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Magufuli, Kiir sign as South Sudan officially joins EAC

History was made today when the treaty of accession of the republic of South Sudan into the East African Community was signed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. @RepSouthSudan now Officially in EAC? — EastAfricanCommunity (@jumuiya) April 15, 2016 Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, president Tanzania and chairperson of the …

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Uganda-South Sudan trade

Ugandans’ hopes of a resurgence of trade links rise as civil war comes to an end There is one very busy triangular area in down town Kampala along Ben Kiwanuka Street that got to be known as Arua Park. The triangle is where three streets namely Johnson, William and Ben …

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Facilitating regional trade for development

By Agnes E. Nantaba Allen S. Asiimwe is the Country Director (Uganda) for Trademark East Africa (TMEA). She spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about competitiveness and trade in the East African region. What are the key elements in your management style as a manager? My door is always open to …

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Taxing used-car importers

By Ronald Musoke In April, this year, Leonard Okema ordered for a Toyota Harrier model 2001 from one of the used car dealers in Japan. Unlike many Ugandans who were on June 11 taken by surprise by the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija’s raising of the environmental levy on used cars, …

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Should Parliament ratify trade agreements?

By Joan Akello This is the debate The Southern and Eastern African Trade, Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) sparked off in a consultative meeting it held today. Uganda has signed a number of treaties and is still negotiating some  which include the European Union –East Africa Community(EAC)  Economic Partnership Agreements(EPAS), …

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