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  • We shall tax foreign competition – Museveni

    Government of Uganda will encourage and promote import substitution as well as emphasize export promotion, in a bid to improve economic growth, according to President Yoweri Museveni. While speaking...
  • New budget focuses on business recovery

    The Minister of Finance, Matia Kasaija, has presented a Shs45.5 trillion budget for the 2020/2021 financial year, focusing on reviving small and medium scale business that are suffering due to the...
  • Patients shun Kamuli Hospital due to Covid scare

    Patients in Kamuli District are avoiding seeking treatment at the district’s general hospital following the designation of the outpatient ward as a Covid19 isolation centre. Dr Fred Duku, the acting...
  • Slow works on new Parliament Building irks Commission

    Parliament is dissatisfied with the delays in the construction of the new Parliament Building, which was initially expected to be completed in July 2020. ROKO Construction is constructing the...
  • Kadaga seeks Museveni’s intervention in compensation of Ugandan traders

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has called on President Yoweri Museveni to intervene in the compensation of Ugandan traders who were operating in South Sudan and lost their businesses. During her...
  • Museveni stakes economic recovery on U$7B import substitution

    President Yoweri Museveni has outlined his stimulus package to revamp the economy in the midst of the Covid19 pandemic, banking heavily on import substitution through powering industrial progress. In...
  • Stranded Ugandans overseas to return home - Minister

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa, has told Parliament that the government has agreed to allow Ugandans who were stranded abroad on account of the closure of the airport and borders to...
  • House passes Administration of the Judiciary Bill

    Parliament has finally passed the Administration of the Judiciary Bill, 2018, that will among others handle the retirement benefits of Judges. During a plenary sitting chaired by Speaker Rebecca...
  • Be innovative, Speaker advises Cavendish graduates

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged graduates of Cavendish University Uganda to be more innovative and work on improving import substitution. Kadaga, who was officiating at the...
  • Bill regulating mobile money passed

    Parliament has passed the National Payment Systems Bill, 2019, that will among others regulate and provide for the safety and efficiency of payment systems and issuance of electronic money. The Bill...

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