Category «Business»

Hundreds Throng Northern Uganda Easter Agribusiness Expo

By Bill Oketch Farmers have thronged the northern Uganda Easter Agribusiness Exhibition held at the Mayor’s Gardens in Lira Town. The exhibition, which commenced on Monday, has brought together farmers and business people from different parts of the country and neighbouring countries like Kenya and South Sudan. Among the resource people are experts from government …

Court Summons KCCA & AG Over Ndeeba Vendors’ Eviction

By Ruth Anderah High Court Kampala has summoned Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Attorney General to defend themselves on the allegations that it illegally evicted former Ndeeba market traders. According to the documents signed by Deputy Registrar in charge of civil matters Alex Ajiji, KCCA has been given only fifteen days within which to file …

Bank Of Uganda Reviews Securities Market Guidelines

By Samuel Ssebuliba In a move meant to overhaul Uganda securities market, the Central Bank Governor has revised guidelines for investing in government securities. Speaking to media today the Governor Bank of Uganda Prof. Tumusiime Mutebile said all the 24 licensed banks will now have direct access to the Central Securities Depository. Mutebile says the …

Makerere University Resumes Issuance Of Transcripts

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By Damali Mukhaye Makerere University has resumed issuance of transcripts to students who graduated recently. The university had halted the process two weeks ago following reports of alteration of marks by some lecturers. According to a statement issued by the Academic Registrar Mr.Alfred Masikye, the transcripts are ready and students are advised to pick them between 8:00am …

Jolly Kaguhangire Appointed New UIA Boss

By Samuel Ssebuliba Ms Jolly Kaguhangire has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority replacing Dr. Frank Ssebowa whose term in office expired last year.   Following a lengthy recruitment procedure, the board has zeroed down on Ms Jolly Kaguhangire, a former Uganda Revenue Authority commissioner to take on the mantle.   Addressing …