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08:10
08:10

Agricultural Sector Allocated UGX 1.5 Trillion to Boost Agro-production

Under the Agri-led Interventions, the government intends to spend 200 Billion Shillings to increase production and productivity, increase agro-processing, increase market access and competitiveness of products as well as strengthen coordination among the different departments.
12:22
12:22

Bugoloobi Traders Fight for Space with Polling Station 2 1

Angered by the polling official's response, the trader grabbed his his shirt. Polling agents and other polling assistants quickly intervened and forcefully separated the two belligerents.
08:26
08:26

Uganda to Spend UGX 7 Trillion On Loans

According to the National Budget Framework Paper 2021/2022, the total resource envelope in the next financial year is projected at 45.658 Trillion Shillings, which is a slight increase of 164 billion shillings from the current budget.
19:40
19:40

Consult Public, Cooperate with Gov't, Taxi Operators Tell Kampala's New Leaders 4

Mayambala Mustafa the vice chairman Joint taxi operator’s consortium {JOITCO} says there has been misrepresentation when it comes to setting laws that effectively impact Kampala people, caused by the technical and political gap between the policy makers at city hall and the people.
07:48
07:48

Sports Betting, Cafes Counting Losses From Internet Shutdown 2 1 Top story

Sports betting market analyst, Ivan Kalanzi says the COVID-19 pandemic had made the industry adopt mobile phone and internet-based activities, encouraging their clients to bet without necessarily going physically to the outlets.
14:34
14:34

Ugandans Stock Food Ahead of Elections 6

The build-up to the election has been punctuated by repeated calls for peace during and after polling by political, security, religious, cultural and civil society leaders. This is after the campaigns which ended on Tuesday have been characterised by acts of violence and brutality by security personnel.
13:26
13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 2 1

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
07:46
07:46

Rescue Packages Not working - SMES 3

The Assistant Commissioner for Regional Trade in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Richard Okot Okello says they have since done a survey as a ministry and discovered a need to reorganizes public spending with the aim of helping the private sector. He says that fortunately, part of their findings can be implemented through the National Development Plan III.
15:54
15:54

Government Disburses UGX 4.24 billion for Emyooga in Kampala 2 1

Under the programme, beneficiaries up to 30 in number form associations, and the associations, in turn, will form SACCOS each of which receives 30 million Shillings.
18:01
18:01

Experts Want Soda Advertising Targeting Kids Banned obesity in uganda 3

Health rights lawyer, David Kabanda says the government has neglected its constitutional duty of ensuring the right to proper and adequate food, leaving processors to exploit the market without considering health.
12:48
12:48

Uncertainty Over Polls Takes Toll On Ugandan Traders imports 3 1

Kenneth Ayebare, the Chairman of Uganda Cargo Consolidators Association, a group of logistics companies that transport for smaller or group importers, says business has recently gone down. They suspect some importers are holding onto their money until they are sure of the business environment.
08:36
08:36

City Bus Operators Cheating Commuters Despite Abandoning SOPs Covid-19 3 1

Simon Kaheru, a passenger who was heading to Kawempe in Awakula Ennume bus grumbled that bus operators are crowding them on top of charging them exorbitantly. Kaheru explained that before the lockdown buses were charging them Shillings 1000 but doubled the fare to Shillings 2000 to compensate for the vacant seat because of the reduced capacity.
17:09
17:09

Internet Access Surpasses 20 million User Mark After Lockdown Mobile money

It is the first time that total Internet subscriptions in Uganda have crossed the 20 million mark, suggesting that nearly one in every two Ugandans has Internet access.
16:30
16:30

Food Supplies Dwindle in Kampala Markets Ahead of Elections 2021 elections 1 4

The supply of some produce and fresh foods has gone down because market vendors receive few buyers, less food is transported from the villages and the fear of incurring losses, when vendors buy food and no one buys it.
19:29
19:29

Banks Disbursed Loans Worth UGX 2.2 Trillion Between July and September 2020 Bank of Uganda 1

The Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Update issued by Moses Kaggwa, the Acting Director Economic Affairs says that the approved and disbursed loans led to a cumulative stock of 17.221 trillion in September, 2020.
14:00
14:00

Over UGX 1 Trillion Spent on 2021 Polls Ministry of Finance 1 Top story

The report, signed by Moses Kaggwa, the Acting Director of Economic Affairs says that the amount required by the various MDAs involved in preparation and conduct of the general election for the electoral roadmap from financial year 2019/2020 to financial year 2021/2022 is 1.255 trillion Shillings. The biggest share of this amount totaling 772.24 billion Shillings is under the Electoral Commission (EC).
20:02
20:02

Mayiga Tasks New Kingdom Tourism Board to Innovate tourism sector 3

The tourism sector is one of the worst hit sectors of the country due to the different measures adopted by government to curb the spread of corona virus including restrictions on internal and international travel among others. However, in September 2020 government eased the restrictions and okayed the resumption of both local and international travel as borders and airports opened for tourists.
06:06
06:06

Parliament Approves Loans Worth UGX 18.6 Trillion in 2020 Auditor General 1

According to the report, 17 loan request proposals authorizing government to borrow were approved. These were tabled by government through the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and considered by the House National Economy Committee.
19:30
19:30

Car Boot Sales are Illegal - KCCA 4 3

According to KCCA Spokesperson Daniel Niwabiine, car boot selling of goods is against the laws here in Uganda. On this he adds that these people carrying out this business operation are not licensed and also, they park in areas which are meant to be used for a different purpose which disrupts road operations.
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