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Behind the increase in sugar price

Cane shortage amidst increased exports complicates the equation for local consumption Kampala, Ugnada | JULIUS BUSINGE | Local sugar consumers should brace themselves for further increases in price for the sweet commodity owing to a fall in production volumes amidst an increase in export volumes, according to industry players and …

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Tough times ahead as inflation rises to 9%

This is the 6th straight month it is rising causing anxiety in the interest rate market  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for Uganda for the 12 months to August 2022, increased to 9.0%, up from 7.9% registered in July 2022, according …

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UETCL shakes up management

The move is expected to improve performance at the electricity company that has recently been embroiled in management disputes    Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited has appointed Michael Taremwa Kananura as the Acting Chief Executive Officer, replacing George Rwabajungu who served the company in …

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Oxfam to unveil Shs77bn Impact Fund

The fund will target businesses providing decent jobs, women empowerment and innovations Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  UK-based global organisation, Oxfam, plans to unveil a 20million Euros (Shs77bn) Impact Fund to support small businesses in line with their goals. The fund, to be unveiled as a pilot project before …

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Uganda government printer turns 120 years

UPPC is set to be enhanced in the long term to world class standards Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | On July 22, Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) started activities to mark 120 years of its existence with a public forum held in Kampala. Executives said, more activities including …

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Pension sector regulator turns 10 years

Assets under management have increased from Shs4tn in 2014 to Shs20tn but sector players want Ugandans to save more Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | As the Uganda Retirement Regulatory Authority continues to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, experts have challenged its executives to support innovations in the sector so as …

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A trip to Murchison Falls   

Uganda offers a rich variety for visiting tourists to see on the long but smooth journey to and from Murchison Park   Karuma, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is implementing a three – year plan to showcase Uganda’s tourism potential to the world. From June 25-28, I …

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