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Uganda’s coffee, maize, beans exports fall

🇺🇬 Export earnings ⬆               2017/18 – 2018/19 Gold 🥇 US$343m – US$1,068m Fish 🐠   US$146m – US$185m Tobacco US$54m  – US$85m Cocoa B  US$58m – US$73m 🇺🇬 Export earnings ⬇                2017/18       2018/19 Coffee☕ US$492m  …

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Koreta, Mugume now Generals, Muhoozi Lt.Gen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has promoted more than 2,031  officers and men of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) to various ranks. One hundred of the officers were promoted to align with establishment appointments, 97 were promoted due to retirement, 130 were promoted for long …

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Why Bank of Uganda has cut CBR to 10%

  Says revamping the economy will depend on government spending Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Central Bank has once again lowered its indicative lending rate, the Central Bank Rate, in a bid to push commercial bank rates down and spur private sector borrowing in the next three months. …

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Uganda’s manufacturing sector slows growth

Sector executives, analysts predict better performance in the second half of 2016/17 The emergence of several structures at the Kampala Industrial and Business Park at Namanve, Uganda’s newest hub for manufacturers seem to give an impressive face of Uganda’s manufacturing sector to whoever glances at it from the Kampala-Jinja Highway. …

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Former DPC convicted for battering journalist

Former Old Kampala Police Division Commander Joram Mugume has been ordered to pay a fine of Shs1m or face a one year jail sentence for assaulting WBS journalist Andrew Lwanga. Buganda Road Court Grade One magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu said court took into consideration the hospital bills worth Shs11m footed by …

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IMF on spot over liberalization policy

Christine Lagarde says government need to focus on reducing inequality The International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Jan. 27 found herself on the defensive as the audience sought for the global fund’s roles on Uganda’s development. This was during a public lecture held at the Kampala Serena Conference …

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Mugume dropped, Kaliisa moved as Museveni names new PSs

President Yoweri Museveni has dropped long serving ambassador James Mugume from the Foreign Affairs ministry and moved Eng. Kabagambe-Kaliisa from Energy Ministry to the position of presidential adviser as he named a new list of Permanent Secretaries today. He confirmed Dr Diana Atwiine as the new Health Ministry permanent secretary, moving …

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