Welcome to Uganda Multimedia News & Information   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to Uganda Multimedia News & Information

Government urges banks to design loans that favour farmers

Government urges banks to design loans that favour farmers

Government has urged the  banking sector to design friendly loans that can be accessed by farmers and informal sectors in Uganda. Currently many banks are offering short term loans which do not favor farmers who have long term investments. Speaking during the Annual banker’s conference recently,  the Vice president, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, said that much […]

Standard Chartered Bank re-launches its services

Standard Chartered Bank re-launches its services

Standard Chartered Bank has  re-launched some of its services to enable its clients access financial solutions with ease. Some of the services re-launched include visa infinite debit card usage and advising the customers on their wealth and property management. The Head of Retail Banking, Israel Arinaitwe, says that  the visa infinite debit card offers complementary access to over […]

Parliament makes changes on house rules of procedures

Parliament makes changes on house rules of procedures

Parliament has amended section 34, sub rule (1) of the Rules of procedure pushing the Prime Minister’s question time to Thursday of the week from Wednesday on justification that the Minister cannot beat the traffic jam on Entebbe road to attend the Parliamentary proceedings in time. The proposal was moved by the government Chief Whip, […]

KCCA and Solicitor General on loggerheads over property tax for government institutions

KCCA and Solicitor General on loggerheads over property tax for government institutions

Kampala Capital City Authority  and the Solicitor General’s office are at loggerheads over the payment of property tax by educational institutions endowed by government. An interpretation by the Solicitor General in September last year of the local governments rating act 2005 established that institutions that receive endowments from the government are exempted from paying tax.. […]

BCU the Only Surviving Cooperative Society in Uganda

BCU the Only Surviving Cooperative Society in Uganda

By Eric Mukhwana Bugisu Cooperative Union (BCU) is Uganda’s only surviving cooperative society. It’s an establishment that has existed during and after colonial times. Arabica coffee was introduced in Bugisu in 1912 and it has remained the central economic activity of the Bagisu – yesterday, today and tomorrow. The thought to form a cooperative union […]

Workers MP in a move to revitalise worker’s unions

Workers MP in a move to  revitalise  worker’s unions

WORKERS MP, Margaret Rwabashaija, has embarked on a new move to revitalize workers unions across the country so that they can have solidarity and a single voice to use in having their issues heard by the powers that be. Speaking during a meeting of union representatives in Kampala recently, Rwabashaija, stated that Uganda has many […]

Winnie Kizza roots for harmonious working environment with government

Winnie Kizza roots for harmonious working environment with government

THE Leader of Opposition in Parliament,Winnie Kiiza,  has stressed the need for  the opposition work  in harmony with government programs that will benefit the local person. Kiiza while addressing members from civil society organizations who had come to visit her noted that most of the time the people have this perception that the opposition is […]

Government to amend Wildlife Authority Act to minimise human-animal conflicts

Government to amend Wildlife Authority Act to minimise human-animal conflicts

Government has revealed plans to an amendment of the Uganda Wildlife Authority Act to cater for compensation of victims of human-animal conflicts. Tourism Minister, Prof.Epharium Kamuntu, told Parliament that amendment would allow proper demarcations of wild life reserves that would be minimize incidences of animals straying to people’s homes. This is was after the Agago Woman […]

MP wants boda boda group disbanded over misconduct

MP wants boda boda group disbanded over misconduct

The Member of Parliament for Bunya East in Mayuge district, Waira Majegere, has called for the disbanding of a notorious Boda boda group commonly known as Boda Boda 2010 which he says is in the habit of  mistreating  and harassing  other boda boda readers in the country. Majegere told last week informed Parliament that this […]

1 2 3 680
Click to listen highlighted text!