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Goods entering Uganda now inspected from country of origin

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has introduced a new system which will be used to inspect goods entering the country. The executive Director Uganda National Bureau of standards Ben Manyindo says, effective 3rd December the Bureau started using the pre-export Verification of conformity to verify the goods. He says, now the goods are being […]

Dangers of skin lightening creams, skin lightening creams causes cancer

  Dangers of skin lightening creams are so many and many skin lightening creams cause cancer. Skin lightening creams inhibits the production of melanin (kills body natural protection). The skin is more susceptible to skin cancer and uneven colour. Hydroquinone is a multi-organ toxic chemical that is rapidly and extensively absorbed through the gut and […]

Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES)

Youth Exchange and Study (YES) is a program that was established in October, 2002 and sponsored by US Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to provide scholarships for high school students (15-17 years) from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend up to one academic year in the U.S. The program is vital to […]

Youth Exchange and Study Program in the US

Youth Exchange and Study (YES) is a program that was established in October, 2002 and sponsored by US Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to provide scholarships for high school students (15-17 years) from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend up to one academic year in the U.S. The program is vital to […]

Uganda inflation continues to reduce, now at 25%

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics has released its latest market research indicating that annual headline inflation has reduced tremendously. UBOS today released its monthly market report indicating that the annual headline inflation rate for the year ending January 2012 dropped to 25.7% from 27.0% recorded for the year ended December 2011. Releasing the report in Kampala, the director macro economics statistics, Dr. Mukiza Chris states […]

US names Scott H. DeLisi as new ambassador to Uganda

Former US Ambassador to Nepal Scott H. DeLisi has been named the new US Ambassador to Uganda. DeLisi will replace current Ambassador Jerry P. Lanier after the changes are by the US Senate. DeLisi wrote in his Facebook status that he had got a White House notification about his new posting to Uganda. By the […]

Makerere University makes sanitary pads

Makerere University has finally managed to make sanitary pads under trade name ‘mak sanitary pads.’ The pads have been manufactured by Makerere College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology. The spokesperson of Makerere College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology, Better Kyakuwa tells this reporter that the pads they have made are of good quality […]

Activists for change vow to continue campaigns against government

Pressure group Activists for Change have vowed to continue with their activities until Government finds solutions to people’s grievances. The A4C coordinator Mathias Mpuuga says that apart from the walk to work campaigns, they will continue several activities including sensitising the public about ways of forcing the Government to find possible solutions to the country’s […]

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