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11 presidential candidates

  What does each stand for? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following months of uncertainty, Uganda will hold the next presidential polls on Jan.14 next year with a record 11 candidates. President Museveni, who has been Uganda’s president since 1986, is seeking another five year term after successfully removing …

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Police violence scares voters

So why does President Museveni ignore it? Uganda, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Since scenes of violence being meted out in broad daylight against the most prominent presidential candidates challenging President Yoweri Museveni, most commentators and analysts have said the violence sets stage for the 2021 elections. Presidential nominees …

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Chinese investors face culture shock in Uganda

Local employer lobby extends translation and supervisory skills services to the investors Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | For two decades now, hundreds of Chinese investors have flocked into Uganda to establish businesses but amongst the biggest challenges the Southeast Asian entrepreneurs often grapple with is “culture shock,” according to …

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2020/2021 election economy

Tough times ahead as miscalculated spending, political activities and coronavirus threaten fast recovery of economic activities  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s economy has been on a recovery path following the easing of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown restrictions, but the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming general elections is the latest concern, economists …

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Xeno assets jump to Shs8bn

Number of investors almost reach 1, 000 in just three years of business  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | XENO Investment Management Limited has reported a Shs8bn as assets under its management for the year ended December 2019, signaling a growing interest in equity investments among the population. Aeko Ongodia, …

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