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Kasaija’s tax burden

  How to raise money from ideas that failed Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Finally its May, the month in which parliament as the Committee of Supply debates and passes the 2021/22 national budget. Unlike in recent years, the focus of debate has shifted from sector allocation to another …

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SEATINI suggests ways of improving Uganda-Kenya trade relations

Kampala,, Uganda | Julius Businge  |  As players in maize trading between Uganda and Kenya workout modalities for improving trade relations, questions remain on whether authorities can walk-the talk.    On March 11, Kenya announced the lifting of a ban on imports of maize grain from Uganda and Tanzania with strict …

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NGOs call for reopening of borders as vendors decry lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Small-scale women traders have decried the way the government handled the lockdown when they were allowed to go back to the market without proper arrangements. When the government locked down the economy on April 1, markets were also closed down as a way of …

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SEATINI sues gov’t over continued use of glyphosate herbicides

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) and the Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights have sued the government challenging the continued use of glyphosate herbicides. This application comes after over 25 countries around the world banned the use …

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SEATINI petitions court over public private partnership law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two charity organizations are seeking Constitutional Court declaration that four sections making up the back bone of Uganda’s Public-Private Partnership Act are inconsistent with the Constitution. The organizations say the four sections limit public participation in design and implementations of public projects, restrict access to …

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