Museveni Woos Danish Agribusiness Experts

Museveni Woos Danish Agribusiness Experts

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni met with a visiting Danish agri and food tech-business delegation from the Danish Agriculture and Food Council at State House, Entebbe. Led by Mr Jeppe Sondergaard Pedersen, the Danish companies seeking to invest in agriculture and share knowledge with Ugandan farmers include;  Cimbria, dealing in grain handling & storage; Danfos, which specialises in cold chain […]

I’am Not Comfortable with High Lending Rates – Governor Mutebile

I’am Not Comfortable with High Lending Rates – Governor Mutebile

The Bank of Uganda (BoU) Governor, Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has said he is uncomfortable with the high lending rates in the country, reports Innocent Kayiza.  He made the remarks while speaking at the third edition of the Annual Bankers Conference on the theme – “De-risking Financing & Investment in Agriculture to promote decent youth employment […]

Top takeouts as Dfcu Bank profits take a tumble

Top takeouts  as Dfcu Bank profits take a tumble

Uganda’s second biggest bank dfcu’s consolidated profit for the 6 months ended 30 June 2018 normalised following the integration of the acquired net assets of Crane Bank Limited (In Receivership). The results show a profit of Shs 41.3 billion compared to Shs 114.1 billion for the same period in 2017. The results for the period […]

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 […]

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