Uganda Baati opens Eastern hub

Uganda Baati opens Eastern hub

With the ever increasing need to expand its footprint in the country, Uganda Baati recently opened up a new showroom in Jinja. This brings the number of showrooms to twelve, five of which were opened in 2018 alone. These include; Uganda Head office at Mulwana road Industrial Area, Entebbe road, Mukono, Masaka, Mbarara, Fortportal, Mbale, […]

Buvuma MP trashes Shs100b maize cash

Buvuma MP trashes Shs100b maize cash

The former chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Robert Migadde, has slammed a government proposal to place a Shs100 billion maize stabilization fund with commercial banks. The government last week resolved to disburse Shs 100 billion to middlemen to buy maize and stabilize prices that have dropped to Shs 200 a kilogram. While announcing […]

Ugandans in the diaspora to send money instantly

Ugandans in the diaspora to send money instantly

Bank of Africa Uganda has partnered with world’s leading digital money transfers service, WorldRemit to ease digital money transfers to Uganda. During a ceremony at Bank of Africa head office on Friday, in Kampala, officials revealed that Ugandans in the diaspora in over 50 countries can now send money instantly for easy collection as cash […]

Dfcu’s clear path with women

Dfcu’s clear path with women

There is no society that can flourish without supporting the prospects of its women workforce. In Uganda and Africa at large, women have been struggling to achieve gender balance and equality in workplaces. These social barriers are however being broken and this has driven many women to push for the development of their skills and […]

Ruparelia’s iconic Kingdom Kampala nears completion

Ruparelia’s iconic Kingdom Kampala nears completion

Kingdom Kampala, a modern shopping centre, located between Nile Avenue and Dewinton Road is ready for renting and the proprietors of the multimillion dollar building, Crane Management Services, have a juicy offer for local retailers will get three rent-free months. Crane Management Services (CMS), in 2016, entered into a joint venture with Kingdom Hotel and […]

BAT Uganda pays 40.4 billion taxes in first half of 2018

BAT Uganda pays 40.4 billion taxes in first half of 2018

Kampala, 26th July 2018 – British American Tobacco Uganda Limited posts a profit after tax of Ushs. 6.2 billion and pays Ushs 40.4 billion as tax to the Government as per its unaudited results for the six months to 30th June 2018. British American Tobacco Uganda Limited (‘BAT Uganda’) announced its unaudited results for the […]

NWSC opens new national head office

NWSC opens new national head office

State utility National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) officially opened the doors to its national head office at Plot 3 Nakasero Friday, having recently taken up residence in the new landmark building. The headquarters of Uganda’s most profitable state enterprise has always been at Plot 39 Jinja Road. On Friday, Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda commissioned the […]

Emmanuel Waiswa Opinion: Unlocking Local Philanthropy, Growing Local Giving

Emmanuel Waiswa Opinion: Unlocking Local Philanthropy, Growing Local Giving

Across the globe, numerous efforts towards poverty eradication continue to shape most of international and local discourse, writes Emmanuel Waiswa.  On the African continent, there have been a number of different efforts – by international organizations and national development agencies – to support the eradication of poverty and exclusion of rural poor communities.  Even after a […]

Govt begins ‘squeezing’ money lenders

Govt begins ‘squeezing’ money lenders

The government has started enforcing the Tier 4 Microfinance and Money Lenders Act of 2016, a revised regulatory framework for microcredit providers, non-deposit taking institutions and saving groups. The new law establishes stringent conditions for persons trading as money lenders in Uganda, who are now required to register as corporate entities before transacting business. The […]