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Uganda’s ease of doing business worsens

Trade Ministry says the Ease of Doing business does not reflect true picture on the ground Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda slide its ranking on the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ report for the second consecutive year, dropping five places to the 127 position owed to increase in …

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KQ opens E. African skies to United States

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA & AGENCIES | The newly unveiled Kenya Airways non-stop daily flights between Nairobi and New York is set to open up the East African skies to the United States, making a milestone development in travel and tourism business in the region. The carrier’s long-awaited inaugural flight …

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SME’s need partners, not just banks

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises are the engines of many economies including Uganda and therefore need bank’s help to thrive and grow, according to Prof. Chris Ogbechie, a strategic management don at Lagos Business School and former Chairman of the Nigerian-based Diamond Bank Plc. Prof …

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Ugandan’s participate in TEF forum

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | At least 126 Ugandan entrepreneurs were among 5,000 African upcoming entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem that convened in Lagos on October 25 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering of …

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Good times ahead for coffee farmers

Government remains optimistic about achieving target of 20 million bags Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA & JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s coffee industry players once again joined the rest of the world on Oct. 04 to mark the International Coffee Day. The annual celebration, which was organised by the Uganda Coffee Development …

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NSSF courts savers

New strategy of pay-out boosts confidence Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) seems to be determined to bring more savers to its portfolio, its statistics show. The Fund’s latest Transparency Statement reveals that though it recorded growth in income from Shs788.6bn to Shs1.34trillion, with nearly …

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‘Africa’s exposure for political risk triples’

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Last June, multilateral insurer, African Trade and Insurance Agency, paid its first dividend worth US$2.5 million to 14 shareholder governments including Uganda. The firms CEO George Otieno spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about the firm’s future prospects. What is your management philosophy? I really …

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