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Improved infrastructure attracting more factories at Namanve Industrial Park

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has recorded a surge in the number of industries following key infrastructure improvements at the Namanve Industrial and Business Park in Mukono District. The government has been implementing key infrastructure developments at Namanve through contractor-facilitated financing arrangements. They include tarmacking over 44 kilometres of road networks, bridges, …

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Opposition maintains concern on economy, demands answers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has proposed a meeting between the Leader of the Opposition (LoP), Mathias Mpuuga, and Finance State Minister (Privatisation and Investment) Evelyn Anite, after an unsatisfactory response to the LoP’s concerns on government’s failure to meet its financial obligations. In a …

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Investors protest order to demolish structures in Namanve park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investors in Namanve industrial park have protested an order by the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA to demolish structures established in wetlands. NEMA instructed several investors to raze down structures and restore the destroyed areas of wetlands, an order which, according to the Authority’s deputy spokesperson, Tonny …

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New gov’t electricity firm to offer affordable services: Minister Anite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Privatisation and Investment, Evelyn Anite, has assured legislators that government’s plan to create a sole electricity company will ensure provision of affordable and accessible electricity. Anite said it is the position of government to move away from using middle men in electricity …

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UIA to repossess idle land in Namanve industrial park

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Investment and Privatization, Evelyn Anite has directed Uganda Investment Authority-UIA to repossess plots of land in Namanve industrial park that have not been utilized by investors. Anite who visited the park on Tuesday noted that five investors who were allocated land …

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UBA Uganda wins URA’s trailblazer award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | United Bank for Africa received the Trailblazer Award 2021 from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) at the 16th Taxpayers’ Appreciation Awards 2021. The lender was recognized for being the first bank to adopt the swipe and pay (Visa card/MasterCard-enabled) payment method in Uganda. The swipe and …

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Confusion as minister Anite floods Arua with yellow T-shirts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Confusion ensued in Arua City on Tuesday morning as hundreds of T-shirts of Investment State Minister Evelyn Anite and outgoing Koboko Municipality Member of Parliament were distributed to NRM supporters. Hundreds of women thronged Arua mayor’s gardens as early as 7.00 am with the hope …

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Pearl Dairy Farms unveils 5 new yoghurt flavors

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Consumers of milk products in Uganda and beyond have five new yoghurt flavors added onto the market by Pearl Dairy Farms Limited. The new flavors were officially unveiled for consumption on Oct.03 at the company’s premises in Mbarara City, South Western Uganda. They include apricot, peach, …

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