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KCCA to redistribute dormant market stalls and lockups

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All dormant stalls and lock-ups in public markets across Kampala will be reallocated to persons in search of working space, the Minister in Charge of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Minsa Kabanda has said. The pronouncement was made after an assessment on the status …

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SCHOOL FEES: Many men in trouble after lockdown

Several Men Reported for Failing To Pay School Fees for Their Children Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The District Probation Office in Luwero has so far recorded 25 cases of men reported by their wives and partners, for failing to pay school fees for their offspring’s. The cases came up …

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CSBAG wants rollout of Parish Development Model halted

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group – CSBAG has called for the halting of the nationwide roll-out of the Parish Development Model, saying that the country is not ready to implement the project. Last year, Uganda’s Cabinet approved the implementation of the Parish …

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Government advised to regulate fuel industry

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the trade, industries and tourism committee want the government to enact laws that will foster consumer protection within the fuel industry. While inspecting the oil reserves on Friday in Jinja City, the MPs said that there was hoarding of fuel …

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PM Nabbanja suspends Malaba weigh bridge operations

  Malaba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has suspended the operations of the weighbridge at the Kenya Uganda Malaba border to help to reduce the pile-up of trucks at the border. The Prime Minister made an impromptu visit at the Malaba border on a fact-finding mission …

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Security foils revenge attacks in Apaa feud

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel on Thursday evening foiled a revenge attack on locals in Zoka Trading center in the disputed Apaa Township in Adjumani District. This comes just a day after a tribal clash in Ngoro village, Itirikwa Sub-county left one dead, two others injured and …

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Gov’t treasury bills, bonds fetch Sh12 trillion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bank of Uganda (BOU) has mobilized sh12 trillion through the Primary Dealer Market Makers in the treasury bills and bonds over the year ended December 2021. Another 1.4 trillion shillings was transacted during the same period through private placements, (as opposed to the …

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