US Entrepreneurs Tip Ugandan Youths on Building Strong Business Enterprises

Youthful Entrepreneurs form Chicago in United States of America have called upon Ugandan youths to always surround themselves with good mentors if they are to build strong business entities. These who included Moore Alyse Ashley and Ascenyo Carson had come to Uganda to attend President Museveni’s inauguration ceremony upon invitation by the Senior Presidential Adviser on Diaspora Affairs, Amb. Abbey…

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Activists Sensitize EAC Students Leaders on Fighting for their Rights

Youth Line Forum (YLF) in conjunction with Tanzania Youth Vision Association (TYVA) and Youth Agenda in Kenya has held a joint training to student leaders in the region with the aim of sensitizing them on the role in nation building. The three days training that took place in Uganda saw a total of twenty students in attendance, 8 from Uganda,…

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US Investor Reginald Franklin Donates to Ugandan School for Needy

Reginald Franklin the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Brookes Distribution Company based in USA has donated relief aid to needy children in Uganda. Reginald made the donation during his recent business trip to Uganda upon invitation by the Office of the Senior Presidential Adviser on Diaspora Affairs coordinated by the Trade and Investment Officer, Isaac Kigozi. Driven by love and…

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Amb. Walusimbi Roots for Parliamentary Committee on Diaspora

The Senior Presidential Advisor on Diaspora Affairs, Amb. Abbey Walusimbi has called upon Parliament to consider setting up a committee of Parliament on Diaspora affairs to handle the plight of Ugandans living abroad. The call was made during a stakeholders meeting held at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) which attracted a number of government bodies including; BOU, UIA, UTB, Post Bank,…

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Oxfam Uganda Drums up Support for Local, National Humanitarian Actors

Oxfam Uganda has highlighted the need by government and other humanitarian players to support local and national humanitarian actors who are the first responders during crises The call was made by Francis Shanty Odokorach, the Country Director at Oxfam in Uganda during the closure of the five year Empowering Local and National Humanitarian Actors (ELNHA) project. Odokorach said that the project focused on strengthening…

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Uganda’s Business Activities Register Arise amidst COVID-19 Pandemic- Stanbic Bank Report

A report issued by Stanbic Bank has revealed that Uganda’s private sector has continued to recover in the month of April with an improvement in business conditions, employment and purchasing orders since February. The headline Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 57.8 in April from 53.2 in March, signaling a third successive monthly improvement in business conditions since the series began with an average…

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CSOs Root for Improved Community Participation in Health-related Decisions

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have called upon Ugandans to rise up and increase their participation in health-related decisions especially in improving Primary Health Care (PHC) in the country. The call was made during a CSO stakeholder round table dialogue on promoting community participation to improve Uganda’s Primary Health Care system organized by the Uganda Youths and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF).…

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Amb. Walusimbi Holds Consultative Meetings over Proposed Diaspora Policy

The Senior Presidential Advisor on Diaspora Affairs, Amb. Abbey Walusimbi has embarked on holding consultative meetings with Ugandans in diaspora on the proposed new policy on diaspora. Upon his appointment by President Museveni early last year, Amb. Walusimbi was tasked to coordinate a harmonized program that will create a better operating environment by the diasporas. In the US, Walusimbi is…

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Labor Day: Journalists Leader Pushes for Signing of NSSF Bill

The President Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA), Moses Mulondo has decried the poor working conditions that journalists go through in the execution of their noble duties. This comes as the country joins the world to mark the International Labour Day celebrated internationally under the theme; maintaining safety and security at the workplace” Mulondo said that it’s sad that journalists in…

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ULGA Launches LED Pilot Project to Boost Revenue Collection by Local Governments

  The Uganda Local Government Association (ULGA) has launched the Local Economic Development (LED) as a pilot project aimed at boosting local revenue collections. The launch was held in Kampala presided over by the State Minister for Local Government, Jennifer Namuyangu who noted that the project is one of the avenues through which local governments can provide better services to…

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