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Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 

Uganda moves to the fourth spot due to strong data reporting standards, new environmental, social and governance incentives Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s overall score in the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index increased by six points to 66 in 2022, moving the country up to fourth from sixth place …

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UK-based energy innovators to explore energy access markets in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | The Department for International Trade, Uganda (DIT) in collaboration with Innovate UK, this week hosted a team of UK companies for a Trade Mission in Uganda to seek partnerships with key Uganda energy companies to realise affordable and clean energy. 12 UK companies from the energy sector …

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KCCA councilors protest presidential directives on markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Councilors in Kampala have protested against Presidential directives on markets which they say undermine their efforts to legislate on management of markets and other matters in the city. The protest was staged during a council sitting called by the authority speaker Zahara Luyirika at City …

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IRA plots compulsory insurance cover for markets, high rising buildings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Insurance Regulatory Authority-IRA has revealed that they are strategizing to introduce a mandatory insurance cover for markets as well as high-rising buildings. When these plans finalize, this policy will be added to the already compulsory insurance policies like the motor third party, workman’s compensation, and …

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MPs raise concern over underutilization of new markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Parliament on the Committee of Public Service and Local Government have expressed concern about the non-utilization of markets constructed in the different parts of the country. The committee chaired by the Aringa North County MP Godfrey Onzima is conducting inspection tours on …

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MBARARA: 300 fail to make it to new market list

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 300 vendors have missed out on the newly verified Mbarara Central Market list. Two weeks ago Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister appointed a 25-member committee chaired by the Acting Principal Commercial Officer Joseline Kiconco to carry out a new verification of …

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Kampala Minister asks IGG to investigate city markets fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Hajjat Minsa Kabanda wants the Inspector General of Government-IGG Beti Olive Namisango Kamya to investigate corruption in city markets. According to Kabanda leaders in the City Markets are collecting garbage fees, despite the services being provided by …

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