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Fueling global growth through localization strategy

  BUSINESS TIPS |  Abbas Rouse | Going global has been every business owner’s dream since business conception. It has not only been a strategy to bring in more profits, but also an effort to serve an escalating decentralized customer base in different parts of the world. However, being successful …

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Kenya’s exports to EAC surpass pre-COVID-19 period

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya’s exports to countries in East African Community (EAC) have surpassed the pre-COVID-19 period, with the pandemic seemingly catalyzing trade. The exports to Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda recovered from May, sustaining an upward trajectory to August, new economic data from government statistics agency released on …

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Museveni makes case for road projects outside Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that the proposal to construct roads in countries out of Uganda is meant to boost trade that can enable Uganda to get resources. He was speaking during the 58th Independence Day celebrations held at State House Entebbe. MPs and …

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World trade to fall by 9.2 percent in 2020: WTO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | World merchandise trade is expected to fall by 9.2 percent in 2020, followed by a 7.2-percent rise in 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Tuesday in its revised trade forecast. In April, the WTO had predicted a decline in the volume of world …

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Road construction in DRC to boost trade – Minister Wamala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has plans to construct more roads in neighboring countries as a means to boost trade. This was revealed by the Minister for Works General Katumba Wamala who was addressing journalists at the government media centre on Tuesday on the proposal that will see Uganda …

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EAC rolls out regional electronic cargo and driver tracking system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East Africa Community (EAC) secretariat and its partner states have unveiled a new mobile application to enable the issuance of the EAC COVID-19 digital certificates that are mutually recognised by the partner states. The app dubbed the Regional Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System …

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