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Bata Sub-County Embraces Parish Development Model

The Special Presidential Assistant on Political Affairs Mr. Owiny Alfred Thopacu advised residents of Bata sub-county in Dokolo District to prioritize selecting the right enterprises for the benefits of the Parish Development Model (PDM) program emphasizing its favorable terms such as a low interest rate and a two-year grace period for repayment. Residents expressed gratitude […]

Uganda Revenue Authority Urges EFRIS Adoption Amid Business Skepticism: A Path to Fiscal Transparency and Technological Transformation

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is urging traders to embrace the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions (EFRIS) platform to enhance tax compliance and revenue collection. Despite initial scepticism, EFRIS aims to improve transparency by monitoring transactions in Vatable businesses. In a concerted effort to bolster compliance with tax regulations and streamline revenue collection, the […]

Equity Bank Uganda Welcomes Third Cohort of Equity Leaders Program Scholars

Equity Bank Uganda recently launched its third cohort of the Equity Leaders Program (ELP), welcoming 110 high-achieving students selected from districts where the bank operates. The program, focused on mentorship and leadership development, offers scholars a paid internship spanning 3-6 months at Equity Bank, along with monthly stipends and on-the-job training across various departments. Equity […]

President Museveni’s Money Economy Vision Alive: Minister Nabakoba

The Minister for Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, Hon. Judith Nabakooba Nalule, has appreciated President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for bringing opportunities like the skilling hubs closer to those that need them most. She made these remarks during the graduation ceremony of 448 youths who completed their vocational training at the Greater Mubende Presidential Zonal skilling […]

Modern Tiles Revolutionizes Ugandan Market with Local Production

Modern Tiles, a part of the Modern Group of Companies, has launched a state-of-the-art showroom in Kampala, Uganda, challenging the dominance of imported tiles in the market. With a focus on locally sourced raw materials and value addition, the company has slashed tile prices significantly, making them more accessible to consumers. The three have invested […]

Over 24,000 Taxpayers Voluntarily Adopted EFRIS

The state minister for finance, planning, and economic development, Amos Lugoloobi, revealed that over 24,000 taxpayers have already adopted the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions (EFRIS), despite the protests by some traders during Parliamentary plenary yesterday, 18th, April, 2024. Despite objections from certain traders, during parliamentary plenary, state Minister for Finance, Planning, and Economic […]

President Museveni Promotes Urbanization and Industrialization in Uganda

President Museveni visited the Atiak Sugar Factory, stressing the importance of urbanization and industrialization for Uganda’s development. He criticized those opposing the factory’s land use and praised Dr. Amina for her initiative. President Museveni also urged smallholder farmers to adopt more profitable farming practices. President Museveni planting a tree at Atiak Sugar Factory project President […]

Uganda’s Oil Industry Expansion and Employment

Uganda’s oil sector employs over 13,600 Ugandans, with expectations of significant growth as the country prepares for its first oil production in 2025. National content laws mandate substantial Ugandan employment across various roles within the sector. At least 13,607 Ugandans are currently employed in the nation’s oil sector, and this figure is anticipated to escalate […]

Uganda’s Green Gold: Scaling Up Hass Avocado Production for Economic Growth

Uganda is leveraging the potential of Hass avocado cultivation to boost its agricultural sector and foreign exchange earnings. With support from government initiatives like NAADS, over 600,000 Hass avocado seedlings have been distributed to farmers. The establishment of processing facilities underscores the growing demand for avocado products. Hass avocado is one of Uganda’s emerging non-traditional […]

UCDA’s Quality Enforcement Transforms Busoga Coffee Industry

The Uganda Coffee Development Authority implemented a four-month ban on irregular coffee harvesting and processing in the Busoga region, aiming to improve the quality of Busoga’s processed coffee. Despite initial resistance from stakeholders, including farmers and traders, the enforcement resulted in significant improvements. When the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) rolled out a ban that […]