Parliament resumes; Mayor Lukwago, GMO Bill on agenda

Parliament resumes; Mayor Lukwago, GMO Bill on agenda

Parliament is expected to handle 22 bills and 28 petitions currently before the house as it resumes on Tuesday January 9th. The House took a Christmas break on December 20 shortly after the passing of the Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2017 which, among others, removed presidential age limits, reinstated term limits and extended the term of […]

Wakiso seeks Shs7b for Industrial park

Wakiso seeks Shs7b for Industrial park

Wakiso District has appealed to the Government for support in raising Shs7 billion to purchase land for an industrial park. The District speaker, Simon Nsubuga, said five square miles had been identified but there was no money to make the purchase yet and there is not enough money coming from the four municipalities of Kira, […]

Police officer Agasirwe’s bail denied

Police officer Agasirwe’s bail denied

Prosecution has rejected the bail application of Nixon Agasirwe, one of the six senior police officers charged with kidnapping a former bodyguard to Rwandan President Paul Kagame. This was on grounds that prosecutors at the Makindye based court were served late, so they need time to first study the application not later than December 18th. […]

Busia cross-border traders embracing Electronic Single Window

Busia cross-border traders embracing Electronic Single Window

Cross-Border Traders from both Uganda and Kenya have applauded both their governments for implementing the Electronic Single Window; a paperless platform that leverages technology to facilitate private sector trade through allowing for electronic submission of information, documentations and processing of import, export & transit related trade documents and requests. Speaking during a November trade visit […]

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Over the last 12 years, Umeme’s investments in the distribution infrastructure has led to the doubling of the physical infrastructures, improved efficiencies, quadrupling of customer connections, supply reliability and improved customer service According to Selectino Babungi, “Umeme has cumulatively invested over US$500m in the distribution network” He said, adding that these investments focus on restoration […]

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