President Museveni Launches Lake Victoria Logistics Facility to Optimize Oil Transformation from Kenya to Uganda

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has on Thursday launched the Lake Victoria Logistics, a company aiming at reducing the cost of transporting fuel in Uganda. Lake Victoria Logistics was founded in May 2015 as Mahathi Infra Uganda with a vision to change the petroleum logistics for Uganda and other landlocked countries like Rwanda, Burundi and DRC […]

MUZARD, University of Burundi Design Climate-Resilient Technologies for Poultry Farmers

Embracing climate-resilient technologies is the latest step stakeholders in the poultry farming in Uganda have resorted to for improved productivity and profitability. To help the farmers realise their dreams, Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MUZARDI), the University of Burundi, and Gudie Incubation Centre (GIC) in Kira Municipality have designed a model aimed at […]

President Museveni Creates New Unit to Oversee URA Operations, Fight Corruption within Tax Body

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has created the new State House Revenue Intelligence and Strategic Operations Unit to do an oversight on Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) operations and fight corruption within the tax administration system. President Museveni has also appointed David Kalemera as a Senior Presidential Advisor and Head of the Unit. The creation of the […]

Bugiri Sugar Factory Expelled From Namayingo Over Corruption Claims

Namayingo District has remained the centre of a fierce conflict among rival sugar factories for over a week. This follows a controversial suspension of CN Sugar Factory, by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. The ministry’s decision left over 800 workers jobless and other residents, who were supplying construction material for the new multi-billion […]

700 Lose Jobs as Namayingo District’s Maiden Multi-Billion Factory Hangs in Balance

The recent instruction from the Minister of Trade, Industry, and Cooperatives halting the development of the CN sugar factory in Namayingo district leaves its future in balance. The maiden multi-billion factory in November 2022 received a certificate of no objection from the Trade Minister, Francis Mwebesa, allowing it to set up the manufacturing unit. However, […]

European Union Boosts Coffee and Cocoa Production with sh1.2bn

In a bid to increase the production and productivity of coffee and cocoa, the government in conjunction with the European Union has boosted the funding into research with a sh1.2bn grant to National Coffee Research Institute (NaCORI). Dr. Sandra Ndagire Kamenya, the acting National Project coordinator for Coffee and Cocoa Value Chain Development Project (CoCoDev) […]

Agricultural Waste Turned into Biofuel by Women Save Trees

Every morning, Sheeba Kwagala and her colleague head to a sanctuary in the Ugandan capital of Kampala to mash agricultural waste, mainly banana peels and crop residues, with molasses and clay to make briquettes. Briquettes, a type of renewable energy source and a form of solid biofuel, are said to be more energy-efficient than wood […]

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