Thursday, June 20, 2019

The business community in Kasindi market has been closed over failure to provide temporary protecting gears to combat the deadly Ebola.

The closure comes shortly after the market management levied Shs6500 from vendors, something that did appeal to the residents.


Parliament has tasked Bahati the minister of finance to explain to the nation what exactly happened. This came about after Fred Enanga the police spokesperson and Ofwono Opondo the government spokesperson contradicted each other on the matter of the contents the were smuggled in with the bank of Uganda consignment. The governor bank of Uganda Mutebire who at first confessed that extra money had been printed & smuggled in, though yesterday comes out and denied having any knowledge about the contents in the boxes.

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Civil Aviation Authority-CAA is considering awarding ground handling services for Uganda National Airlines at Entebbe International Airport to the national carrier. 

Government through the Works and Transport Ministry received two bombardier CRJ 900 planes on April 23rd as part of the initiative to revive the national carrier.  

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The National Agricultural Research Organization- NARO urged farmers to use different pesticides to destroy fall armyworms.

Winfred Aol Opio, an entomologist at NARO says that the worms become resistant to a single pesticide when used for two or more consecutive seasons in the same garden. 

She advised that farmers should rotate or inter-change chemicals after at least one season because it will reduce the rate of destruction of the armyworms.   

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A cross section of Ugandan citizens, analysts and members of the business community, has expressed mixed reactions to the 2019/2020 budgets that were presented before Parliament yesterday. Uganda will spend shillings 40.4 Trillion in the next financial year.

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In the efforts to ease the tax paying process the URA has launched a Uganda electronic single window system and warned government organs that make URA’s work complicated, to stop it immediately.

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As we approach the closure of the 2018/2019 financial year, the mobile money business operators revealed that it was a tough period due to the three-fold taxation loaded on the business.

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The meeting intended for changing the leadership of Nsangi market vendors in Kawempe division, along Ttula road ended in a fight, which led the police to intervene.

The shouting with giving any board a chance to be heard overtook the whole meeting, however later Kamulegaeya Asadu the new chairperson was sworn in amidst praise and celebration.

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Vendors operating business close to Sofia border custom market cried out to the health officers of Busia municipal council to deal with stench emanating from stagnant water in the town drainage 

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Bushigayi market is one of the biggest in Bugisu region located in Bududa-Bugisgayi town council the market attracts traders from all over Bugisu sub-region and across the Kenya border, it is famous for its good yellow bananas  'bogoya' and cattle.

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