BUDGET BREAK DOWN FOR 2019/2020

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  By Our Reporter Uganda’s Finance Minister, Mr. Matia Kasaija has underscored the importance of technological innovations as the country prepares for the 4th industrial revolution. ” A country that doesn’t innovate as we head into the 4th industrial revolution is a dead one. Uganda should keep pace with the rest of the world in …

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  By MOSES SSERWANGA Reference is made to an article by a one Matsiko Kahunga that has been published by the New Vision and Observer newspapers, respectively, where he makes uninformed arguments that Kiira Motors or any other Ugandan innovators for that matter don’t have capacity to turn their innovations into commercial products on a …

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Meet Fred Ssenoga, the controversial city dealer behind Tondeka Metro By Our Investigative Reporter Fred Ssenoga, the lanky city dealer, is smooth and fast-talking and presents himself as the go-to man when it comes to city transport issues. Ssenoga started as a taxi driver and rose through the leadership of the controversial UTODA where he …

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Uganda’s first 11 member National Steering Committee for Research and Innovation has been set up and inaugurated Sh10bn has been provided this financial year to operationalise the innovation Fund President Yoweri Museveni pledged shs.500bn for the Fund Patenting Innovations , job creation and income generation for the youth are key aspects of the Innovation Fund …

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KIIRA MOTORS KAYOOLA EVS  ELETRIC BUSES NOW READY FOR THE MARKET UGANDAN COMPANY IS NOW TAKING ORDERS BUILDING A VEHICLES PLANT IN JINJA OFFERING GREEN MOBILITY SOLUTIONS FOR URBAN CENTERS By Moses Sserwanga Uganda ‘s first  Indigenous car manufacturer  , Kiira Motors corporation Ltd (KMC) , is now ready to produce electric  buses on   a …

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Thieves invent new land grabbing tricks Uganda’s population has multiplied by six times since independence in 1962 from seven million to about 42 million today. But because the productivity of the land amounting to 199,710 sq kms (including protected areas like national parks and wetlands that are not open to lawful settlement or economic activity) …

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The unwritten deal Museveni must cut with the pastors By Joachim Buwembo ‘Pastors report Father Lokodo to Museveni’ the New Vision banner headline of Tuesday 24th September 2019 announced. While a Literature student would quickly point at the two words ‘Pastors’ and ‘Father’ both being titles of religious practitioners who compete for the same flock, …

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Part of the Journalists undergoing the election training at Acacia Hotel, Mbarara. Pix by John Thawite

29-10-2019 Journalists tipped on 2021 elections (pix by Jon Thawite) By John B. Thawite and Job Namanya Ugandan journalists have been warned against sacrificing the country in the course of their professional work. The call was made by the Mbarara Deputy Resident District commissioner, Emmy Katera, while opening a three-day Election reporting skills training for …

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MUSEVENI CALLS ON THE COMMONWEALTH MEMBER STATES TO PROMOTE TRADE SECURITY  AND  INNOVATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL PEOPLE By Moses Sserwanga President Yoweri Museveni has opened the 64 Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference while urging the 54 member states to use their numerical strengthen of a combined 2.5bn population  to  promote investment and create jobs without …

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UGANDA SHOULD COMMERCIALISE ITS INNOVATIONS WITH KIIRA MOTORS TAKING THE LEAD By MOSES SSERWANGA Reference is made to an article by a one MatsikoKahunga that has been published by the New Vision and Observer newspapers ,respectively, where he makes uninformed arguments that Kiira Motors or any other Ugandan innovators for that matter don’t have capacity …

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