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King Oyo Commends President Museveni’s Industrial Hub Initiative.

King Oyo of Tooro expressed gratitude for President Museveni’s initiative in establishing Industrial Hubs aimed at equipping Ugandan youth with vocational skills. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 489 youths from the Tooro Presidential Industrial Hub, King Oyo highlighted the importance of Technical and Vocational Education in preparing youth for self-employment. He said the President’s […]

West Nile Electrification: Tallest Transmission Tower completed

Soaring 120 meters above the ground, this colossal structure is not just a feat of engineering but a symbol of hope and progress for the West Nile region. For years, the region has suffered from an unreliable power supply, but this project promises to change the situation. Standing 120 metres above the earth, this enormous […]

Empowering Uganda: Minister Nankabirwa’s Vision for A Brighter Tomorrow

The Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Dr. Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, delivered a passionate speech reaffirming the government’s commitment to providing electricity to every corner of Uganda by 2030. The Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Dr Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, passionately reiterated the government’s pledge to ensure that every corner of the nation is powered […]

Uganda Airlines Plans Crew Expansion to Tackle Delays and Facilitate Growth

Uganda Airlines has announced plans to double its crew numbers in a bid to address flight delays and facilitate its ambitious expansion plans. The airline’s Director of Flight Operations revealed the need for more captains and first officers to meet targets, citing past instances of postponed or canceled flights due to crew shortages. In a […]

NWSC Launches Feasibility Study to Enhance Water Supply in New Cities

The NWSC has launched a feasibility study, funded by AFD, to improve water supply and sanitation in Fort Portal, Hoima, and Lira, benefiting over 1 million people. The project includes infrastructure development, such as water treatment plants and sewer network upgrades, with a focus on addressing water supply challenges and expanding services to urban poor […]

SMEs Trained to Tap into Oil and Gas Opportunities

Several hundred small and medium enterprise (SME) owners have been recently placed in a better position to win contracts along the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) after completion of a capacity-building training program delivered by Stanbic Business Incubator Limited (SBIL) While closing the eight-day training for participants from the Bunyoro sub-region at Kabalega […]

KCCA Allocates Shs631 Million to Diverse Projects Under the Youth Livelihood Program (YLP) For 2023/2024

Kampala Capital City Authority allocates Shs631 Million to 75 Diverse Projects under Youth Livelihood Program (YLP) for 2023/2024. Evident transparency in fund distribution, spanning various divisions and projects, with a goal to combat youth unemployment and poverty. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) earmarked Shs631 million for distribution among 75 youth groups in Kampala under the […]

Entebbe International Airport’s Record-Breaking Triumph and Aviation Excellence In 2023

Entebbe Airport achieved a record-breaking milestone in December 2023, hosting 198,961 international passengers, marking the highest single-day record in Uganda. The surge is attributed to increased business travel, festive season, and tourism, contributing to a total of 1,932,000 passengers in 2023. Entebbe International Airport set a record in December 2023, hosting a total of 198,961 […]

Source Of the Nile Women in Agribusiness to Share Experiences in NAM Summit.

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Uganda, scheduled for January 15th -20th, 2024, will include the Source of the Nile Women in Agribusiness Summit as a side event. Organized by the agriculture ministry, UN Women, and the NAM Secretariat, the session aims to showcase success stories of women in agribusiness, discuss policy needs, and inspire others.