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  • Performance of the Insurance sector lacking

    The decision by government to reinstate Value Added Tax on the Insurance sector has seen performance of the sector suffer a major setback in the year 2014. The Executive Director Insurance Regulatory Authority Ibrahim Kaddunabi Lubega says the sector has not performed to the expectation due to re-introduction of VAT.


  • Mbabazi to attend NRM delegates conference

    Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi says he will attend the NRM delegates Conference in Namboole that was called by President Yoweri Museveni to address various NRM party matters including amending the party constitution. There has been fears that Mbabazi who is currently on forced leave may be barred from attending


  • Opposition parties agree to hold National Conference

    The National Consultative Forum of political parties agrees to hold a National Conference that some opposition leaders have been pushing for, to discuss the state of affairs in the country. The forum which is compromised of political party representatives and the Electoral Commission was set up to generate consensus among


  • Delegates agree on final electoral reform draft paper

    Delegates at the 3 days National Consultative meeting have agreed on a final draft containing proposals on free and fair elections that will be tabled before parliament for consideration ahead of the 2016 general elections. Key among the proposals is setting up an independent electoral commission, a committee to monitor


  • Bishop Lwanga joins fight against environment degradation

    The Archbishop of Kampala Diocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga joins the fight against environment degradation demanding that government takes stern action against the perpetrators. Lwanga shows concern that a number of government officials are the ones involved in encroaching on wetlands and destroying the country’s forest cover. He vows to


  • Tear gas canister injures two

    Two people in Jinja are hospitalized with serious injuries after a tear gas canister exploded on them. Mayuge district police commander Caroline Akoth says the duo got injured during a riot in which the area residents protested against the election results of beach management unit committee in their area. Akoth