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Q&A: PSFU Boss Asiimwe Emphasizes Need For Small Businesses To Formalize To Benefit From COVID-19 Stimulus Package

PSFU Executive Director, Stephen Asiimwe Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) acknowledges that businesses were hit hardest during the two- year  Covid-19 lockdown. However, with the recent  full reopening of the economy, PSFU Executive Director, Stephen Asiimwe (SA), says that there is hope with discussions  going on to have businesses supported. In an

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Q&A: EFC MD Reveals How ‘Simbula’ Loans Will Help Entrepreneurs Recover From Covid-19

Shem Kakembo, the Managing Director at EFC Uganda Limited EFC Uganda Limited (MDI) - Uganda’s fastest-growing microfinance institution has rolled out a campaign dubbed “SIMBULA LOANS NE EFC.’’ The campaign is focused on enhancing the institution’s commitment of contributing to Uganda’s development and economic stability through key drivers like financial

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Uganda Airlines Concludes Feasibility Studies On London, India, Goma & Lubumbashi Routes As National Carrier Moves To Expand Network

Jennifer Bamuturaki, the Ag. CEO at Uganda Airlines Uganda Airlines has completed feasibility studies on a number of routes the National Carrier plans to fly to. Some of the routes in question include Mumbai in India, London in United Kingdom, Goma and Lubumbashi (both in the Democratic Republic of Congo). Owing to the

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Retired Politician Settles Into Farming, Says You Need To Build Stamina To Make Money

John Baptist Okello Okello is growing vegetables including cabbages for commercial purposes  Retired politician, John Baptist Okello Okello, has settled into farming – making way for young politicians to take up political offices. Okello Okello was Member of Parliament  for Dokolo North County and LCV Chairperson for  Dokolo district. However, he called it quits

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Q&A: UCDA MD Reveals How The Authority Intends To Make Uganda Coffee More Competitive, Profitable

Dr. Emmanuel  Iyamulemye, the Managing Director of Uganda Coffee Development Authority during the interview In an exclusive Q&A interview with Business Focus in Kampala, Dr. Emmanuel  Iyamulemye, the Managing Director of Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) responded to a wide range of issues concerning the coffee sub-sector and revealed plans to

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