Western Uganda – President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Wednesday evening,July 30,2019 ordered for the arrest of tour operators in Kigezi Sub Region and Uganda at large who are conning tourists to rob off them their money. President Museveni was addressing the media at the Kabale State Lodge on Makanga hill in Kabale Municipality after meeting […]Read More
Mbarara metropolitan city will receive Shs86.5 billion compared to Shs40 billion under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) program for the phase 2013-2018. This was revealed by minister of Lands,Housing and Urban Development,Chris Baryomunsi who was among the guests that accompanied President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to commission roads in Mbarara metropolitan city on July 26, […]Read More
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