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Addressing Uganda’s poor growth

Why the citizens need a mind shift to deal with multidimensional poverty and persistent inequality COMMENT | JOHN DDUMBA-SSENTAMU | Uganda aspires to become an upper-middle-income country by 2040. This is classified by the World Bank as a country with Gross National Income per capita income above $4,096. That’s far …

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Behind Uganda’s failing industries

Experts blame ‘weak’ govt, disjointed policies Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a new paper titled ‘The political economy of reviving industrial policy in Uganda,’ Pritish Behuria; a Professor in Politics, Governance and Development at The University of Manchester, attempts to explain why Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU), a …

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Coca-Cola adds Ades Nutri-Bushera to its product portfolio

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has reinforced its commitment to the Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) agenda with the launch of a brand-new product, Ades Nutri-Bushera. Ades is the global brand for Plant-Based Beverages for the Coca-Cola Company that represents delicious throughout the day …

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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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