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Savings hit sh40 billion mark in one year of Emyooga

  Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Beneficiaries of the Presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job Creation (Emyooga) have mobilized over sh40 billion in savings over the past one year. One of the key prerequisites for any member to borrow from an Emyooga SACCO is regular and consistent saving. Going by …

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MUWANGA KIVUMBI: Support Govt programs to transform your lives

  Butambala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Butambala Member of Parliament Muwanga Kivumbi has expressed appreciation to Government for introducing the Emyooga initiative which he says is a great step towards achieving the much desired economic transformation in Uganda. He said this, during a monitoring visit to Butambala Constituency as …

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Banks yet to receive Sh200Billion Small Enterprises Rescue Fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commercial banks and microfinance institutions are yet to to officially hear about the 200 billion shillings for lending out money meant to rescue Ugandan small enterprises that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic which was commissioned early last week. A check at two government-owned financial …

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MUSEVENI: We are now ready to tap our oil

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has told business leaders at the  Tanzania-Uganda Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar es Salaam that the region’s survival will depend on how fast they can push for integration. “You really need to work with the political class to unequivocally support …

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