Sudhir to do business with former Nigerian president Obasanjo

Sudhir to do business with former Nigerian president Obasanjo

One of East Africa’s richest men Sudhir Ruparelia has met former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in London where the two discussed business, media reports said. The two met at a wedding at Raju Thakrar daughters’ Sabre and Ronak wedding at Hilton Hotel park lane London. The parents of the girl are friends to both Obasanjo […]

Huge demand for our coffee in China, Russia, says Uganda Coffe boss Iyamulemye

Huge demand for our coffee in China, Russia, says Uganda Coffe boss Iyamulemye

The Uganda Coffee Development Authority is targeting new markets to grow its exports to 15 per cent, a fivefold increase of the country’s share on the global market. Uganda Coffee Development Authority Managing Director, Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira, says there is high demand for Ugandan coffee in China, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa. “With […]

Farmers protest over delayed National Seed Policy

Farmers protest over delayed National Seed Policy

Uganda seed sector stakeholders have decried delayed finalization of the National Seed Policy as the biggest challenge in strengthening the seed quality control system in the country. These seed stakeholders including Integrated Seed Sector Development(ISSD), NARO and Uganda Seed Traders Association (USTA) among others  said that two years ago the Ministry of Agriculture promised to […]

NWSC’s Silver Mugisha reappointed to African Water Association top job

NWSC’s Silver Mugisha reappointed to African Water Association top job

The National water and sewerage corporation Managing Director Dr. Eng Silver Mugisha has been reappointed as the Vice President on the Executive Board of the African Water Association during the 19th Congress of the African Water Association and Annual General Meeting at Laico Amitie Hotel in Bamako Mali. At the same event, the corporation’s Director […]

Long-awaited Climate Change Bill for fresh tabling

Long-awaited Climate Change Bill for fresh tabling

The proposed climate change bill to be tabled before parliament early next month, March 2018. Addressing journalists at Uganda Media Centre, the Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change (PFCC) chairperson Lawrence Songa said that everything about the bill has been drafted and soon it will be presented before cabinet for approval and then parliament. The law […]

dfcu Bank taking Amolatar sesame farmer, 19 others to Nairobi

dfcu Bank taking Amolatar sesame farmer, 19 others to Nairobi

Geneber Outspan Organic Farmers from Amolatar District in Northern Uganda are buoyed by an upcoming trip to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi in January 2018. The investment group recently clinched a nationwide campaign targeted at driving a savings and investment culture in country sponsored by dfcu Bank, in partnership with NTV Uganda and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC). The campaign, which […]

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

A new study by Caritas Uganda, an arm of Uganda Episcopal Conference/ Uganda Catholic Secretariat together with the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform highlights a co-relation between agricultural extension services and the performance of other sectors of the economy in Uganda such as Health, Trade and Industry, Water and Environment. Unveiled last week, the report […]

Uganda’s overall inflation rate falls to 4.8 pct in October

Uganda’s overall inflation rate falls to 4.8 pct in October

Uganda’s annual Inflation for October has dropped to 4.8% compared to 5.3 % recorded in September 2017. Releasing a monthly inflation performance report, Uganda Bureau of Statistics director Macroeconomic statistics Chris Mukiza attributed the drop to a decrease in annual core inflation which recorded at 3.5% compared to 4.2% last month. The bureau  said noted […]

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo has made headlines in the past few weeks over his engagement in the anti age-limit scuffles but his latest scandal will shock the nation. Hon. Ssekikubo has been called a renowned land and woman grabber in the greater Masaka before the Commission of Inquiry into Land matters. TheUgandan has learnt […]

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