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The private sector needs government support

Minister of Finance Matiya Kasaija

Uganda implemented far reaching economic reforms from early 1990s with the view that markets would serve best the growth and development needs of the country. The Uganda Investment Authority was also established in 1991, by an Act of parliament, as a semi-autonomous government agency operating in partnership with the private …

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Africa needs trade not Aid

Aid workers distributing aid

For the last 50 years Africa has received over US$ 500 billion in Aid. Despite these huge inflows, the continent remains mired in poverty, disease, and systemic corruption. Extending aid to effect economic transformation is synonymous with digging up one hole to cover another. This means that aid can never …

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Africa needs trade not Aid

Maize is one of Uganda's very few exports

  For the last 50 years Africa has received over US$ 500 billion in Aid. Despite these huge inflows, the continent remains mired in poverty, disease, and systemic corruption. Extending aid to effect economic transformation is synonymous with digging up one hole to cover another. This means that aid can …

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