UTB Officials On Spot For Embarrassing Uganda At Dubai Expo

Officials of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) have come under fire from several Ugandans who are faulting them for not only embarrassing President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni but also the entire country during…

MTN Uganda Hands over sh15m to its 15 millionth subscriber

MTN Uganda yesterday handed over sh15m to its 15 millionth customer, Jamirah Nalukwago, a resident of Kyanuuna village in Busunju County in Wakiso district. The cash prize to the 15 millionth customer…

COVID 19: NIRA services go digital

In a bid to mitigate the risk of COVID 19 infection due to physical contact between staff and public,  National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has digitalised a number of its services. “National…

Land issues: Minister Nabakooba launches National Call Centre

In a bid to expedite addressing land issues such as illegal land evictions, incidents of corruption and bribery, Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba yesterday launched a National Call Centre based in Wandegeya. She…

France aids Uganda against COVID 19, donates sh10.8b items

The Government of France has donated to Uganda sh10.8 billion covid fight items  such as one million FFP2 face masks, fifty four thousand six hundred antigen testing kits and nine Osiris3 respirators. They  were…

BIG READ: A LOOK AT JUNE 2021 PERFORMANCE OF THE ECONOMY REPORT

Real Sector Annual Headline inflation slightly increased to 2.0% in June 2021 from 1.9% the previous month, largely driven by increases in prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages during the month. Economic activity weakened in June 2021 largely on account of the implementation of restriction measures to curb the resurgent spread of Covid-19 during the month. Similarly, sentiments about doing business,…

Covid-19: ERA cuts electricity tariffs for 2021 third quarter

Electricity regulatorElectricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has cut electricity tariffs across Consumer Categories from July to September 2021 with the exception of Street Lighting, the agency has announced. According to the new End-User…

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UNOC Imports 1,000,000 Litres of Diesel to Curb COVID-19 Fuel Shortage

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has imported over 1,000,000 liters of diesel in a bid to encounter the fuel shortage that was caused by the Corona-virus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has seen many countries, including Uganda, close borders to truck drivers, who are the main transporters of fuel.