BENGAL TIGERS INTRODUCED TO UGANDA AT UWEC- ENTEBBE

Niwandinda Daniel

Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Kiwanda Godfrey, has called upon politicians and security agencies to desist from acts of Violence during this electoral time since violence dents the imagine of the country, making it hard to promote the country for tourism. Kiwanda made the remarks during unveiling […]

HOSPITALITY, MANUFACTURING & CONSTRUCTION SECTORS STEADILY RECOVERING

Niwandinda Daniel

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics price index findings for the month of September reveal that in the month of August, the revenue for hoteliers declined by 5.8 percent, while prices for catering services increased by 2.3 percent, with snacks, spirits and wine attracting a higher price. This is attributed to […]

Online services to avoid potential risks associated with COVID-19.

Niwandinda Daniel

Given the current unprecedented times, people are encouraged to limit their physical interaction and rather opt for online services to avoid potential risks associated with COVID-19. It is against that backdrop that Diamond Trust Bank is fronting for its customers on the Jumia platform to use the digital savings account […]

Ministry of Finance and Bank of Uganda to compel commercial banks

Niwandinda Daniel

A section of Legislators have called upon Ministry of Finance and Bank of Uganda to compel commercial banks to put into action the Presidential directive of temporarily halting loan repayment The concern comes after commercial banks resorted into confiscating properties of their indebted customers contrary to the Presidential directive. Following […]

GULU CITY RESIDENTS HAVE THEIR SAY

Niwandinda Daniel

Gulu is a city in the Northern Region of Uganda. It is the commercial and administrative centre of Gulu District. There are three hospitals in the city: St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, and Gulu Independent Hospital, and yet in-land roads are still impassable to access health services. Inadequate social services to meet the […]

OPPORTUNITY BANK DONATES WATER TANKS TO OVER 1000 CANDIDATE SCHOOLS

Niwandinda Daniel

Opportunity bank has donated hand washing facilities to schools with candidate classes. While handing over the donation, the executive director, opportunity bank, Robert Ongodia, promised continued support to schools across the country in order to contain the spread of the pandemic. Headteachers of some of the beneficiary schools used this […]

BUGIRI FARMERS HAIL GOVERNMENT FOR AGRICULUTURE CLUSTERS

Niwandinda Daniel

Farmers in the eastern district of Bugiri have welcomed the governments’ intervention of construction Ten Agriculture Cluster projects in the area These clusters aim at adding value to the agricultural produces for farmers before setting them off for various markets Umar Kagoda, a former NRM youth district chairperson recalls why […]

10.000 CRAFT MAKERS TO BENEFIT FROM GRANT

Niwandinda Daniel

The Ministry of Tourism wildlife and antiquities is developing standards for the Handicrafts and souvenir sector. According to Grace Aulo Mbabazi the coordinator of the Handicraft and souvenirs project, setting standardds is one of the many proactive efforts geared at enhancing sector growth and visibility. Competition from cheaper handicraft imports, […]

AGRICULTURE ADVISED TO RESIDENTS FOR IMPROVED INCOME

Niwandinda Daniel

Director Manifesto Implementation Unit at the Office of the President Willis Bashaasha has urged the people of Karamoja Sub-Region to intensify commercial agriculture for food and financial security. This was during the unit monitoring tour at Nakapiripirit settlement based development initiative farm. Nakapiripirit Settlement based development initiative farm is among the few […]

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged European leaders to focus on two major issues of debt relief and trade with Africa.

Niwandinda Daniel

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged European leaders to focus on two major issues of debt relief and trade with Africa. The President was yesterday bidding farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of Netherlands to Uganda H.E Henk Jan Bakker who has concluded his four-year tour of duty in Uganda.“For Europe, […]

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