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UGANDA AIRLINES: Full statement on Nsenene

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Airlines is considering adding local delicacy Nsenene (long-horned grasshoppers) on their menu for regional and international flights. This follows a video that has gone viral in Uganda in which a passenger on flight no 446 to Dubai on November 26 is seen selling …

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Limited awareness hampering uptake of venture capital in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Ugandan businesses have an opportunity to tap into venture capital to facilitate their growth and expansion but they have limited information in relation to their existence and their mode of operation. Doris Acheng, the coordinator for Uganda for the East African Venture Capital Association …

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Swedish embassy gives Uganda Sh31Bn for reliable energy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Embassy of Sweden has donated Sh 31 billion ($8.8 million) towards the development and adoption of reliable energy products. The funds are provided under the Inclusive Markets for Energy Efficiency in Uganda (IMEU) program that focuses on energy efficiency sector development for improved …

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KCCA commences studies into closure of Kiteezi landfill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has started the process of closing Kiteezi Landfill with a study to inform safe closure. The landfill located in Lusanja village in Wakiso district was operationalized in 1996 and upgraded to an engineered facility in 2001. But Uganda’s largest landfill …

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Minister Nankabirwa warns on electricity grid vandalism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has rallied all concerned agencies in the energy sector with different government administrative and security structures to launch the biggest offensive ever on power theft and vandalism of transmission lines and distribution infrastructures which. The attack which …

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Mbarara man nabbed after skipping bail in fake $46,200 case

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mbarara have arrested a man for allegedly dealing in fake currencies. Godfrey Kazinda was arrested on Thursday and found with fake $46,200 and sh2.5 million. The Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira says Kazinda was arrested last year in December but …

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