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Refugees economically viable in host communities: Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A two-year study on the refugee populations in Uganda has revealed that refugees are more economically viable than they have been considered before. The ‘End-line Study for the Financial Inclusion for Refugees Project’ on the theme: Rebuilding Livelihoods in Displacement was aimed at enabling policymakers, …

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President Museveni launches parish development model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parish Development Model, a program meant to eradicate poverty through the execution of development activities at the parishes has been officially launched by President Yoweri Museveni. The 490 billion Shillings Parish Development Model replaces Emyooga, a presidential initiative on wealth and job creation which was …

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Uganda’s pathogenic Economy

  Time for the country to leap into pharma knowledge and great value manufacturing COMMENT | MORRISON RWAKAKAMBA | Uganda Investment Authority is working with Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to implement establishment of an over 500 acre fully serviced major pharmaceutical industrial park in Nakasongala to spur human …

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ICO exit has no consequence on Uganda’s coffee trade: Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government of Uganda has explained that the decision to stay away from the International Coffee Agreement (ICA) extension was inevitable for the good of the local industry, a position agreed to by some private sector players. The ICA is an instrument for international cooperation …

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U.S. House passes short-term bill to avoid gov’t shutdown

Once the bill clears the Senate, senior lawmakers will have until March 11 to reach an agreement on how to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a short-term bill to extend federal government funding …

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Inflation, supply disruption stifle eurozone growth

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | Weaker economic activity in the Eurozone during the first months of the year will give way to a rebound in the second quarter as the Omicron variant proves milder and governments become wary of imposing strict restrictions, said a Dutch banking company expert. However, higher inflation, …

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Uganda’s PMI rises to 54.9 in January: report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 54.9 in January, up from 51.5 in December, according to a report issued on Friday. The threshold of 50 is a baseline to indicate an increase or a decline in business conditions. The monthly report issued by Stanbic Bank …

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MPs approve Budget Framework Paper in readiness for FY 2022/23 budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MPs have unanimously approved the Budget Framework Paper for the financial year 2022/23 to FY 2026/27, after harmonising positions in the minority and majority reports of the Committee on Budget. Section 9(8) of the Public Finance Management Act requires Parliament to receive and process the Budget …

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