• Tourism has potential to grow- UWA

    Uganda Wild Life Authority (UWA) says the tourism sector in Uganda has the potential to grow further and contribute huge resources to the economy if action is taken to address some bottlenecks. The Executive Director of UWA Dr Andrew Seguya says the sector currently contributes 9 per cent of the

  • Plans to hold drivers elections finalized

    National union of drivers, cyclists and allied workers finalize plans to hold elections for taxi drivers in Kampala in an effort to solve wrangles within the operation of taxis. Addressing Journalists at central organization of free trade union offices in Ntinda, the union’s Secretary Moses Baleka said this comes  following

  • Anti corruption court given go ahead to try former Principal accountant

    The constitutional Court directs the anti corruption court to try former Public Service Principal Accountant Nestor Machumbi Gasasira on charges of illicit enrichment. 5 justices of the court led by Augustine Nshiimye made the order aftre throwing out Gasasira’s petition challenging his prosecution by the IGG saying the report on

  • Youth to hold national dialogue

    Youths under their platform ‘Concerned Youth of Uganda’ resolve to hold a national political dialogue in three weeks time to deliberate on the political sphere of this nation. Isaac Ssemanda the Youth Chairman says they want  party and national leaders to involve the youth in national issues since they constitute

  • Govt to support formation of agricultural bank

    Government commits to support a proposal by experts to establish an agricultural bank to ensure that farmers easily access financing and consequently develop the agricultural sector. During the launch of the 2013/14 agricultural financial year book , Lawrence Bategeka of the Economic Policy Research Centre presented a paper that sparked

  • More children die of treatable & preventable diseases-report

    A report by Child Health and Development Centre shows that children under the age of five in Uganda still die of treatable and preventable respiratory diseases like pneumonia & asthma due to negligence. The report notes that although there has been a decline in child deaths due to acute respiratory