New centre to boost services to investors-UIA Board

CAPTION: Board Members being briefed at the Uganda Business Facilitation Centre (UBFC) in Kololo. Kampala, Uganda: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) will soon be re-locating into the newly constructed Uganda Business Facilitation Centre (UBFC) that is located at plot 1 Baskerville Avenue in Kololo. The centre is intended to house two other key government-business related institutions…

New industrial park in Mbarara to create over 100,000 jobs

CAPTION: L-R UIA officials who attended: Investment Executive Investment Promotion Mr. Mark Wagubala, Deputy Director Business Development Mr Peter Muramira, Deputy Director Investment Promotion, Mr. Martin Muhangi and UIA Environment Officer Mr. Emma Kaye.  Mbarara, Uganda:  The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is working with different ministries, departments and agencies and investors from Sino Uganda Economic…

UIA developing portal for small and medium firms

CAPTION: Mr. Muramira talking to the Bushenyi district Chairman Mr. Jafari Basajjabalaba. Seated are members of staff, Bushenyi District Local Government. Mbarara, Uganda: Small and Medium enterprises in Uganda continue to face low survival rates due to the tough business environment worsened by the outbreak of the COVID-19. This is one of the reasons why…

Uganda Investment Authority hailed for availing land to investors

CAPTION: L-R: UIA team at Kazire Health Products Limited in Mbarara. The team was led by the Deputy Director for Investment Promotion and Business Development Peter Muramira (Left). Mbarara, Uganda: In line with the government of Uganda’s agenda to boost industrialization, the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) provides serviced industrial and business parks to investors across…

Roofings Group appeals to government over railway

Kampala, Uganda: Chairman of the Roofings Group Dr. Sikander Lalani has appealed to the government to invest in the meter gauge railway system to enable manufacturers transport inputs from Mombasa to Kampala at a cheaper cost. “A 20ft container costs about $3500 for transportation on trucks from Mombasa in Kenya to Kampala in Uganda but…