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Silent ‘War’ as banks take insurance broker’s profits

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commercial banks’ written premiums from insurance are on steady increase hardly three years after the banking law allowed banks to distribute insurance. The Insurance Regulatory Authority says the insurance premiums from Bancassurance now stand at slightly above twenty-six billion Shillings from zero in August 2017 …

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Report warns of highly contaminated Uganda tomatoes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to eight harmful pesticide contaminants have been found in tomatoes sold in major markets in Kampala and other parts of Uganda. The study by the Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health – UNACOH was done in 18 districts of Uganda under …

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Japan offers sh88billion grant to improve Kampala traffic

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda government has today signed a grant agreement with Japan for sh88.6 billion project to help improve traffic control in Kampala. Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija signed the grant aid agreement with the Japanese Ambasador Kazuaki Kameda . The grant  will be spent on constructing …

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VIDEO: Uganda Airlines releases promotional fares

VIDEO: Uganda Airlines releases promotional fares – airline to take to the skies this august Kampala, Uganda | VIDEOS UBC UGANDA | It’s an all systems go for Uganda Airlines following the release of promotional fares to seven destinations in the region running for two months. Uganda airlines commercial director …

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VIDEO: What happens to unclaimed impounded motorcycles?

VIDEO: What happens to unclaimed impounded motorcycles? Kampala, Uganda | VIDEOS NTV UGANDA | Traffic operations against bodaboda cyclists are common in Kampala, and these especially happen at traffic light junctions. However, many of the arrested riders never pick up their motorcycles, which end up taking up to five years …

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