Uganda Feb coffee exports up 26 pct on good weather KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's coffee exports in February jumped 26 percent from the same month last year, helped by better weather that yielded a bigger crop, a source at the state-run Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) told Reuters on Wednesday. Uganda, which is east Africa's third-biggest economy, was Africa's leading exporter of the beans last year according to statistics from the ... Research and Markets: Uganda Defence and Security Report Q1 2012 - Uganda's Defence Expenditure Is Estimated to Have ... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Uganda Defence and Security Report Q1 2012" report to Campaign to arrest Uganda rebel chief goes viral A campaign to bring accused war criminal Joseph Kony, the fugitive head of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army rebels, to justice has gone viral on the Internet. Mystery disease devastates northern Uganda PADER DISTRICT, Uganda (Reuters) - Most mornings, Michael Odongkara takes his daughter Nancy Lamwaka outside and ties her ankle to a mango tree. It's not something he likes to do. But the disease that gives the 12-year-old violent seizures has so diminished her mental capacity that she no longer talks and often wanders off. Once, she was lost in the bush for three days. "It hurts me so much to ... Uganda: Govt to Grant Rwandese Citizenship [New Vision] Government is considering legalizing the stay of some Rwandese refugees in Uganda. Uganda: Heavy Rains Expected Mid March [EA Business] Kampala - The Metrological department has advised Uganda farmers to stay planting their crops until a comprehensive forecast is communicated as rains are expected mid March in most parts of the country. Uganda shilling up slightly vs dlr, seen firming KAMPALA (Reuters) - The Uganda shilling recovered marginally on Tuesday from a more than 1 percent fall against the dollar in the previous session and traders forecast gains ahead of a Treasury auction on Wednesday. At 0841 GMT commercial banks quoted the currency of Africa's top coffee exporter at 2,360/2,370, a touch stronger than Monday's close of 2,365/2,375. "Trades are considerably thin ... Uganda's anti-gay bill puts Danish support in question Uganda is in danger of losing critical Danish development aid as a notorious anti-gay bill returns to its parliamentary agenda. Uganda pursues easing policy with another rate cut KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's central bank trimmed its key lending rate by one percentage point for the second month in a row on Thursday, saying the downward trend in inflation would accelerate through the year. Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile told a news conference the Central Bank Rate was now 21 percent, down from 22 percent in February and a peak of 23 percent first hit ... Uganda ruling party clears c.banker of graft: sources KAMPALA (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Uganda's ruling party, the National Resistance Movement, voted to clear the central bank governor of corruption allegations and dismiss a recommendation by a parliamentary report calling for his sacking, sources said on Tuesday. In the report issued last month, parliament's public accounts committee recommended that Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, who is ...
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