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Car boot sales are illegal – KCCA

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The emerging car-boot Ugandan entrepreneurs can still enjoy a free ride in the market but all indications are that it will not be long before authorities start demanding their pound of flesh. The car boot sales businesses which propped up during Covid-19 pandemic March to August, are …

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UN says private sector key to realize sustainability agenda in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | African governments should leverage capital, technology and manpower from industry to hasten realization of sustainability agenda and pandemic recovery in the continent, a senior UN official said on Thursday. Amina J. Mohammed, UN Deputy secretary-general, said that targeted investments from Africa’s indigenous businesses are required to …

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Gov’t policies could hurt economy – PSFU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation is concerned that the policies that the government is putting in place are likely to worsen the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic on the economic and social situations in the country. The Private Sector Foundation Uganda Chairman, Elly Karuhanga says …

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Africa urged to embrace e-commerce to accelerate trade

  Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | A virtual import and export conference and exhibition opened Tuesday with the Zambian government urging African countries to embrace e-commerce in order to accelerate trade. The two-day event, hosted by the Zambian government in collaboration with the private sector, is a flagship networking platform aimed …

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Uganda’s economy on recovery trend

    Kampala, Uganda | Xinhua | Uganda’s economy is on a recovery trend from the downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report by the ministry of finance showed Wednesday. The monthly performance report for October showed that for the fourth consecutive month, the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has …

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Government urged to support women in markets

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Women of Uganda working in markets play an important role in moving the economy and catering for family basic needs. This is one basis that people advocating for improved working conditions for women in markets are fronting. Speaking at the 4th National Women Market Symposium …

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