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12:27
12:27

UNBS Starts Construction of Three Regional Testing Labs 2

According to Sylvia Kirabo the spokesperson of UNBS, the move is aimed at taking services closer to their clients, many of whom have been facing challenges to get their products certified.
22:50
22:50

Accounting Officers Cautioned as Fraudsters Forge FIA’s E-mail to Fleece Public 3

Lazarus Mukasa, the Manager Operational Analysis at the authority says that fraudsters are presenting themselves as producers of essential commodities but disappear once availed with credit card information.
07:26
07:26

No Money to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kasaija juba crisis 3 1

Appearing on Wednesday to explain about the delay of payment of the traders, Kasaija said Government did not have money to pay the traders because it had deferred several other payments due to lack of money in the COVID-10 crisis.
17:32
17:32

UCC Pursuing Policy to Regulate Online Businesses 2

Speaking during an online discussion organized by Uganda Nation Bureau of Standards-UNBS under the theme “Ensuring Quality of products and services in e-commerce, Henry Mugabi, the Assistant Technical Officer in Uganda Communications Commission, said the frame work will act as standard procedure for all other member states.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
17:31
17:31

COSASE Probes Sudhir over Possession of Departed Asian Properties Parliament 3 1

The probe follows a petition to the committee by Androna Margaret Kabagenyi whose rented plot 26 on Republican street in Mbale was taken over by Sudhir.
14:39
14:39

EU Gives Ministry UGX 25Bn for Tourism Industry Reopening lockdown 2 1

The ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the tourism private sector for post lock down operations.
09:22
09:22

Artists Reignite Debate on Royalties as Lockdown Hits Music Industry 4

The music industry is intrinsically linked with large audiences and live performances which have made it practically impossible for artists to earn during the lockdown since they can no longer organize events in the wake of a government ban on public gatherings.
14:57
14:57

Bar, Restaurant Owners Petition Kadaga over Reopening lockdown 7 1

The Association led by their chairperson Tesfalem Gherathu says that with over 70,000 bars, lodges and restaurants closed since March, an estimated five million people have been rendered jobless.
10:38
10:38

Finance Ministry Dodging to Pay South Sudan Traders-Kadaga MInistry of Finance 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga accused the Finance Ministry of intentionally not paying the traders. She said that Parliament they will not deal with any business from the Ministry of Finance until they pay the traders.
17:53
17:53

Boda Boda Cyclists Demand Meeting With Museveni over Lockdown President Museveni 1 2

Julius Byarugaba, the Speaker of the Boda Boda Association which represents over 2,000 cyclists says that there is an increase in domestic violence because men are failing to take care of their families after the lockdown affected their daily income.
16:21
16:21

Truck Knocks Transformer, Businesses Count Losses UMEME 4 1

The truck registration number UAE 765F crashed into the transformer in front of Mawanda Road Police Station after failing to ascend Upper Mawanda hill road.
15:04
15:04

How Sudhir Defeated BoU to Retain Crane Branches Bank of Uganda 1 1

The court found that Crane Bank majority shareholder were non-Ugandans based in Mauritius who under the land Uganda were not legible to holding freehold registered land.
15:06
15:06

Agriculturist Calls for Development Arm to Support Young Businesses 2

Victoria Sekitoleko notes that at just a point of registration, business owners are asked to provide a load of documentations which are a turn off for many who are often uneducated. Among others to register a business according to guidelines by URSB, one will need to have a Memorandum and Articles of Association where they will often need to hire a lawyer to take them through the process.
14:28
14:28

Turkish Firm Loses Interest in Nakaseke Beef Project 1 1 Top story

ASB Group of Companies is one of the largest Turkish based companies in the energy sector with extensive international experience in managing and operating; agribusiness, transportation, trading, investment, oil, gas and engineering services around the world.
13:57
13:57

Coffee Exports Rebound in May – Report 1

In May, Ugandans exported 437,579 bags, up from the 359,973 bags exported in April 2020. These figures are still below what was exported in March (477,561 bags) before the country fully instituted a lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus. Each bag weighs 60 kilogrammes.
23:56
23:56

URA Commissioner General Pledges to Uproot Corruption revenue 2 1

The commitment came after committee members tasked Musinguzi on how he is dealing with the highly connected and sophisticated theft and corruption in URA. A number of them said that the Authority was failing to perform due to high levels of corruption.
16:34
16:34

URA Proposes Wealth, Inheritance Tax Revenue 2 1

Musinguzi is optimistic that the wealth tax, will not only add to the national coffers but will also reduce income inequality in the country. He says this would address the growing accumulation of wealth into a very small number of hands.
17:20
17:20

Microfinance Support Centre Seeks UGX 300b for Recapitalization loans 1 1

He adds that they intend to provide liquidity support to SACCOs and microfinance institutions, ensure revision of interest rates to borrowers, support SACCOs to develop new products, and capitalize the capacity building department at Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority (UBRA) among others.
15:42
15:42

UNBS Destroys Substandard Products Worth 2.5 Billion 1

Last year UNBS destroyed substandard products worth Shillings 300 million while in 2018, the products worth Shillings 3.5 billion were destroyed.
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