The National Coffee Bill, 2018 seeks to repeal and replace the Uganda Coffee Development Authority Act, Cap.325 that was passed in 1994. Repealing provides for the registration of coffee farmers, coffee nursery operators, coffee farmer organizations and cooperatives and coffee value chain actors and also issuance of licenses. More So, Scientists and researchers from the […]Read More
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and other officials are already in Kenya for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) High Level Business Summit and International Trade Fair to be held in Nairobi, from today 17 to 21 July 2019. The event will be jointly hosted at the Kenyatta International Conference Center, […]Read More
Public University Students’ Leaders run to court against Uganda Revenue Authority’s move to Collect Tuition.
Students leaders from public universities around Uganda are dragging government and Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to court over the new move by the tax body to collect tuition on behalf of the universities. While addressing a joint press conference in Kampala on July 15,2019, the guild presidents from public universities say, the move will cripple service […]Read More
The National coffee research institute in Uganda is against a government in the coffee bill to have coffee farmers registered,saying it favours large scale farmers. The director research at the institute Geoffery Arinaitwe while appearing before the parliamentary agriculture committee chaired by Abim woman member of parliament Okorie Janet on July 11,2019,said that the issue of registration of […]Read More
70% of Ugandans do not want to borrow from formal financial institutions like Banks according to the Financial sector Deepening Uganda. Head of Business Environment, Financial sector Deepening Uganda Joseph Lutwama says that most people prefer borrowing from family members and friends because they fear losing assets to banks. Lutwama says that some people borrow […]Read More
Kenya – Confirmed is that Safaricom chief executive officer Bob Collymore,a Guyanese-born British has died at his home early Monday morning,July 1,2019. He took a medical leave in October 2017 to fight acute myeloid leukemia,a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow with excess immature white blood cells. “He has been undergoing treatment […]Read More
Movit Products Ltd category manager in charge of Body Care products,Mr.Robert Kitenda has urged different companies including cosmetic companies,beverage companies and all businesspeople to respect customers’ health before profits. While speaking to Crooze Fm at Kakyeeka playground during the trade fair in Mbarara town,Kitenda revealed that many companies have concentrated on increasing profits and some […]Read More
Speaker Kadaga directs Finance Ministry to update Parliament on Bank of Uganda currency printing saga as MPs propose a structural overhaul.
The Speaker of Ugandan Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Finance Ministry to update Parliament on the Bank of Uganda investigations regarding the printing of excess money in mid July 2019. This was after the minister of planning David Bahati told parliament that investigation into this case is still ongoing. Legislators who include Bugiri […]Read More
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda arrived yesterday in Beijing for a four-day working visit on invitation of China’s Xi Jinping for the inaugural China-Africa Economic & Trade Expo scheduled for 27th – 29th June 2019 in Hunan. He has this morning addressed the Coordinators Meeting on the Implementation of the Follow-up Actions of the Beijing […]Read More
President of the Republic of Uganda H.E Yoweri Museveni has set off to China for the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo,a platform that will further boost trade and economic ties between the two sides. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Wednesday hailed the launch of this activation with the inaugural expo scheduled […]Read More