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17:43
17:43

Covid-19 Slows Uganda’s Progress on Poverty Alleviation 4 3

Okurut added that for SDGs on sustainable cities, life on land, peace and justice, Uganda’s performance is also stagnating at a rate of below 50% of the growth rate required to achieve the SDGs, partly because of the covid-19 pandemic.
17:44
17:44

URC not Ready to Resume Commuter Train Six Months after Suspension COVID-19 1 1

The Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) has said that it is not yet ready to resume passenger train services due to ongoing works to ensure COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
05:49
05:49

Besigye Ridicules Homeschooling Program education system 2 1

Besigye said that it is a mistake, first of all, to think that the homeschooling program can yield results in Uganda. He also expressed worry that private schools can be left to 'die' under the guise that government schools will cover the gap.
16:00
16:00

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung elephants in uganda 3

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
14:31
14:31

Farmers Resorted to Burning Charcoal to Survive Lockdown - Report smallholder farmers 3

Heifer International, a not-for-profit organisation that supports smallholder farmers shows that 69 percent of farmers in the area where the organisation operates, resorted to tree-cutting for various reasons.
21:34
21:34

Entebbe Road Pump Fuel Station Catches Fire 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says the fire later spread to Sedan vehicle before it was extinguished by fire officers who arrived at the scene in time.
11:19
11:19

PWD’s Decry Prohibitive Accessibility to Financial Banking Services financial access 2 1

Noah Muwanika, a PWD who walks with the help of clutches cannot access the ATM’s alone. He cannot stand alone, not even standing in the lengthy banking hall queues for hours.
19:05
19:05

Nyamabuye Hydropower Investor Grilled at Electricity Disputes Tribunal ERA

Elemental Energy holds a license to construct a 7MW Nyamabuye Hydropower Project on River Kaku in Kisoro district, South Western Uganda.
19:04
19:04

Chaos As KCCA Council Fails to Discuss Owino Market Dispute 4 4

The KCCA Speaker, Abubaker Kawalya expressed dismay on the behaviour of members absconding from duty and wondered how people's grievances shall be attended to without council sittings. Kawalya observed that the market dispute had come up for the third time, saying several vendors had turned up seeking answers to their grievances.
18:08
18:08

Parliament Tasks Finance Ministry to Investigate Platinum Credit, Bayport loans 2 1

On Thursday afternoon, Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament, Lyandro Komakech raising on a matter of National Importance in parliament, said the behavior of the financial firms is hurting school teachers who are already suffering because of the lockdown.
13:21
13:21

Truck Drivers Decry Hefty Road Weight Fines axle loading. 4

The drivers whose trucks are found exceeding the accepted axle load are fined between 3 to 500 million shillings. They argue that the fines are too heavy and the legal framework that sets these fines should be scrapped.
18:08
18:08

South Sudan Pay: Kasaija Skips House Again Parliament 1 1

Kasaija who appeared in Parliament at 11;00 am to meet with Kadaga and Isimba Dam contractors was also sighted at lunch time in Parliament but was not present for plenary sessions which kicked of at 3;00pm.
08:47
08:47

Uganda, TOTAL Agree on Pipeline Project TOTAL E&P 1 Top story

The two agreed on the conditions of how the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will join and participate in the East African Pipeline project, as well as on the Host Government Agreement which will govern the export pipeline in Uganda. The project is expected to cost the consortium USD 3.5 billion with construction expected to start early next year.
16:34
16:34

New Program to Ease Access to Energy for Ugandans in Agriculture irrigation 3

Power for All says most low-cost renewable power sources are very undeveloped, save for powered irrigation, which is nearing maturity.
08:28
08:28

Farmers Fail to Tap Into Digitized Markets 2

Zephaniah Waibale, the Chairperson Balawoli farmers group in Kamuli district, says they are stuck with 17,000 kilograms of maize because they can’t communicate with buyers digitally due to lack of skills and necessary tools.
16:52
16:52

Insurance Companies Restless over Increasing Taxation insurance in uganda 2

The insurers say that on top of every premium is a charge to cover stamp duty, training, Value Added Tax (VAT), Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) payments and Withholding tax. This, they say, has led to an increase in the cost of insurance policies.
16:52
16:52

Ambulance Drivers Laughing To The Bank, Thanks To Covid-19 covid 19 3

For the short distances from Kampala to Wakiso, Entebbe, Mukono and back the price ranges between 100,000 - 150,000 shillings compared to 20,000 - 50,000 shillings before Covid 19.
05:59
05:59

Analysts Hopeful as Pandemic Exposes Cracks in EAC Integration Project 2 1

This comes after several bust-ups among the states, the latest being between Kenya and Tanzania where either party has blocked the other from accessing their airspace. This was because Kenya excluded Tanzania from a list of safe countries whose citizens would not be quarantined when they visit.
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