Dejected Para-Athletes Retain Slim London Hope

[Monitor] Kampala -Even without official communication from the National Paralympic Committee, Christine Akullo, Sam Mubajje and Al-Bashir Bwaga have given up on the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which get underway tomorrow in London.

[Monitor] Kampala -Even without official communication from the National Paralympic Committee, Christine Akullo, Sam Mubajje and Al-Bashir Bwaga have given up on the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which get underway tomorrow in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Trade Minister Warns Ugandans On Illegal Trade

[Monitor] Ntungamo -Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Ugandans to stop exporting to Rwanda goods that are not allowed there as this may spoil trade relations between the two countries.

[Monitor] Ntungamo -Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Ugandans to stop exporting to Rwanda goods that are not allowed there as this may spoil trade relations between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Financial Schemes Fail Due to Lack of Skills – Expert

[Monitor] Kampala -Most government schemes that are aimed at boosting income of Ugandans have failed due to lack of entrepreneurship skills among beneficiaries, a business expert has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -Most government schemes that are aimed at boosting income of Ugandans have failed due to lack of entrepreneurship skills among beneficiaries, a business expert has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Crane Bank Affairs Enter Murky Third Phase

[Monitor] In 2016, Crane Bank spectacularly suffered a run on its deposits forcing Bank of Uganda to exercise its statutory powers to take over as manager. Crane Bank was kept open while being shopped around to different buyers. BoU is believed to have…

[Monitor] In 2016, Crane Bank spectacularly suffered a run on its deposits forcing Bank of Uganda to exercise its statutory powers to take over as manager. Crane Bank was kept open while being shopped around to different buyers. BoU is believed to have spent up to Shs200 billion keeping the doors open. The bank was finally sold to Dfcu, who in turn diluted some shareholding to finance the acquisition.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Musisi Blocks Lukwago’s Salary Arrears

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago will have to wait a little longer before he can smile to the bank after Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director Jennifer Musisi once again dismissed his demands as “illegal”.

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago will have to wait a little longer before he can smile to the bank after Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director Jennifer Musisi once again dismissed his demands as "illegal".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government to Compel UTL Former Bosses to Refund Billions

[Monitor] Kampala -The government will require Uganda Telecom Limited (utl’s) former managing director, Mr Mark Shoebridge and the former Chief Finance Officer, Mr James Wilde to refund $347, 256 (Shs1.2 billion) the company paid a private company in 2…

[Monitor] Kampala -The government will require Uganda Telecom Limited (utl's) former managing director, Mr Mark Shoebridge and the former Chief Finance Officer, Mr James Wilde to refund $347, 256 (Shs1.2 billion) the company paid a private company in 2012 to share communication infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Star Trail – Picture Moments With Bobi Wine

[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi was one of the various guests invited for the event hosted by ambassador Deborah Malac at the US Embassy in Kampala to celebrate the United States 241st Independence anniversary.

[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi was one of the various guests invited for the event hosted by ambassador Deborah Malac at the US Embassy in Kampala to celebrate the United States 241st Independence anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Communications Body Challenges MTN’s New Tariffs

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has written to the country’s largest telecom firm MTN, seeking clarification on the manner in which it set new tariffs for its over 10 million customers, without its approval.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has written to the country's largest telecom firm MTN, seeking clarification on the manner in which it set new tariffs for its over 10 million customers, without its approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Museveni Takes Over Loan Approvals, Rejects 11

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni has written to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga directing that all government loans must get his “personal approval” before they are tabled in Parliament.

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni has written to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga directing that all government loans must get his "personal approval" before they are tabled in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government to Recruit 4,700 Secondary Teachers

[Monitor] Kampala -The government is set to recruit 4,700 secondary school teachers and non-teaching staff for 100 new and old grant-aided secondary schools beginning next month.

[Monitor] Kampala -The government is set to recruit 4,700 secondary school teachers and non-teaching staff for 100 new and old grant-aided secondary schools beginning next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda