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Kampala to host global tea sector players

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge |  About 500 delegates and 30 exhibitors from 20 countries globally are expected to attend the 4th African Tea Convention and Exhibition starting from June 26 up to 28 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The global event for the tea industry organised by the East African …

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MPs demand enforcement of sachet waragi ban

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is massive production of sachet waragi ahead of the deadline stopping its production in the country, according to some legislators. The MPs claim that sachet waragi such as Royal gin, Empire gin, Afande gin, Gorilla gins are still in circulation. The legislators have asked …

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Trade Minister sets new deadline for sachet gin ban

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde has set May 31 as the new and final deadline for ending the commercial manufacture and consumption of sachet gin (waragi) in the country.    Kyambadde says all manufacturers and traders with existing stockpiles of sachets waragi must utilize this final amnesty …

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Uganda sends delegation to Tanzania over sugar import ban

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Trade, Industries and Cooperatives has sent a delegation to Tanzania for discussion on the latest sugar import ban. The delegation is led by State Minister for Cooperatives, Fredrick Ngobi Gume. Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde says that they have not got clear reasons …

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Uganda pushes for conclusion of Doha round of negotiations

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda has objected to the introduction of new issues in the World Trade Organization negotiations before the completion of the negotiations on issues in the Doha Round of negotiations. Speaking during the meeting for the African Group in the ongoing 11th WTO Ministerial conference in …

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US Judge commends Uganda on BUBU

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A New York State Judge Frank J. LaBuda has commended Uganda for coming up with a policy on promoting local content, saying this is the way to go if Uganda is to resuscitate her economy. LaBuda was meeting Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde at her office …

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Implementation of PVOC extended to Jun 1

By Sarah Namulondo The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon Amelia Kyambadde has today said that the implementation of the pre-verification on conformity of imports (PVOC) date has been extended as a government decision to harmonise various technical and logistical requirements. The implementation which was set to begin on …

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