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Museveni warns investors to desist from constructing in wetlands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  President, Yoweri Museveni has warned the general public and investors against encroaching on wetlands. He says the structures constructed in wetlands block water, which can lead to severe floods. Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge on Tuesday night; Museveni said government shall …

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Investment authority board tasked to attract quality investors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Investment Evelyn Anite has tasked the new Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) board to attract quality investors. The new Board was inaugurated this morning at UIA headquarters, Kampala. The new Board brings back Dr Emely Kugonza as the Board Chairman. Other members …

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Gov’t proposes more tax breaks for investors in Industrial parks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Starting July this year investors that set up facilities in Uganda’s industrial parks or free zones will enjoy enormous tax exemptions in move to encourage industrialization. This is according to details contained in the tax amendment bill 2019. Also, investors using agriculture raw materials and …

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Investors lose land in industrial parks

Limited access to water, electricity and roads remains a big headache in these areas Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has withdrawn land allocated to 164 firms in the industrial and business parks over the last five years due to non-compliance to the set terms. The Authority’s …

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