How Kenya’s ban on Ugandan dairy products is imparting on Southwest farmers

How Kenya's ban on Ugandan dairy products is imparting on Southwest farmers

Farmers in South Western Uganda are still mourning the impacts of Kenya’s ban on dairy products being imported from Uganda. This ban was implemented since Kenyan traders claimed that the market for their locally produced dairy products had visibly declined due to the imports coming in especially from Uganda. This automatically reduced on the market levels for Ugandan produced dairy…

Ministry of Agriculture studies on how to aid farmers to improve earnings from Hass Avocado

Hass Avocado

Hillary Agaba, the Director for Research at the National Forestry Resources Research Institute has said the Ministry of Agriculture is studying ways of ensuring that they eradicate gaps limiting farmers from earning enormously from Hass Avocado. Although Hass Avocado is highly profitable, many farmers have faced embarrassment on the world market due to having poor quality products limiting on their…

USA socialite Sharee Whitfield to invest in Uganda

Sharee Whitfield

USA actress Sharee Whitfield has expressed her interest in investing heavily in various sectors in Uganda. Some of the sectors that the socialite has shown interest in include the country’s cultural heritage, its tourism sector, the real estate industry, and also the movie production field. The actress’s point of view of the country was inspired by the tour she and…

Low market for mangoes costs farms in Acholi sub-region

Low market for mangoes

Mango farmers in the Acholi sub-region districts of Kitgum and Pader are counting great losses after the low market for their produce (Mangoes) saw it decay in their own hands. Tons and tons of mangoes have gone from ripe to rotten in the Acholi sub-region due to the close to no market for the mangoes. This has left the farmers…

Busia traders filled with rage after missing stalls in Busia Main market

Busia traders filled with rage after missing stalls in Busia Main market

Traders in the Busia border town are filled with rage after they missed stalls in the newly opened Busia main market. The said market was recently opened at Solo A village, Western division and the council authorities started the distribution of stalls on Monday which sparked an out roar among the traders. Conflict however started immediately some of the traders…

UGX 1.78 trillion revenue deficit registered in the last eight months

Bank of Uganda

Basing on the new monetary report realized by the Bank of Uganda, the government was in a deficit of UGX 1.78 trillion less than the anticipated UGX 16.1 trillion in the last eight months. The May realized report indicates that in opposition to targets set by the Uganda Revenue Authority of UGX 16.1 trillion, meant to be got from new…

President Museveni set to seal the oil pipeline deal in Tanzania

President Museveni set to seal the oil pipeline deal in Tanzania

The Uganda Head of state President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is set to fly to Tanzania to conclude the oil pipeline deal. The meeting between the two heads of state is meant to be held in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam tomorrow in which they will finalize the yet to be constructed East African crude oil pipeline. Before, President Samia Suluhu…

Airtel excited about winning the 2021 Fintech innovation award, Andrew Rugamba

Airtel excited about winning the 2021 Fintech innovation award, Andrew Rugamba

Airtel Uganda Money director Andrew Rugamba has said they are extremely excited about winning the 2021 Fintech innovation award. Basing on the award organiser, East African Comm, this award is usually given to companies to honour their products and for leading in the Financial Technically (FinTech) innovations in the region. Due to  the above critia, the  smartphone network landed herself…

Uganda Baati Limited graces Agago hospital with a Ward

Uganda Baati graces Agago hospital with a Ward

In a bid to give back to the community, Uganda Baati Limited has constructed a Ward for Agago Health Care III ward. The said ward is expected to house both the maternity ward as well as an outpatient department which were initially out of service because they had been greatly dilapidated. The industry in it’s CSR 2021 project decided to…

Low tax revenue forces Kasese councilors to cut down on their earnings

Chairperson of Finance, Planning, and administration, Sebastian Tumusiime explains that the low earnings are attributed to the lengthy Covid-19 lockdown which frustrated their tax earnings

Alarmingly low earnings from tax revenue have driven Kasese councilors to cut down on their salary. Aside from the councilors, the salaries of the council’s speaker, the Mayor, and their deputies respectively are going to be cut down so as to meet the budget expectations. Due to this, the councilors will earn UGX 120,000 instead of UGX 150,000. Currently, Kasese…

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