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Uganda a win away from African Netball title

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 18:27
The scores continued to indicate a marginal increase for the Ugandan side despite resistance from their opponents as the third period ended 46-35.

Pledge to build school for disabled 6 years overdue

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 18:00
n the 2011 election manifesto, the ruling National Resistance Movement promised to set up one more secondary school for persons with disabilities (PWDs).

Masaka Diocese bishop  hails Mutagamba

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 17:54
Bishop Kaggwa said many legislators die without even leaving any asset for themselves making people wonder whether they received salaries or not

Lands committee  detains Jinja town clerk over forest reserve

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 17:38
The seven member panel  chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire ordered detectives to  detain Mr Kirunda  and record a statement from him regarding to acquisition of the disputed land

Pope defrocks 'Don Mercedes' priest convicted of sex abuse

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 16:10
Francis, who was elected in 2013 and vowed to take a "zero tolerance" approach to clerical sex abuse, had faced heavy criticism for overturning the decision by his predecessor, Pope Benedict, to defrock Inzoli

Masaka District boss sues UCDA over closed coffee factories

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 15:50
The Masaka District chairperson Mr Jude Mbabali has filed an application in the High Court at Masaka against Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), asking that the authority opens up over 160 coffee- processing factories in greater Masaka sub region

Rumoured illness of self-styled god Bisaka causes anxiety

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 14:21
The news of the alleged sickness of Mr Bisaka has been a major subject of debate on social media and local radio stations in Bunyoro region where he has over a hundred places of worship scattered in various sub-counties

She Cranes look to beat Zimbabwe today

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 13:06
She Cranes performance in the ongoing African Netball Championships has been eye-catching, with the national netball team one win away from a maiden continental crown.

Torture, Nyanzi , Law Society report

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:12
Four police officers have since been charged before Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court over the mayor’s torture.

Thai doctors battle cancer-causing fish dish

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 11:27
Once eaten, the worms can embed undetected in the bile ducts for years causing inflammation that can, over time, trigger the aggressive cancer, according to the World Health Organization

One dead, three injured in two accidents on Masaka Road

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:51
The first accident, according to police, occurred at Kalandazzi Swamp in Mpigi District, the same spot where an accident claimed the lives of 10 people and left 13 seriously injured on Sunday

Two Kalangala ferries to suspend operations for 30 days

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:21
The two ferries are among the three legalized marine transport systems that operate in Kalangala District

Kagame’s female rival not on provisional list of presidential candidates

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:24
The NEC stated that she had failed to meet the nomination requirements in order to challenge president Paul Kagame in the August 4 polls

Earn from cardboard boxes

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
To tap into the market of people moving things, you can try your hands at making cardboard cartons. Dorothy Nakaweesi tells what it takes to start this business.

Central Corridor ministers commit to reduce delays

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
The Fund is expected to eliminate some of transport hurdles that have been causing delays, Dorothy Nakaweesi writes.

We can produce competitive products - EABC chairperson

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
East African Business Council elected Uganda’s clearing and forwarding expert, Kassim Omar as the new chairperson. Mr Omar, the president of Uganda Clearing and Industry Forwarders Association, will chair the Council of 22 members from the five East African member states of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and Tanzania. Prosper magazine’s Dorothy Nakaweesi caught up with Mr Omar on what he hopes to achieve in his tenure. Below are the excerpts:

How profitable is Uganda’s special hire taxi business?

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
The special hire taxi is quickly gaining popularity in Uganda especially in the suburbs of Kampala. Technology has even simplified it whereby customers look for the service by clicking a button. We exlpore the profitability of this business.

Economist joins call for tax holidays on businesses

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
Economist Ramathan Ggoobi has joined the youth to call for tax holidays on infant businesses. Mr Ggoobi, who spoke to Daily Monitor last week on the sidelines of an nongovernmental organization (NGO)

Kenya commits to SGR reaching Malaba

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
The construction of the Ugandan stretch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has been the subject of speculation with talk implying that Kenya will only stop in Kisumu. Kisumu is about 100Kms from the Kenya – Uganda border town of Malaba

Many mobile money agents to miss out on agency banking

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
Thousands of mobile money agents will not qualify to be agents of commercial banks once agency banking is rolled out around the country.