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Eight Ugandan businesses selected for UK-sponsored Climate Finance Accelerator

Each business will receive one-to-one support and advice from financial and technical experts to strengthen their projects and increase their chances of attracting investment Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Eight businesses that help to tackle climate change in Uganda have been selected to join the first phase of Climate Finance Accelerator …

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URSB targets 870, 500 businesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Registration Services Bureau, the national business registry, has this morning launched its mass business registration campaign aimed at promoting formalization among entrepreneurs and small business owners. In a news release shared today, the bureau said this initiative seeks to simplify the registration process, raise …

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Lenders advised on ‘workable’ women financing products

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Small and medium women entrepreneurs have asked the government and financial institutions to streamline financing models to suit the nature of their businesses. This follows a study on the impact of financing sources for women and how COVID-19 affected their livelihoods. The study, by the …

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African businesses shifting towards new technologies in response to COVID-19 pandemic: UN report

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA | African businesses are shifting towards new technologies in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The report, which was jointly published by the UNECA and the International Economics Consulting Ltd., …

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UN chief highlights need for decent jobs to fuel COVID-19 recovery

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday highlighted the need for decent jobs to fuel the COVID-19 recovery. In a video message, the UN chief told heads of state and government and others attending a virtual meeting that they are essential to global efforts to “build …

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