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Insurtechs provide great potential for microinsurance growth in emerging markets

However, experts emphasize building trust and financial literacy to attract more customers Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Nairobi-based insurtech firm, Turaco’s decision, to unveil operations in Uganda to provide medical insurance has signalled an immense potential for the growth of microinsurance in emerging markets, especially across Africa. Launched four years …

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Govt issues guidelines on management of city markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs has issued guidelines for the management of City markets. The markets were re-possessed by the government in 2020 following a presidential directive. Addressing the press on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Center, the Minister for Kampala, Hajjat …

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ARUA: Museveni orders probe into market lockup allocation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed the State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU) to investigate irregularities in the allocation of lockups and stalls at Arua central Market. While addressing a public rally at the West Nile golf ground in Arua City on Wednesday, Museveni said …

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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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