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Intra-African trade values hit US$192 billion

However, this trade performance remains modest compared to regions like Asia and Europe. ANALYSIS | ISAAC KHISA | Intra-African trade recorded an improvement in the past year but remained relatively low compared to other regions, according to Afreximbank’s African Trade Report 2024, titled “Climate Implications of the AfCFTA Implementation.” The report, …

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Inside Uganda’s industrial boom

Trade experts recognize progress made but express dissatisfaction with existing trade and investment policies Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | In the late 1990s, the Ugandan government came up with the idea of establishing specialized zones dedicated to industries, commonly known as industrial and business parks, where local and foreign investors would …

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Harnessing SACCOs for insurance expansion

Africa has a combined SACCO membership of more than 43 million, holding about USD 24.5 billion in assets Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | In an ever-evolving financial landscape, Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOs) are emerging as impactful entities, harnessing influence grounded in community trust and convenience to bring about …

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Uganda secures Shs958bn loan to improve rural transport and facilitate regional integration

African Development Bank to fund the construction of the Laropi-Moyo-Afoji and Katuna-Muko-Kamuganguzi road Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda has secured a US$252bn (Approx. Shs 958bn) loan from the African Development Bank to fund the construction of the Laropi-Moyo-Afoji and Katuna-Muko-Kamuganguzi road. The lender’s board of directors approved the loan …

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