United Bank of Africa Breaks Into Profit League

[East African] It’s been a long eight-year wait for United Bank of Africa Uganda, a Nigerian-owned lender, to inch its way into the profit league by posting a modest Ush2.6 billion ($717,535) in 2016 from a net loss of Ush4.3 billion ($1.1 million) in …

[East African] It's been a long eight-year wait for United Bank of Africa Uganda, a Nigerian-owned lender, to inch its way into the profit league by posting a modest Ush2.6 billion ($717,535) in 2016 from a net loss of Ush4.3 billion ($1.1 million) in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Introduces Stricter Rules On Betting

[East African] The Ugandan government has moved to manage the effects of the lotteries and gaming industry on the youth by imposing stringent measures while trying to tap the easy revenues the industry is spawning.

[East African] The Ugandan government has moved to manage the effects of the lotteries and gaming industry on the youth by imposing stringent measures while trying to tap the easy revenues the industry is spawning.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Capital City Kampala Introduces New Taxes to Plug Funding Gap

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has proposed a blend of new taxes and re-introduced those earlier suspended in a bid to plug the Shs200b funding gap.

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has proposed a blend of new taxes and re-introduced those earlier suspended in a bid to plug the Shs200b funding gap.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Refuses to Lift Ban On Fishing

[Monitor] Kabarole -High Court in Fort Portal has dismissed an application by Ferdsult Engineering Services Limited seeking to remove an injunction that halts fishing activities on crater lakes in Kabarole District.

[Monitor] Kabarole -High Court in Fort Portal has dismissed an application by Ferdsult Engineering Services Limited seeking to remove an injunction that halts fishing activities on crater lakes in Kabarole District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nansana Moots By-Law to Force Contractors Source Local Labour

[Monitor] Wakiso -Businessmen seeking contracts in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso District, will be compelled to source labour and other services from within the municipality starting next financial year if a proposed by-law is endorsed by the municipa…

[Monitor] Wakiso -Businessmen seeking contracts in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso District, will be compelled to source labour and other services from within the municipality starting next financial year if a proposed by-law is endorsed by the municipal council, Daily Monitor has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sowing the Mustard Seed Irrelevant – DP

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition Democratic Party (DP), has said the book which President Museveni rewrote ahead of the 2016 presidential elections was irrelevant to the curriculum of students.

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition Democratic Party (DP), has said the book which President Museveni rewrote ahead of the 2016 presidential elections was irrelevant to the curriculum of students.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda