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  • Uganda delays harmonization of regional phone call charges

    The reluctance by Uganda to scrap taxes on external phone calls is delaying an initiative to harmonize and reduce phone call charges across the East Africa Community member states. Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda had agreed that by 1st September this year, all callers in the 3 countries will be charged


  • Standard chartered Bank promotes emancipation of girls

    Standard Chartered Bank donates 65 million dollars towards the goal project, aimed at encouraging development and emancipation of the girl child in the country. The project identifies disadvantaged adolescent girls in and around Kampala and trains them in various skills using sports as a centre activity, to enable them compete


  • Uganda registers poverty reduction in the last decade

    A new report indicates that Uganda has registered significant reduction in poverty during the last decade from 24. 5% in 2009/201  to 20.7 in 2012/2013. The report authored by the Economic Policy Research Center highlights mainly attributes poverty reduction to improvement in distribution of income hence helping Uganda attain Millennium


  • South Sudan govt to pay all debts

    The Government of South Sudan has agreed to pay all debts owed to Ugandan businessmen following a meeting held between regional cooperation minister Asuman Kiyingi and South Sudan President Salia Kiir. Many Ugandan traders have been crying foul indicating that they had supplied goods to the South Sudan Government only


  • UYD claims President M7 is 76 years old

    President Museveni’s age continues to stir debate with the Uganda Young Democrats presenting what they call facts indicating that the president is 76 years of age and will not qualify for the next presidential elections. This comes after another group of youths marked Museveni’s 80th birthday at the constitutional square


  • Jamwa’s appeal hearing flops

    Appeal hearing of former Managing Director National Social Security Fund David Chandi Jamwa flops at the court of appeal due to lack of quoram. Justice Kenneth Kakuru informed the state ,  Jamwa and his lawyer David Mpanga that one of the judges on the panel who is the acting Chief