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16:20
16:20

Jinja City Intensifies Operation Against Roadside Vendors illegal 1 1

The Jinja City Spokesperson, Rajab Kitto says that the operation was sanctioned early this week due to unregulated businesses that have been set up in the city.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
15:05
15:05

Redeployment of FPU Excites Mayuge, Jinja fishermen government 1 4

The fishermen told URN on Thursday that some fishermen had resorted to fish poisoning so as to harvest more yet in the long run threatening the sustainability of the fisheries sector to compete on the global market.
17:25
17:25

Gen. Kyanda Orders AFALU Off FPU Operations county 2 2

Gen. Kyanda explained that AFALU is not accountable to anyone and their excesses are blamed on the Fisheries Protection Unit personnel who in most cases not aware of their unscrupulous operations.
15:32
15:32

Delayed Implementation of Sugar Act Bothers Manufacturers Busoga 3 1

The Sugar Act seeks to provide for the development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry and equally address pricing of sugarcane through a specific formula. It also established a sugar board a corporate body with a mandate to regulate the Sugar industry and ensure access to resources.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines government 2 3

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
07:37
07:37

UPDF Devising Means of Desilting Lake Victoria, Nile River body 1 1 Top story

George Musinguzi, the UPDF Spokesperson in Busoga sub region, says they have teamed up with experts from the National Environment Management Authority and National Fisheries Resources Research institute-NAFIRRI to ensure that their operations are nondestructive to aquatic life.
16:57
16:57

Kiira, Bujagali Power Plants Fully Restored - Eskom operation 2 2 Top story

According to ESKOM Uganda Limited, the company with a concession to operate and maintain Nalubaale and Kiira Hydro Power stations, the floating Island which originated from Lake Victoria Basin as a result of the current rising water levels created extensive debris and waste material that blocked the water intake screens, through which water for power generation is transported.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 1 2 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets government 2 2 Top story

Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit on Eastern Lake Victoria, says the impounded nets carry electric current, which peels off fish skin causing it to die and float on the lake.
07:25
07:25

State House Field Officers Suspended Over Missing Piglets resident 1

Shilaku suspended the trio following a directive from State House to investigate circumstances surrounding the disappearance of piglets that were meant to be distributed in Kityerera town council.
16:53
16:53

Uproar as Vision Financial Services Shuts Down Unexpectedly sub county 7 1 Top story

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says police rescued Brian Akatukunda, a loan officer of the microfinance from being lynched by angry residents.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
17:40
17:40

Nile Perch Price Drops committee 3 1

A Kilogram of Nile perch now goes for between Shillings 6000 and 7000 from between Shillings 10,000 and 15,000 previously.
06:53
06:53

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations Again member 1 Top story

Members of the crew and engineering departments of the vessel also told URN that one of the engines developed mechanical problems and couldnt run the vessel while the alternative engine was too weak to move the vessel without support.
07:14
07:14

Seven Drown In Lake Kyoga in Two Months operation 1 2

Nsamba says they have also appealed to the Fisheries Protection Unit to resume their operations on the Lake and fight the practice of fishermen gazetting certain spots on the lake, which is fueling clashes.
06:54
06:54

URA Closes 12 Businesses in Kabale Over Tax businessman 2 3 Top story

Tonny Stephine Omuka, the Supervisor Debt Collection Legal Department under Uganda Revenue Authority, says the affected businesses have failed to remit Value Added Tax VAT, Income tax and Rental income tax for the last two years.
17:27
17:27

Kitgum Tightens Grip on Local Revenue Collection city 1

Dan Oroma, the Speaker Kitgum Municipality, says council unanimously resolved that all revenues be banked by the tax payers who will be expected to present bank deposit slips for verification.
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