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Inside Uganda’s industrial boom

Trade experts recognize progress made but express dissatisfaction with existing trade and investment policies Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | In the late 1990s, the Ugandan government came up with the idea of establishing specialized zones dedicated to industries, commonly known as industrial and business parks, where local and foreign investors would …

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Uganda secures Shs958bn loan to improve rural transport and facilitate regional integration

African Development Bank to fund the construction of the Laropi-Moyo-Afoji and Katuna-Muko-Kamuganguzi road Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda has secured a US$252bn (Approx. Shs 958bn) loan from the African Development Bank to fund the construction of the Laropi-Moyo-Afoji and Katuna-Muko-Kamuganguzi road. The lender’s board of directors approved the loan …

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SACCOs offer big opportunity to market insurance

BoU data shows members’ deposits stood at Shs.884.96 billion, while shares and other equity amounted to Shs.865.61 billion and Shs.1.471 trillion Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Local insurers in Uganda, just like their counterparts across Africa, are leveraging on bancassurance, agents and their physical outlets to increase insurance sales and …

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