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Inside Akol’s Impressive Performance At URA, Future Plans

Doris Akol (in featured photo) was first appointed Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority in October 2014. She was definitely headed for a daunting task considering the fact that she was replacing Allen Kagina, the ‘lady’ who had literally become the image of URA. Under Kagina’s leadership, URA became one of the

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Africa Agribusiness: A US$1 Trillion Business By 2030

As project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors gathered at the Africa Investment Forum to make deals on investment opportunities, leaders of the continent’s top agribusiness companies shared their thoughts on the future of the industry. With its vast agricultural potential, Africa’s agribusiness sector is predicted to reach US$1 trillion by 2030.

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Tony Elumelu: Entrepreneurship Is The Key To Unlocking Africa’s Economic Development

5,000 African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in the world, is a unique opportunity for bringing together young

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Dfcu Bank Appoints New Members To Women In Business Advisory Council

dfcu Bank has appointed two new members to join its Women in Business Advisory Council (WBAC) effective October 1st 2018. The new Council members are Grace Makoko a respected female banker in East Africa and Belinda Namutebi a leading communications expert in Uganda. As one of the few East African bankers with

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South Sudan Refugees Dream Big, Start Enterprises In Uganda

South Sudan refugees in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Western Uganda are visualizing enterprises that will transform their lives, thanks to a series of life skills training by Enabel, the development agency of the Belgian government, URN reports. The training, conducted from May to August 2018 was followed by one month apprenticeship,

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Middle East Consultants To Start Taking Ugandans To China For Juicy Jobs

Middle East Consultants Ltd (MECL), Uganda’s leading labour recruitment and exporting agency has revealed that it will soon start exporting Ugandans to China for lucrative jobs. This was revealed by MECL Managing Director, Gordon Mugyenyi in an exclusive interview with Business Focus at the sidelines of the National Symposium and Expo

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