Uganda has successively managed to maintain coffee as the main engine of the national economy, exporting on average four million 60-kg bags per year. This is a demonstration that coffee remains the most important crop in Uganda, the birthplace of Robusta coffee. Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) shows that farmers exported 6.49million 60 kg bags of coffee for the 2020/21 season compared to 5.36million 60kg bags in the 2019/2020 season. The farmers earned US$512.22million in the previous year.
Over the years, the Ugandan Government has taken significant steps on its journey to a stronger economic future through industrialization, by reinforcing the notion that Uganda should produce locally, rather than import from abroad.
On 19th November, 2021 the Government Citizen Interaction Centre through the Office of the Deputy Director, Abigaba Duncan hosted the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire on the Citizen Baraza who in depth analyzed how everyone can help security organs fight terrorism
If you stood at the gate of Uganda’s parliament and told our parliamentarians that whoever cannot sing the 2nd stanza of the National Anthem will lose his/her seat, half of that house may end up with empty chairs.
The Ministry of ICT in collaboration with the United Nations Capital Development Fund organised and held an Information and Communications Technology Sector Working Group (ICT-SWG) virtual meeting on 18th and 19th June 2020.
President Yoweri Museveni has called on African scientists to learn how to take care of themselves by developing their own drugs saying Europeans have neglected diseases affecting Africans since diseases like Malaria are no longer prevalent in their countries.