KAMPALA, Jan 13 Heavy rains that pummelled
Uganda and the wider east African region in the third quarter of
last year are expected to cut the country's 2019/2020 cotton
output by a third, state-run sector regulator Cotton Development
Organisation (CDO) said on Monday.
KAMPALA Police in Uganda on Monday fired tear gas to disperse supporters of pop star and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine when he tried to hold a rally, underscoring the hurdles he faces in seeking to unseat President Yoweri Museveni.
KAMPALA Uganda said it plans to borrow 6.9 trillion shillings ($1.89 billion) from external lenders in the 2020/2021 (July-June) fiscal year to partly finance its budget, which could come under pressure as veteran leader Yoweri Museveni seeks re-election.
KAMPALA, Dec 12 Umeme Ltd, the
Ugandan power distributor, said on Thursday it has secured $70
million in a syndicated loan to fund infrastructure upgrades and
KAMPALA Loon, a unit of Google's owner Alphabet Inc, which uses high-altitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas, has signed a key access airspace agreement with Uganda.
KAMPALA, Dec 2 Uganda has contracted a South
African company to conduct a mineral survey and mapping exercise
in a northeast region that may hold substantial deposits of
gold, copper and other lucrative minerals.
KAMPALA Uganda said on Monday it had settled a tax dispute with international oil firms, clearing the way for Britain's Tullow Oil to revive plans to sell a stake in its assets and allow the firms to move to a final decision on development.
KAMPALA Uganda has lifted its objections to a South African firm conducting a study for a hydropower dam at a site on the River Nile where spectacular waterfalls and wild game have been a major tourist draw, the tourism minister said on Thursday.
KAMPALA A drone service firm is in talks with the Ugandan government on a deal to deliver blood packages, drugs and medical equipment to public health facilities, an executive told Reuters on Friday.
KAMPALA Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished in a further sign of fraying relations between the neighbouring states.