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UBOS: Prices for manufactured goods increases

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has revealed an increase in prices of manufactured goods by 5.1% between April 2015 and April 2016. Some of the contributors to the annual increase include processed food by 8.1%, a result of a rise in sugar by 20.7%, processed coffee by 10.3%, vegetables and …

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Here is the FULL SPEECH – Uganda’s National Budget FY 2016-17 Madam Speaker, in accordance with Article 155(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act 2015 as amended; and in exercise of the power delegated to me by H.E the President of …

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IGG, FIA to work together in fight against corruption

The Inspectorate of Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the the  Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) to share financial intelligence information int he fight to eliminate money laundering and corruption in general. The memorandum will enhance the partnership between the two institutions so that they can achieve their …

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MAY: Inflation up to 5.4% from 5.1%

Uganda’s annual headline inflation has increased to 5.4% from 5.1% registered in April 2016. The main driver for the Annual Headline inflation was the annual core inflation which registered at 7% in May as compared to 6.4% recorded last month. However the increase is as a result of a rise …

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Working to eradicate poverty

What are the key elements in your management philosophy as a manager? My style encompasses teamwork with all stakeholders and that goes right through the external and internal publics. I therefore encourage a participatory approach to have everybody on board and talk about things. We are also a learning organization …

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