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15:27
15:27

Mbarara Traders Oppose Closure of Roads During City Festival private sector 1

Allan Karakure, the City Commercial Officer and chairperson of the organizing committee, assures that this year's Mbarara City Festival will feature an array of activities including street expos, exhibitions, medical camps, blood donation drives, cultural performances, and music and dance shows.
07:46
07:46

Buganda Kingdom Launches Online Portal to Boost Tourism technology 2 Top story

Speaking at the portal launch during a side event at the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) at the Munyonyo Convention Center, Robert Kasozi, Executive Director of the Buganda Heritage and Tourism Board (BHTB), emphasized that digitizing tourism will bring the kingdom’s hidden treasures closer to the target market without compromising conservation efforts.
08:11
08:11

Alupo Urges Private Sector Investment in Eastern Region's Heritage Sites tourism 1 2

Speaking at the International Museums Day celebration in Soroti City, Alupo highlighted the government’s efforts to create an enabling legal framework for private investment via the Museums and Monuments Act 2023. She also noted the government’s commitment to tourism infrastructure development, including access roads to these sites.
08:03
08:03

City Trader’s Protests Fueled By Politicians-Police Fred Enanga 1

“Whereas the protest is purely business and tax related, what our intelligence is gathering is that some politicians are trying to hijack the concerns from the business community to turn them into a countrywide civil uprising,” said Enanga.
07:06
07:06

700 Young Aqua-culturists Unite to Craft Plans for Successful Fish Farming farmer 2 2 Top story

Uganda garnered USD 116.2 million from fish and fish product exports in the 2021/22 financial year. The primary focus of the meeting will be to address critical sectoral challenges, particularly deficiencies in processing.
12:53
12:53

Jinja City Collaborates with Kiira EV to Promote Electric Transport Rebecca Kadaga 1 1

Feasibility studies have identified Jinja city center, Jinja-Iganga highway, and Jinja-Lugazi road as the pilot routes for the electronic buses before expanding to other destinations.
18:46
18:46

CSOs Ask Gov’t to Review Covid-19 Stimulus Packages private sector 2

According to the statement released by the CSOs that included SEATINI Uganda, Oxfam, Federation for Small and Medium Enterprises and Uganda Small Scale Industry Association, the stimulus package has not yet reached many of the intended beneficiaries though it is now 13 months since the government issued the packages.
12:34
12:34

Salim Saleh Rallies Private Sector to Turn Gulu into International Market Gulu District 2 1

Timothy Okee, the Private Sector Representative for Gulu says the businesses can grow from small scale to industrialization but noted that insufficient power in the region is a deterrent factor.
17:13
17:13

Domestic Borrowing Will Not Hurt Economy –Bahati loans 1 3

According to Bahati, if the whole 6.5 trillion was being borrowed domestically, that would have been a problem, but they have decided to borrow money domestically and Internationally.
18:51
18:51

Government, Bankers Appeal for Foreign Rescue private sector 3

An assessment presented by UDB Executive Director, Patricia Ojangole shows that on average, 80 per cent of private sector businesses need financial help like physical cash, debt rescheduling or direct loans to be able to overcome the effects of the pandemic.
21:32
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COVID-19 Threatens 3.8 Million Jobs-EPRC covid 19 3

Gideon Badagawa, the Private Sector Foundation Uganda Chief Executive Officer says, this money is likely to be misused because the small and medium enterprises that they are supposed to go to, are not formal.
20:17
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Minister Cautions Schools Against Compressing Teaching Syllabus student 1 4

Mrs Museveni says the result of the practices is that some topics are skipped or lightly dealt with and in the end, learners miss out the basic principles adding that revision is ineffective when learners have not understood the subject matter.
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Schools Petition Education Authorities to Consider Vertical Structural Development land 3 1 Top story

David Nkojjo, the Chairperson St Jude- Bbanda School Management Committee observes that due to development priorities competing for land in Wakiso district, many schools have lost their land to grabbers while others find a hard time when the foundation bodies reclaim part of the land leaving them with tiny potions.
19:55
19:55

Ministers Selfish, Sleepy- Museveni country 1 4 Top story

Museveni noted that many people in the ministries are parasites.
10:10
10:10

Youth Warned Against Living Expensive Lifestyles world bank 1 2

According to Biyinzika, the reason why majority of Ugandans disturb people to contribute to their weddings is because they have not done enough savings.
17:05
17:05

Makerere Bookshop Relocates to Nkrumah Road president museveni 3 2 Top story

Information from Makerere University shows that the old book shop space is now home to the Julius Nyerere Leadership Center JNLC, which is meant to serve as a cross - generation platform.
16:47
16:47

Fort Portal Councillors, Gen Saleh Disagree on OWC Projects municipality 2

On Friday, Saleh had sought to get views from the councillors on a single project that can be funded by OWC. He told the councillors that he wants a self-sustaining project that is able to fetch enough income for the municipality each month.
12:04
12:04

Education Ministry Launches the National Teacher Incentive Framework country 1 4 Top story

Tom Wangobi, the Acting Chairperson National Head Teachers Association, says besides remuneration, it would be better if government considers providing housing, subject, hardship allowances and performance bonuses among others.
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16:11

EU Dismiss Accusations of Funding NGOs To “Distablise” Uganda president museveni 1 2

Besides government, Tiedemann said development partners equally fund private sector and civil society organizations. He pointed out that European Union Mission in Uganda is supporting implementation of the national development plan but it doesnt mean its the plan is serving foreign interests.
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Restoring Degraded Forests A Tall Order - Govt climate change 2 1

During the 2014 Bonn Challenge at the Climate Change summit in in New York, USA, President, Yoweri Museveni pledged Ugandas commitment to restore 2.5m hectares of degraded forests by 2030
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