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Uganda: Market Monitor - Refugee Hosting Areas | Refugee Settlement Price and Market Functionality Snapshot, 1-31 May 2021

Reliefweb 24 Jul 2021
Uganda is one of the top refugee-hosting countries in the world, with a protracted refugee situation and ongoing influxes of refugees from neighboring countries. The country hosts 1,494,505¹ refugees as of 31 May 2021, with nearly 95% of refugees living in settlements primarily in the West Nile and Southwest regions of Uganda.
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COVID-19 pandemic transforms trade ecosystem for women

Graphic 21 Jul 2021
For women traders and entrepreneurs in LDCs, this includes participants along the value chain such as suppliers of raw materials, cooperatives, transporters, warehouse managers and airlines, to mention a few ... Small-scale traders at fruit and vegetable markets in Kampala, Uganda illustrate just that.
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Millions of African Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha at home under lockdown

Anadolu Agency 20 Jul 2021
"I followed Eid prayers on TV live from Makkah and although our mosques are closed here in Uganda. I was able to pray along," Musa Namugo, a trader in the capital Kampala, told Anadolu Agency via telephone. Uganda is among the countries on the continent that has introduced strict ...
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Tanzania, Kenya in fight for lucrative Uganda petroleum trade

Ghana Web 17 Jul 2021
Intraspeed Logistics Ltd, Kampala City Traders Association, Willex Uganda Ltd, KPI Ltd, Katraco Uganda Ltd, Dooba Enterprises, Sebco Uganda, Bunyonyi Safaris, Seven Hills Impex, Uganda Agricultural Tools, Mugenga Holdings, Board City Company and Bidco Uganda Ltd lost vehicles and goods.
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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer

Reliefweb 14 Jul 2021
Effective from January 2019, VSF Germany has expanded its programme scope to Uganda ... Key target beneficiaries are women and men small ruminant livestock producers, private animal health service providers, students, training institutions, the Government of Uganda, and livestock traders, butchers and meat vendors.
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Uganda's traders sleep rough as Covid lockdown drags on

MENA FN 02 Jul 2021
(MENAFN - AFP) As evening falls in the Ugandan capital, traders at the country's biggest market prepare for another long, cold night's sleep between the fruit and vegetable stalls, forbidden from returning home.Under a strict 42-day coronav ... .
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Police Close Shops in Jinja

All Africa 22 Jun 2021
Police in Jinja City in eastern Uganda have dispersed all traders who had opened their shops on Monday as they enforced the virus-induced lockdown announced by President Museveni on Friday ....
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Bitter-Sweet: Kenya’s Complicated Affair With Coffee

The Tennessee Tribune 22 Jun 2021
This was the legacy of centuries of interaction between the locals and the Arab slave traders along the coast of East Africa ... It meant Uganda’s coffee farmers could only beat the embargo by selling through Kenya. Kenya’s sophisticated elite and traders took full advantage of the global demand and Uganda’s troubles.
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Uganda gets woman premier, vice president

Anadolu Agency 21 Jun 2021
Both leaders vowed to serve the country and the people of Uganda ... Many women leaders in Uganda, political leaders, scholars, and traders welcomed President Museveni’s choice of women for the two top positions.
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Uganda: Market Monitor - Refugee Hosting Areas | Refugee Settlement Price and Market Functionality Snapshot, 1-30 April 2021

Reliefweb 18 Jun 2021
Uganda is one of the top refugee-hosting countries in the world, with a protracted refugee situation and ongoing influxes of refugees from neighboring countries. The country hosts 1,494,505 refugees as of 1 June 2021, with nearly 95% of refugees living in settlements primarily in the West Nile and Southwest regions of Uganda.
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Roundup: Uganda strives to reverse child labor amid COVID-19 pandemic

China.dot.org 12 Jun 2021
Laruni also stressed that child labor in Uganda is not limited to city centers ... The customers to these girls are motor cycle taxi operators and petty traders who have been idle," she added ... Antonio Querido, the Food and Agriculture Organization's representative in Uganda, said the negative impacts of COVID-19 have driven up child labor figures.
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Uganda strives to reverse child labor amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sina 12 Jun 2021
Laruni also stressed that child labor in Uganda is not limited to city centers ... The customers to these girls are motor cycle taxi operators and petty traders who have been idle," she added. As Uganda joins the rest of the globe to celebrate the World Day Against Child Labor on ...
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Namugongo Remains Deserted Ahead of Martyrs Day Festivities

All Africa 02 Jun 2021
A s Uganda marks Martyrs Day celebrations on June 3, traders have suffered losses for the second year running since pilgrims have been barred from selling their merchandise around the shrine ....
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How COVID-19 affected informal cross-border trade between Uganda and DRC

Beijing News 25 May 2021
Added to these is corruption, and harassment of traders by state officials. For these reasons many traders avoid border controls altogether ... As the initial ban in Uganda excluded food markets, traders would shift from nonfood to food items ... Many COVID-19 border restrictions for traders in Uganda have now been lifted.
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Uganda: Market Monitor - Refugee Hosting Areas | Refugee Settlement Price and Market Functionality Snapshot, 1-31 March 2021

Reliefweb 21 May 2021
Uganda is one of the top refugee-hosting countries in the world, with a protracted refugee situation and ongoing influxes of refugees from neighboring countries. The country hosts 1,462,164¹ refugees as of 1 April 2021, with nearly 95% of refugees living in settlements primarily in the West Nile and Southwest regions of Uganda.
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