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Only KCCA can establish markets – Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is mandated to establish a market in the city according to the office of the Attorney General. This is contained in his response to the KCCA Market Ordinance, which was approved in 2019 to provide a comprehensive licensing regime for …

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Modern markets remain closed months after commissioning

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed markets in Soroti, Tororo, Busia and Kitooro in Entebbe have remained closed months after they were commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni. Many of the markets were commissioned three months ago, giving hope to thousands of vendors who had spent more than two …

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What next for Uganda‘s agricultural surplus?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has advised farmers to take seriously complaints from regional and international markets about the quality of Ugandan produce. Ugandan products have undergone a series of rejection over the last three years from the regional markets of Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania over quality concerns and …

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Lemon, ginger prices drop in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a drastic drop in demand and price for lemons and ginger across city markets. This stems from a decline in the use of lemons and ginger by residents to boost their immunity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In December 2020, one …

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Government urged to support women in markets

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Women of Uganda working in markets play an important role in moving the economy and catering for family basic needs. This is one basis that people advocating for improved working conditions for women in markets are fronting. Speaking at the 4th National Women Market Symposium …

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Lukwago and wrangles over city markets

  Lord Mayor reacts on President’s repossession directive Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa |  Capital City Authority (KCCA) Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago says wrangles over management of city the markets will not be a success unless the government approves a proper policy on markets in the country. Lukwago was reacting to …

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Fueling global growth through localization strategy

  BUSINESS TIPS |  Abbas Rouse | Going global has been every business owner’s dream since business conception. It has not only been a strategy to bring in more profits, but also an effort to serve an escalating decentralized customer base in different parts of the world. However, being successful …

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Business confidence surges after ease in lockdown restrictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Confidence in the country’s business activities surged in July with business owners experiencing more demand for their goods after the country lifted much of the coronavirus restrictions, a survey has said. The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) published monthly by Stanbic bank recorded a 50.3 …

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