Private Capital Remittances Reached U.S.$1.078 Billion – World Bank

[Monitor] Kampala -Private capital remittances to Uganda are estimated to have reached $1.078b (Shs3.632 trillion) in 2016 up from $1.049b (about Shs3.631 trillion) in 2015, records from the World Bank have revealed.

[Monitor] Kampala -Private capital remittances to Uganda are estimated to have reached $1.078b (Shs3.632 trillion) in 2016 up from $1.049b (about Shs3.631 trillion) in 2015, records from the World Bank have revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Drive Responsibly to Stop Road Carnage

[Monitor] A review of news reports about road accidents across the country will place the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara highway at the top. Accidents are common on Uganda’s major highways but the frequency and magnitude of road carnage on the Kampala-Masaka-M…

[Monitor] A review of news reports about road accidents across the country will place the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara highway at the top. Accidents are common on Uganda's major highways but the frequency and magnitude of road carnage on the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara highway calls for urgent attention. At the weekend, two grisly accidents claimed eight lives on the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bank of Africa to Start Unsecured Lending

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Africa (BoA) Uganda has launched a new business financing arrangement which gives loans to businesses within 48 hours provided they are registered.

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Africa (BoA) Uganda has launched a new business financing arrangement which gives loans to businesses within 48 hours provided they are registered.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Social Security Fund Wins Global Investment Award

[Monitor] Kampala -The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Uganda has won the Africa Pension Fund Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year Award, beating other top pension funds on the continent.

[Monitor] Kampala -The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Uganda has won the Africa Pension Fund Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year Award, beating other top pension funds on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni Urges Accountants to Help Govt Do Projects Properly

[Monitor] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has called on professional accountants to help government do proper project evaluation in order to realise positive results in development projects being undertaken.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has called on professional accountants to help government do proper project evaluation in order to realise positive results in development projects being undertaken.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

17,000 Families Could Lose Land in Nakaseke

[Monitor] Nakaseke -Mr John Bahigi, 68, a resident of Kinyogoga Sub-county in Nakaseke District, owns more than 80 acres of land with a lease title. His family has stayed on this land since 1961.

[Monitor] Nakaseke -Mr John Bahigi, 68, a resident of Kinyogoga Sub-county in Nakaseke District, owns more than 80 acres of land with a lease title. His family has stayed on this land since 1961.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Introduce Automatic Lease Renewal After Every 49 Years

[Monitor] The campaign by the Buganda Land Board to give leases to occupants of the land it administers on behalf of the Kabaka has propelled the mailo land system in the forefront in debates on radio talk shows and elsewhere.

[Monitor] The campaign by the Buganda Land Board to give leases to occupants of the land it administers on behalf of the Kabaka has propelled the mailo land system in the forefront in debates on radio talk shows and elsewhere.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda