• Obama hosts nearly 50 African presidents

    Nearly 50 African heads of state are convening in Washington for a summit called by the US president Barrack Obama that intends to discuss the continent’s economic potential. This is the first time an American president convenes Africa’s leaders at one conference. The summit will focus largely on the economic

  • Court to determine Odoki’s fate today

    The Constitutional Court is today expected to deliver its ruling on whether president Museveni was right to re-appoint retired Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki. The court was expected to deliver its ruling last week but adjourned to today The petition arose in July last year when the President wrote to the

  • Uganda launches NTB reporting system

    Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde commissions the Non- tariff barriers reporting system, a mobile phone and email based system for reporting barriers to trade. Under the system, traders will be able to report any barrier by dialing the code *201# and the complaint will be sent to the ministry of trade

  • Ebola: Uganda on the look out

    The Ministry of Health says it has stepped up efforts to ensure that the country is safe from the Ebola outbreak which is widespread in some West African countries. The Ministry says that it has deployed focal teams at major border posts and Entebbe International Airport where a special desk

  • Kabaka calls for value addition on agricultural products

    Buganda’s King Ronald Mutebi II asks leaders to encourage Ugandans to engage in farming and also sensitive them about modern farming methods to promote agriculture. He asks Parliamentarians to lobby Government for Processing machinery for fruits and other products that will help Ugandans compete favorably ad benefit from agriculture. He