Service delivery: Critical Ministries to watch in 2018

By Ambrose Gahene As Uganda looks forward to attaining middle income status come 2020, many scholars, think tank groups and independent minded Ugandans are pondering over a wide range of issues. Some analysts have reasoned that the 2018/19 budget should give priority to service delivery ministries, to realize speedy socio-economic transformation. Others say; budgets have always been adequately allocated to critical service delivery ministries, but face the challenge of implementing Government programs due to laxity on the part of concerned civil servants or leadership at local level. ABCafrica entrepreneurship takes…

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UCC Intensifies Fight on Fake Phones

By ABCafrica At last there is hope that we may be able to get rid of those pseudo-multipurpose noisy fake phones that several Ugandans move around with.  This comes after Ibrahim K. Bbossa, the manager Consumer Affairs at UCC in an interview with media last week; said that before this year ends, the Uganda Communications Centralized Identity Equipment Regulation that looks to block all fake, unauthentic phones will be approved by parliament and all fake phones on the market and those already in use will all be blocked. “Like it…

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NRM registers tremendous achievements

By Ambrose Gahene The National Resistance Movement (NRM) marked its 32nd Liberation Day on 26th January, at Boma Ground in Arua District. This year’s celebrations ran under the theme, “Uganda’s Liberation, a significant contribution to our present and future development”. “We have been handling many of the strategic bottlenecks: ideological disorientation, a weak State, emancipating the private sector, the human resource development (education and health), modernizing the infrastructure, integrating the fragmented markets, etc, etc. Hence, we have got a better base than ever before. We are, therefore, in a position…

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H.E Nguyen Kim Doanh presents credentials to H.E Gen Y.K. Museveni

The ceremony took place on  Thursday 18th January 2018. The day started with hoisting the Socialist Republic of Vietnam national flag at Kololo national grounds where the Uganda national flag was hoisted at Independence. A police guard of honour was mounted for the Vietnam team at Kololo national grounds. From there a motorcade carrying the Vietnam delegation headed to State House Entebbe. On arrival, they were received with refreshments and shortly after ushered into the Presidential Office for the Credentials presentation ceremony. During the ceremony the President discussed with the…

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