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Insurances industry sees positive growth amidst COVID-19

Failure to operationalise the National Health Insurance Scheme and resurgence of COVID-19 may constrain demand for insurance Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s insurance industry is projected to register consistent growth in 2022 riding on technology innovations, government’s investment in infrastructure and increased economic activities as economy opens up. …

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BoU to issue guidelines on green financing

It plans to integrate climate change related risks in analysing micro and macro-economic conditions Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s central bank will soon rollout guidelines for green financing to support small and medium and enterprises as the country strives to achieve sustainable development. Hannington Wasswa, the director commercial …

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Investing in women is smart economics-WB

The government has helped women start small businesses but more female entrepreneurs need to move into larger business space to drive economic recovery and industrial transition Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s economic recovery will be faster, stronger, and more sustainable if it brings more women into the center …

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Limited awareness hampering uptake of venture capital in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Ugandan businesses have an opportunity to tap into venture capital to facilitate their growth and expansion but they have limited information in relation to their existence and their mode of operation. Doris Acheng, the coordinator for Uganda for the East African Venture Capital Association …

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Inside Africa’s development dilemma

 The dark side of African Continental Free Trade Area Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Africa’s heads of state on March 21, 2018 descended onto the hills of Kigali, Rwanda, to sign the long awaited agreement to create the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that encompasses more than 1.2billion …

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