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Kampala-Jinja Expressway

  Needed today, won’t be ready by 2030 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Uganda government on March 16 signed a US$229.5 million (Shs860 billion) financing agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the latest effort to raise money for the Kampala-Jinja Expressway. The Kampala-Jinja Expressway is being …

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Carrefour opens second store in Kampala

It plans to increase the number to five in the next 4-5 years Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim has opened a second store in Uganda at Naalya, along the Northern Bypass, some 11kilometres out of Kampala city centre. Spanning over 2,050 …

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MUSEVENI: Uganda aiming for trade surplus worldwide

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said government is focused on achieving a global trade surplus. Uganda’s trade deficit currently stands at $2.9 billion, but has got surplus with their east African neigbours. Museveni said that since Uganda is exporting more to the region than it imports, …

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Local transformer manufacturers to benefit from BUBU

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Government has taken a decision to prioritize local manufacturers of transformers in government procurement processes as one of the moves to promote Buy Uganda Build Uganda. This was agreed on during a meeting convened by the Ministry of Trade with local companies that manufacture transformers, …

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COMMENT: Promoting local industries

After reversing the deplorable state of the economy, the government needs to support local businesses COMMENT | Martin F. Kyeyune | Manufacturing existed in Africa before the colonial rule. Africa made a wide range of essential goods it consumed, including food (this involved food preservation), shelter (involved the use of timber, …

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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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Museveni launches Kkubiri Furniture Makers Development Initiative

  Kampala, Uganda | PPU | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this morning launched the Kkubiri Furniture Makers Development initiative,workshop. The furniture makers group has been supported by the President through his office, equipping their workshop with modern furniture making equipment. The KKubiri Furniture Makers Development Initiative has a membership of over 1000 people organised …

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