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May wins business support for draft Brexit deal

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday won support from big business for her draft Brexit deal ahead of “intense negotiations” with Brussels in the coming week. May told the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK’s main business lobby group, that she was “determined …

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UN taps private sector for humanitarian funding

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | The United Nations on Thursday launched what it called a “global first” to harness private-sector funding and expertise to help tackle humanitarian crises around the world. The Nigeria Humanitarian Fund Private Sector Initiative (NHF PSI) has been set up to strengthen the response to the …

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Uganda’s ease of doing business worsens

Trade Ministry says the Ease of Doing business does not reflect true picture on the ground Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda slide its ranking on the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ report for the second consecutive year, dropping five places to the 127 position owed to increase in …

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Telecom listing

Good idea but needs to be cautiously handled Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s plan to have telecom companies list on the stock market is a goodstep towards inclusive growth but should be handled cautiously to avoid discouraging investments. Financial and economic experts who spoke to The Independent said …

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RWANDA: Tap & Go firm eyes expansion

Upcountry destinations within Rwanda, more cities across Africa targeted Kampala, Uganda | STEPHEN NUWAGIRA | AC Group, the firm behind the Tap & Go e-payment system on public transport buses in Kigali now plans to expand both within and outside the country. AC Group chief executive officer, Patrick NsengaBuchana, says the …

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Now Café Javas in Nairobi

The bold move extends competition to established brands – Chicken Inn, Java House and American chains Hardee’s, Burger King Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The news of Café Javas’ entry into Nairobi, East Africa’s largest capital was greeted with elation by its Ugandan patrons. Social media was inundated with …

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Investment forum to discuss business opportunities

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Players in the capital markets and other businesses are set to share knowledge at the first ‘Mkutano Investment Conference’ to be held on May 15 at Kampala Serena Hotel. David Ofungi, the founder and chief executive officer of DERO, the curators of the ‘Economic Mkutano …

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