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UIA to Assesses Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses for Economic Interventions lockdown 1 1

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the business environment to justify required economic interventions during and post COVID-19 period.
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Chinese Firm Sets Up First Mobile Phone Manufacturing Plant in Namanve 8 2

Ares Chow Yu Qing, the Executive Director ENGO Holdings Limited says the firm will unveil the first generation of products manufactured and assembled from the plants to the market before close of 2019.
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Gov’t Halts Israeli Firm Medical Cannabis License evelyn anite 2

According to Anite, the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has called an expert’s meeting to discuss the issue next week.
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Egyptian Investors to Setup Home Appliance Assembly Plant 1

The plant will be used to assemble parts of home appliances such as fridges, gas cookers and washing machines. The plan was disclosed by Egypt’s First Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Eng. Ahmed Taha, who led a high-powered trade and investment delegation that visited Uganda Investment Authority (UIA).
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Kutesa Lures Egyptians to Invest in Livelihood Enhancement solar power 3 2

Kutesa observed that although Egypt has supported the political, economic and social development of Uganda, there is a dire need for them to venture into sectors that boost peoples livelihood. He cited the areas livestock, energy and ICT among others.
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Namanve Industrial Park Finally Begins to Take Shape 5 1

A Uganda Radio Network tour of the 2,200-acre Namanve Industrial and Business Park located 11 kilometres on the busy Kampala-Jinja road, shows that in addition to the 21 operational firms, establishment of many others is underway too.
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UIA Gets New Executive Director 1 4 Top story

Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire is the new Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority UIA. Kaguhangire worked with Uganda Revenue for 24 years, rising to the position of head of service management in which she oversaw a number of innovations like the Integrated Tax Administration System as well as the Taxpayer Register Expansion Project. She is a graduate of management studies from Makerere University, Uganda Management Institute and Uganda Christian University, among others.
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Poor Infrastructure, Unstable Power Frustrating Business in Masaka poor road network 2 1

Dr. Fulgensio Jjuujo, the Chairperson Masaka Investors Association, says majority of the roads in Masaka town are in a very sorry state, which directly affects their investments.
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Kabarole Industrial Park Land Underutilised 1

Moses Ikagobya, the Kabarole District Vice Chairperson says that they have written to the Uganda Investment Authority - UIA requesting for investors to utilize the land but they are yet to get a response.
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Uganda Could Be Losing 2tr Due To Multinational Tax Dodge 1

A document titled 25 Years of Uganda Investment Authority states that known tax havens Cayman Islands, Canada, Singapore, Netherlands and the United States are among the Top 10 investment source countries.
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Gov't Now Targeting Ugandan Investors 2

The move is contained in the new Uganda Investment Authority Strategic Plan 2016 2021 which has been aligned to the National Development Plan II and the Uganda Vision 2040. The strategy focuses on better investment generation within Uganda while also still pursuing foreign direct investments.
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Uganda Could Feed the World – Irish Minister 3

The Irish Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Joe McHugh says Ireland will explore ways of improving Ugandas agricultural sector, drawing from the successes Ireland has registered from being an agrarian society with similar characteristics with Uganda
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Northern Uganda Leading in Agro-Processing – UIA

Northern Uganda bore the brunt of a grueling and bloody armed conflict pitting the government against the Lords Resistance Army. The war had devastating effects on all facets of life, including agriculture and other means of livelihood.
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Uganda Investment Authority Targets 1 Million Jobs by 2021

He says that the agency, mandated to enhance investment and advise government on appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and growth, will encourage as many investments to create as many jobs as possible.
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Uganda's Development Must Come From Within – Prof Niwagaba 3

Prof Nuwagaba said Ugandas current economic state is such that the major drivers of the economy, telecommunications and banking, which contribute to over 50 percent of Gross Domestic Product, are in the hands of foreigners.
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Uganda Investment Authority Woos Chinese Banks 1

Although China is one of Ugandas biggest trading partners, those massive transactions are carried out through non-Chinese banks due to the absence of a single Chinese bank in Uganda.
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Chinese Investors Root for Opportunities in Uganda 4

Speaking at the Hunan-Uganda investment conference in Kampala, Xu Xiang Ping, the Hunan Principal Director-General and head of the delegation, said Hunan, which is about the size of Uganda, has made a remarkable transformation from a subsistence agriculture-based economy to an industrial one.
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Industrial Parks Finally Taking Off: UIA 2

The Uganda Investment Authority UIA says earmarked industrial parks are finally taking off albeit slowly.
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Ugandan Diaspora Asks To Invest Back Home bank of uganda 2

Several speakers made the appeal during a half-day business meeting today at Kampala Serena Hotel. The meeting drew Ugandan diaspora from all over the world who engaged with representatives of various government agencies and local businesses.
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Junior Finance Minister Says Pension Liberalisation Will Reduce Borrowing Costs bank of uganda 3

The State Minister for Finance, Hon. Fred Omach, has said borrowing rates in Uganda will decrease as long as Ugandans can pool domestic savings if the pension sector is liberalised.
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