Africa Business East Africa World 

Uganda’s Kasasa community gets savings and credit cooperative support

– – Members of the Ugandan Kasasa community are benefiting from a savings and credit cooperative support to improve their livelihoods. The project by the InteRoots Initiative, a Denver, United States-based nonprofit organization with supporters from around the globe, has provided nearly $500,000 in unrestricted funding to the community for the project. The savings and credit cooperative has over 120… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Uganda: President’s son loses army post after Twitter spree

– – The Ugandan president’s son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, has lost his position as the commander of the country’s land forces after going on a twitter spree on Monday. On Monday, Gen Kainerugaba tweeted that it would take him and his army just two weeks to take over Kenya’s capital Nairobi. He then said on Tuesday morning that he had spoken… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Uganda confirms seven Ebola cases as outbreak spreads

– – The Ebola outbreak in Uganda is fast spreading with the country’s health ministry confirming six new cases. Officials confirmed one case triggering the latest outbreak earlier in the week. The first case was that of a 24-year-old man who died earlier this week. The man who died had developed a high fever, diarrhoea and abdominal pains, and was… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Ugandan prophet charged with assault for whipping worshippers

– – Police have arrested and charged a self-styled Ugandan prophet with assault, common assault, and trafficking in persons after he was filmed whipping his church members. Prophet Kintu Dennis of Hoima Empowerment Church International was seen in the viral online video whipping worshippers. The 42-year-old was quickly arrested along with four other members of the church following complaints about… Read More
Africa East Africa Sports World 

The Romanian Eternal derby

– – Probably most countries around the world with professional football leagues have some kind of entertaining derby. Punters can go to the website 1xbet.ug – place a quick bet Uganda and take advantage of all its chances on these contests. In Romania, it is possible to find the so-called Eternal-derby. This is a game where Steaua București and Dinamo… Read More
Africa East Africa Sports World 

1xBet offers an impressive list of sports betting options

– – Uganda is a country with many sports enthusiasts. They support a variety of individuals and teams competing in a variety of sports. All kinds of sports betting Uganda on 1xBet, whether it’s football, tennis, eSports, or anything else, are available at www.1xbet.ug/. Before using any of the fantastic betting options offered by the platform, it is necessary to… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Ugandans paying new tax for using the internet

– – Ugandans are now paying a new tax rate for using the internet as the government rolls out a 12% excise duty on mobile data. The new tax regime covering data usage popular referred to as ”social media tax” took effect from Thursday. When news first broke about this social media tax, it sparked protests in Uganda in 2018.… Read More
Africa Business East Africa World 

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

– – The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal worth some $3.5 billion gives way for the commercialization of an East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Officials of both countries and the oil firms have been engaged in years of protracted negotiations.… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Tanzania’s President in Uganda for her first official state visit

– – Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Uganda on Sunday for her first foreign trip and state visit since becoming President. President Hassan inspected a guard of honor shortly on her arrival, honoring an invitation from her Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni. The Tanzanian leader held talks with President Museveni ahead of the signing of a deal for the… Read More