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Kitgum market to be handed over end of month

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe construction of Kitgum Main Market is expected to be complete at the end of this month. Construction of the market under the second phase of the Markets and Agriculture Trade Improvement Project (MATIP 2) started in June 2019 and was scheduled for completion by …

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Traders decry sorry state of Mbale central market

Mbale, Uganda |┬áTHE INDEPENDENT |┬áVendors have decried the sorry state of the Mbale central market. The roofs of the market leak and the drainage channels are blocked, which leads to flooding whenever it rains. The market which was commissioned in 2014 has a total of 3,760 vendors who operate different …

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Construction of new market in Mukono stalls over land

Mukono, Uganda┬á | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed construction of a modern market in Mukono Municipality hangs in balance due to the lack of sufficient land. The municipality was given green light┬áby the Ministry of Local Government to present all the necessary requirements which include the land title and benefit …

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Court blocks cancellation of Owino Market lease

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Division Civil Division has issued an interim injunction, restraining Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the commissioner land registration in the Ministry of Lands, from proceeding with the re-entries on the Owino Market land including cancellations of the lease title certificates. In court …

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Global agrifood market more balanced, but trade costs must fall: FAO

Rome, Italy | Xinhua |┬áReducing trade costs would help boost sustainable development in the agrifood sector, enhancing integration and transformation especially in low-income economies, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a flagship report Tuesday. “A robust and well-integrated global agrifood system can help all countries withstand …

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Committee to verify list of Mbarara Central Market vendors

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áA committee has been formed to verify the list of vendors that will occupy Mbarara Central Market. The committee was set up after a number of vendors complained missing on the list that was displayed last week. Nyombi Muhammed the chairperson of the vendors Association …

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AfCFTA: Africa is more reliable than other markets, experts say

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áSmall and medium enterprises have been urged to take advantage of the African market if they are to easily grow their businesses. Speaking at an African Continental Free Trade Area sensitization workshop held at Uganda Manufacturers Association headquarters in Kampala on March 22, John Walugembe, …

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AfCFTA requires high quality products: PSFU boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áBusinesses seeking to export goods and services under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) arrangement have been advised to embrace technology for high-quality products. AfCFTA, which has a market base of 1.5 billion people, has been touted as a game-changer for economies like Uganda, …

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