The use of social media has become a fast-growing trend in both business and people’s personal lives today. From easing communication to helping business brands to grow their presence, social media has also helped job seekers to find their dream jobs. With many companies frequently sharing their job opportunities on their social media platforms, job […]
According to Lucy Nakyobe, the State House comptroller, the project aims at promoting wealth creation and economic development. She made the remarks during a verification meeting with Busoga leaders at the Jinja district council headquarters, on Wednesday.
China’s institutional lender, the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of China has agreed to lend Uganda approximately $456.37m (about sh1.7 trillion), meant for financing the upgrade and construction of Uganda’s much-anticipated national oil roads.
After 12 years of chasing and backtracking, the government has decided to recover the 162 acre-piece of land for the multibillion Naguru-Nakawa Housing project that had been given away to an investor. The decision to recover the land follows failure by the investor, Opec Prime Properties Uganda Ltd, to develop the area into a mini […]
Workplace pressure, the need for greater and faster results, a fast-changing environment and cut throat competition driven by rapidly changing technology and market trends are some of the key challenges redefining the workplace today. As a result, stress levels are going up and many times incivility expressed in form of rudeness, tantrums, and belittling, especially […]
Power distributor Umeme last week released its half-year results, which showed that the demand for power continues to grow, with the sub-text being that in this context the need for an efficient distributor and a smooth running of the sector cannot be overstated. According to the unaudited accounts for the six months to the end […]
Juliet Nalunkuuma’s worries a lot about the sorry state of the market where she operates near the Busega roundabout. “We face difficulty, especially whenever it rains. The market becomes inaccessible,” she says. Nalunkuuma is one of the hundreds of traders operating at the Busega Market, just at the beginning of Mityana Road after the roundabout. […]
Ugandan grain traders could miss out on $38.4m (sh141b) export deals to Kenya due to substandard warehousing, the head of the Eastern Africa Grain Council, Kizito Kiiza Amooti, has warned. The situation could also affect trade with other markets in the region which includes Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi. However, Kiiza says […]
The 600MW Karuma hydro-power dam, worth $1.7b (about sh6.3 trillion), is transforming the aerial viewof the RiverNile in Kiryandongo, after the water was rechannelled through the dam’s spillway and the testing of the turbines has started.
Residents of Kanyege village in Budongo sub-county, Masindi district, have accused Shiraz Walji, the managing director of Jamal Walji Limited, of grabbing their land. Walji is the proprietor of Nyakafunjo and Kanyege estates, which run several sugarcane plantations. The estates have undergone changes in ownership and Walji is the fifth proprietor in line since 1926. […]
The Bill states that any landlord who breaches the aforesaid provision commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding sh3m or imprisonment not exceeding one year or both. The Bill does not stipulate what constitutes annoyance neither does it define what is an annoyance. with ACSA.
The G77 at the UN is a coalition of 134 developing countries, brought together by the common interest of promoting members’ collective economic interests and creating an enhanced joint negotiating capacity in the (UN).
The recent developments in Uganda’s oil and gas sector have created anxiety among the general public, both within and outside the country. On August 29, Tullow Oil announced the expiry of the Sale and Purchase Agreement by which Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Ltd was farming down 21.5% of its shares to Total E&P Uganda and […]
They only changed the name of the district. Kyotera, however, had the same amount for earth graves, but the constructed ones differed, reflecting slightly lower rates. Considering the size of the graves, the compensation they are fetching is higher than that for residential houses.
Four medical interns were arrested as they marched to Parliament to petition the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, to intervene in their grievances. Doctors Joseph Otim, Faith Kyakunizire, Ronald Kiggundu and Joel Mirembe, the former president of medical Interns, were part of a group of over 60 medical interns who walked from Mulago Medical School […]
Until regulations have been formulated, the Government has advised the public to tread with caution on cryptocurrencies. Finance minister Matia Kasaija said yesterday that the Government does not recognize any cryptocurrency as a legal tender in Uganda Addressing media at the Uganda Media Centre, Kasaija explained the risks associated with dealing in cryptocurrencies and using […]
This week, we have been horrified by the xenophobic attacks on Africans by a section of South Africans. Such acts are unfortunate and should be condemned. However, the question that keeps coming to my mind is: “In spite of the many such attacks directed at the immigrants, why don’t they leave South Africa?” Whereas there […]
Many people without money blame it on everything else except them. This book taps into a number of sciences in a bid to make sense of our investment decisions, bad or good. From neuroscience and economics, through to psychology, the book combines all these to break down the biology of how our brain comes to […]
The increase in the number of bodabodas in Busoga sub- region is affecting repayments under the hire-purchase agreement. Fred Omach, the Buyende Bodaboda Association chairperson, disclosed that with the increase from 60 to almost 320 members over the last five years, overall earnings have decreased drastically. “Moving a population of about 500 people in the […]