Budget deficit forces Uganda to borrow Shs 2.45 trillion from Banks

Budget deficit forces Uganda to borrow Shs 2.45 trillion from Banks

Government plans to borrow 600 million euros ($661 million) from international banks to plug a hole in its 2019/2020 budget after domestic revenue collections fell short by 9%, amid delays in implementation of some planned tax-generating measures. The move could heighten concerns about the growing debt pile which the International Monetary Fund has warned would […]

Kazinga channel bridge reopened

Kazinga channel bridge reopened

Traffic on the Mbarara- Kasese route that had been diverted after it was discovered that the Kazinga Channel Bridge was damaged three weeks ago is temporarily fixed and reopened to traffic. The Kazinga channel bridge deck for on Ishaka—Katunguru—Kasese road according to a statement released by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) can be used by […]

African Glamour and Elegance highlights the IMC Excellence Awards

African Glamour and Elegance highlights the IMC Excellence Awards

International Medical Centre inaugurated its first-ever excellence awards celebration with the intention to create excitement among its staff and also recognize them for an extra-ordinary job done in bringing quality service to the customers. The event was hosted by Val and Crystal, highlighted by great African fashion, amazing entertainment from staff, Jehovah Shalom Accapella and […]

Ruparelia to improve sanitation facilities in Kamwokya

Ruparelia to improve sanitation facilities in Kamwokya

The Ruparelia Foundation will this Friday (December 6) break ground for the construction of sanitation facilities at Good Samaritan Primary School in Kamwokya. The school has more than 500 pupils but did not have adequate sanitation facilities. The funds to construct the facilities were got from the proceeds of this year’s Royal Ascot Goat Races […]

Best deals for December 2019 January 2020 ready

Best deals for December 2019 January 2020 ready

Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort are offering their customers a chance to end the year in style by offering them discounted festive season accommodation packages starting from 13th December 2019 to 5th January 2020. The hotel management says they are doing this to enable their customers to celebrate and conclude the year in […]

Sheraton Hotel Hosts Clients To ‘Christmas In November’ Dinner, Promises Mega Festive Offer

Sheraton Hotel Hosts Clients To ‘Christmas In November’ Dinner, Promises Mega Festive Offer

As we get ready to enter the festive season, Sheraton Kampala Hotel cannot wait and is already celebrating Christmas with a time-honored tradition of Christmas Lighting and decoration to set the mood and tone for the festival. Although the calendar stills read November, there are so many pleasant, charitable and exciting things about this holiday […]

Stop Taxing Petty Businesses – Museveni

Stop Taxing Petty Businesses – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has asked tax authorities in Uganda  to stop levying tax on subsistence economies as the people doing petty businesses merely eke for a living. “Someone is selling mangoes, roasting meat or gonja and the authorities want to tax them! Let these people earn some money and put it in their pockets. I […]

ISIMBA DAM BRIDGE; UNRA Makes Progress Despite Kadaga Allegations

ISIMBA DAM BRIDGE; UNRA Makes Progress Despite Kadaga Allegations

New details have emerged about the ongoing construction of the bridge to link Kayunga and Kamuli districts. An investigation by TheUgandan reveals that the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is making significant progress despite allegations by the speaker of parliament that the monies meant for construction were ‘chewed.’ The Works at Isimba started after a Tripartite […]

Museveni Pledges Uganda’s Commitment Towards Gender Equality

Museveni Pledges Uganda’s Commitment Towards Gender Equality

Below is President Yoweri Museveni’s statement at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) in Nairobi, Kenya Addressed the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) in Nairobi, Kenya, where I pledged Uganda’s commitment to working for and ensuring gender equality. However, gender equality can only be achieved in societies that have transformed and modernised. […]

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