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Thursday, 02-26-15, 9:39Chamber of Commerce Hosts 18 Indian Investors[Independent (Kampala)]Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) has today [Feb.25] hosted 18 Indian investors interested in investing in East Africa's third largest economy. Speaking in Kampala, Frank Sebowa, the executive director at Uganda Investment Authority said Uganda is an attractive investment destination with a good number of sectors that are capable of earning a good return on any investment. Sebowa said government is committed to continue providing a favorable investment climate to make it easy for bus read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 14:53Wakiso District Is Too Urban for Its Rural Budget[Observer]The past week has seen President Museveni launching road works in different parts of the country - from Gulu to Busia to Kampala to Sembabule. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 14:53MTN Was Warned of Likely Mobile Money Fraud in 2009[Observer]As early as 2009, telecommunication giant MTN had been warned of loopholes in its mobile money system, which would make it prone to fraud, according to documents The Observer has seen. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 9:48Kenya's and Uganda's IT Associations On a Fact-Finding Mission to Bangladesh[ITC]With more than 200 exhibitors and over 400,000 visitors from more than 30 countries, this year's Digital World 2015, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, was bigger and better than ever before. From 9 to 12 February, Bangladesh showcased its achievements in ICT, including in the IT and ITES industry. The fair also served as a platform for the NTF III Bangladesh project, showcasing how it helps the sector's exports development. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 9:20Government Minister Orders Investigation Into Violations Against Journalists By Armed Forces[IFEX]Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 8:12Kagame, Museveni to Grace Ntare School Reunion in Kigali[New Times]President Paul Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni will take part in a fundraising event in Kigali, early next month, organised by the Rwanda chapter of the Ntare Old Boys Association. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 5:14Hypocrisy Is Killing Baganda - Bukenya[Observer]In a speech at a DP youth conference, Prof Gilbert Bukenya warned on Friday that hypocrisy remains Buganda's biggest barrier taking power. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 14:25Porn Law 'Punishes and Humiliates Victims'[Waza]In February 2015, president Museveni of Uganda signed the Anti-pornography bill into law. During the passing of the Bill in December, legislators said pornography should be prohibited because of the dangers it poses to individuals, families and communities. Waza blogger Lindsey Kukunda believes that when it comes to 'revenge porn', the law criminalizes people who are actually victims. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 8:14Tullow Cuts Costs to Remain Competitive[Observer]Last week, Tullow Oil plc, one of the oil exploration companies in Uganda, released its 2014 financial results, where the company said the fall in oil prices had eaten into its revenue base. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 6:12Let Boarding Schools Open Up a Lot More[Observer]It emerged last week that the boarding section of Namutumba junior school in the eastern district with the same name was facing closure. read more...

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