KAMPALA, Nov 20 Uganda will force new investors
in telecommunications services to rent capacity from existing
fibre optic cables, rather than lay their own, to stem
infrastructure duplication and lower internet access costs, the
sector regulator said on Tuesday.
KAMPALA Ugandan soldiers will be deployed shortly as security guards for businesses of mostly Chinese investors that have suffered a spate of robberies, the military said on Wednesday.
KAMPALA U.S. firm CTI Africa plans to invest $10 million in Uganda to build a plant to assemble low-end smart mobile phones and manufacture phone components, its chief executive said on Friday.
KAMPALA, Nov 2 Uganda said on Friday it expects
to finalise a $2.2 billion loan deal with China's Exim bank by
the end of the year to pay for part of a railway line to connect
Kenya's Mombasa seaport with Kampala.
KAMPALA Uganda says it will start to vaccinate some of its health workers against Ebola on Monday, amid fears that the viral haemorrhagic fever could spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which is battling an outbreak.
KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. Many of his customers have returned to sending banknotes by hand, in some cases via motorbike taxi.
KAMPALA, Oct 11 A ride-hailing app for
motorcycle taxis that is transforming public transport in Uganda
aims to expand to at least 20 other African cities, its
KAMPALA, Oct 3 Uganda's central bank raised its
key lending rate by 100 basis points to 10 percent on Wednesday,
the first hike in three years, amid worries among policymakers
over rising inflationary pressures.
KAMPALA Ugandan pop star turned opposition politician Robert Kyagulanyi pledged on Thursday to continue what he calls a fight for freedom for millions of oppressed fellow citizens, after returning to his country from the United States.
KAMPALA, Sept 19 Uganda on Wednesday banned
rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri
Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment
for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security