Delayed oil revenues stifle middle income targets

By Damali Mukhaye The delayed realization of oil and gas revenues has been cited as a major factor that is likely to hinder Uganda’s attainment of the 2020 development targets. Patrick Birungi, the Director Development Planning at the National Planning Authority says it was anticipated that commercial oil exploitation would commence by the Financial Year 2018/19 but …

Top UN official to meet Museveni over Entebbe center

By Risdel Kasasira The United Nations Under-Secretary for Field Support Atul Khare is expected in Uganda today for a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni and senior government officials over the aborted plan to relocate the UN Regional Service Center in Entebbe to Kenya. The Deputy spokesperson for the UN Secretary Farhan Haq told a news …

Lira the leading district in committing crime

By Ritah Kemigisa Lira district has been named as the leading district in committing crime in the country. Releasing the 2017 Annual crime report, the CID director Grace Akullo said out of the total 252,065 cases reported in 2017, more than 7000 are from Lira followed by Ntungamo, Mbarara and Gulu. Akullo attributes the high …