Kanyaya women on the rise

Kanyaya women on the rise

“Our husbands do not give us that much support to sustain us; they are not up to the task of catering for the families’ financial needs inclusive of the children’s education, feeding, medical bills rent and the like and I do not know why,’ Ms Fausta Nnaku muses. She is one of a ten-member group, […]

How govt intends to milk Shs 10 billion from SACCOs

How govt intends to milk Shs 10 billion from SACCOs

Finance Committee of parliament Chairperson, Henry Musasizi (pictured) recommends that the tax shouldn’t be levied on the gross turnover for companies declaring losses for seven consecutive years Parliament has for the second time rejected the proposed corporation tax on Savings Credit and Cooperative Societies-SACCO’s.  Government had proposed to levy a corporation tax on Profitable SACCO’s in […]

Uganda Baati opens eighth showroom

Uganda Baati opens eighth showroom

Uganda Baati have announced that they opened an all-new showroom in along Entebbe Road in Kampala. The Entebbe Road showroom and sales office at Paka Complex,in Zana townshowroom is the eighth in the country. Other Uganda Baati showrooms are in the districts of; Mukono, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Lira, Arua,  Mbale and Jinja. During the opening ceremony, the Uganda […]

Buganda banishes Kibuule from Buikwe land

Buganda banishes Kibuule from Buikwe land

Over 1000 people have been reinstated back onto their land by Buganda Land Board at Kigaya and Golomolo villages in Buikwe District where they were evicted by the State Minister for Water Ronald Kibuule. This is after Buganda Land Board ordered for cancellation of six land titles in the names of Ronald Kibuule comprised of […]

Broke DPP threatens to close offices across the country

Broke DPP threatens to close offices across the country

The predicament of suspects languishing on remand in various prisons across the country is likely to worsen, after the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) threatened to close offices across the country. Mike Chibita, Director of Public Prosecution said that the Directorate is grappling with a shortage of 600 staff in their upcountry offices and the […]

Cheaper electricity tariffs should be introduced by Umeme say MPs

Cheaper electricity tariffs should be introduced by Umeme say MPs

An affordable power tariff must be introduced by electricity distributor, Umeme to stop customers being ripped off, a committee of MPs has said. The Natural Resources Committee of Uganda’s Parliament and power distribution stakeholders over the weekend converged at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel, in Kigo and discussed the power tariffs levied by the power […]

Minister Aceng secures salary increment for anesthetic professionals countrywide

Minister Aceng secures salary increment for anesthetic professionals countrywide

The Health Committee of Parliament has demanded that government allocates funds to ensure that medical specialists like anesthetic professionals receive a salary increment next financial year. MPs on the committee met with the Health Minister Ruth Aceng to discuss the Ministry’s ministerial policy statement for next Financial Year. Several categories of medical workers are going […]