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

Executive Director

Rivalry in the sugar industry major cause to high sugar prices

Rivalry in the sugar industry major cause to high sugar prices

A war of rivalry in the sugar industry is taking a new twist with counter accusations against each other on the decline in production which they say  is leading to the resultant current high prices for sugar in the country. The new players have pointed fingers to the old sugar players in the industry whom […]

Land equity movement in Uganda tells MPs to reject amendments to

Land equity movement in Uganda tells MPs to reject amendments to

The Land and Equity Movement in Uganda which is involved in land rights and reforms has asked MPs to advocate for the withdraw of the proposed bill that seeks for an amendment to article 26 of the constitution  to provide for compulsory acquisition of land for government development projects. The Executive Director, the Land and […]

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.. […]

Government increases levies on imported drugs

Government increases levies on imported drugs

In a bid to promote local pharmaceuticals from imported drugs, the government of Uganda through the health ministry yesterday announced a 10% increase from 2% to now 12% on the verification fees charged on imported drugs. Addressing a news conference on Monday  in Kampala, the State Minister for Health In-Charge of General Duties, Sarah Opendi, said  Uganda has been […]

PSFDU boss decries high certification fees for businesses in Uganda

PSFDU boss decries high certification fees for businesses in Uganda

The executive director, Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Gideon Badagawa has decried the high certification fees for goods saying this has kept many new businesses off operation and now demands that government reduces on the fees so as to attract more businesses for the certification process. Speaking at the opening of the annual trade facilitation expo recently […]

Enterprise Uganda soon to train entrepreneurs in Business management

Enterprise Uganda soon to train entrepreneurs in Business management

The Executive Director, Enterprise Uganda, Charles Ochichi reveals that they are soon unveiling a new product that will see 200 young micro entrepreneurs trained in better business management with Ochichi saying this is intended to grow the country’s entrepreneurship base to scale down unemployment. According to the Director, there are criteria one has to follow before he or she […]

Betty Kamya backs Musisi against Lukwago

Uganda Federal Alliance (UFA) president, Betty Olive Kamya has warned Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago of interfering with Kampala Executive director, Jennifer Musisi’s work inKampala. Kamya who is also the former MP for Lubaga North says that Lukwago should leave Musisi to do her work as he does his because the people of Kampala want […]

New salary structures for workers

The Minister for the Presidency, Muruuli Mukasa has revised the salary structures of public servants and councilors working in Kampala district. This follows a directive by parliament requesting him to table before the House the salary structure for the Kampala Capital City Authority staff. According to the sources in the minister’s office, the Executive Director […]

Pastor Umar Mulinde’s face restored

Pastor Umar Mulinde face has been restored by the doctors at Tel Aviv’s Sheba Medical Center in Israel. Pastor Mulinde is currently being treated in Israeli after an acid attack on his face and back. Mulinde, 38, went to Israel on Jan. 5. Pastor Haruna Male of Gospel Life Church International says that Mulinde will […]

KCCA director Jenifer Musisi Semakula to light up city streets

KCCA has put aside two million US dollars to install traffic lights onKampalacity streets. Some of the traffic lights in Nankulabye, Namuwongo, Kawempe among other areas last worked 15 years back.  The Executive Director of KCCA, Ms Jenifer Musisi says that the authority wants the traffic light in the city to be functioning. She says […]

Click to listen highlighted text!