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Tough times: Can MTN’s pandemic IPO revive dull stock market?

Tough times: Can MTN’s pandemic IPO revive dull stock market?

Africa-Press - Uganda. Six-year drought. Uganda since 2010 has only had two local listings including Umeme in 2012 and Cipla Qality Chemicals Uganda Limited...
Nagawa quit her job during lockdown for urban farming

Nagawa quit her job during lockdown for urban farming

Africa-Press - Uganda. In her backyard, Hajarah Nagawa has a chicken business with about 500 kroilers. She buys one-month old birds at Shs8,000 and...
Police close shops in Jinja

Police close shops in Jinja

Africa-Press - Uganda. ASP Morice Niyonzima, the acting DPC of Jinja police station said the operation woyld go on because some people had allegedly...
Uganda’s export earnings increase to Shs1.5 trillion

Uganda’s export earnings increase to Shs1.5 trillion

Africa-Press - Uganda. The performance of the economy report May 2021 by the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development released on June 18...
Uganda’s export earnings increase to Shs1.5 trillion

Uganda’s export earnings increase to Shs1.5 trillion

Africa-Press - Uganda. The performance of the economy report May 2021 by the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development released on June 18...
Data tax is detrimental to the Covid-19 fight

Data tax is detrimental to the Covid-19 fight

Africa-Press - Uganda. With the prevalence of Covid-19, it is no longer business as usual. Ordinary things are now done in extra ordinary ways....
How Uganda stands to benefit from DRC roads

How Uganda stands to benefit from DRC roads

Africa-Press - Uganda. Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday launched a 223km road project linking the two countries, with the...
Buyende groups get Emyooga scheme cash

Buyende groups get Emyooga scheme cash

Africa-Press - Uganda. Sixteen out of 36 groups in Buyende District have received Emyooga funds totaling Shs200m to promote a savings culture, and improve...
Covid-19 shocks push banks into emergency borrowing

Covid-19 shocks push banks into emergency borrowing

Africa-Press - Uganda. Money borrowed by commercial banks from Bank of Uganda (BoU) to shore up operations and shortages caused by Covid-19, has increased...
Gulu leaders clash over Shs5 billion for abattoir

Gulu leaders clash over Shs5 billion for abattoir

Africa-Press - Uganda. Controversy has engulfed the whereabouts of Shs5b meant for the establishment of a new modern slaughterhouse for Gulu City. In the Financial...