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U.S. dollar skids amid declining Treasury yields, weak data

New York, USA | Xinhua | The U.S. dollar fell broadly against its major rivals in late trading on Friday. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, dropped 0.67 percent to 103.7153. In late New York trading, the euro rose to 1.0682 U.S. dollars from 1.0611 dollars in …

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Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 

Uganda moves to the fourth spot due to strong data reporting standards, new environmental, social and governance incentives Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s overall score in the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index increased by six points to 66 in 2022, moving the country up to fourth from sixth place …

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Uganda drops on Africa Visa Openness Index

Rwanda is ranked best in EAC Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | African countries are increasingly making better progress in their freedom of travel policies, most of which had been severely curtailed by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the 2022 Africa Visa Openness Index. The annual publication, prepared by the African …

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Civic Index Report: Uganda taking wrong direction in rule of law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDPENDENT | Human Rights defenders are concerned about the growing abuse and violation of human rights and freedoms in the Country. According to the Uganda Civic Index released Thursday by the Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda-NCHRDU at Protea Hotel, Uganda’s civic space is shrinking as …

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VIDEO: Uganda falls seven steps down in business index

VIDEO: Uganda falls seven steps down in business index Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Development partners are puzzled at Uganda’s dismal performance in the just-released Ease on Doing Business Report 2018. Authored by the World Bank annually, Uganda fell back 7 places from position 115 to 122, leaving businesses with …

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