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Market women take new look at life

NGOs are shaping how women look at power, rights, money Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Kalerwe Market on the northern edges of Kampala city is a bustling open space; crowded, messy, and noisy. Squashed in the junction of two busy city roads; the Gayaza-Kampala road and the Northern bypass …

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UN board assesses body’s work in Uganda

UN board assesses body’s work in Uganda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On May 05, the Executive Board of the United Nations (UN) met President Museveni at State House in Entebbe to assess how the International Body’s work is impacting the country in terms of achieving its development related targets. Museveni …

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UNDP champions joint oil development

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda needs to team up with other countries under the East Africa Community, the Great Lakes Region and other African regions in the oil development process ahead of oil production slated for 2020 if it is to benefit from the resource, according to the United …

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BUSINESS: Future of banking

If it looks so gloomy, why is everyone seeing it as bright? KAMPALA, UGANDA | JULIUS BUSINGE | The banking industry in Uganda appears to be facing an uncertain future. Most banks are recording a mixture of good and bad performance, sluggish growth in private sector credit, rising non- performing …

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Rwanda and China’s rich

Why Jack Ma went to Kenya, Rwanda with 38 Chinese billionaires in tow RWANDA |PEREZ TIGIDAM| Jack Ma, Asia’s richest man and founder of Alibaba Group recently completed a two-day trip to East Africa, visiting Kenya and Rwanda with 38 fellow Chinese billionaires, all no doubt poised with expensive fountain …

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THIS WEEK: Uganda needs 400bn for conservation – UN

THIS WEEK: Uganda needs 400bn for conservation – UN The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has tasked Uganda to raise an annual fee of Shs418billion to finance management and conservation of its endangered animal and plant species. Almaz Gebru, the country director of UNDP says the current infrastructure binge and …

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