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Youth interested in agriculture – Report

Youth interested in agriculture – Report

A report made by non governmental organization, Driving the youth-led new agribusiness and microenterprise (DYNAMIC) shows that 62% of the youth who are out of school  in 8 districts of Northern Uganda are highly interested in engaging in Agriculture as their principal means of earning a living. The survey that was conducted in the districts of Agago, Abim, Gulu, […]

Iran to start new phase of bilateral relations with Uganda

Iran to start new phase of bilateral relations with Uganda

The Iranian Ambassador to Uganda H.E Dr. Amir Hossein Nikbin has announced plans to open a new phase in technical support and bilateral relations with Uganda following the lifting of international sanctions. Dr. Nikbin, during a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga at her Chambers said one of the priority areas in the […]

Traders asked to tap into duty-free zones as 90 companies suspended for sub-standard work

Traders asked to tap into duty-free zones as 90 companies suspended  for sub-standard work

The trade, industry and co-ops minister, Amelia Kyambadde reminded all Ugandan traders to always take up opportunities available to them to always exploit markets in the provided free trade zones namely in India and China which government has outsourced for them. Ugandans can send a number of goods to the two countries duty free but […]

Parliament rejects proposal to appropriate funds for PIBID

Parliament rejects proposal to appropriate funds for PIBID

The Parliamentary Budget Committee chaired by Bulambuli County MP Wamakuyu  Mudimi has rejected the proposal of the Finance committee to appropriate funds for the Presidential Initiatives on Banana industrial development (PIBID). The Chairperson of the finance committee  Robert Kasule Sebunya had been appearing before the Budget committee which is scrutinizing the budget requesting MPs on the […]

Ministry calls for revolving fund to assist in fertilizer importation

Ministry calls for revolving fund to assist in fertilizer importation

The ministry of agriculture has called for establishment of a separate revolving fund to assist traders who are dealing in fertilizer importation. Under the 2016-2017 budget frame work paper, the ministry of agriculture has resolved to prioritise seeds and planting material after securing additional 100 billion shillings from government in this budget. While appearing before the […]

KCCA appoints committee to manage Usafi

KCCA appoints committee to manage Usafi

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has appointed a committee of 14 leaders to manage the affairs of Usafi market on its behalf. Meeting the leaders at City hall in Kampala, the KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi says that the committee is to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Authority that is to stiffen the development […]

Presidential candidates should focus on income generating projects – Nanyunja

Presidential candidates should focus on income generating projects – Nanyunja

The aspiring member of parliament for Kawempe North Robinnah Nanyunja has called on the presidential candidates for 2016 to focus on income generating projects for the people to sustain other government services in various sectors. Nanyunja said that they should put programmes that will engage youth for labour production and desist from crimes as they […]

Quit instead of giving low standard work – Public servants told

Quit instead of giving low standard work – Public servants told

The presidential Advisor on finance Dr. Ezra Suruma  called on the public servants who claim to be underpaid and experiencing pay delays to quit the government service  instead of remaining in offices where their performance is not upto the expected standard  due to claims of low pay. Dr. Suruma made the remarks while meeting the […]

Support service providers in social enterprise

Support service providers in social enterprise

Business experts in social enterprise nurturing in East Africa have challenged the enterprise to support providers to nurture them to their growth so as they are being exemplified as an alternative to tackling poverty. The business specialists gathered at Kampala Serena Hotel for the first regional symposium on scaling social businesses in East Africa noted that […]

Parliamentary canteen workers strike over no pay

Parliamentary canteen workers strike over no pay

Over 25 workers attached to parliamentary canteen have laid down their tools protesting nonpayment of their salaries ranging from 7-8 months. The workers accuse their manager of Ninats investment Limited ,Veronica Katusiime, who wooed them from other restaurants and hotel around Kampala with a promise that they would be given a better pay but to-date none […]

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