Uganda intensifies crackdown on quack tour operators

In an effort to weed out rogue operators from the sector, Tourism Police has arrested a tour operator, Nathan Tindyebwa of Humura Trips Company Ltd accused of fleecing various tourists a total of over $7000. Nathan Tindyebwa, the Director of Humura Trips Company Ltd was arrested by Tourism Police from Kasubi, Rubaga Division after being […]

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Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) unveils New 5-year Business Plan

Agricultural Business Initiative Development Limited (aBi), has marked 10 years of existence and unveiled a new 5-year business plan at a colourful stakeholder Forum that was held at Kampala Serena Hotel. aBi is a multi-donor company devoted to building a competitive, profitable and sustainable agriculture and agribusiness sector in support of equitable wealth creation in […]

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US dollar sinks on rising Fed rate cut fears

The Uganda shilling started the week lower against the U.S. dollar on account of increased greenback demand. The local unit started the day on the back foot, weighed by increased activity in the foreign currency demand counter, that was unmatched by muted dollar inflows. The USDUGX currency pair closed the session 5 shillings higher by […]

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Study: Fewer  Women  Access Mobile Internet

A new GSMA study shows that despite progress, the gender gap in mobile internet usage remains substantial, with over 300 million fewer women than men accessing the internet from a mobile device in low- and middle-income countries. Affordability remains the critical barrier to mobile ownership, while lower awareness, as well as a lack of literacy […]

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