African workers abroad pay a tenth of remittances value to send it home

A new report shows that the impact of remittances from abroad to Africa is being affected by the high cost of sending the cash to the continent. The UK-based Developing Markets Associates says in a report that sending money to Africa is more expensive than anywhere else in the world,

Budget does not address slowdown – experts.

The Private Sector faults government for investing heavily into infrastructure when the economy needs immediate solutions to reverse its downward trend. Growth fell to 3.9 percent this year, down from 4.6 percent last year, as exports fell, agriculture production, private investment and industry all declined. Government is investing some 16

No more district tenders for roads, President tells local govts

President Yoweri Museveni has warned that the whole country is facing procurement chaos because the process benefits those bent on making money and not the country. The President was today commissioning multibillion Komatsu road construction and maintenance equipment from Japan at the Spedag Interfreight Warehouse, Buto Yard in Bweyogerere. The

National Football Team Fans Wants FA Polls Halted.

Uganda Cranes fans under their umbrella dubbed ‘Cranes Namutima’ have appealed to the minister of education and Sports Janet Museveni to stop the on-going FUFA elections due to what they have called irregularities in these elections. Led by Hassan Nakibinge, the fans have threatened to assemble for a peaceful demonstration

Uganda Seeks More Middle East Labour Market

The Ugandan Government and Oman Government agree for more face to face talks to address mistreatment of Ugandans working in the Middle East Country, under the externalization of labor arrangement. This follows a meeting held by the Ugandan delegation led by the Minister of Gender labor and Social Development Janata