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UNDP partners with TEF to empower 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering entrepreneurs — to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over 10 …

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Funding key for budding entrepreneurs – Prof Kwesiga

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Executive Director of Uganda Industrial Research Institute Prof. Charles Kwesiga has told upcoming young entrepreneurs to be on the lookout for funding and other supporting opportunities to realize their dreams. Speaking at the ‘Academia Meets Industry 2019 two-day convention’ held in Kampala …

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AKOL: Plan for taxes from the start of your business

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Doris Akol has encouraged entrepreneurs and businesses to not only plan for marketing, rent, wages and transport costs, but also taxes, that eventually determine the survival of their enterprise. “Businesses need to start looking at tax as another cost of operation. My advice to …

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Nurturing entrepreneurs through incubation

By Flavia Nassaka The Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) is an incubation centre for entrepreneurship. Prof. Charles Kwesiga, the Executive Director spoke to Flavia Nassaka about business incubation and its future in Uganda. What are the key elements of your management philosophy as a CEO? For any director to succeed, …

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