• Mobile Money dealers want 0.5% completely scrapped

    Mobile money dealers implore government to scrap the 0.5% taxation on mobile money transactions to help them stay in business. This while appearing before the finance committee of parliament to give their views on the excise duty amendment bill The spokesperson Kampala mobile money dealers association Ben Kamyuka informed the

  • Stop humanitarian agencies from importing food- MP Kafuuzi

    Kyaka South MP Jackson Kafuuzi wants parliament to stop humanitarian agencies from importing food mainly for refugees but instead purchase food items from local farmers. Kafuuzi made the remarks during an interview with reporters on the sidelines of the launch of the 6 billion world  Bank funded “Development Response to Displacement Impact Project (DRDIP)” in Kyegegwa district.

  • Arua Municipality by-election divides opposition

    A section of opposition politicians decide to support   a single candidate in the Arua municipality by elections. The seat fell vacate following the death of Ibrahim Abiriga who was shot dead together with his bodyguard Saidi Kongo in June this year in Kawanda . The opposition politicians have resolved to

  • Magufuli assures Museveni: We shall not buy your sugar

    Tanzania President John Magufulu says that they rejected sugar from Uganda because some traders were taking advantage of open borders to smuggle sugar. He says the country’s surveys found that some sugar from Uganda was actually manufactured elsewhere and labeled as ‘made in Uganda’, which is a fraud. Addressing Tanzanian

  • Digital-aided learning to enhance curriculum discipline

      National curriculum development centre develops a new program to implement the national curriculum through ICT that will see students learn on their own. Curriculum specialist at the National curriculum development centre Droti Asile James says that through this program learning materials are uploaded in asoftware on a tablet to

  • Police calm Ugandans over ‘missing guns’

      The Uganda police refute claims made in today’s print media that there are 4,000 guns missing in Police and CMI and ISO are investigating the force’s classified stores, saying that it is a hoax and should be treated with the contempt it deserves.   In a statement issued by