KAMPALA Uganda's crumbling public hospitals, doctors' strikes and corruption scandals make its success in the fight against the new coronavirus all the more unlikely.
KAMPALA The sale of a 20% equity stake in MTN Uganda, the country's biggest telecoms operator, will be restricted to citizens of the East African Community trading bloc, a spokesman for the sector regulator said on Friday.
KAMPALA Uganda's long-serving President Yoweri Museveni has collected papers to seek nomination as the ruling party's candidate in next year's presidential election, the party said on Tuesday.
IGANGA, Uganda, July 10 Uganda's security forces
are cracking down on authors and journalists who challenge the
34-year-old rule of President Yoweri Museveni ahead of elections
next year, a watchdog told Reuters.
KAMPALA, July 9 Uganda's central Bank (BoU) has
threatened to cap the interest that commercial banks can charge
borrowers, after the industry failed to reduce loan rates in
response to cuts in benchmark rates, according to a letter from
KAMPALA A Ugandan man has died after setting fire to himself in a police station when officers allegedly demanded a bribe to release his motorcycle, which he was using as a taxi and which had been impounded over violation of coronavirus restrictions.
KAMPALA Uganda plans to draw on more external financing to shore up its 2020/21 budget, its finance minister said in a budget speech on Thursday as he outlined measures to help businesses hit by the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
KAMPALA, June 4 The Uganda government will roll
out a series of measures including tax waivers and deferments to
help buoy businesses battered by the coronavirus-induced
lockdown and global economic downturn, President Yoweri Museveni
said on Thursday.
KAMPALA Ugandan medical workers say they lack adequate supplies of personal protective equipment for tackling COVID-19 and the risk of infection is making some reluctant to treat patients.
KAMPALA Uganda will lose $1.6 billion a year in earnings from tourism as visitors stay away due to the impact of the coronavirus, President Yoweri Museveni said.