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Rugasira on new Uganda Development Corporation board

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Uganda Development Corporation (UDC), the investment arm of government mandated to promote and facilitate industrial and economic development of the country, has finally got a first Board of Directors since its revival in 2008. The new board which will be chaired by Hamu Mugenyi, …

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VIDEO: ‘Chamber of Commerce Polls to go ahead’

VIDEO: Just a week after the Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Minister Amelia Kyambadde put the election of the Uganda Chamber of Commerce on hold, the Chamber board has said they are going ahead with the election process. Chamber President Olive Kigongo says that in doing so, they are exercising the mandate …

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Kyambadde explains indefinite suspension of chamber elections

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has explained that the decision to call off the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) elections was agreed with all stakeholders after a recent meeting. “I have received a number of concerns from different stakeholders on operations of Uganda National …

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Who will take UNCCI top job?

Coffee entrepreneur Rugasira set to tussle it out with incumbent Olive Kigongo for UNCCI presidency As the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) goes to the polls to elect new leaders, the battle lines have been drawn for the top job. Among those set to be elected in …

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Rugasira for UCCI presidency

Andrew Rugasira`s name is synonymous with the Good African Coffee brand and for being the first indigenous Ugandan to add value to the country’s coffee and have it available on the European supermarket shelves. He has talked and smelled nothing but coffee in the last two decades. But on Sept. …

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Rugasira seeks to head Uganda chamber of commerce UNCCI

Businessman and author Andrew Rugasira has promised major reforms as he announced his intention to stand for president of what he has described as an ineffective Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI). “The chamber is a far cry from its original mandate. It is institutionally ineffective, and it has …

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Unpacking Uganda’s informal sector

  COMMENT: By Andrew Rugasira Economists used to consider the informal sector a “shadow economy”, a relic from the underdeveloped past that would be replaced by formal activities and better paid jobs. Not anymore. The informal sector has in many ways superseded the formal sector and is now the face …

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