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MPs reject zoning as proposed in Sugar Bill

MPs reject zoning as proposed in Sugar Bill

MPs have voiced an unequivocal opposition to a proposal in the Sugar Bill, 2016 to zone growers and manufacturers by a radius of 25 kilometers.

First, a Minority Report supporting zoning and asking government to …

State of equal opportunities poor in key sectors

State of equal opportunities poor in key sectors

The Equal Opportunities Commission has presented its annual report to Parliament noting that the status of equal opportunities is still lacking in the sectors of Health, Education, Works and Transport.

The Chairperson of the Commission, …

MPs demand assets inventory of defunct Teffe Bank

MPs demand assets inventory of defunct Teffe Bank

Members of Parliament have tasked Bank of Uganda (BoU) to provide an assets inventory of the defunct Teffe Trust Bank.

Teffe Trust Bank was closed in 1993 over insider lending and accumulation of bad debt …

MPs demand assets inventory of defunct Teffe Bank

MPs demand assets inventory of defunct Teffe Bank

Members of Parliament have tasked Bank of Uganda (BoU) to provide an assets inventory of the defunct Teffe Trust Bank.

Teffe Trust Bank was closed in 1993 over insider lending and accumulation of bad debt …

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Backs African Cellular Communications Company with $100m Loan

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Backs African Cellular Communications Company with $100m Loan

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government's development finance institution, and Africell Holdings Limited today signed a commitment letter for $100 million to expand access to telecommunications in Africa. The project is expected …

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Backs African Cellular Communications Company with $100m Loan

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Backs African Cellular Communications Company with $100m Loan

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government's development finance institution, and Africell Holdings Limited today signed a commitment letter for $100 million to expand access to telecommunications in Africa. The project is expected …

Education Ministry asked to explain exam mess

Education Ministry asked to explain exam mess

Parliament has tasked the Ministry of Education to explain the circumstances under which some pupils did not sit their final exams.

This followed concerns raised by Bunyole West MP, Hon. James Waluswaka, regarding pupils in …

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

Djibouti (Djibouti): The Health & Social Development Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is set to establish a document repository and sharing system. This intervention is aimed at strengthening knowledge management functions of …

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

Djibouti (Djibouti): The Health & Social Development Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is set to establish a document repository and sharing system. This intervention is aimed at strengthening knowledge management functions of …

UGANDAN PRES MUSEVENI WOOS QATAR INVESTORS

UGANDAN PRES MUSEVENI WOOS QATAR INVESTORS

KAMPALA-- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with Sheikh Faisal bin Thani Al-Thani, director of regional investment funds at the Qatar Investment Authority, who called on him at State House Nakasero.…

UGANDAN PRES MUSEVENI WOOS QATAR INVESTORS

UGANDAN PRES MUSEVENI WOOS QATAR INVESTORS

KAMPALA-- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with Sheikh Faisal bin Thani Al-Thani, director of regional investment funds at the Qatar Investment Authority, who called on him at State House Nakasero.…

Uganda to Deploy Ebola Vaccine to Health Workers on DRC Border

Uganda to Deploy Ebola Vaccine to Health Workers on DRC Border

Uganda will begin administering the experimental Ebola vaccine to approximately 2,000 health care and front-line workers along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, the Ministry of Health said.

Uganda has no …

Uganda to Deploy Ebola Vaccine to Health Workers on DRC Border

Uganda to Deploy Ebola Vaccine to Health Workers on DRC Border

Uganda will begin administering the experimental Ebola vaccine to approximately 2,000 health care and front-line workers along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, the Ministry of Health said.

Uganda has no …