Players task government to walk the talk at 13th national competitiveness forum Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Private sector players have asked government to walk the talk while promising to boost private sector activities that drive overall growth of the economy. The call was made by multiple speakers at the …Read More »
AfCFTA requires high quality products: PSFU boss
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Businesses seeking to export goods and services under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) arrangement have been advised to embrace technology for high-quality products. AfCFTA, which has a market base of 1.5 billion people, has been touted as a game-changer for economies like Uganda, …Read More »
Rwenzori regional consultation on electoral reforms bill flops
Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The regional consultative meeting on the electoral reforms bill 2019 for the Rwenzori region has flopped. The meeting which was supposed to be held on Tuesday at Kabarole District Headquarters in Kitumba, Fort Portal Municipality was only attended by only three district councillors, few district …Read More »
How many tourists visit Uganda?
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “How many tourists actually visit Uganda?” is a question that many keep asking. According to Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), 1.3 million visitors came to Uganda, generating 1.4 billion dollars. Uganda Radio Network put this question to the chief executive of UTB, Stephen Asiimwe, on whether …Read More »