Debts, Taxes Push Nakumatt’s Operations to Brink of Collapse

[Observer] Last week, the Uganda Revenue Authority moved to close down two Nakumatt branches, including the store’s maiden branch along Yusuf Lule road, over failure to pay taxes.

[Observer] Last week, the Uganda Revenue Authority moved to close down two Nakumatt branches, including the store's maiden branch along Yusuf Lule road, over failure to pay taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Race – the Make or Break Issues

[Observer] As the opposition FDC presidential campaign gets into the second of what is shaping up to be a heated campaign, BAKER BATTE LULE evaluates the contentious issues confronting the five candidates, which may make or break their campaigns and by…

[Observer] As the opposition FDC presidential campaign gets into the second of what is shaping up to be a heated campaign, BAKER BATTE LULE evaluates the contentious issues confronting the five candidates, which may make or break their campaigns and by extension the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Registrar Admits to Giving Away Land in Kijjabijo Wetland

[Observer] On Wednesday, EMMANUEL BAMWITE, a senior registrar at the ministry of lands, appeared before the commission of inquiry into land matters and admitted flouting procedure in issuing land titles for at least 1,000 acres of Kijjabijo wetland in …

[Observer] On Wednesday, EMMANUEL BAMWITE, a senior registrar at the ministry of lands, appeared before the commission of inquiry into land matters and admitted flouting procedure in issuing land titles for at least 1,000 acres of Kijjabijo wetland in Wakiso.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Teachers Union Issues 7-Day Strike Notice

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has issued a seven-day strike notice to the government due to the scrapping of the annual salary increment for teachers.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has issued a seven-day strike notice to the government due to the scrapping of the annual salary increment for teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Supermarkets to Sell Reusable Paper Bags

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Consumers will from Tuesday next week buy environmentally-friendly packing paper for at least three shillings as the ban on plastic bag takes effect.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Consumers will from Tuesday next week buy environmentally-friendly packing paper for at least three shillings as the ban on plastic bag takes effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

FDC and the Dangerous Politics of Blackmail

[Observer] Last week, opposition chief whip and Kira municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda rattled some among the ranks and leadership of his party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).

[Observer] Last week, opposition chief whip and Kira municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda rattled some among the ranks and leadership of his party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Report – Govt’s Youth Program Achieves 75 Percent Repayment Rate

[Observer] At least Shs 12.1 billion loaned out to youth groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme has been recovered, accounting for a 75 per cent recovery rate, a programme update provided to this newspaper by the Permanent Secretary in the ministr…

[Observer] At least Shs 12.1 billion loaned out to youth groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme has been recovered, accounting for a 75 per cent recovery rate, a programme update provided to this newspaper by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Gender, Pius Bigirimana, indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda