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Private sector calls for legislative support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has called on Parliament to align national policies to the National Planning Framework that is premised on the Vision 2040, annual budget and Ministerial Policy statements. According to the PSFU Executive Director Francis Kisirinya, the business community invests based on …

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Gideon Badagawa, champion of private sector, dies

Fallen economist and statistician hailed as tireless advocate of the business community OBITUARY | IAN KATUSIIME | Covid19 continues to claim some of Uganda’s most impactful minds. Gideon Badagawa, executive director of Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), succumbed to coronavirus on the early morning of June 21 at Mulago Hospital, …

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Gideon Badagawa: End of an era

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Gideon Badagawa died on Monday at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he had been admitted. The death of the accomplished business administrator was announced by the PSFU board chairman Elly Karuhanga, who said that Badagawa’s wife, Susan …

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PSFU Executive Director Gideon Badagawa dies at 54

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Executive Director of Private Sector Foundation Uganda-PSFU, Gideon Badagawa is dead. Dr Elly Karuhanga, the PSFU board chair communicated Badagawa’s death in a short statement issued this morning. “The Board, Management and Staff of the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda-PSFU, with deep sorrow, regret …

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Private sector calls for National Startup Policy

Uganda is ranked one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Private sector players have asked government to expedite the formulation and implementation of a National Startup Policy in order to address major impediments to the growth of …

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High interest rates explained

Government executives fail to provide viable options to lower interest rates as experts propose initiatives Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda government’s over-reliance on borrowing from the local market is the main reason behind the high interest rates. This was the general assessment that stakeholders during a seminar held …

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