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Uganda pushes for conclusion of Doha round of negotiations
Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda has objected to the introduction of new issues in the World Trade Organization negotiations before the completion of the negotiations on issues in the Doha Round of negotiations. Speaking during the meeting for the African Group in the ong...
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BOU LECTURE: Is it time for state protection of industries?
But should Dr. Ha – Joon Chang’s push for more state intervention in the economy be the future? Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The guest speaker at the Bank of Uganda’s flagship annual lecture series; the Joseph Mubiru Memorial Lecture, is usually a distinguished individual i...
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DFCU injects $2.8m in agribusiness training
THIS WEEK: DFCU injects $2.8m in agribusiness training Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Organized farmers have a reason to smile. For the next five years, Dfcu and Rabobank Foundation are injecting a combined US$ 2.8million in the Agribusiness Development Center (ADC) that wil...
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UIA in new motor insurance campaign
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The umbrella organization of insurers, the Uganda Insurance Association, has intensified a motor insurance awareness drive as part of its countrywide insurance literacy campaign. Miriam Magala, the chief executive officer of UIA said on Nov 29...
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Stanbic Bank cuts interest rates
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In response to the October monetary policy statement by the Bank of Uganda and the decision to reduce the Central Bank Rate by 0.5 percentage points to 9.5 %, Stanbic Bank has matched the Central Bank’s rate cut by reducing its Prime Lending Ra...
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MINERALS: Museveni warns technocrats frustrating investors
  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has, once again, strongly warned all technocrats in government ministries and departments to immediately stop frustrating foreign investors who come to Uganda to add value to the county’s products. Museveni specifica...
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From Libya’s migrant hell to Italy’s handbag fashion world
LAMA DI RENO, Italy | AFP | From forced labour in Libya to a job as a founding member of an Italian fashion start-up, Bassirou has come a long way in two years, thanks to his skills with scissors. The 26-year-old Burkina Faso native is the star student of a …
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