Category «Business»

Uganda scoops another accolade

Uganda continues to shine in the tourism industry.┬áThe country has received yet another accolade. Addressing journalists at media Centre the tourism Minister Maria Mutagamba revealed that Uganda had won a prestigious award with the Source of the Nile Voted as one of the seven natural wonders of Africa. This was during a ceremony held in …

Ambassador Delisi appeals on coffee

A conducive environment is all that is needed for coffee production to grow. This is the view of the US Ambassador to Uganda Scott Delisi. Speaking at the opening of a coffee conference, Delisi has said that without an enabling environment for the farmers, agricultural production will continue to dwindle yet the sector is the …

Pioneer buses grounded over Shs 8b debt

The grounding of Pioneer Easy buses is likely to affect city transport, with city dwellers already seen stranded at the various bus stops. This is after the Uganda Revenue Authority impounded all Pioneer Easy Company buses over taxes. The company is said to owe the tax body over Shillings 8 billion in unpaid taxes. All …

NSSF wins Alcon case

The NSSF has won another round in the 40bn shillings compensation dispute with Alcon International. A panel of seven Supreme Court Justices led by the Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki have ruled in favor of the National Social Security Fund. The Chief Justice has allowed an appeal by the NSSF challenging a 40bn shillings award to …

UCC strong on fake phones

The national communications regulator is at cross roads over a decision on fake phones. The Uganda Communications Commission is set to meet with mobile phone operators to agree on the way forward regarding switching off of fake handsets. The UCC plans to deactivate fake phones and sim cards that have not been registered as stipulated …