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Shops closed as traders protest rising inflation and depreciation of the Uganda shilling

Shopkeepers and traders in different parts of the country are striking to protest accelerating inflation and the local currency’s rapid depreciation in recent months. Many shops in Kampala didn’t open today, especially in down town where shopping malls and markets remained closed for most of the day.   Issa Sekito the spokesman for Kampala city […]

Defiant Kampala traders insist on strike despite Museveni promise to meet over issues

The meeting held between the minister of Trade and Industry Ameria  Kyambadde and kampala City Traders Association top executive has ended with both sides failing to reach a final conclusion geared at seeing off the traders’ planned demonstration. KACITA Everest Kayondo confirmed to reporters that their planned demonstration is 100% still on since no mutual understanding has been reached upon with […]

Kampala traders announce strike of depreciation trend of Uganda shilling

Traders in Kampala have announced a massive sit down strike starting Wednesday and Thursday next week that will see the whole business community in the country keep home for those two days as a way for drawing the government’s attention to address their needs. In a meeting held on Friday between the traders and their […]

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