MBARARA CITY NORTH: Ushering in the Indomitable Dr. Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari 2021

DailyNews Ug |MBARARA 2021|By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, The Honorary Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco in Uganda, H.E Mwesigwa Robert Rukaari is the president of the Uganda National Chamber of Trade and Investment. He is also serving on the ruling NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) as the Chairman Entrepreneurs League. D. Mwesigwa Rukaari has moved to unseat Mbarara Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) Tusiime Michael, facing him head on during the upcoming Mbarara City North Constituency MP seat come 2021. Mbarara North will comprise Kamukuzi, Kakiika and Biharwe while South will…

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Dar-es-Salaam Promotes its PORT for Uganda’s Cheaper Cargo Rates than Mombasa

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent The Dar es Salaam port could attract lucrative business away from the Mombasa as the Central Corridor proves to be cheaper compared with the Northern Corridor transport route. On average it costs $1.80 per kilometre per container to transport goods from the port of Dar es Salaam to Bujumbura compared with $3.10 per kilometre per container from the port of Mombasa. The recently released the Central Corridor Transport Observatory 2019 report, which measures the performance of the Central Corridor, also shows that the average costs per km…

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Parliament passes National Coffee Bill

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Hon. Nandala Mafabi (FDC, Budadiri West) makes a contribution during the consideration of the National Coffee Bill, 2018 on Wednesday 5 August 2020Posted on: 06 Aug 2020 Parliament has passed the National Coffee Bill, 2018 that provides for registration of coffee farmers by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA). The registration of farmers will entail capturing details of the size of land, number of coffee trees, particulars of a farmer, coffee buyers, sellers and nursery bed operators. The National Coffee Bill, 2018 was passed by Parliament sitting on…

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Financing of New CITIES deferred as MPs Demand Enabling Law

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Dokolo South MP, Felix Okot Ogong, speaks during the House sitting on Thursday 6 August 2020Posted on: 06 Aug 2020 Parliament has rejected a move by Finance State Minister, David Bahati, to provide finances for running newly approved cities in the country through a motion and instead demanded for a substantive amendment to the Appropriation Act. Minister Bahati had brought a motion for a resolution of Parliament authorizing Government to transfer funds initially appropriated for municipalities to be given to the newly created cities. “There is urgent need…

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