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Rough terrain for Pioneer Easy Bus

Creditor plan to auction buses to recover Shs 151 mn debt Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | On the road leading to the Western gate of the Mandela National Stadium, located about 8 kilometres away from Kampala City Center on the Kampala-Jinja highway, one would easily observe that something wrong. Nearly …

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BATU’s tax reprieve in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Products of cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BATU) manufactured at its Kenyan subsidiary in the East African Community will now be exempted from Uganda’s excise duties. This follows a ruling in the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) on Jan 25, barring the Uganda revenue …

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Will Uganda’s bank for cooperatives be a reality?

Cooperative banks worldwide were financed by cooperatives societies  Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | For some time now, Uganda’s cooperatives societies have expressed the need to re-establish the Cooperative Bank as their main source of capital for production, processing, diversification and value addition. Whereas they seem to have made a …

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Local platform Deiplaces to boost tourism

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Magoola Matthias, is the CEO Dei Group International, the firm behind social marketing platform, Dei places. He spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about social marketing to drive Uganda and Africa’s tourism potential. What is your management style as a manager? Management is a very …

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Banks rollout agent banking

The new banking model is expected to deepen financial inclusion Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s commercial banks have started rolling out agent banking following Kenya and Rwanda’s footsteps in an effort to grow deposits and customer base. This follows the coming into force of the Financial Institutions Act …

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Bad outlook for Ugandan banks

Low private sector lending, decline in interest rates to take toll on the bank’s profitability for the year ending Dec 2017 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s commercial banks seem to be laying down new strategies as the industry anticipates to record subdued earnings in 2016 owed to low private …

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Sanlam General Uganda appoints new executives

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Sanlam General Insurance Uganda has appointed two senior executives in an ongoing re-organisation of the firm’s management following the US$6.5 million acquisition of Lion Assurance Company (LAC) and rebranding last month. Ambrose Kibuuka has been appointed as General Manager, Commercial Business Division and Donato Laboke, …

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