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Britam clinches deal with Uganda Airlines

UK-based insurer in Uganda, Britam, has once again won a business deal with the government to provide insurance cover, this time for Uganda Airlines. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Willis Towers Watson is the airlines’ insurance broker. Britam CEO, Allan Mafabi confirmed to The Independent on Aug.02 that they …

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Proscovia Nabbanja to head National Oil Company

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) board of directors has appointed Proscovia Nabbanja as the acting CEO. The announcement comes after former CEO, Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo left office today. Nabbanja, 41, has been the chief operating officer upstream at UNOC. According to a profile on UNOC …

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Regulate artisanal and small-scale mining

The Africa Centre for Energy and Mineral Policy (ACEMP) organised the first ever Uganda national conference and exhibition on artisanal and small-scale mining and quarrying in Kampala on July 25-26. The Independent’s Julius Businge spoke to Don Binyina Bwesigye, the ACEMP’s executive director on the significance of the event to …

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Accountants tip government on economic growth

NPA boss says the country has undergone structural change but not structural transformation Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Patronella Namubiru, the associate director in charge of tax at the audit firm, Deloitte Uganda, spoke passionately about the prospects of Uganda’s economy at the 7th CPA Economic Forum held at …

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Cruising on the Zambezi

Lessons aplenty for Uganda from Zimbabwe’s water tourism Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe | RONALD MUSOKE | On a sunny late afternoon, Victor Madzimbamuto, 50, our boat captain welcomes us aboard Dighani Tours, a mid-sized vessel that is in effect a floating bar for patrons as they cruise on the Zimbabwean section …

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