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Uganda asked to domesticate SDG on energy

Benjamin Jumbe The government has been tasked to ensure domestication of Goal 7 of the Sustainable development goals. Goal 7 is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Speaking at a consultative meeting of Uganda National Alliance on clean cooking member, a private consultant on clean cooking Charles Atuhe said …

Government urged to increase funding for clean energy

By Benjamin Jumbe The government has been urged to consider increasing funding to allow more Ugandans access clean cooking technologies. This comes from the Uganda National Alliance on Clean Cooking (UNACC) which says this will not only save the environment but health of citizens. The organisation’s national coordinator Mr Alfred Kusiima while speaking during a …

Worry expressed on the proposed 1% Mobile money tax

By Ritah Kemigisa. Women in the informal sector have expressed fear that the proposed 1%on Mobile money transactions will stifle government’s efforts to have their businesses formalized. According to Ritah Atukwatsa, the executive director Institute for Social transformation the tax will discourage many women from formalizing business because they will see it as a move …

UTL to get 20 years license

By Ritah Kemigisa. Government has authorized Uganda Telecom Limited to liaise with the Uganda Communications Commission to have their license extended to 20 years. Addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Center, the minister for ICT and National guidance Frank Tumwebaze said this was a cabinet resolution to revamp the telecom company and make it more …

More Ugandans urged to embrace clean cooking energy

By Benjamin Jumbe The ministry of energy has called on more members of the public to embrace clean cooking technologies Government through the ministry is pushing for adoption of cleaner energy alternatives as one way to conserve the environment. However Assistant commissioner renewable Energy in the ministry of Energy and Mineral development John Tumuhimbise says …