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Zambia halts electricity exports

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | The Zambian government on Friday announced that it has halted electricity exports to some neighboring countries due to reduced power generation capacity the southern African country was facing. Minister of Energy Peter Kapala, however, said the government will not completely do away with exports in order to …

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Boosting private sector development in Uganda

Players task government to walk the talk at 13th national competitiveness forum Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Private sector players have asked government to walk the talk while promising to boost private sector activities that drive overall growth of the economy. The call was made by multiple speakers at the …

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Kenya buys half of August sugar from Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya | GERALD ANDAE – BUSINESS DAILY | Kenya bought half of its imported sugar from Uganda in August, making Nairobi a leading destination for Kampala’s exports during the month. Data from the Sugar Directorate shows that Uganda exported 9,739 tonnes of sugar worth Sh1.3 billion, accounting for 56 percent …

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Coffee consortium seeks to eliminate middlemen

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers and Traders in South Western Uganda have formed a Coffee Investment Consortium to address challenges faced by the sector. The Coffee farmers cite Middlemen and low prices as the major challenges while the traders cite poor post-harvest methods. The coffee investment consortium …

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