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2020 Economy: Year of Covid-19

How coronavirus turned Uganda’s economy upside down Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | 2020 has been a bad year for the economy. Growth opportunities have been hampered by the spread of COVID-19 and nationwide lockdown measures which led to closure of businesses and general decline in demand for goods. Jobs …

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Uganda – Kenya trade tension

Ugandan manufacturers to ran to East African Court of Justice over trade restrictions Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Tensions between Ugandan traders and the Kenyan government is likely to get worse a head of the festive season this December, according to executives at the Uganda Manufacturers Association. The traders …

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East African Breweries gets new group managing director

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Board of East African Breweries Limited has announced that Jane Karuku will be taking over as the new Group Managing Director for EABL, it said in a media release dated Dec.11. Karuku, who has been a member of the EABL Board and the current …

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GIZ unveils energy efficiency media campaign

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | GIZ-PREEEP in partnership with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance is implementing the second phase of the awareness campaign programme dubbed “Clean Energy for a Better Life.” It was unveiled on Dec.07. It will bring companies …

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UEGCL commissions more projects under Isimba Dam project

The company now plans to rollout CDAP second phase that will include rural electrification, tree planting along R. Nile and improving water and sanitation facilities Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Electricity Generation Company executives have commissioned community development projects in Kayunga District in fulfilment of a promise made …

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High interest rates explained

Government executives fail to provide viable options to lower interest rates as experts propose initiatives Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda government’s over-reliance on borrowing from the local market is the main reason behind the high interest rates. This was the general assessment that stakeholders during a seminar held …

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Nile Breweries Limited gets new country operations director

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Nile Breweries Limited has today (Dec.04) announced the appointment of David Valencia as the new country operations director for Uganda and South Sudan. Valencia joins NBL from AB InBev South Africa Business Unit (BU), where he was the director for Mozambique sales and route to …

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