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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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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NUTRITION: Six (6) Health Benefits of Okra

By DailyNewsUG Health Correspondent, Okra is a flowering plant known for its edible seed pods. Okra comes in two colors — red and green. Both varieties taste the same, and the red one turns green when cooked. Biologically classified as a fruit, okra is generally utilized like a vegetable in cooking. It can have a slimy texture, which some people find unappealing. Though it’s not one of the most common foods, okra is packed with nutrition. Here are 6 nutrition and health benefits of okra. 1. Rich in nutrients Okra…

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ANALYSIS: What is it that Ethiopia & Egypt are exactly Sparring Over?

Two of Africa’s historical nations are capable of achieving a tremendous deal By DailyNewsUG Regional Correspondent, Endris Mekonnen Faris|Regional powers on their respective turfs, the increasing bellicosity between Addis Ababa and Cairo has been affecting both countries adversely in multiple ways. They should be encouraged to carry on the African Union’s (AU) proceeding course and a tremendous deal is achievable by pushing the UN, the World Bank and US President Donald Trump’s mediation out of the equation, the author of “The Art of The Deal.” Endris Mekonnen Faris   |25.07.2020…

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Local Private Enterprise Charts Course to Increase Food Production in Buikwe District

By DailyNewsUG Regional News Correspondent, Pandemic-related restrictions mean there’s interest in boosting local food initiatives in the country and the COVID-19 pandemic is cause for new initiatives to increase its local food supply. Food insecurity is a critical problem affecting about 6.3% of the households in Uganda, with about 21% of the remaining households on the brink of becoming food insecure due to poverty, inequality and drought-related extreme weather events. Until recently, studies have shown that the semi-arid areas of Uganda experience food insecurity more than other parts of the…

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Speaker Summons 2 Asian Tycoons Karia & Allibhai to explain their Sole acquisition of 1500+ Properties in Kampala

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed City tycoons Mohammad Allibhai, Pradip Nandlal Karia and Minex Nandlal Karia to appear before the Parliamentary committee investigating the alleged mismanagement of the departed Asians properties despite their constitutional petition over the matter in question. This comes after the three tycoons petitioned Kadaga protesting their appearance to defend their acquisition of the over 1500 departed Indian properties given their constitutional petition. Early this year, Allibhai, Pradip Karia and Minex Karia petitioned Kadaga challenging the invitation to appear before the…

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MPs Demand Re-Opening of Boda-Boda Operations

By DailyNewsUG News Correspondent, Hon. Joy Kabatsi, the transport state minister, has been tasked by Parliament to fast-track the opening up of boda boda operations across the country. Parliament has opposed the prolonged reluctance by the government to fully open up the motorcycle taxi business (boda boda) country wide. As part of the measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, government decided to limit the operations of boda boda riders to delivery of merchandise and yet they realise more earnings from transporting passengers. Legislators during the Thursday, 17 July 2020…

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Real Madrid WIN LaLiga Title as Los Blancos dethrone Barcelona

By DailyNewsUG Sports Correspondent, Real Madrid have won LaLiga the 34th time in their history after beating Villarreal 2-1 on Thursday night. Zenedine Zidanes side needed only two points from their final two fixtures to seal the title from rivals Barcelona, but managed it at the first time of asking with their win at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano. Having trailed Barca by two points prior to the coronavirus-enforced shutdown, Madrid have been in impeccable form since, winning 10 matches in a row to claim the title with one round…

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‘At AC Milan, I am President, Coach & Player’ Zlatan IBRAHIMOVICH after Juventus Win

By DailyNewsUG Sports Correspondent, #DailyNewsUG Zlatan Ibrahimovic was back to his old self on Tuesday, both on and off the pitch. The evergreen 38-year-old led an unlikely AC Milan comeback against Juventus, helping to turn a two-goal deficit into a 4-2 win. Milan has enjoyed an impressive resurgence since Serie A returned following the coronavirus postponement and is now second in the form table, behind only Atalanta. However, its poor form earlier in the season means fifth place and a Europa League spot are the height of its aspirations — but…

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Parliament Urges Gov’t to Construct Another Sugar Factory in Busoga

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Legislators have called on government to expedite the construction of a sugar factory in the Busoga region to avoid a repeat of the current ban by on export of sugarcane by the Kenyan government. The call is part of the prayers in a motion on the prohibition of importation of raw sugar cane from Uganda by the government of Kenya. Luuka North County MP, Hon. John Bagoole who moved said that due to the defied bi-lateral trade agreements, farmers have suffered losses because they cannot export their…

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