The Independent
BOU asked to present documents related to purchase of pens
Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has asked Bank of Uganda (BOU) to submit procurement papers for its golden jubilee celebrations held in August last year for scrutiny. The central ba...
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2017: DFCU Bank posts Sh114 bn net profit in first 6 months
Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | DFCU Bank has posted Shs 114 bn for the first half of this year up from Shs 23bn in the same period last year, according to its interim consolidated financial results released today (Aug 15). According to a notice issued on Tuesday, top manageme...
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INTERVIEW: Most professionals in Uganda lack public speaking tips
Dr. Denis Akankunda is the founder and CEO of Public Speaking Uganda (PSU). He spoke to The Independent’s Agnes E Nantaba about the challenges and opportunities of public speaking sphere in the country. What are the key elements in your management philosophy as a manager? I work...
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Japan’s paint maker enters East African market
The company plans to introduce new products in the region Kampala, Uganda |JULIUS BUSINGE| Japan’s paint manufacturer, Kansai Plascon, has entered into the East African market through the acquisition of Sadolin Paints. Wim Bramer, the managing director of Kansai Plascon East Afri...
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Uganda Railways is back!
Smiles and frowns as RVR contract is cut short; Uganda Railways is back! Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda Railways Corporation, the company which operated rail transport in the country until the government passed its operations to a concessionaire in 2006 is set to return i...
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Ivory Coast’s battle of the beers turns bitter
Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP |  “In our house, the beer is Bock!” boasts the familiar slogan for the lager that is Ivory Coast’s market leader, brewed by Solibra. “Beer Ivoire, loved by Ivorians!” says a competing advert for Ivoire lager, brewed by newcomers Brassivoire. On posters...
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BoU keeps Central Bank Rate at 10% for next three months
Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |Bank of Uganda has kept the central bank rate at 10% for the next three months citing stability in inflation and positive economic activity going forward. “Given that inflation is expected to remain around the medium term target and that economic...
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