Electricity distributor, UMEME says about 100 people died in the last one year from accidents related to illegal power connections. Umeme General Manager, Celestino Babungi says most of these occur in the Mbale region which is also the biggest single source of illegal connections, accounting for 10 percent. Power losses,
In efforts to improve and expand the insurance services in the country that are still minimal, the Insurance Regulatory Authority has today licensed Barclays bank as an agent for Bancassurance to serve the population with its innovations. The Chief Executive Officer insurance Regulatory Authority Kadunabbi Lubega says this is the
Insurance firms are sure the coming of bancassurance, a platform where banks are allowed to carry out insurance services, will reduce its costs. Xolani Nxanga Divisional Director Short Term Insurance at Liberty General Insurance says distribution is one on their biggest costs and if banks act as agents, it will
Government sets up a secretariat through which donors can direct pledges they made during the Uganda refugee solidarity summit. During the summit was held early this year in which 350 million dollars were pledged State minister for disaster and refugees Musa Echweru says the secretariat under the office the prime
Striking doctors describe a court case filed against them by the medical workers Union as a diversionary move. Earlier today the Uganda Medical Workers Union dragged all striking Doctors and medical practitioners to court, for engaging in an illegal strike. Uganda Medical Association President Dr. Ekwaro Obuku and Workers MP Dr.
Uganda is under pressure to arrest Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir and surrender him to the International Criminal Court (ICC) where he’s wanted for crimes against humanity. The European Union adds voice to the demands urging Uganda to respect its obligations under international law as a State Party to the ICC.