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Uganda Airlines enters new self reliance stage

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Airlines, the national flag carrier expects to commence its self-handling project by October, according to the airline’s Acting Ground Operations Manager Richard Kinalwa. Under self-handling, the aircraft operator directly provides one or more categories of ground handling services without engaging a third …

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Botswana to stabilize trade imbalances with South Africa

Gaborone, Botswana | Xinhua | President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana on Thursday said the southern African country continues to work tirelessly to improve exports to South Africa. Addressing the Botswana-South Africa Business Forum Roundtable held on the occasion of the 28th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between …

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Western Uganda youth advised on running profitable enterprises

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Timothy Musasizi Karubanga, an entrepreneur and Chief Executive of Tim Tech Consults, has called on youth in Greater Bushenyi district to embrace community service as a humble beginning to attaining success in business. Musasizi, an angel investor fellow also offered to finance at least five business …

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Uganda Development Bank prepares businesses for access to finance

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Development Bank (UDB) has launched the Enterprise Development Program aimed at preparing entrepreneurs for financing through enhanced business practices. The Enterprise Development Program will be a series of trainings under the country’s development finance institution’s Business Accelerator For Successful Entrepreneurship Program, conducted with …

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Banks to unveil Shs1tn export credit facility

It will boost manufacturing and bridge the funding gap to the sector that holds great potential for Uganda’s growth | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s commercial banks are planning to provide Shs1trillion in export credit facility to help local manufacturers boost their access to the regional markets. Sarah Arapta, the chairperson …

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