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17:13
17:13

Causes and Effects of the MTN Share Sale Shortfall

The shares allocated to the 21,394 new shareholders also include those given as bonuses because, for every 100 shares paid for, the applicant got an extra 10. Close to 900 billion Shillings was expected from the IPO, but the proceeds from the sale amounted to 535.939 billion Shillings, meaning that at the end of the IPO, the shares were under-subscribed by more than 35 per cent.
17:01
17:01

Taxi Operators Losing Hope of Returning to Kampala Old Taxi Park 5 1

According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
16:38
16:38

Family Loses UGX 7.3 million to Elephants in Kitgum 4

Ocan says his wife then put the money together and saved it in a granary, but when the elephants invaded their home, they overturned the granary and ate all the foodstuff plus the money.
16:23
16:23

Are Bus Owners Operating at Loss? new tax regimes 2 1

Patrick Bongomin, the Manager of Makome Bus Services Ltd told URN that meant bus operators were not breaking even but rather incurring losses in the sector due to the stringent COVID-19 restrictions in which they are only allowed to carry half of their capacity.
14:40
14:40

Uganda's Teenage Pregnancies Five Times Higher than COVID-19 Positive Cases 2 1

On average 32,000 teenage pregnancies have been reported every month during the COVID-19 outbreak in Uganda. The total number of recorded pregnancies is five times the number of cumulative COVID-19 positive cases that have been reported since 2020
14:13
14:13

Police Detain 23-Year-Old Woman for Dumping Newborn Baby 1 1

The relatives explained that they became suspicious upon realizing that the pregnancy had disappeared, yet they couldn’t see any baby. The relatives led by two Aunties started a search in which they rescued the baby from a nearby bush but insisted that the mother needed to face the law for her actions.
13:51
13:51

Uganda Airlines' Passengers Frustrated over Missing Baggage 3 1

But more than 50 passengers who travelled with flight number UR-711 landed at Entebbe International Airport on Friday at 3:56 p.m. told our reporter that they had either got some or none of their bags after waiting at the carousel for over two hours. They were told by baggage handlers that some of the bags were left at O. R Tambo Airport in South Africa.
13:09
13:09

Political Divisions, Land Grabbing Dominate Kayunga Campaigns Kayunga By-election 4 1

As they start their campaigns, the candidates messages to the electorate are centred around resolving the challenges that have characterised Kayunga over the years. One of the key issues is the decade long fight between the NRM District Chairperson Moses Karangwa and the Woman Member of Parliament Idah Nantaba.
12:24
12:24

More than 60 ADF Members Surrender to Uganda-DRC Joint Forces ADF Rebels 2 1

The UPDF Deputy Spokesperson Lt. Col Ronald Kakurungu says more than 16 fighters from the ADF have surrendered following intense military assault on their bases and others surrendered to benefit from the government amnesty.
11:32
11:32

Pastor, Wife Arrested over Missing Child 1

Serubiri and Namaganda were arrested from their hideout located in one of the sugarcane plantations in the Mayuge district. The two suspects who are now detained at Kakira Central Police Station have since declined to record statements regarding the same.
11:21
11:21

African Bankers Move to Orient Industry Towards Climate Resilience 5

The Central Bank is now developing guidelines that will help other financial institutions go beyond their own administrative environment-related policies, to ensure that the services they offer their clients have environmental components.
09:45
09:45

Uganda Loses UGX 20 Trillion Through Corruption Annually-IG GIZ 6 1

According to the survey, at least 131 billion Shillings is lost through taxation, 459 billion Shilling lost in user fees utilities, another 820 billion Shillings lost in natural resources, and 15 billion Shillings lost in environmental degradation.
08:53
08:53

ADF Pursuit Will Only end After Their Defeat-Gen. Muhanga UPDF in DRC 1 1 Top story

The operations overall commander, Major General Kayanja Muhanga says that the operation will mainly focus on weakening identified enemy camps in Yayuwa, Tondoli, Beni One and Beni Two and create a conducive environment between the population of the two countries.
08:35
08:35

ICT Ministry Unveils Access to Information Guide for Civil Servants 5 1

Developed by Twewaza Uganda and Africa Freedom of Information Centre-AFIC in partnership with the Minister for ICT and National Guidance, the Civil Servants guide aims at unlocking the challenges to access to information for all Ugandans to promote inclusiveness, transparency, accountability, and good governance.
08:21
08:21

Pastoralists Given One Week to Leave Kitgum District 4

The order was given on December 3, in implementation of an earlier order issued by President Yoweri Museveni on November 20, that all the pastoralists should leave Acholi sub-region in two months, unless they have proof of purchase or lease of the land, a fence and water within.
08:05
08:05

Don't Panic but Prepare for Likely Spread of Omicron-WHO Omicron variant 1 Top story

The WHO spokesperson Christian Lindmeier has stressed that data suggesting that Omicron was highly transmissible was only preliminary and repeated advice against blanket travel bans, except for countries whose health systems were unable to withstand a surge in infections.
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