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Gulu city seeks UGX 200 billion for operations

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu city is seeking 200 billion shillings funding from the central government to facilitate its operations. The city became operational on July 1st, alongside Arua, Mbale, Jinja, Fort Portal, Mbarara and Masaka. However, with annexed territories, the city authorities say they have several tasks to …

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South African president mulls infrastructure-led growth recovery plan

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | South Africa will use infrastructure development to recover from the COVID-19 impact, said the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday. Ramaphosa made the remarks while addressing the sustainable infrastructure development symposium in Pretoria. He pointed out that COVID-19 has disrupted global financial markets, production, trade and …

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IGAD considers regional infrastructure masterplan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will have more trade options upon the Implementation of the Regional Infrastructure Master Plan of the Intergovernmental Agency on Development (IGAD). The masterplan seeks to establish infrastructure development priorities for IGAD countries; Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda. The move will …

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Putin’s ‘national projects’: billions to boost the economy

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russian President Vladimir Putin is promising to invest tens of trillions of rubles in the country’s dilapidated infrastructure and other sectors over the next five years in a bid to kickstart anaemic economic growth. Russia’s new Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, who was appointed by Putin last …

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How to deal with congestion and infrastructure gaps in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Timely completion of infrastructure projects is a key ingredient to economic growth. It should be prioritized. This was a shared view at the recently held ‘Innovation Series’, a thought leadership forum organized by Brainchild Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) at the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala. …

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