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Inside Africa’s development dilemma

 The dark side of African Continental Free Trade Area Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Africa’s heads of state on March 21, 2018 descended onto the hills of Kigali, Rwanda, to sign the long awaited agreement to create the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that encompasses more than 1.2billion …

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Coffee farmers push for better prices and policies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers now have a new opportunity to increase production and benefit across the value chain, thanks to a new project fronted by the Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI). The project dubbed fair-for-all, improving coffee value chains in Uganda seeks to …

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Incorporate business and human rights into national investment legal frameworks, government told

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda needs to incorporate guiding principles on business and human rights into the national investment regulatory frameworks to strike balance between the investor rights and the state, according to Jane Nalunga, the Executive Director at the Southern and Eastern African Trade Institute –SEATINI Uganda. Nalunga, who …

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Tanzania wants new EAC rules

Experts say regional body is ‘club of suspicious people’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | President Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania’s recent call for the evaluation of the East African Community legal instruments to reflect current times has elicited mixed reactions among regional analysts. When President Suluhu recently met top …

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CSOs react to proposed 2021/22 budget

Many say, the planned expenditure may not boost service delivery Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s newly proposed budget may not efficiently deliver services to the citizens, according to the Civil Society Organisations that do work on the budget. The first weakness was pointed out by Julius Mukunda, the …

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