NGO’s fight oil development till public is heard

Kenneth Lukwago Thirteen Civil society organizations working in the Oil and Gas sector want the development of the Tilenga Oil project delayed until the National Environmental Management Authority conducts a public hearing to consult communities likely to be affected by the project This follows a public notice by NEMA inviting

Politics in Landslides Angers Minister

BY ROSE NAMALE Minister of Relief, Disaster preparedness and Refugees Eng Hillary Onek proposes that all Members in parliament sacrifice half of their salaries for six months to provide humanitarian support for the people of Bududa District who have been affected by landslides. Earler this month, heavy rains in Eastern

Insurance sector cries over taxes.

Kisiriko Vincent Regulators of the Insurance Sector want government to reduce taxes on insurance policies to increase the number of Ugandans acquiring insurance cover Bernard Obel the Assistant Director Operations at the Uganda Insurance Regulatory Institute notes that taxes levied on some policies are higher than the cost of the

Hungry Ugandans Feed the Region

Nebert Rugadya As Uganda joins the world to mark the World Food Day, there are at least 10 million Ugandans who do not have enough food, according to the World Food Program. Uganda is the single major source of food for the region, especially to Kenya, but is also among

Ugandan traders in S Sudan seek Museveni help over losses

By Rose Namale A group of traders organized under the Joint Redemption of Ugandan Traders in South Sudan petition the ministry of trade demanding to meet President Museveni over compensation of the their property lost during the South Sudan Conflict. The over 500 traders claim to have lost property worth