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Thursday, March 21, 2019
By FREDERIC MUSISI Kampala- State Minister for Energy Simon D’Ujanga yesterday tasked Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) to fast-track preparatory activities to pave way for construction of the long long-awaited Nyagak Mini-hydro Power Dam in West Nile....
By Christine Kasemiire Kampala- Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has fired the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) board. In a February 6 letter, copied to State Minister Privatisation and Investment, Mr Kasaija said effective April 1 the entire board would...
By JULIET KIGONGO & BETTY NDAGIRE Kampala- Pearl of Africa Hotel has been sued for alleged failure to pay for wines, spirits, whiskeys and champagnes worth more than Shs51m.The upscale hotel was sued by Uganda Duty Free Sales...
Sterling, which had been rising after May secured revisions to the Brexit withdrawal agreement, hit reverse after legal advice from Attorney General Geoffrey Cox. The pound tumbled Tuesday after the UK government's top legal advisor cast doubt on...
“We must buy more; produce more for our economy to grow. My office assisted by Ministry of Trade will coordinate ministries, departments, agencies and local governments for the success of BUBU,” he stated. Effective implementation of the...
Operation of the model will only resume after "confirming the relevant measures to effectively ensure flight safety", the administration said in a statement.   China on Monday ordered domestic airlines to suspend commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX...
The Government has been asked to involve youths in the oil and gas industry so that they can be more informed and become drivers of change towards poverty eradication in the country.   Speaking during the inter-secondary schools' debate competition on...
By MARTIN LUTHER OKETCH Government overshoot its budget spending by at least Shs71b in January, driven by increased pressure on recurrent expenditures such as debt refinancing, budget supplements and purchases of goods and services, among others. According to...
By Dorothy Nakaweesi Coffee exporting companies have topped the 2018 Presidents’ Export Award. Ugacof, a coffee processing and exporting company, was the overall winner followed by Kyagalanyi Coffee. Ugacof, which has been in existence for the last 25...
By Stephen Mbidde A group of women, under the Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited has started a campaign to mobilise Shs20b to construct a Women Incubation Centre in Namanve, Mukono District. The centre, whose mapping has already been...

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