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Edible oil crisis plunges households into the fire

Edible oil crisis plunges households into the fire

Africa-Press - Uganda. No edible oil-related imports came through Kenya to the hinterland in the last quarter of the Financial Year 2021/2022, leaving many...
Why pump prices are shooting up intensely

Why pump prices are shooting up intensely

Africa-Press - Uganda. The cost of fuelling up at forecourts has shot up exponentially in recent weeks. A slew of factors have combined to...
Agriculture ministry destroys 600kg of fish worth millions

Agriculture ministry destroys 600kg of fish worth millions

Africa-Press - Uganda. The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) together with the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) have destroyed over 600kgs of...
Industrialists task UNBS on standards

Industrialists task UNBS on standards

Africa-Press - Uganda. A section of members of Uganda Small Scale Industries Association have urged the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to sensitise...
Ugandan goods still blocked by Rwanda

Ugandan goods still blocked by Rwanda

Africa-Press - Uganda. Ugandan goods are still being denied entry into Rwanda three months since the re-opening of the border between the two countries. According...
Uganda still low-income country, says World Bank

Uganda still low-income country, says World Bank

Africa-Press - Uganda. Uganda remains a low-income country, the World Bank said in a new report released on Thursday, a fortnight after President Museveni...
Diesel, maize flour, tomatoes register worst price increases

Diesel, maize flour, tomatoes register worst price increases

Africa-Press - Uganda. Diesel, maize flour and tomatoes experienced the worst price increases between June 2021 and June 2022, according to data from Uganda...
Finance blames districts for delays in fund transfers

Finance blames districts for delays in fund transfers

Africa-Press - Uganda. A senior official at the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has blamed the discrepancies in the transfer of funds...
12 sand mining firms ordered out of Lwera

12 sand mining firms ordered out of Lwera

Africa-Press - Uganda. Leaders in Mpigi District have suspended 12 sand mining firms operating in Lwera wetland, saying that their activities were not certified...
90 percent of NSSF contracts executed by local companies – Byarugaba

90 percent of NSSF contracts executed by local companies – Byarugaba

Africa-Press - Uganda. At least 90 percent of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) contracts are executed by local suppliers, according to managing director Richard...