Ban ‘Mivumba’ and we cut aid, US warns Uganda over used clothes

Ban ‘Mivumba’ and we cut aid, US warns Uganda over used clothes

The Ugandan government is in a catch 22 situation after the U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday it was reviewing trade benefits if importation of secondhand clothes used textile products locally dubbed “Mivumba” is banned This follows a complaint by U.S. interests about an East African ban on imports of used clothing amidst calls from […]

Ivan Ssemwanga buried with money

Ivan Ssemwanga buried with money

Ugandan socialites on Tuesday showed their financial muscles at the burial service of their fallen colleague and businessman Ivan Ssemwanga. The mourners throw dollars and Uganda shillings inside the late Ssemwanga’s grave at his ancestral grounds in Nakaliro, Kayunga. This was after they had showed up the previous day at his Kampala funeral service in […]

Rugby Cranes stars to test stamina with communicators

Rugby Cranes stars to test stamina with communicators

As Ugandan rugby start a fresh push for a place on the high table of International Rugby Board (IRB) big boys, the Uganda Rugby Cranes will prepare for their busy international fixtures in a unique way – by running with Uganda’s leading PR and communication professionals. he 10th edition of the Public Relations Association of Uganda monthly […]

VIDEO: Uganda Cricket Cranes embarrassed by Canada in Division 3 opener

VIDEO: Uganda Cricket Cranes embarrassed by Canada in Division 3 opener

Radio City 97.0 FM’s sports journalist Philp Kirya understands the gentleman’s game – CRICKET. When he tweeted after the first 20 overs that Ugandan top order was collapsing, Cricket Cranes fans all over the country lost hope in the crucial opening fixture in the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 at the Lugogo Cricket Oval, […]

Jubilation as Parliament suspends Sim cards registration deadline

Jubilation as Parliament suspends Sim cards registration deadline

With just hours left ahead of tomorrow’s deadline to verify mobile Sim cards, Parliament has passed a motion extending the registration of SIM cards by not more than one year. The Leader of Opposition Hon. Winnie Kiiza moved motion to extend the deadline with Mukono South MP Johnson Muyanja supporting the motion while Buvuma Woman MP Jennifer […]

SIM card registration case worthless, Judge rules

SIM card registration case worthless, Judge rules

An attempt by activists to stop Uganda Communications Commission-UCC from switching off the unregistered sim-cards is no more. High court judge Stephen Musota on Thursday, ruled that the interim application in which the petitioners were seeking to temporarily block UCC from continuing with the process had been overtaken by events. He, therefore, dismissed it with costs. The […]

New water tariffs announced by gov’t

New water tariffs announced by gov’t

Uganda’s urban poor will access clean water at a more affordable rate after the Ministry of Water proposed revised water tariffs. National Water and Sewerage Corporation boss Eng. Silver Mugisha told members of a parliamentary committee on natural resources during a recent tour of Ggaba 1 and 3 treatment plants that ‘.. government will make it […]

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