Sunday , February 18 2018


Rough terrain for Pioneer Easy Bus

Creditor plan to auction buses to recover Shs 151 mn debt Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | On the road leading to the Western gate of the Mandela National Stadium, located about 8 kilometres away from Kampala City Center on the Kampala-Jinja highway, one would easily observe that something wrong. Nearly …

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BATU’s tax reprieve in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Products of cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BATU) manufactured at its Kenyan subsidiary in the East African Community will now be exempted from Uganda’s excise duties. This follows a ruling in the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) on Jan 25, barring the Uganda revenue …

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Will Uganda’s bank for cooperatives be a reality?

Cooperative banks worldwide were financed by cooperatives societies  Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | For some time now, Uganda’s cooperatives societies have expressed the need to re-establish the Cooperative Bank as their main source of capital for production, processing, diversification and value addition. Whereas they seem to have made a …

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Local platform Deiplaces to boost tourism

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Magoola Matthias, is the CEO Dei Group International, the firm behind social marketing platform, Dei places. He spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about social marketing to drive Uganda and Africa’s tourism potential. What is your management style as a manager? Management is a very …

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Rwanda expands gorilla home

Targets more from growing population of tourism magnet Kampala, Uganda | FRANCIS BYARUHANGA | Rwanda has got a new additional habitat for its growing population of rare mountain gorillas, the Gorilla Berengei Berengei. The 27.8-hectare property (about the size of 70 standard football fields, was donated by the AWF (African …

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