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Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

It is every brand’s dream to stay on top of the publicity game and reach as many people as possible, hence the need to employ different avenues of communication – print, broadcast and online. With all this, it is important to know how your communication efforts are doing and the yields therein; and that’s where […]

Finance Ministry presents National Budget Framework Paper 2020/2021 to Parliament.

Finance Ministry presents National  Budget Framework Paper 2020/2021 to Parliament.

Ministry of Finance on Wednesday 22 January presented the National budget framework paper (NBFP) for FY 2020/21 to FY 2024/25 to the Finance Committee of Parliament. The National BFP is prepared in fulfillment of section 9 of the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act 2015. According to the NBFP, Uganda’s economy grew at 6.5% in real […]

Uganda Christian University (UCU) partners with private sector in rice, coffee value addition

Uganda Christian University (UCU) partners with private sector in rice, coffee value addition

Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mukono has launched an initiative to add value to Ugandan processed rice. This is aimed at encouraging students to practice agriculture after school. Through a partnership with the Uganda private sector dealing in quality rice and coffee processing, UCU is set to train agribusiness students unique ways of adding value to […]

Government enters deal with US company to manufacture smart phones in Uganda

Government enters deal with  US company to manufacture smart phones in Uganda

The Uganda Government has entered into a deal with an American-based company, CTI Africa, to start manufacturing smart mobile phones in Uganda. The phone production will be conducted by LifeMobile, which is also a member of CTI Africa on 6th Street in Industrial Area. The announcement was made by Evelyn Anite, the Minister of State […]

UK Investors struggle to get Shares in Uganda oil sector

UK Investors struggle to get Shares in Uganda oil sector

Investors from the United Kingdom have paid a second visit to Uganda to pave way on how they can improve their chances at acquiring some shares from the Uganda oil and gas sector The businessmen from 11 UK companies, that deal in petrochemical, pipeline, power and renewable industries, met up with senior Ugandan delegates on […]

Uganda in Shs41 trillion debt

Uganda in Shs41 trillion debt

The State Minister of Finance for Planning, Hon David Bahati, has declared that Uganda’s public debt is at Shs41 trillion, which is an equivalent of US$10 billion. In a statement to Parliament read by Bahati, government also said the debt stock has increased from US$2.5 billion in the 2006/2007 financial year to US$10.7 billion by the end […]

MakaPad inventor Dr Moses Musaazi dies

MakaPad inventor Dr Moses Musaazi dies

Makerere University scientist, Dr. Moses Kiiza Musaazi, who invented the first enviromental friendly pads, Maka pads has died. Musaazi is also the inventor of the   MakaStove, a pocket friendly stove that can save up to 50% of fuel compared to others in the market. Makerere vice-chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe describes the fallen don as one of the “most […]

Total Commences Specialised Training of Welders in Albertine Region

Total Commences Specialised Training of Welders in Albertine Region

Total E&P Uganda, the mastermind of the Tilenga and East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Projects EACOP has started trainings on the first batch of students for the today welders training programme launched earlier this year. Over 200 students are targeted in the strategy and are to be divided into 8 groups of 25 for the 2G […]

Museveni orders sacking of URA staff over Shs4b tax row

Museveni orders sacking of URA staff over Shs4b tax row

President Yoweri Museveni last week ordered for the suspension of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) official Geoffrey Olaka together with other staff on allegations of  refusing to clear the machinery of Guangzhou Dongsong Energy Group Limited officials at customs. Dongsong is the Chinese company developing a $620m (Shs2.2 trillion) Osukulu industrial complex in Tororo District which will include […]

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