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Inside Uganda’s industrial boom

Trade experts recognize progress made but express dissatisfaction with existing trade and investment policies Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | In the late 1990s, the Ugandan government came up with the idea of establishing specialized zones dedicated to industries, commonly known as industrial and business parks, where local and foreign investors would …

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‘Inconsistency in policies will derail investment in e-mobility’

The new technology is meant to minimize pollution and conserve the environment Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s manufacturers are ready to invest in the emerging E-Mobility sub-sector but the government’s inconsistency in investment policies will derail progress, according to the Uganda Manufacturers Association Chairman, Deo Kayemba. Kayemba, who spoke …

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America’s new trade policies

Will its restrictive approach to China and subversion of the WTO leave the developing world behind? COMMENT | Dani Rodrik | Developing countries are increasingly worried that the United States will turn its back on the multilateral trade regime. Amid rising geopolitical tensions, policymakers in lower- and middle-income countries fear that a …

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Use oil law, policies to benchmark other sectors – Malango

Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Uganda, Rosa Malango has said the relatively effective laws, policies and regulations governing the oil and gas sector should be replicated to streamline other sectors in the country. Addressing the 4th Oil and Gas Convention in …

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Unleashing Africa’s inner strengths

Institutions, policies, and champions COMMENT | Paul Kagame | Despite the myriad challenges we still face, over the past two generations our world has become more prosperous and equitable, and also safer. Cooperation among nations has been a foundation of that progress, as well as the best mechanism for sustaining …

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