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Uganda inflation continues to reduce, now at 25%

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics has released its latest market research indicating that annual headline inflation has reduced tremendously. UBOS today released its monthly market report indicating that the annual headline inflation rate for the year ending January 2012 dropped to 25.7% from 27.0% recorded for the year ended December 2011. Releasing the report in Kampala, the director macro economics statistics, Dr. Mukiza Chris states […]

AU/NEPAD declaration on G20 action plan on food price volatility and agriculture

The food security challenge 1.     Two-thirds of African people derive their income from agriculture and spend between 50 and 80% of their income on food. These figures show the importance of agriculture on the continent. 2.     Food insecurity remains the biggest challenge in developing countries and African countries in particular. The measures to be taken […]

Prices of food in northern Uganda continue to rise

Food prices in northern Uganda have continued to rise as farmers from eastern Uganda report good harvest and dropping food prices. The price of cassava millet, Banana, potatoes, beans and rice has continued to rise in most of the west Nile district. A kilogram of beans is selling at 3500 from 2500 shillings a month […]

Hoima residents welcome presidents pledge to handle fuel and food prices

Residents of Hoima district have welcomed President Yoweri Museveni promise to handle the skyrocketing prices of food, fuel and other essential commodities in the country. This comes after opposition parties organized a demonstration against high prices of fuel and essential commodities. The walk to work protest under their umbrella Action for Change that has lasted […]

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