• ULS petitions parliament over inhumane handling of witnesses

    The Uganda Law Society petitions the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga showing discontent over the manner in which witnesses and lawyers summoned before parliamentary committees are treated saying it undesirable and debased. This after the select committee of parliament on NSSF threw out city lawyer David Mpanga accusing him of

  • Takuba ordered to pay 8m before being released

    Buganda Road Court orders former Kawempe division LC 3 Chairperson Nasser Takuba Kibirige to first pay 8 million shillings cash bail and deposit his passport with court before leaving Luzira prison where he has spent two weeks. This in relation to charges of forgery and obtaining a land title through

  • Negotiations btn Kenya airways workers & employers shift to Nairobi

    Negotiations between Kenya Airways workers based in Kampala and the Airways management over salary increment has now shifted to Nairobi to ensure that the top management commits to the workers demands. About 3 weeks ago, the workers went on strike demanding that their salaries be increased to at least 2

  • Govt seeks to extend AGOA

    Government seeks to have the extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which is due to expire next year. Agoa offers a huge market for African products duty free and quota free into the US market. The Presidential Assistant in charge of Agoa Susan Muhwezi says Uganda needs

  • Sub-Saharan Africa to enjoy economic growth

    The International Monetary Fund says Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will continue to enjoy economic growth but expresses fear that the Ebola outbreak could reverse the gains made. In its latest Regional Economic Outlook report the IMF says this growth will rise to 5% next year. IMF says that in order