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Ugandan Tycoon Thakkar Discusses How AfDB Will Create 25m Jobs For Youth

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, recently launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative solutions for job creation for Africa’s youth, as outlined in the Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy (JfYA). The Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative aims

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INTERVIEW: Tycoon Mohammed Hamid Reveals Why He Built A $300m Hotel

Mohammed Hamid, one of Uganda’s leading entrepreneurs, is the Chairman and founder of Aya Group, a $300 million (annual revenues) Ugandan conglomerate with interests in milling, food manufacturing, commodity trading, transportation and hospitality. Aya Group recently launched Pearl Of Africa, a landmark hotel in Kampala which cost more than $300 million

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Mazima Retirement Plan Revolutionises Uganda’s Pension Sector

For Many years, Uganda’s pension coverage has been skewed towards the formal sector, specifically through the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), excluding the informal sector, persons who are self-employed and those working in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) has started opening up the

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