Uganda: Why Boda Regulation in Kampala Is Failing

Last month, Cabinet issued a directive to regulate boda boda operations in the capital city and restore sanity in the transport industry. However, prior to the directive, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) had developed a boda boda ordinance for the same purpose. The ordinance is currently before KCCA council for debate and enactment. What is […]

Uganda: Exports Rebound After Three Months of Decline

Export earnings have rebounded after three months of recording a decline. Earning, mainly from coffee, fish, flowers and cement, some of which had experienced some volatility, recovered during the period ended June to fetch Uganda growth of at least Shs172b. According to data from Bank of Uganda, Uganda exported goods worth $337m (Shs1.2 trillion) up […]

Uganda: UN Chief Urges Government to Reopen Schools

The United Nations Fund for Population activities country representative, Mr Alain Sibenaler, has asked government to provide safe ways and consider reopening of schools to address the effects the closure of institutions of learning has brought unto the girl child. “Time is right for Uganda to look at standard operating procedures that fully respect the […]

Uganda: Bobi Wine, EU Discuss 2021 Elections

Kyadondo East MP and presidential hopeful Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, and a European Union (EU) delegation held a closed-door meeting yesterday to discuss his preparedness for the 2021 elections. Bobi Wine and leaders of the National Unity Platform (NUP) spent the better part of yesterday morning at the party offices at Kamwokya in Kampala, […]

Uganda: Besigye Out of 2021 Election Race

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is at crossroads after the party’s founding president and four-time presidential candidate, Kizza Besigye, flatly turned down their plea to carry the party’s flag again in the 2021 General Election. Dr Besigye, who has challenged President Museveni for the country’s presidency in the last four elections since 2001, has […]