UNBS destroys substandard goods worth Shs3.5 Billion
Industry

UNBS destroys substandard goods worth Shs3.5 Billion

UNBS destroys substandard goods worth Shs3.5 Billion: The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has destroyed 413 metric tonnes of substandard goods worth Shs3.5 billion as it intensifies the fight against substandard products. According to Godwin Bonge Muhwezi the Principal Public Relations Office Uganda National Bureau of Standards, the goods destroyed included electronics, cosmetics, steel […]

Rwanda recognizes best coffee
Industry

Rwanda recognizes best coffee

Rwanda recognizes best coffee: Rwanda’s top quality coffees were awarded on Friday at colourful Cup of Excellence awards ceremony, as Rwanda celebrates 10 years of recognising coffee farmers. Twenty eight out of 344 coffee lots that had registered for the competition were announced winners of the Cup of Excellence Award, 2018 after exceeding 86.62 marks. […]

Three Ugandan female Scientists scoop EAC Inter-University Council support
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Three Ugandan female Scientists scoop EAC Inter-University Council scholarship

Three Ugandan female Scientists scoop EAC Inter-University Council support: Three female Ugandan students have been awarded scholarship by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) under the Regional Facilitation Unit for Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) Project, to study master degrees in science related fields. The three Ugandan students   are among other […]

Farmers ask gov't to remove taxes on post-harvest handling equipment
Agribusiness

Farmers want no taxes on post-harvest handling equipment

Farmers want no taxes on post-harvest handling equipment: Ugandan farmers under their Umbrella organization, Uganda National Farmers Federation have asked government to remove import duties and other taxes on post-harvest handling equipment and facilities. The president of the  farmers’ federation Dr.Dick Nuwamanya Kamuganga  said the removal of taxes will make  equipment  and facilities more affordable  hence  […]