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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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Rwanda hosts floriculture investors

By Susan Babijja The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Rwanda’s National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) have held a roundtable on investment opportunities in floriculture in the country. Hosting the event was supported by the World Bank Group’s Rwanda Investment Climate Program. The roundtable aimed at highlighting the investment opportunities …

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IMF on spot over liberalization policy

Christine Lagarde says government need to focus on reducing inequality The International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Jan. 27 found herself on the defensive as the audience sought for the global fund’s roles on Uganda’s development. This was during a public lecture held at the Kampala Serena Conference …

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Africa and the myths of FDI

THE LAST WORD: By Andrew M. Mwenda Why foreign direct investment is overrated and why Africa needs to cultivate local businesses There is a fad in Africa. It is called Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Across our vast continent, foreign investors are the most treasured visitors. Practically every country is obsessed …

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