUEA, Cavendish, Uganda Martyrs University-Nkozi, Kyambogo University, Mbarara, Ndejje and Gulu University.
18:12
18:12

Petroleum Authority Tips 200 SMEs On Oil and Gas Jobs 1 1

Overall, the Oil and Gas Sector is expected to inject 20 Billion US Dollars into the economy over the next five years. There is optimism that domestic companies can tap and retain up to US Dollars 6 Billion every year.
16:50
16:50

Gulu Wants Misused YLP Funds Recovered Through Parents of Beneficiaries Gulu Univeristy 3 1

Andrew Mase Onen, the district YLP Desk Focal Person, several groups have mismanaged the funds and less than 150 million shillings have been recovered from the groups in the four years adding that the district is considering tasking defaulters' parents to payback the money.
14:25
14:25

Construction of UGX 4 Billion Bridge in Dokolo to Start Next Month dokolo district 2

Once built this bridge will connect Lira to Dokolo, Kaberamaid and Amolatar districts via Agwata and Kwera Sub Counties.
12:58
12:58

Kitgum Businessman Missing 1

Victor Nahabwe, the Aswa River Region Deputy Police Commander told URN on Thursday they have picked up Selsio Kilama, a resident of Onyala Central Village in Pagwok parish also in Namukora in connection to Acaye’s disappearance.
12:14
12:14

Gov't to Set Rates for Auditors Providing Services to Microfinance Institutions 4 1

Kosolo notes that they have established that the growth of many of microfinance institutions is being hampered by high costs, part of which are incurred in sourcing external audit services that necessitates setting limits.
07:58
07:58

Mukono Taxi Park Land Sold to Private Developer shopping mall 2 1 Top story

Edward Kiwanuka, a member of the Taxi Park Management Committee, says they have no intention of stopping the municipality or land owner from selling the land but the proposed development must cater for a taxi park. He notes that Mukono shares the busiest highway in the country whose traffic jam will worsen if they are displaced from their current location.
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