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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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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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Former Boda Boda Rider Reveals How Dubai ‘Kyeyo’ Has Changed His Life

Abdul Katumba, 36, was a boda boda rider in Kampala.  He could only manage to feed his family from his tiresome job, leaving him with a number of financial issues. He couldn’t continue with this situation lest he would die a poor man! When opportunity knocked, he couldn’t resist grabbing it.  Two

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Kunywana: I Have Bought Land, Built Rentals From My Abu Dhabi Job

A number of Ugandans working abroad are not only making significant financial progress at a personal level, but also contributing to the country’s national development. Professional labour exporting agencies like Middle East Consultants have played a big role in connecting Ugandans to lucrative jobs abroad. Benon Kunywana is one of the Ugandans

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Ugandan Named Among 10 Finalists For Shs702m Africa Innovation Prize

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) Thursday announced its top 10 nominees for its prestigious US$185 000 (Shs702m) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 awards. This year’s Call for Applications with its theme “African innovation: Investing in Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems” attracted more than 3 000 applications from 52 African countries. Building on

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Two Ugandans Named Among 5 Young African Millionaires To Watch

Two Ugandan young entrepreneurs have been named among the top five African entrepreneurs to watch by Forbes.  All the five remarkable entrepreneurs are aged 45 and under and have built 8 and 9-figure fortunes. Ali-shah Jivraj, Ugandan Jivraj (in featured photo), a 32-year-old third generation Asian-Ugandan entrepreneur, is the founder and CEO

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