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Uganda’s Agricultural Sector to Receive UGX7.5bn from South Korea

Uganda’s Agricultural Sector to Receive UGX7.5bn from South Korea

Uganda’s agricultural sector will next year receive over UGX7.5bn from South Korea through the Korea Programme on International Agriculture (KOPIA). This money will be geared towards agricultural research in the country. “This year (2020), KOPIA injected UGX Shs3.6bn in Agricultural research. We intend to double the capital injection up to a tune of not less […]

Uganda may incur extra costs for In oil refinery construction

Uganda may incur extra costs for In oil refinery construction

The Uganda oil sector is likely to spend quite more money than the anticipated $4 billion for the construction of the Hoima-based oil refinery following the failure of the East African Community to buy the whole part of the share it was allocated. Although Total SA has taken up a total share of  10 per cent […]

Ebola hits DR Congo again

Ebola hits DR Congo again

The democratic republic of Congo has been hit by yet another Ebola outbreak just days after the termination of the previous one. Reports from the country indicated Ebola tracks in its conflict-torn east province of North Kivu. 20 people have been reported dead from the epidemic in the Beni region of North Kivu -which homes […]

Fourth EALA to elect speaker tomorrow

Fourth EALA to elect speaker tomorrow

The new EALA Speaker to guide the Assembly over the next five years taking it a notch higher in the integration dispensation is expected to be sworn in tomorrow According to a tweet from the official EALA handle “Election of the Speaker adjourned for tomorrow” it stated Election of the Speaker adjourned for tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/DBKZ43pDht— […]

Budama West North MP asks government to investigate delay by Kenya to extend SGR to Malaba

Budama West North MP asks government to investigate delay by Kenya to extend SGR to Malaba

Okoth said that the delay could be the intention to sabotage Uganda to join the SGR in Kenya quickly when the Uganda’s SGR reaches malaba after  the Exim bank gets the funds for this project. Kenya’s standard gauge Railway was built from Mombasa to Nairobi and its second phase is to stop at Kisumu leaving […]

Mutebile disagrees with Uganda’s BUBU campaign saying its a risky protectionist policy

Mutebile disagrees with Uganda’s BUBU campaign saying its a risky protectionist policy

Bank of Uganda Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, has once again come out to reject government’s policy commonly referred to as Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) saying the country risks jeopardizing its success in exporting to regional markets through such protectionist trade policies. Mutebile said this in a speech read on his behalf at the ongoing […]

Rwandese in Uganda to vote for Presidential elections on 3rd August

Rwandese in Uganda to vote for Presidential elections on 3rd August

The government of Rwanda has confirmed that Rwandese in Ugandan will cast their presidential votes on the same day of August 3rd with other Diaspora communities. Addressing the media at Rwandan High Commission in Kampala, the Rwandan High Commissioner to Uganda, Maj. Gen. Frank Mugambage, says they expect a total of between 400,000 to 450,000 […]

MPs want Kadaga to intervene in saving situation on escalating sugar prices

MPs want Kadaga to intervene in saving situation on escalating sugar prices

Members of Parliament have appealed to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, to intervene in the ongoing escalation of sugar prices in the country and save the common person the burden of paying a high price for a basic commodity like sugar. State minister for trade, Michael Werikhe, while briefing the MPs recently said government […]

Migereko wants a change of mindset for Ugandans if they are to achieve better housing.

Migereko wants a change of mindset for Ugandans if they are to achieve better housing.

Former Lands and Housing Minister, Hon. Daudi Migereko, says for Uganda to achieve better and quality housing units that are currently in a deficit, there is need for government to create a change in the mindset of the population. He says this will enable sector players and citizens to embrace the new housing projects initiatives […]

MPs ask government to look for alternative markets away from South Sudan

MPs ask government to look for alternative markets away from South Sudan

Members of Parliament have asked government to  consolidate its  expansion of markets into countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a way of increasing the country’s declining exports due to the on-going war in South Sudan where most traders would send their goods. The executive director of Uganda export promotion Board, Elly Twineyo […]

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