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COVID-19: Remittance flows to shrink by 14%

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The amount of money migrant workers send home is projected to decline by 14 per cent  compared to the pre-COVID-19 levels, according to the latest estimates published in the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief.    Remittance flows to low and middle-income countries are projected …

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Uganda Investment Authority predicts drastic decline in investments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) predicts a significant decline in both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and domestic direct investment (DDI), particularly in tourism, transport and construction sectors due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. The value of planned FDI …

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Economy to remain subdued

 Its managers must not focus on 2020 but on long term solutions, expert says Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s economy is projected to remain subdued in 2020, signaling another challenging economic environment ahead. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, the governor Bank of Uganda revealed that 2019’s projected growth of 5.5-6.0% is …

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Afreximbank’s new fund to catalyse FDI flows in Africa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), the equity investment fund created recently by the African Export-Import Bank will catalyse foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Africa’s trade and export sectors. Prof. Benedict Oramah, the bank’s president, said during the opening of the Financing …

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New Investment boss offers space in 22 parks

Investors demand information on business opportunities Kampala, Uganda |Ian Katusiime| Since her appointment in April, Jolly Kaguhangire, the new executive director of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has been in discussions with business people and government officials on how to make the country a globally competitive destination for investment. She has …

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