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Uganda Manufacturers Association asks government extend support to local producers

Uganda Manufacturers Association asks government extend support to local producers

Government has been asked to support local content when procuring goods to be consumed or materials to be used in Uganda. The comment comes at the time when Uganda is still grappling with alarming deficit emanating from low exports in relation to imports. Now According to Allan Ssenyodwa, a policy analysts from Uganda Manufacturers Association, […]

Uganda’s entrepreneurs challenged to embrace a banking culture in their businesses

Uganda’s entrepreneurs challenged to embrace a banking culture in their businesses

Entrepreneurs have been challenged to always involve financial institutions in businesses so that they can thrive. The Commissioner of Financial Services at the Ministry of Finance Steven Kasangaki asked Ugandans to embrace the culture of banking and also insuring their businesses in order to prosper. Speaking at the 7th Finance, Banking and Insurance expo at […]

UMA launches programme to expand internship opportunities for graduates

UMA launches programme to expand internship opportunities for graduates

The Uganda Manufacturers’ Association has launched a project that seeks to provide internship opportunities to University graduates in a move to equip them with skills. The Internship Program targeting students mainly pursuing courses in Science and Technology will offer them an opportunity to have practical experience with various industries. The Project running from 2015-2017, aims […]

Uganda manufacturers association warn on sub standard goods

The Uganda manufacturers association is warning its members against the continued production of sub-standard goods. Sebagala Kigozi, the Executive Director of the association says besides being against the association regulation sub-standard goods can present serious health hazards to the local population. Sebagala says UMA is working hard at ensuring local manufacturers gain the trust Ugandans […]

Uganda Manufacturers Association ask for water transport on Lake Victoria

The members of the Uganda Manufactures Association (UMA) have asked the East African Community to ensure water transport on Lake Victoria is opened to reduce the transport costs of goods from the coasts.   The members say that it is expensive for landlocked countries to use road than water transport which necessitates the countries in […]

UMA International Trade Fair on October 5th- 11th to attract foreign exhibitors

Over 900 exhibitors have already confirmed their participation in the 2010 Uganda Manufacturers Association annual trade fair slated to take place from October 5th to 11th 2010. The Executive Director, Ssebagala Kigozi says preparations for the 18th UMA international trade fair are on course with exhibitors from 29 countries already confirming their participation. The international […]

UMA international trade fair to focus on partnerships for economic development

The Uganda Manufacturer’s Association 18th international trade fair will focus on “Partnerships for Local and Global Economic Development” as its central theme. The fair set to take place from Tuesday 5th October 2010 to Monday 11th October 2010 is like to attract participants from over 30 countries. According to a news statement from the Uganda […]

UIA annual Business Week to take place in August

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Business Week for 2010 will take place between 5th to 7th August this 2010. The UIA investment week aims at showing investors the investment opportunities available in the country. The Coordinator of the UIA Business Week Mustapha Lubega, revealed in a press statement seen by Ultimate Media that there is […]

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