Business, Land & Agriculture, Markets, Trade & Industry

Annual maize crop under threat from Aflatoxin attacks

April 4

April 4—Nearly half of Uganda’s annual maize production and 92 pc of the sorghum is contaminated […]

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Business, Companies, Markets, Trade & Industry

Dry spell dampens economic activity to push down March PMI

April 4

April 4—The continued dry spell into March hurt farming which in turn dampened general business activity […]

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Business, Companies, Real Estate & Property, Trade & Industry

Shoprite opens fifth store in Uganda

April 3

South African retailer Shoprite will on April 4, open its fifth store in Uganda completing the […]

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Business, Companies, Trade & Industry

Kiira Motors assembly plant sets benchmark for local content

March 23

The ongoing construction of a motor vehicle assembly plant by Uganda’s automotive value chain pioneer, Kiira […]

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Business, Companies, Trade & Industry

Japanese lacquer maker pins regional hopes on anti-malaria paint

March 20

March 20—East Africa’s paints market is set for a shake-up. Japanese coatings maker, Kansai Plascon, is […]

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Business, Companies, Markets, Trade & Industry

Latest PMI shows slight dip in Ugandan business sentiment

March 5

Business sentiment in Uganda remains positive into the new year although the Stanbic Bank Purchase Managers’ […]

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Abe (second right) showcases the latest product flanked by other Kansai Plascon officials on Tuesday
Business, Companies, Infrastructure, Investment, Markets, Trade & Industry

Kansai introduces mosquito repellent paint for Uganda

February 6

Kansai Plascon, a subsidiary of the Japanese-based Kansai Paint Company, recently stepped up its product range […]

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Bin Sulayem said on Monday, the DP World logistics park in Rwanda will reduce costs across the country and the region as a whole.
Business, Infrastructure, Investment, Trade & Industry, Transport

Dubai Ports CEO touts proposed $80m Rwanda facility

January 21

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, the Chairman and CEO of DP World, the international ports operator has […]

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Amb. Mfumukeko (fourth right) thanked EAC staff for their dedication and professionalism
Finance, Investment, Markets, Policy, Trade & Industry

East African Community SG sidesteps politics to target growth

January 16

Amb Liberat Mfumukeko, the East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, has given an upbeat view of […]

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Business, Land & Agriculture, Trade & Industry

Rising maize prices drive up cost of poultry feeds

January 14

The cost of poultry feeds is edging up in Uganda as farm gate prices for cereals […]

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