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Inside Umeme’s Shs47.5bn loss

  UMEME: Company fails to win court case against ERA, writes off Shs115.3bn from its balance sheet  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Electricity distributor, Umeme Limited, recorded a first ever loss since it listed its shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi Secures Exchange five  years ago. …

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Emirates eyes bigger brand in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Emirates Airlines is focusing on making its brand in Uganda more vibrant in an effort to woo more travelers to its planes. Speaking to journalists in Kampala on Oct. 12, the Airline’s Country Manager for Uganda, Puneet Kohli said that they recently introduced new products …

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Jacob Oulanyah roots for equal opportunities

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has appealed to Members of Parliament, Equal Opportunities Commission, and institutions of government and others to champion equal opportunities for all. “The future of our great nation among other things largely depends on the importance we attach on issues …

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URA’s silver bullet

How addition of Single Customs Territory is changing cross-border business Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Imagine you are a trader in Uganda importing goods requiring 500 trucks. Under what has until now been the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) system, each truck would require its own customs clearance entry costing …

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URA eyes bigger taxpayer’s appreciation week with Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | President Yoweri Museveni is expected to attend this year’s Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) taxpayer’s appreciation week taking place from Sept. 27-29 at Kololo Independence Grounds. The 12th event is open for the general public. This time around, beyond URA sharing taxpayer information, other government ministries and …

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