KAMPALA A U.N. investigation of its widely-praised refugee programme in Uganda has found corruption costing millions of dollars and misconduct.
KAMPALA The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Victoria over the weekend rose to 33 on Monday, Ugandan police said, as survivors described moments of heavy drinking and raucous fun before the vessel, slammed by powerful waves, tilted and sank.
KAMPALA Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said on Sunday that a cruise boat which capsized on Lake Victoria a day earlier, killing at least 29 people, was carrying more than twice its capacity of 50. | Video
KAMPALA, Nov 20 Uganda will force new investors
in telecommunications services to rent capacity from existing
fibre optic cables, rather than lay their own, to stem
infrastructure duplication and lower internet access costs, the
sector regulator said on Tuesday.
KAMPALA, Nov 21 Stanbic Bank Uganda,
lead arranger for the East African nation's $2.5 billion debt
for a crude oil pipeline, expects the deal to conclude in June
next year, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
KAMPALA Ugandan soldiers will be deployed shortly as security guards for businesses of mostly Chinese investors that have suffered a spate of robberies, the military said on Wednesday.
KAMPALA U.S. firm CTI Africa plans to invest $10 million in Uganda to build a plant to assemble low-end smart mobile phones and manufacture phone components, its chief executive said on Friday.
KAMPALA, Nov 2 Uganda said on Friday it expects
to finalise a $2.2 billion loan deal with China's Exim bank by
the end of the year to pay for part of a railway line to connect
Kenya's Mombasa seaport with Kampala.
KAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday, amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak.
KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. Many of his customers have returned to sending banknotes by hand, in some cases via motorbike taxi.