Karuma Hydropower May Not Meet June Deadline – Auditor General

The commissioning of the 600-megawatt hydropower station by the end of 2022 is in doubt as several related programs are far from being concluded. These include substations in different parts of the... Read more »

Kikuube Vanila Farmers Call for Government Support

Vanilla and fish farmers in Kikuube district are calling for government financial support to enable them address challenges they are facing. They made the appeal during an impromptu visit and supervision of... Read more »

Kibaale Women Benefit from Sh109 UWEP Funds

Fourteen women groups under Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program (UWEP) in Kibaale district have benefitted from over 109 million shillings approved in the financial year 2019-20 to eradicate poverty amongst women in the... Read more »

Government to Pay Tobacco Farmers Next Week

The Prime Minister of Uganda Robinah Nabbanja has revealed that government will start paying Tobacco farmers next week after entering into an agreement with the affected farmers. Nabbanja was last evening meeting... Read more »

Hoima Market Vendors Protest Against Street Vendors

By Leilah Bbaale Traders from Hoima Central Market are demonstrating against the presence of street vendors outside the market. The traders say that they no longer receive clients as customers prefer to... Read more »

Business Community Ask Museveni, MPs to Expeditiously Finalize Oil Laws

By URN Oil companies and the business community want the President and Parliament to expedite the enactment of the laws that will govern the oil and gas industry. Following the passing of... Read more »

Parliament Approves Two More Oil Bills

By Leilah Bbaale Parliament has approved the Public Finance Management Amendment Bill, 2021, which provides for the approval of the budget estimates for Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) within 15days. This is... Read more »

Fishermen Want FPU Investigated for Allegedly Selling Impounded Fish in DRC

Fishermen on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region want top army officials to investigate the fisheries Protection Unit-FPU operatives for allegedly selling impounded immature fish in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. The... Read more »

NDA, UNBS, UCC In Joint Fight Against “False Health Drink”, Adverts

By Flavia Ajok Three government agencies have teamed up to fight misinformation surrounding non-carbonated drinks marketed mainly through electronic media as health drinks. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), National Drug... Read more »

Prices of Construction Material in Hoima on the Increase

By Leilah Bbaale Prices of construction materials have gone up in Hoima city causing anxiety among builders and residents. Affected items include sand, stones, murram and bricks among others. The cost of... Read more »