News

Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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Uganda’s coronavirus cases drop after revision

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Uganda health authorities have announced a downward revision of coronavirus cases following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive to erase all foreign lorry drivers from the tally. According to the World Health Organisation, Uganda […]

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politics

Covid-19: Court orders Ugandan lawmakers to pay back money they awarded themselves to fight Coronavirus

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The High Court of Uganda has ruled that Members of Parliament to refund all the money that they had received in the name of fighting Covid-19 in their constituencies. The Observer newspaper […]

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Public Policy

Indigenous communities in Uganda

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In Uganda there are many indigenous communities. First, there is Batwa of South-West, Benet of the East as well as Karamojong of the north-east.  The Basongora and lk also prefer to be […]

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advocacy

Promoting participatory planning and budgeting for minority groups and indigenous communities in East Africa

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This is an update for my dedicated readers on www.kerosi.com blog. A platform for positive social change and sharing of transformative ideas. Since November 2019 I have been working in promoting the […]

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Budget

OVERVIEW OF NATIONAL & LG BUDGET PROCESS IN UGANDA

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Key elements; Areas for influencing the Budget By Julius Kapwepwe UDN ( udn.or.ug; CSBAG (csbag.org)  22nd February, 2020 Presentation Outline Budget basics- Terminology & Concepts The Legal, Policy & Institutional frameworks The […]

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Cities

Kampala City in Uganda (photos)

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Kampala City is Uganda’s capital city. On Mengo Hill is situated the palace of the King Kabaka – Lubiri Palace.  Kampala is hilly and I am informed that it had many swamps. […]

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Equity

Call for Ugandan Civil Society Organizations to build the capacity of indigenous and minority activists

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Indigenous communities lack the capacity to engage the state more effectively. They call upon Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to continuously build their capacity. They give an example of Total which gave a […]

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News

Locusts in Uganda 2020

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Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya have been battling with locusts since end of 2019. Now, Uganda is the next port of call. The destructive insects – desert locusts- are now in Uganda according […]

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News

Jumia shuts down operations in Tanzania

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Jumia, the largest e-commerce in Africa has shut down operations in Tanzania just a week after a similar move in Cameroon. The move is aimed at reducing operating costs and focusing on […]

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Sports

Harambee Stars to play Uganda in a friendly match

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Harambee Stars are set to play a friendly match today against Uganda Cranes at the Moi Sports Center Kasarani as from 4PM. Both teams will be using the match as a preparation […]

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Sports

Tusker FC resign Hashim Sempala from Gor Mahia

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Ugandan defensive midfielder Hashim Sempala has returned to Tusker FC barely after a year after releasing him to Gor Mahia. Hashim Sempala struggled to make an impact at the 18-time Kenyan Premier […]

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Decentralization

Decentralization in Uganda

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Uganda has a long history of decentralized governance. By the time the country became independent from her colonial master in 1962, there were already a system of local governments. This system was […]

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Business

Why are vehicles cheaper in Uganda compared to Kenya?

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General observation has shown that motor vehicles are cheaper in Uganda than in Kenya despite the fact that Uganda is a landlocked country and uses the Mombasa Port to get most of their imports.

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Taxation

Social Media Tax in Uganda Starting 1 July 18 

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Social Media Tax in Uganda Starting 1 July 18  Uganda’s legislature enacted a new law to create social media tax in Uganda which became effective on 1st July, 2018. This law will […]

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Auditing / Budget / budget implementation

Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017

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Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017 On Tuesday 30 January 2018 the International Budget Partnership released the long awaited Open Budget Survey (OBS) results for 2017. This is a report that looks into […]

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Technology

Early Warning System on Development Finance

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Early Warning System on Development Finance Read More: Transparency International Launches their strategic plan 2017-2022 Brexit trade shocks on employment Sharing is Caring:

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politics

The Club of Africa Big Men

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The Club of Africa Big Men Nature is taking its course and Africa’s residents are happy. Who is next from the above list?   Sharing is Caring:

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Trade

Kenya and Tanzania are Increasing Barriers to Trade Against Common Market Protocol

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Kenya and Tanzania are Increasing Barriers to Trade Against Common Market Protocol The Common Market Protocol in East Africa calls for conducive business environment for member countries of EAC. This requirement is […]

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Business

Pakistan is officially Kenya’s top importer

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Pakistan is officially Kenya’s top importer For a long time, Uganda and Tanzania have been Kenya’s top export drivers. Now there is a new kid on the block: Pakistan. USA is also […]

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News

Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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Sports

Ibrahimovic injured in Milan training session

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffered a potentially major injury in Milan training on Monday. Ibrahimovic hurt the lower part of his calf in a training match. The 38-year –old joined AC Milan as a […]

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