Taxes on old cars about serving wider interests (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

When the government announced a 50 per cent environmental tax to be levied on imports of second hand vehicles, there were fears that this could adversely affect revenue collections. The effect of the tax has been swift in coming as the Tuesday protest by second hand car dealers suggests. Uganda Revenue Authority has also revealed that…

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UN-Backed Government in Libya Suspends Talks After Attack

GENEVA – The U.N.-supported government in Libya said Tuesday it would suspend its participation in talks in Geneva aimed at salvaging a fragile cease-fire in the North African country following an attack on Tripoli’s strategic port.It appeared to be th…

Uganda Deploys Army to Battle East Africa’s Locust Invasion

OTUKE, UGANDA – As desert locusts spread across East Africa, Uganda has deployed its army to battle the all-consuming horde. The pests are laying countless eggs that are expected to hatch within weeks, raising concerns among farmers that the worst is …