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RwandAir to host Africa airlines assembly

  November event expected to attract 500 high profile delegates | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir, has finalised preparations to host the 49th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) this November. The three-day event from Nov.12 to 14 will be held …

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What future for UDB?

Experts debate fate of finance-starved long-term funder UDB Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | “Should the Uganda Development Bank (UDB) seek capital from the government only? How should it work around Uganda’s short-term investment culture? Should it operate like a private sector bank or continue as the government’s band-aid effort …

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Kadaga commissions paper processing plant

MP Abigaba roots for investment in the manufacturing of eco-friendly paper bags to replace ‘Kaveera’ Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Government has been urged to invest in the manufacturing of eco-friendly paper bags made from banana stems. The eco-friendly paper bags will help waste disposal by households as Uganda moves to implement the …

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THIS WEEK: Museveni woos Qatar investors

THIS WEEK: Museveni woos Qatar investors Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda is fast becoming a middle-income country with vast investment opportunities in agro-processing, industrialization and the service based sector. “Uganda is moving towards becoming a fast world country based on four sectors; commercial agriculture, …

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