Category Archives: BUSINESS

UCC made to eat its words as air time cards still on sale

Members of Parliament have arm twisted the Uganda Communications Commission’s (UCC) to waive the deadline for banning airtime scratch cards.

China to impose 25% on US goods

China’s commerce ministry has announced that it will start imposing 25% import duties targeting $16bn (£12.4bn) worth of US goods.

Timber logs paralyse business at Laropi landing site

Rovers opt to respite on the logs that paralyzed business at Laropi Landing Site as they wait to cross
The heavy logs that brought crossing at Laropi Ferry Landing site in Moyo district to a standstill for about four days is now acting as waiting seats as travellers wait to board the ferry.

Ghana King Asantahene arrives in Kampala as guest for Kabaka

The 25th anniversary of the coronation of the Kabaka of Buganda, Roland Muwenda Mutebi II.

Brics meeting in South Africa signals competition with US

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The summit bringing together some of the world’s leading emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – referred to as the Brics, is now drawing

Trump: US and EU agree to work towards lower trade barriers

The US has agreed to work towards lowering trade barriers with the European Union, Donald Trump said on Wednesday after a meeting with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

MTN raid: Investor Plight :How Cisco ditched Kampala for Nairobi

At the fold of 2004, Cisco, a US networking giant with annual revenue of $48b, embarked on an expansion plan that sought to extend its reach into Sub-Saharan Africa

The story about Uganda’s Airbus is purely unpatriotic – Sam Evidence (NRM youth)

The President of Uganda in one of the recent addresses to the nation , talked about the Daily Monitor publishing false stories or what he called fake news. I remember very well the President saying “That pepper which is owned by Aga Khan”

Uganda MP Nambooze stuck in India without funds

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, who is undergoing spine treatment at India’s Manipal Spinal Centre, has distanced herself from people collecting money on her behalf claiming that she is stuck

Dr Sudhir, BoU multi-billion court case fail at mediation stage

Uganda multi-billion commercial court case involving Uganda’s richest businessman Dr Sudhir Ruparelia  and  Bank of Uganda  that had reached mediation stage is set for hearing, the case file was  sent back to court for further action.

US rejects pleas from EU to grant exemption against Iran

The US has rebuffed high-level pleas from the European Union to grant exemptions to European companies from its sanctions against Iran

Trump Nato: New war of words with Merkel

US President Donald Trump has clashed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over Russian influence and defence spending, ahead of a Nato summit.