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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 …

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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 …

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Smart investment of oil revenues in productive sectors the key to job creation, say experts

Petroleum Authority Boss Earnest Rubondo

What you need to know about jobs in oil sector The waiting is over and the real hard work of preparing to extract the oil that is buried hundreds of metres beneath the rocks of the Albertine Graben in Western Uganda is set to begin next year. Initial estimates indicate …

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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 …

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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 …

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AVIATION WEEK: Air transport to play greater role in Uganda’s development

Kenya Airways has been named as the busiest regional carrier out of Entebbe

Uganda is a land locked country. This means that as a country we incur a heavier cost in importing and exporting goods than our neighbours Kenya and Tanzania that have access to sea. This has adversely affected the competitiveness of our businesses in the region, not to mention the impact …

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AVIATION WEEK – CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

Entebbe Municipality MP Tumusiime joined CAA’s top Management and staff to launch the blood donation drive MP Tumusiime donating blood

FLIGHT THROUGH THE TIMES   More than a century ago, the world was a very different place.  Transportation was making strenuous steps that were to see the world a changed place. The internal combustion engine was invented in the late 19th century, unveiling possibilities of motive force. The automobile was …

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