A few years ago, it was almost impossible to convince a local entrepreneur to register his brand name. Largely this was because of the lack of a proper understanding of how it’s done, the lack of knowledge of the rights derived from such protection whereas some felt it was not that important. A brand name … More Brand Protection; A Previously unheard-of Phenomenon in Uganda
According to the 2015 Urban Labour Force Survey Report released by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, 51.1% of the population of people in Kampala City are employed, however there is a common difficulty for them to identify the nature of contract under which they are employed. Employment basically means a contractual relationship that is created … More WHAT TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT DO YOU HOLD?
In Uganda, without realizing it, many of us breach copy right laws in our day to day life. Are you breaching the copy right law? To answer this question we would need to understand what the said law entails and how it is breached on the daily. Copy right law is that which gives the … More ARE YOU BREACHING COPY RIGHT LAW?
The forum for applying for custody is the High Court, specifically, the Family and Children’s Court Division. The person seeking custody should file a petition to the Family and Children’s court supported by an affidavit. The petition the facts should indicate why you deserve custody of the child and how your custody request will … More THE PROCEDURE AND FORUM FOR GRANTING CUSTODY OF A CHILD IN UGANDA
The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda stipulates that a child is a person below the age of eighteen years. A child is entitled to live with his or her parents or guardians unless it is not in the interest of the child whereof the best substitute care available shall be provided for the child. … More OBTAINING CUSTODY OF A CHILD IN UGANDA
1. FILL IN THE DUAL CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION FORM AND HAVE IT COMMISSIONED OR NOTARIZED BY A HIGH COURT JUDGE OR NOTARY PUBLIC. 2. A COVER LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION BOARD. 3. A LETTER FROM THE SPONSOR WHO SHOULD BE A CITIZEN OF UGANDA BY BIRTH. (A SPONSOR MUST BE AN … More CHECKLIST FOR DUAL CITIZENSHIP APPLICANTS IN UGANDA
Why you should consider international expansion in Uganda There has been a rise in the number of multinational and international companies setting up overseas in Uganda over the recent past. This can be attributed to many reasons especially liberalization of the economy allowing many multi national corporations to set up like in the telecom sector; … More Benefits and Challenges of Investing in Uganda
HOTSPOTS FOR OVERSEAS EXPANSION IN UGANDA There are several hotspots for overseas expansion and investment areas in Uganda. Some of the main sectors are discussed below: Energy and Mining Uganda has favourable geological conditions associated with a rich and diverse mineral resource base. Over 33 metallic and non metallic minerals are found in the country. Some of these minerals … More Top Investment areas in Uganda/ hotspots for overseas expansion
About Uganda The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa. It borders Kenya in the East, Democratic Republic of Congo in the West, the United Republic of Tanzania in the South, Rwanda in the South West and Republic of South Sudan in the North. Despite the limitation of being landlocked, Uganda … More Doing Business in Uganda
On 27th March 2009, the Regulation of Interception of Communications Bill, 2007 was introduced in Parliament. The Bill provided for the lawful interception and monitoring of certain communications in the course of their transmission through a telecommunication, postal or any other related service or system in Uganda. Among other things, the Bill provided the Minister … More The Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, 2010, a Time Bomb?