Traders in Mukono Decry of High Taxes Levied on their Businesses by URA

The business community in Mukono District has pleaded with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) officials about the heavy taxes being levied on their businesses saying they are too high for their…

We will crush you: Museveni tells Uganda’s enemies

“Those who try to destabilise our country do not know our capacity. Its big. Once we mobilise, you can’t service” Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has warned what he called criminal…

Museveni advises on Uganda’s minimum wage law: don’t negotiate emotionally

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today Saturday March 9 cautioned Ugandans against being emotional while negotiating wages from investors. Museveni was taking a guided tour around Mbalala and Namanve industrial…

Tension mounts as Rwanda closes border with Uganda

Rwanda government has closed its border with Uganda at Gatuna putting business on a standstill. Already bloggers and social media activists are claiming the reason to be political. “The Gatuna…

Airtel partners with phone dealers to increase smartphone usage in Uganda

Uganda has 24 million mobile phone users but out of these only 6 million have smartphones. This was revealed by Joweria Nabakka Zziwa, the head of Data, Devices and New…

Uber and Taxify drivers petition Uganda’s Parliament against exploitation

Uber and taxify charge 25% as commission from their drivers Online taxi drivers under their umbrella body the Smart Online Drivers Association (Soda) have petitioned parliament over unfair working conditions…

Airtel Uganda in a tourism promotional campaign

Airtel, one of Uganda’s telecom companies has launched a campaign to promote local tourism. The move comes a month after the telecom giant has launched its countrywide 4G network infrastructure.…

Rwanda’s Kagame advises Africa for a strong aviation industry

16 African countries are landlocked but all of them are air linked. Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame has appealed to African leaders to think about the need to develop its aviation…