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President Museveni Assures Investors of Ready Market for Locally Made Lithium Car Batteries

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today met a group of investors from Strand Hanson Limited , a London based company at State House - Entebbe. During the meeting , the President accepted their proposal of mining lithium in Ntungamo district that shall be used to locally manufacture electric car batteries. He went ahead to inform the investors that Uganda is currently...

Airbus and BMW Group Launch Quantum Computing Competition to Tackle their Most Pressing Mobility Challenges

Airbus and BMW Group launch a global Quantum Computing Challenge entitled “The Quantum Mobility Quest” to tackle the most pressing challenges in aviation and automotive that have remained insurmountable for classical computers. This challenge is the first-of-its-kind, bringing together two global industry leaders to harness quantum technologies for real-world industrial applications, unlocking the potential to forge more efficient, sustainable and...

President Museveni’s Update on the Hunt for ADF Terrorists.

President Museveni provides a comprehensive update on the ongoing efforts to address security concerns posed by ADF terrorists. The thwarted bomb plots underscore the significance of citizen vigilance and effective security measures. President Museveni cautions against panicky measures and emphasizes precision in dealing with the evolving situation. Acknowledging the complexities of cross-border activities and porous borders, he outlines a careful...

Youth Leaders Convene for Ideological Workshop in Greater Masaka

Thousands of young leaders from the greater Masaka districts convened on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at St. Charles Lwanga Kasasa Senior Secondary School in Kalungu district to participate in a three-day ideological workshop organized by the ruling party Secretariat. The workshop, as explained by NRM officials, aims to guide the youth towards becoming responsible future leaders in their communities and...

Private Security Officer Shoots Alleged Intruders in Fatal Confrontation

At approximately 0750hrs on the 5th of December 2023, a tragic incident unfolded within the jurisdiction of Kira Road Division, KMP East. Ocan Morris, a 53-year-old private security officer employed by Inken Distributors Limited and residing in Bukoto, along old Kira road in Nakawa Division, Kampala District, reported a shooting incident involving alleged intruders. The deceased individuals have been identified...

Energy Ministry’s Push for Shs128 Billion to Connect 200,000 Households

The Ministry of Energy and Minerals Development is requesting a supplementary budget of Shs128 billion to link 200,000 households in the current financial year. This is part of Shs318 billion presented before the House Committee on the Budget on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. “This amount is external financing from the World Bank for the Electricity Access Scale Up Project (EASP), which...

Uganda’s Prime Minister ,Hon. Robinah Nabbanja Advocates for Clean Cooking at COP28

In the midst of the ongoing COP28 conference, the Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, Prime Minister of Uganda, delivered a compelling address to the Global e-Cooking Coalition in Dubai, UAE, on Tuesday. This coalition, comprised of governments, international agencies, and private philanthropists, convened at COP28 to address critical issues related to clean energy and environmental sustainability. During the coalition's session, pledges...

Commonwealth Carbon Tax Model Law Launched to Help Countries Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Samuel Ssenono The Commonwealth Secretariat unveiled a groundbreaking model law today, offering Commonwealth nations a blueprint for implementing a carbon tax. This critical step aims to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and uphold commitments made under the Paris Agreement. Presented at COP28 in Dubai, the "Commonwealth Carbon Tax Model Law" serves as a roadmap for governments and legislators to draft...

Uganda Unveils Groundbreaking Energy Transition Plan at COP28

At the forefront of global climate action, Uganda, in collaboration with the International Energy Agency (IEA), has launched an ambitious Energy Transition Plan (ETP) at COP28. This groundbreaking initiative is a visionary blueprint to revolutionise its energy sector. It is poised to transform Uganda's energy landscape, transitioning 94% of the population from biomass to renewable energy by 2030 and marking...

Manhunt Intensifies for ADF Terror Suspects: JATT Issues Urgent Appeal

The Joint Anti-Terrorism Task Force, consisting of CMI, ISO, CT, and CI, has launched a serious manhunt for two notorious ADF suspects allegedly involved in a series of terror attacks. These attacks include using IEDs within the Central Business District of Kampala and Butambala, as well as other terror attacks along the Kasese-Bundibugyo axis with the DRC. The wanted...