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Uganda has a second chance to industrialise

By Juma A. Okuku In this fifth and second last part of our Insight series on late industrialisation, Juma A. Okuku looks at what role Uganda Investment Authority and Uganda National Council for Science and Technology can play in bringing about industrial transformation. The first part was published in Issue …

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Finance experts debate impact of global crisis

By Patrick Kagenda On November 28 the National Planning Authority organized a one day National public dialogue on the impact of the global financial crisis on Uganda. Dr. Abebe Aemro Selassie the IMF senior resident representative to Uganda was the presenter and Dr Emmanuel Tumusime Mutebile Uganda’s Central Bank governor …

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Single EAC visa excites London tourist fair

By Our Reporters Uganda scores major successes On November 10, Uganda’s Trade minister Janat Mukwaya, Kenya’s Najib Balala, Shamsa Mangunga of Tanzania, and Monique Nsanzabaganwa, the Rwanda chairperson addressed a press conference on the fringes of the 2008 World Travel Market (WTM), to announce their decision to make the EAC …

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RVR rears ugly head in inland port saga

By Patrick Kagenda Building of an inland dry port for Uganda, already bogged down by court battles over the tendering process and location, now faces challenges over allegations that it could create an inefficient monopoly and favour Kenya. M/s Tumusime, Kabege & Co. Advocates acting on behalf of Uganda Inland …

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