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Stop Uganda's rising public debt

Uganda, April 12 -- The government is in a financial abyss. Uganda's foreign exchange reserves have dropped, breaching the four-month import cover in the wake of huge external debt repayment. Uganda'... Read More


Opposition must not preach water, drink wine

Uganda, April 10 -- The Opposition laid out its alternative budget for the 2024/2025 fiscal year on Monday. Mr Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, who has for a little over a decade stood as one of the most pote... Read More


Sensitise public on anti-gay law

Uganda, April 8 -- After the Anti-Homosexuality Act, 2023, was passed and eventually assented to by the President last year, many law enforcers such as police, prosecutors and judicial officers were a... Read More


All good religious leaders must support regulation

Uganda, April 7 -- Government is set to fine tune a policy aimed at guiding the registration and regulation of religious and faith organisations (RFOs) including churches. Government cites the need t... Read More


Prepare ahead of time to handle disasters

Uganda, April 6 -- This week, floods swept through Butaleja District, leaving one person dead and hundreds of people displaced in its wake. Triggered by heavy rains that have been pounding the area f... Read More


Let's support school twinning programmes

Uganda, April 5 -- Our story of April 4 titled, "Schools collaborate to attain quality education", highlighted the gem that is school twinning as one of the best practices to ensure quality and holist... Read More


MSG governing body approves secretariat's 2024 work programme and budget

Fiji, April 5 -- The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat's 2024 Work Programme and Budget was endorsed by the MSG Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) following the conclusion of the Governing Bod... Read More


No PACER Plus: PNG Trade Minister Maru

Fiji, April 5 -- Papua New Guinea will maintain its position of last 10 years not to be part of PACER Plus, says the Minister for International Trade and Investment, Richard Maru. He made this statem... Read More


Tax on fuel: Giving with one hand, taking with another

Uganda, April 4 -- Government, in its latest raft of budget proposals, has introduced a Shs1,550 tax on a litre of petrol and diesel and at the same time is also looking to impose a Shs500 levy on eac... Read More


Tonga PM announces minor reshuffle, resignations as 'Utoikamanu moves to Communication

Fiji, April 4 -- Tongan Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku Siosi Sovaleni has confirmed his resignation as Minister of His Majesty's Armed Forces. He also confirmed the resignation of Fekita 'Utoikamanu ... Read More