Let Us Tread Carefully On the Interest Rate Capping Debate

[Observer] A Kenyan friend, who is servicing a personal loan, is overly excited about the new law that requires commercial banks in the region’s biggest economy to cap interest rates to a maximum of 14.5 per cent. On the other hand, a client in Kenya, …

[Observer] A Kenyan friend, who is servicing a personal loan, is overly excited about the new law that requires commercial banks in the region's biggest economy to cap interest rates to a maximum of 14.5 per cent. On the other hand, a client in Kenya, who deals in services, is particularly not pleased.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Challenge of Writing for a Wider Audience

[Observer] I have written this column for the last three years, without missing a single week. Given my frequent travels, there are weeks when the laptop is on my laps, aboard a cab to an airport or riding a long-distance bus, typing away.

[Observer] I have written this column for the last three years, without missing a single week. Given my frequent travels, there are weeks when the laptop is on my laps, aboard a cab to an airport or riding a long-distance bus, typing away.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawyers Kasango, Matovu Trade Insults in Courtroom

[Observer] Two Kampala lawyers John Matovu and Bob Kasango traded barbs during a trial in the Anti-Corruption court on Wednesday. Matovu set the tone for confrontation when he was asked by prosecution to identify Kasango in court.

[Observer] Two Kampala lawyers John Matovu and Bob Kasango traded barbs during a trial in the Anti-Corruption court on Wednesday. Matovu set the tone for confrontation when he was asked by prosecution to identify Kasango in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Of People Choosing Death Over Trying…!

[Observer] Is anyone concerned about the many people committing or attempting to commit suicide? In the past one month alone, there has been three cases uptown and downtown Kampala.

[Observer] Is anyone concerned about the many people committing or attempting to commit suicide? In the past one month alone, there has been three cases uptown and downtown Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda