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Festive season blues

Mixed views on opportunities for traders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | How will perennial festive season spenders behave amidst slow economic recovery that has not enhanced peoples’ disposable income? What are the chances that traders will make some money this time around given that COVID-19 lockdown measures are somewhat …

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Terror attacks vs economic recovery

Economic recovery could be negatively impacted but that will depend on how the government handles the situation, experts say | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s economic recovery could backtrack due to the current terror threats and compounded Covid-19 hit, but experts believe, the government can still manage the situation. The country …

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2020/2021 was tough for economy

BoU Governor says loosening of COVID 19 restrictions, shrewd monetary policy decisions kept the economy ‘alive’ amidst major threats | THE INDEPENDENT | The financial year 2020/2021 was largely challenging due to the COVID-19 pandemic hit that negatively affected all sectors of the economy, according to the Bank of Uganda …

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Uganda’s shadow state

Revealing the networks of people with power Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the April 30-07 issue of The Independent, Andrew Mwenda; in his column, wrote an article entitled “Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results.” In that article, …

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Mutebile keeps central bank rate at 6.5%

Says private sector credit growth remains subdued driven largely by low demand Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Bank of Uganda’s decision to keep the central bank rate unchanged at 6.5% in the next three months has sent a signal to the market that Covid-19 containment measures are still a …

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