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Blame NRM for increased inequality

Uganda’s inequality did not just happen; it was created by NRM’s unfettered markets and politics!     When I started writing this column some 10 years ago, in my second article to grace these pages, entitled, “SAPs will never alleviate poverty in Uganda until government swaps places with donors,” I explained a paradox that was …

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Is Uganda’s economy in recession?

Minister of Finance and Planning Matia Kasaija

Experts have indicated that a number of economic shocks have exacerbated the post-election slowdown of the economy! The public debate about the poor health of Uganda’s economy has refused to go away. A few months ago, representatives of government and its agencies used to dismiss anyone who dared to say the economy was sick. This …

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UGANDAN OIL: Its time for business now

Energy minister Irene Muloni toasts to the launch of the FEED study this week with the executives from the oil sector. Right is Total's GM Adewale Fayemi

Government must certify Ugandan workers now or never  Uganda has entered one of the most important phases of its oil industry; described generally as the development phase. Estimated to last about four years, it will be characterised by heavy construction activities and this will require the supply of goods and services including steel and metal …

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Uganda’s economy in 2017

Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanue Tumusiime Mutebille

Analysis, projections and risks everyone needs to know! Ugandans have lived through difficult economic horizons. However, 2016 will be remembered for quite a time. It has been a year many Ugandans could not wait to end, for a number of reasons. First,it started with difficult political questions.Traditionally election years in Uganda do not pass without …

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