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Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones :
News Friday, Aug 11, 2017
KAMPALA-UGANDA –The Uganda Free Zones Authority has issued 3 developer’s licenses to Wagagai Ltd, Jambo Roses Ltd and Ugarose flower to operate as free zone.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Flower exporters set to invest $17.8m in value:
News Friday, Aug 11, 2017
KAMPALA-Uganda--Three flower firms, Wagagai Ltd, Ugarose Flowers Ltd and Jambo Rose have pledged to invest $17.8m in Uganda’s flower sector in the next 4 years aimed at increasing flower export volume on the global market.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Understand your audience, Centenary Bank boss:
News Friday, Aug 11, 2017
KAMPALA, Uganda- For banks to deepen financial inclusion and also encourage entrepreneurship among the youth, they need to critically understand that particular target audience, the managing director, Centenary Bank has said.
By: EABW REPORTER
Dangote Cement records 12.6% increase in sales across Africa:
News Friday, Aug 04, 2017
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania- Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase in sales volume across Africa.
By: EABW REPORTER
Kansai Plascon takes charge of Sadolin Paints Uganda :
News Friday, Aug 04, 2017
KAMPALA, Uganda- Following their binding agreement signed in February this year, Kansai Plascon Africa Limited, a subsidiary of Japan based Kansai Paint Co, has concluded its agreement to purchase the Sadolin Paints operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania,
By: EABW REPORTER
Seeds, not Diamonds, will Make Africa Great :
News Thursday, Aug 03, 2017
Seeds, not Diamonds, will Make Africa Great : s I settle back in my homeland Nigeria since retiring as the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in March this year, I am reminded of a local saying that when you go to the
By: Dr. Kanayo Nwanze
Centenary, MasterCard sign partnership to digitalise Uganda:
News Friday, Jul 28, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Centenary Bank and MasterCard recently announced a multipronged approach to digitising Uganda’s economy in support of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy.
By: EABW REPORTER
Uganda Roads Agency needs $700M for oil roads :
News Friday, Jul 28, 2017
KAMPALA-UGANDA ---The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has said it needs $700m to undertake the construction of the 700 kilometers of the Oil roads and to build a new bridge at Karuma on River Nile.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Britam Holdings starts Asset Management Company in Uganda :
News Friday, Jul 28, 2017
Kampala, UGANDA- Britam Holdings Plc has launched an asset management company in Uganda as it seeks to extend its asset management offering in the region.
By: EABW REPORTER
Nile Breweries donates to Nutrition Ward :
News Monday, Jul 24, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Nile Breweries Uganda limited last week delivered a USh15M worth of foodstuffs package to the children nutrition ward, commonly known as Mwana Mugimu, at the National Referral Hospital in Mulago which included milk, silver fish, eggs, bee
By: PAUL TENTENA
Uganda told to invest in Low Power Voltage Lines :
News Thursday, Jul 27, 2017
KAMPALA-UGANDA --- Experts in Uganda’s electricity industry have asked the government to invest more money in the development of retail low power voltage lines before the commissioning of Isimba and Karuma Hydro Power Dams whose construction is nearing
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Uganda Valuers and Surveyors warned on misconduct:
News Monday, Jul 24, 2017
KAMPALA-UGANDA –Uganda’s Minister for Land Housing and Urban Development Betty Amongi Akena has urged practicing Valuers and Surveyors to uphold professional and ethical codes of conduct as in cases of over valuing, mapping out gazetted territory and l
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
NSSF assets hit $2.2b :
News Monday, Jul 24, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has reported that its total assets now stand at $2.2b (Ush7.6trillion) making them the largest institutional investor in Uganda.
By: PAUL TENTENA
Clan delays Entebbe Airport Expansion works :
News Monday, Jul 24, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- A clan, which occupies about 8 acres of land near Entebbe International Airport is proving stressful to the expansion and upgrade of the Airport, East African Business Week has learnt.
By: PAUL TENTENA

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