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  • Dangerously overcrowded party boat sinks, killing at least 33 ...
  • Two years on, Uganda activists seek justice for Kasese killings
  • Around Uganda; Capsized boat operators to be charged
  • Uganda boat which sank was carrying more than twice its capacity
  • Opposition say Uganda police use teargas, live rounds to disperse ...

    Finance


  • Financial literacy in adults gets a boost
  • How digital finance can transform agriculture
  • Bank of Uganda warns banks amidst growth in lending
  • Saving babies in Uganda
  • Finance specialists for Farm Clinic

    Celebrities


  • Lake Victoria cruise boat capsizes with Ugandan prince onboard, at ...
  • Best Celebrities Must Do Tourist Activities in Uganda
  • Celebrities Missing Redpepper”- Mark Agaba
  • Ugandan pop star-politician performs 1st show since jailing
  • Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

    Culture


  • Our focus has been on Uganda's health sector, and we are happy to ...
  • Student harnesses love of teaching in Uganda
  • UGANDA: PROMOTING AGRIBUSINESS, FARMING, TOURISM ...
  • Patriotism is the best therapy for the rampant corruption cancer in ...
  • Uganda: Teachers, Students Urged to Embrace African Culture

    Criminal


  • Dangerously overcrowded party boat sinks, killing at least 33 ...
  • Ugandan authorities confirm the arrest of 'missing' South Sudanese ...
  • Uganda sets up special courts to hear sexual violence cases
  • Kayiira, the criminologist killed by criminals
  • Uganda boat which sank was carrying more than twice its capacity

    Religion


  • In Uganda, Catholics protest as archbishop asks government to ...
  • Herbalists, religion and their role in HIV fight
  • Myths and Misinformation Hinder Male Circumcision Campaign in ...
  • Religious leaders should not mislead their flock
  • Tough times unite Anglican, Catholic churches

    Politics


  • Uganda President Yoweri Museveni hopes operators of ill-fated boat ...
  • Museveni reveals why his government is 'bribing' citizens to relocate ...
  • If Uganda were a 'good African', President Museveni would be ...
  • Uganda boat which sank was carrying more than twice its capacity
  • Uganda President Yoweri Museveni hopes operators of ill-fated boat ...
  • Museveni reveals why his government is 'bribing' citizens to relocate ...
  • If Uganda were a 'good African', President Museveni would be ...
  • Uganda boat which sank was carrying more than twice its capacity

  • Uganda gov't opens investigation into fatal boat accident
  • Refugee influx hampering elimination of NTDs in Uganda
  • After heavy rainfall and landslides, Ugandan government and Red ...
  • OPM and UNHCR complete countrywide biometric refugee ...
  • Survivor: 'High Tide Flipped the Boat, I Prayed for Another Chance at ...
  • DAY 3: Search continues for '60 missing' on Lake Victoria
  • Uganda gov't opens investigation into fatal boat accident
  • Refugee influx hampering elimination of NTDs in Uganda
  • After heavy rainfall and landslides, Ugandan government and Red ...
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda's economic activity improves in October
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • Farming: How Uganda's Agriculture and Food System Can Create ...
  • World Bank says Uganda's growth rebounds to 6.1 percent
  • ACCA seeks to boost membership, focus on Ugandan oil sector
  • Microinsurance, new distribution methods to boost penetration
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • UIA Dismisses Panic Rumours, Boasts of Growth in Investment
  • Microinsurance, new distribution methods to boost penetration
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • TE aspires to attract more data centre investments in 2019
  • World Bank says Uganda's growth rebounds to 6.1 percent
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • Envoy hails Uganda-Belgium relations
  • Achieving the demographic dividend in Uganda: What should be ...
  • Farming: How Uganda's Agriculture and Food System Can Create ...
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • Tea exports drop by 18%
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda posts first trade deficit drop in 13 months in September
  • Uganda's budget deficit worsens, 50% to be borrowed
  • As it happened: Sh37.2 trillion budget unveiled
  • The method in the madness: Uganda's budget 2018 is divorced from ...
  • Finance ministry outlines budget strategy for 2019/2020
  • Uganda's budget expansion on paper, contraction in practice
  • Lessons from Uganda budget: Balancing infrastructure, social ...
  • Surprises in 2018 Uganda budget
  • Blame Nema for low public awareness on environmental impact ...
  • Uganda's debt hits sh41 trillion
  • Is Uganda's debt sustainable?
  • Like con men, a shady government can borrow…and borrow…
  • Uganda's debt hits Shs41 trillion
  • UPDATE 2-Uganda joins Africa's big-debt club, central bank warns ...
  • Uganda: Are debt levels rising higher than economic growth?

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    President


  • What if Odiom became president of Uganda
  • Museveni reveals why his government is 'bribing' citizens to relocate ...
  • Uganda President Yoweri Museveni hopes operators of ill-fated boat ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Kadaga mourns boat accident victims, pledges commitment to plug ...
  • MPs Want Speaker Kadaga to Stand for Presidency
  • Uganda: Parliament Demands Govt Answer On Lusanja Eviction

    Prime Minister


  • Uganda gov't opens investigation into fatal boat accident
  • Refugee influx hampering elimination of NTDs in Uganda
  • Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: November 26, 2018

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Uganda gov't opens investigation into fatal boat accident
  • DAY 3: Search continues for '60 missing' on Lake Victoria
  • PICTURES: Scenes at Mulago as relatives came for bodies of loved ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Economy suffering due to Ugandans keeping stolen money at home ...
  • Museveni Lauds Indian Community for Support in Restoration of ...
  • Kenya's Sh800 million blue economy conference kicks off

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Beef farmers get Shs6.4b to revive industry
  • Uganda: Minister, Leaders Lash Out At Ministry PS Over Teso ...
  • UAE and Uganda to establish one of the world's first agricultural free ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Answering the call: Enterprise family prepares for return to Uganda
  • Economy suffering due to Ugandans keeping stolen money at home ...
  • Emotional ceremonies see 3000 people conferred with Irish ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Uganda Prepares It's Ebola Defense
  • Museveni Terms Progress in Ethiopia-Somalia-Eritrea Deal “Step in ...
  • Photo: Ethiopia's female defense minister stands out in 'sea of ...

    Minister of Education


  • Who will end mess in Uganda schools?
  • Education minister lauds Uganda Cranes
  • New education programme launched for 100000 refugee and ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Companies want Uganda refinery delayed to 2026
  • Minister Irene Muloni speaks on Uganda's energy mix and ways to ...
  • Uganda expects pipeline financing deal by June 2019

    Minister of Finance


  • Minister's wife among 3000 new Irish citizens conferred
  • Emotional ceremonies see 3000 people conferred with Irish ...
  • I cannot reopen closed banks, Mutebile insists

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Kutesa: Uganda Strengthening Ties with Qatar
  • Unacceptable! Rwanda angry over Uganda's claims its citizens are ...
  • Western Sahara: Minister of African Affairs Received At Ugandan ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Ugandan fishermen warned against fishing in DR Congo
  • New passports for all holders from January
  • Internal affairs ministry simplifies passport procedure

    Minister of Justice


  • Minister's wife among 3000 new Irish citizens conferred
  • Uganda: Though Absent, Sam Kutesa And Gen. Museveni Center ...
  • Emotional ceremonies see 3000 people conferred with Irish ...

    Minister of Health


  • First-of-its-kind Ebola treatment trial underway in Congo as outbreak ...
  • One border away from Ebola
  • Health Ministry to Commemorate World Prematurity Day 2018

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Exclusive: Uganda Responds to Rwanda on 'Complicated' Relations
  • Uganda: ICT Ministry Blocks Shs670m Fraud

    Minister of Sports


  • Education minister lauds Uganda Cranes
  • Minister's wife among 3000 new Irish citizens conferred
  • New education programme launched for 100000 refugee and ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Ugandan Unity FM radio station raided, taken off air and journalists ...
  • National security wrap
  • Kenya's Sh800 million blue economy conference kicks off

    Chairman National Bank


  • Closed banks: BOU staff hid liquidation reports from governor
  • BoU officials contradict each other over asset reports for closed banks
  • Uganda: Fixing Bank of Uganda

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • In UN Bribery Case US v Ho Jury Selection Begins for Trial ...
  • UN Appoints Ugandan Diplomat, Adonia Ayebare, To Lead Talks On ...
  • Global, Inclusive Partnerships Essential for the Future Sustainability ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Museveni Terms Progress in Ethiopia-Somalia-Eritrea Deal “Step in ...
  • Rwanda's Kagame Fires Reserve Force Chief Gen Fred Ibingira
  • Rider Removes Chick-fil-A From Student Survey Over LGBTQ Stance

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Justice Kasule's journey from Idi Amin to Museveni
  • Kenya MPs set to rule on bill to raise women representation
  • What happened to Museveni's peace and sleep?

    Opposition


  • Opposition say Uganda police use teargas, live rounds to disperse ...
  • Is the opposition in 2021 campaigns?
  • Is Uganda's opposition in 2021 campaigns?

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • GDP growth slows in Q4
  • World Bank says Uganda's growth rebounds to 6.1 percent
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda risks ceasing to be the Pearl of Africa
  • Increase irrigation points, World Bank advises government
  • Which sector should new industrial policy prioritise?
  • Who exactly is behind mobile money tax?
  • Rape galore on Jinja streets and cities that do not work
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    Investment

  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • UIA Dismisses Panic Rumours, Boasts of Growth in Investment
  • Microinsurance, new distribution methods to boost penetration
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • TE aspires to attract more data centre investments in 2019
  • World Bank says Uganda's growth rebounds to 6.1 percent
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    Demographics

  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • Envoy hails Uganda-Belgium relations
  • Achieving the demographic dividend in Uganda: What should be ...
  • Farming: How Uganda's Agriculture and Food System Can Create ...
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
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    Export/Import

  • Tea exports drop by 18%
  • Uganda's Economy Smashes 6% Ceiling as World Bank Projects ...
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Uganda's Economy Expected to Grow at 6% and Above
  • Uganda's Economy rebounds to grow at 6.1%
  • Uganda posts first trade deficit drop in 13 months in September
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    Public Spending

  • Uganda's budget deficit worsens, 50% to be borrowed
  • As it happened: Sh37.2 trillion budget unveiled
  • The method in the madness: Uganda's budget 2018 is divorced from ...
  • Finance ministry outlines budget strategy for 2019/2020
  • Uganda's budget expansion on paper, contraction in practice
  • Lessons from Uganda budget: Balancing infrastructure, social ...
  • Surprises in 2018 Uganda budget
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    Public Debt

  • Blame Nema for low public awareness on environmental impact ...
  • Uganda's debt hits sh41 trillion
  • Is Uganda's debt sustainable?
  • Like con men, a shady government can borrow…and borrow…
  • Uganda's debt hits Shs41 trillion
  • UPDATE 2-Uganda joins Africa's big-debt club, central bank warns ...
  • Uganda: Are debt levels rising higher than economic growth?
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-05UGBalance of Trade MAR$-161M$-169M ®01
    2017-05-05UGBusiness Confidence APR5554.9 ®55.60
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