Category «National News»

Uganda’s growth sluggish.

Uganda’s economy is likely to grow below earlier government projections. While releasing the April Monetary Policy Statement, the Governor Bank of Uganda Prof. Tumusime Mutebile said the 2016-2017 growth rates will be way below the projected 4.5%. He attributes this to the contraction in growth in the agriculture sector by 2% in four consecutive quarters, …

UNRA Dragged To Court For Failure To Pay Over Shs1bn

By Ruth Anderah Uganda National Roads Authority(UNRA) has been dragged to the High Court for failure to pay over Shs1bn for the construction of Kampala-Entebbe Express Highway. Patrick Lwanga Zizinga petitioned High Court seeking orders compelling UNRA to pay him Shs1.5billion shillings compensation for his kibanja measuring 2.5arcres, located in Makandwa village in Wakiso district, for …