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Rural Ugandan Women Cry For Fair Trade
Ugandan Civil Society Organisations have embarked on a campaign to re-energize rural women groups in agro-business to empower family economies across the country
MINISTER TASK UGANDANS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

By: Kizito Unusu & Nakyeyune Shadia

The Ministry Of Energy And Mineral Development has advised Ugandans to use sustainable energy as a way of reducing on the costs.

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GOVERRNMENT INVESTS IN MILK PRODUCTIVITY TO MEET GLOBAL DEMANDS

By Samuel L ugada

Government has invested in the Dairy Development Authority, DDA to increase on Milk productivity to enable Ugandan meet the global demands.

State minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries,

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TRAVEL AGENTS CONDEMNS GOVERNMENTS’ DEFAULT

BY INKE BRIAN and TIBAINGANA FRED

The Uganda Travel Agents Association (TUGATA) and Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) have condemned Government’s decision to abolish travel agents to engage in travel transactions.

Addressing the media at

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BUDGET: URA LISTS AVENUES TO RAISE 15.1 TRILLION

BY JOSEPHINE NAMANDA AND AMINAH NAMATOVU

Kampala-The Uganda revenue authority has announced new avenues through which it will raise the required shs 15.1 trillion as tasked in the National Budget read last week.

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CSO’S DEMAND FOR MORE FUNDING FOR TRADE

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Civil Society Organizations under the Budget advocacy group have called for increased funding for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and cooperatives if the country will make significant strides towards achieving the middle income status in four years.

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KAMPALA CYCLISTS LAUNCH COOPERATIVE UNION

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Boda Boda Cyclists in Kampala have launched a Cooperative Society that will enable them access affordable Motor Cycles on credit.

The Union coded Kampala Civic Centre Boda Boda Transporters Cooperative Society-KCCBT was launched today in Kampala

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IAAF AID UGANDA SHILLING GAIN AGAINST DOLLAR

By UTN Business Reporter

Kampala - The Uganda Shilling has significantly gained value in relation to the US Dollar in a space of 3 days. The Uganda Shilling by Thursday traded at 3,590.79 / 3,600.70 as compared to Tuesday at 3,591.35 / 3,601.35 buying and selling respectively.

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HANDSHAKE INTERIM ORDER 'BURNS' SABIITI

Kampala - The controversial ‘stupid’ Interim court orders that was issued by the deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma is no more following controversies which mounted pressure to the petitioner who eventually withdrew the petition.

GOVERNMENT SUED OVER PRESIDENT BASHIR

A Kampala based advocate has dragged government to court for failing to arrest and hand over Sudan President Field Martial Omar Bashir to the International Criminal Court-ICC.

Eron Kizza, an advocate with the Legal Brain Trust, a law firm

MAYOR LUKWAGO ARRESTED AT PARK YARD

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago has been arrested along with MP’s Moses Kasibante (Lubaga North) Mubaraka Munyagwa (Kawempe South) and Allan Ssewanyana (Makindye West).

Observer Reports

Observer Reports: Kampala District has the longest delays.

Observer Reports: Suspicion so eminent

KASESE WOMAN MP CALLS FOR INQUIRY ON MURDER IN DAIDO WONDERS INN (EWA KIWA)

The Kasese woman MP Winfred Kiza has called for an inquiry relating the ownership of Daido Wonders Inn (Ewa Kiwa) where a one Masereka from Kasese was brutally murdered.

Reports indicate that this place Daido Wonders Inn (Ewa Kiwa) which is opposite Makindye military

KAZINDA SENTENCED FURTHER

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The anti Corruption Court sitting in Kololo has found the former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister Geoffrey Kazinda, guilty of syndicate corruption.

LOCAL COUNCIL AND MUNICIPALITY VOTING UNDER WAY

Kampala - Voting is under way country wide for local council iii’s, Division and Municipality mayors.

In Kampala, voting started considerably on time with

UCC SUED OVER SWITCHING OFF SOCIAL MEDIA SITES, MOBILE MONEY

Court:Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is sued for having directed telecommunication companies and mobile money service providers to block the use of mobile money and all social media sites.

The law suit was filed by human rights watchdog body, Legal Brains Trust before the

GEN SEJUSA TRIAL KICK OFF AMIDST PROTEST FROM HIS LAWYERS

GCM Makindye: The trial of the former Director of Military intelligence Gen David Sejusa at General Court Martial sitting at Makindye has kicked off amidst protest from his lawyers.

His legal team led by David Mushabe wanted court to halt hearing