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Uganda Railways is back!

Smiles and frowns as RVR contract is cut short; Uganda Railways is back! Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda Railways Corporation, the company which operated rail transport in the country until the government passed its operations to a concessionaire in 2006 is set to return in September. And if …

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Cement glut looms

Surplus expected to eat into the producer’s profitability KAMPALA, UGANDA|ISAAC KHISA| The cement industry in Uganda could be headed for tough times as firms increase production capacity next year beyond the available demand. Lafarge Group’s Hima Cement is setting up a new plant in Tororo, eastern Uganda, with capacity of …

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Technological innovations boost NSSF contributions

The National Social Security Fund’s move to shut down its old e-collection system and adopt a more advanced tech savvy portal last year coupled with increase in compliance has boosted its capability to collect more employee contributions, according to its Managing Director, Richard Byarugaba. KAMPALA, UGANDA |ISAAC KHISA|  Byarugaba, who …

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Britam’s asset management firm enters Ugandan market

Kampala, Uganda |ISAAC KHISA | Britam Holdings Plc has unveiled an asset management company in Uganda as it seeks to extend its asset management offering in the region. The new company, Britam Asset Managers (Uganda) is modelled along a similar successful company in Kenya. It will offer investment management and advisory services to pension …

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BUSINESS: Vimto returns to Ugandan market

But there’s fear the new beverage may cannibalize some of its sister products Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Vimto, a global beverage brand, has made a comeback to the Ugandan market after the British manufacturer; Nichols offered licensing terms to Century Bottling Company Limited, a franchise bottler and distributor of Coca …

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Lafarge in cement deal with Chinese construction firm

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Lafarge’s subsidiary in Uganda, Hima Cement, will provide raw materials for the ongoing infrastructure projects being undertaken by China Communications Construction Company Limited in the country under a new trade deal. Allan Ssemakula, the commercial director at Hima Cement said the firm will supply cement …

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