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Sugar manufacturers want tough laws for competitors in unrecommended areas

Sugar manufacturers want tough laws for competitors in unrecommended areas

Sugar companies under the their umbrella group the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) have petitioned Parliament put stringent measures on the sugar bill with a tough clause barring sugar factories away from unrecomended areas. The sugar companies members were appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry chaired by the MP for Fort […]

Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people

Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people

Extreme heatwaves that kill even healthy people within hours will strike parts of the Indian subcontinent unless global carbon emissions are cut sharply and soon, according to new research. Even outside of these hotspots, three-quarters of the 1.7bn population – particularly those farming in the Ganges and Indus valleys – will be exposed to a […]

Walking down the invention lane

Walking down the invention lane

In this world of hyper unemployment, scarcity of money and unfavourable political environment, when many young men and women of Uganda have resorted to travel abroad for greener pastures. Only a few however have set their minds on infiltrating the entrepreneurship world. In which innovation are born of brilliant notions. With energy conservation as a […]

Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva convicted over corruption

Former president  Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva convicted over corruption

 Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva the former president of Brasil was on Wednesday last week found guilty on money laundering charges and corruption and sentenced to nine years and six months in prison, he remains free pending an appeal. This conviction creates a major step back in the preparations prior his political comeback in the […]

How to ease menstrual cramps

How to ease menstrual cramps

Just the other day, I met with two friends. Without dictation our conversation adopted a menstrual turn. Fatuma complained of a back pain and cramps while Tendo dreaded the diarrhea, nausea, headache, vomiting and general body weakness. “It feels like all hell is set loose to every single week in a month” Well different people […]

Mosul battle finally won

Mosul battle finally won

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared victory in the battle for Mosul, potentially ending Islamic State of the Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL) three-year reign in the city in northern Iraq. “I announce from here the end and the failure and the collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood and terrorism which the terrorist Daesh […]

Refugee surge dwindles Italian patience

Refugee surge dwindles Italian patience

Over along evince of humanitarianism by way of rescue of migrants from the Mediterranean sea Italy has declared fatigue. The influx of immigrants have dwindle the capacity of Italy to continue hosting more and the government is considering to close its ports after 11,000 refugees arrived also seeking asylum. Immigrant come from Nigeria, Cote D’ivore, […]

QATAR CRISIS: A FIGHT FOR FREEDOM

QATAR CRISIS: A FIGHT FOR FREEDOM

Ever since Qatar was severed by the gulf nations, the population of the victim has suffered. Circumstances compelled Qatar to be dependent on Turkey and Iran for domestic supplies.One of the grievances of Saudi Arabia and it’s allies required Qatar to halt connections with Iran. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani discarded the grievances laid by […]

QATAR TO MEET DEMANDS IN 10 DAYS

QATAR TO MEET DEMANDS IN 10 DAYS

Through mediators from Kuwait, demands have been laid on Qatar to be met in 10 days. The gulf region have come up with 13 ultimate grievances as a price to uplift the economic and diplomatic blockade earlier imposed. Doha is given an onus to entirely close down Al Jazeera network, halt cooperation with Iran, remove Turkish […]

SACCO members want government to scrap taxes on their savings

SACCO members want government to scrap taxes on their savings

Proprietors of SACCOs across the country have urged government to scrap taxes against them to enable their members prosper at a higher rate through their various activities that they set up. The board chairperson on one of the SACCOs under the names of Shuuku SACCO ltd, Stephen Bongonzya, while appearing before Parliament’s committee on finance […]

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