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Government accuses KACITA leadership of dishonesty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the government moves to meet traders over an impending strike by importers of textile and textile products over taxes, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Uganda Revenue Authority are accusing the traders leadership of dishonesty. Kampala City Traders Association, KACITA …

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Kampala Traders protest new textile taxes, rent arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Traders Associations say this will protest against the new tax policy on imported textile fabrics and garments. The traders say they are considering several actions to show displeasure over the textile tax, and also the failure by landlords to waive rent arrears …

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S.Africa aims to patch-up threadbare clothing industry

Maitland, South Africa | AFP | South Africa is fighting to revive its frayed clothing industry, once a crucial provider of jobs in a country suffering from high unemployment, as a flood of cheap imports forces local factories to shutter and lay off workers. Once the economic lifeblood of many small …

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Christine Luboga; textiles entrepreneur

By the Independent Team Christine Luboga, a former Chemistry teacher, started Chrisams Designs in 1986, largely to employ herself and other people after pursuing fashion design training at the School of Fashions in London.  The rest is now history as the saying goes. Her initial capital was personal savings that …

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