Tourism sector profile in Uganda

 Pearl of Africa Sir Winston Churchill called ‘Uganda ‘Pearl of Africa’ because of its  flora and fauna. It is a home of many species of animals including the African buffalo, hippos, elephants, lions, rhino, gorillas, leopards and others. It has many species of birds, butterflies and moths. It has mountains, swamps, rivers, lakes forests, jungles, hot […]

Financial Sector profile of Uganda

The Financial Sector of Uganda   Background information The Ugandan financial sector is relatively well developed and has remained resilient to both internal and external shocks. The sector consists of a range of formal, semiformal and informal institutions. The formal institutions include banks, Microfinance Deposit-taking institutions, Credit Institutions, Insurance companies, Development Banks, Pension Funds and […]

Cabinet of Uganda

The Executive The President His Excellency Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is the President of Uganda.The President of Uganda is both the head of state and head of government of the Republic of Uganda, and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. The Vice President The Vice-President is second in Uganda’s command chain. The primary responsibility of the […]

Telecom Sub Sector in Uganda

Telecom sub sector of Uganda is relatively young and it has been growing rapidly and consistently over the past decade since 2010 when the sub sector was liberalized. For instance there was only one telecommunications service provider in 1996 with a total number of 3000 mobile subscribers (UCC, 2003) but currently there are 8 providers. […]

Licensed Operators in the Communications sector

The table below shows the categories and number of Licensed Operators in the Communications sector   Category 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 National Postal Operator 1 1 1 1 Courier Operators Domestic 13 11 13 11 Regional 7 6 6 5 International 8 8 8 8 National Telecom Operators 2 2 2 2 Public Infrastructure Providers […]

ICT Sector Profile in Uganda

Regulatory framework Uganda Communications Act Cap 106 Laws of Uganda has the main objective of regulating the sector with the aim of increasing the availability of the services in the sector to the population and at the same time encouraging private sector investment. Uganda Communication Commission is the body responsible for regulating the sector.  ICT […]