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Government wants to buy back Silos to avert food insecurity in the country

Government wants to buy back Silos to avert food insecurity in the country

The Ministry of Trade has called  for the restarting of the current 36 privatized Silos back to government to avert food insecurity in the country. The line minister, Amelia Kyambadde, said this while meeting the Parliamentary Natural Resources Committee on how to secure the country from famine. He says government is in talks with ministry […]

Ministry of Health to lead campaign on regulating alcohol consumption

Ministry of Health to lead campaign on regulating alcohol consumption

The ministry of health has agreed to be the lead promoter of the proposed Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2016 fronted by the Member of Parliament for Mukono Municipality, Betty Nambooze Bakireke. The principle medical officer in charge of mental health, control of alcohol and drug abuse, Dr.sheila Ndyanabangi says her ministry will lead the promotion […]

Government set to register fruit and vegetable exporting companies

Government set to register fruit and vegetable exporting companies

The Trade Minister, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde revealed that following the ban on exports to Europe a week ago, government has embarked on the exercise of registering all those engaged in exporting fruits and vegetables to Europe with all those registered being awarded codes for proper identification.   The European Union faulted the quality of fruits […]

Indian companies eye Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, East Africa countries

A number of major Indian companies have expressed willingness to invest their huge capital in East African Community. Sources inUganda’s Ministry of Trade and Industry have informed our reporters that delegations have Indian business persons have toured East African countries and have already expressed willingness to put more capital inUgandaamong other EAC states. Trade Minister […]

Uganda sugar prices to go down as imports arrive this month

High Sugar prices are likely to come down as the country is expecting sugar imports from Brazil and South Africa this month. The ministry of Trade and Industry says that the deadline for receiving much of the imported sugar is January 2012. Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde informs us that all obstacles in the importation process […]

Indian companies eye East Africa

A number of major Indian companies have expressed willingness to invest their huge capital in East African Community. Sources in Uganda’s Ministry of Trade and Industry have informed our reporters that delegations have Indian business persons have toured East African countries and have already expressed willingness to put more capital in Uganda among other EAC states. Trade Minister […]

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