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Blockchain & cryptocurrencies: Prospects for African trade (5)

Business Day Online 21 Sep 2021
In some other African countries like Kenya, Ghana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, advisories have been issued about the risks of crypto transactions (Arcane Research, 2020) ... African examples are Kenya’s BitPesa, Ghana’s BTCGhana and Uganda’s Remit.ug (Ganne, 2018).
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Uganda: Market Monitor - Refugee Hosting Areas | Refugee Settlement Price and Market Functionality Snapshot, 1-31 August 2021

Reliefweb 18 Sep 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 1,499,562 refugees as of 25 August 2021, with nearly 95% of refugees living in settlements primarily in the West Nile and Southwest regions of Uganda.
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With more doses, Uganda takes vaccination drive to markets

Longview News-Journal 12 Sep 2021
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At a taxi stand by a bustling market in Kampala, Uganda’s capital, traders simply cross a road or two, get a shot in the arm and rush back to their work ... China recently donated 300,000 doses of its Sinovac vaccine, and on Monday a batch of 647,000 Moderna doses donated by the United States arrived in Uganda.
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

The Norman Transcript 11 Sep 2021
With more doses, Uganda takes vaccination drive to markets. KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At a taxi stand by a bustling market in Kampala, Uganda's capital, traders simply cross a road or two, get a shot in the arm and rush back to their work ... by the United States arrived in Uganda.
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Uganda: Market Monitor - Refugee Hosting Areas | Refugee Settlement Price and Market Functionality Snapshot, 1-31 July 2021

Reliefweb 03 Sep 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 1,499,562¹ refugees as of 25 August 2021, with nearly 95% of refugees living in settlements primarily in the West Nile and Southwest regions of Uganda.
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Uganda: Market Monitor - Refugee Hosting Areas | Refugee Settlement Price and Market Functionality Snapshot, 1-30 June 2021

Reliefweb 26 Aug 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 30 June 2021, with nearly 95% of refugees living in settlements primarily in the West Nile and Southwest regions of Uganda.
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Most Kenya sugar imports to come from Eswatini, Zambia

Ghana Web 24 Aug 2021
Supplies from the three countries will account for 69.5 percent of the overall 210,163 tonnes of the commodity that Kenya targets to import from Comesa ... In East Africa, traders will be allowed to import 18,923 tonnes of the commodity from Uganda, Rwanda (4,072), and Burundi 0.27 tonnes ... Silas Tiren, who chairs the committee said ... .
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Gov’t prepares protocol to harmonize border trade

Capital Ethiopia 23 Aug 2021
Ethiopian Customs Commission disclosed that it is getting a lesson from Nairobi, which has more experience on One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) with its East African Community peers like Tanzania and Uganda, in order to make effective the Moyale OSBP ... One of the traders said that the ...
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Community leaders from Ikotos, Eastern Equatoria, highlight need for dialogue and reconciliation

Reliefweb 18 Aug 2021
Two months ago, a group of young people from Ikotos went to meet their neighbors in Lodwara-Talla to resolve a protracted dispute on the killing of a local trader hailing from Ikotos along the Tsertenya-Uganda border road by suspects from Lodwara-Talla.
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Dar’s turn to eat Mombasa’s lunch as Rwanda looks south for trade across borders

Algeria Times 08 Aug 2021
At the time, the two countries engaged in a trade dispute, with Uganda claiming the trucks were transporting minerals using forged certificates ... Traders need to be assured of the use of Northern Corridor and this can be done by ensuring MGR connecting Naivasha and Uganda border is functional and all hotspot areas are secured,” said Mr Lagat.
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Uchumi lands in trouble with Uganda regulator

Algeria Times 08 Aug 2021
Uganda is now banking ... “But Uchumi stopped reporting its financial results,” said Francis Gajja a trader at Equity Stockbrokers Uganda Ltd, saying the supermarket chain has had a rough time to sustain its business operations in a competitive East African retail space.
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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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