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Tayebwa leads calls for European Union to stop exporting cancer-causing products to Africa at Brussels Conference

Tayebwa leads calls for European Union to stop exporting cancer-causing products to Africa at Brussels Conference

Our Correspondent BRUSSELS  The Deputy Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament Thomas Tayebwa has rallied developing countries to jointly reject what he described as unfair trade and deceitful practices orchestrated by the European Union against others countries. Speaking at the Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) parliamentary conference happening in the Belgian capital, Brussels, which...

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MWC Barcelona 2023: Uganda fast-tracks use of latest digital technologies, Minister Baryomunsi

MWC Barcelona 2023: Uganda fast-tracks use of latest digital technologies, Minister Baryomunsi

BARCELONA – Uganda government is fast-tracking digital to harness new emerging technologies to be able to digitize every aspect of key sectors including education, health, and agriculture among others, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of ICT and National Guidance has said. Presenting at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2023), in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, February...

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Museveni heads to Vietnam, Alupo to take charge

Museveni heads to Vietnam, Alupo to take charge

By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday morning left for the socialist Republic of Vietnam for a 3-day state visit. While in Vietnam, the president will hold talks with the Vietnamese government leaders on various areas of cooperation and common interest. The president will also attend the Vietnam-Uganda business forum, a summit being organized...

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Crown Beverages Launches Aquafina Enriched Drinking Water

By Thomas Odongo  Crown Beverages Limited (CBL) on Thursday launched Aquafina Enriched Drinking Water. The exercise took place at the CBL Plant in Kakungulu, Sisa. The press launch was hosted by the Chairman of Crown Beverages Limited, Amos Nzeyi and among those invited were various corporate partners. Nzeyi noted that Aquafina is a whole different...

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Bajaj Auto Launches New CT 125 In Uganda

Bajaj Auto Launches New CT 125 In Uganda

By Evans Najuna Kampala – Bajaj Auto Ltd; a leading motorcycle manufacturer , on Monday  launched the new 125cc motorcycle – CT 125 in association with M/s Nish Auto Ltd, M/s. Verma Co. Ltd, the authorised distributor and principal dealer respectively for Bajaj motorcycles in Uganda. The launch of the CT 125, positioned, “Champion of...

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MTN’s CEO Wim Vanhelleputte Exits, Replaced by Sylvia Wairimu Mulinge

MTN’s CEO Wim Vanhelleputte Exits, Replaced by Sylvia Wairimu Mulinge

By Evans Najuna KAMPALA The Uganda’s leading telecommunications company MTN has announced the exit of it’s long serving Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte replacing him with Ms. Sylvia Wairimu Mulinge. In a press release today Thursday, MTN Uganda Limited ‘the Company’ informed its shareholders and the public that Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte will cease...

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National Budget Month Launched

National Budget Month Launched

By Our Reporter The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development; Hon. Matia Kasaija on Tuesday launched the national budget month leading to the reading of the budgetary projections of the financial year 2022/23 from the Uganda Media Center in Kampala. The theme for this year’s budget month is “Full Monetization of the Ugandan Economy...

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COCA-COLA UNVEILS NEW LOOK SPRITE CLEAR PET BOTTLE PACKAGING IN UGANDA TO ENHANCE PLASTIC COLLECTION AND RECYCLING

COCA-COLA UNVEILS NEW LOOK SPRITE CLEAR PET BOTTLE PACKAGING IN UGANDA TO ENHANCE PLASTIC COLLECTION AND RECYCLING

By Our Reporter The Coca-Cola company  in Uganda on Wednesday unveiled a new iconic look of its lemon-lime flavored soft drink Sprite in a clear polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottle packaging. This shift from its iconic green bottle means more Sprite bottles can be collected, recycled and reused to make new items – a move...

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UNBS ADOPTS NEW IMPORTS INSPECTION AND CLEARANCE REGULATION 2021

UNBS ADOPTS NEW IMPORTS INSPECTION AND CLEARANCE REGULATION 2021

  By Our Reporter The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is now implementing the new Imports Inspection and clearance regulation 2021, following the phasing out of the Imports Inspection and Clearance regulation2018, to further facilitate trade. This was revealed during the UNBS stakeholder engagement with importers and clearing agents in Malaba and Busia, held...

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