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Uganda: Take risk to succeed in business – Kyambadde
DATE 20May 2019

The Minister of Trade, Industries and Cooperatives, Ms Amelia Kyambadde, has advised women in Acholi Sub-region to take risk if they are to succeed in their business ventures.  Speaking on Thursday during the inauguration of Atiak Sugar Planting Outgrowers’ Cooperative Ltd in Atiak Sub-county, Amuru District, Ms Kyambadde said many women in the region shy away… Read More »

USA: China invests in renewable energy in Cuba
DATE 20May 2019

Cuba began investing in renewable energy in 2014 and is ramping up its efforts in a push to make renewables its principal source of electricity by 2030. According to Xinhua News,China is one of the leading investors in Cuba’s renewable energy program. The goal is for Cuba to derive 24% of its electricity from renewables such as… Read More »

Grenada: A “Transformational” Rum project in Grenada
DATE 20May 2019

The highly-anticipated Renegade Rum project is making progress in Grenada. Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell visited the site of the project this week, calling it “transformational” for the island. Renegade is currently developing 150 acres of land for sugarcane production; the company will be harvesting about three cares of sugarcane daily, Mitchell said. “It is revolutionary… Read More »

India: Farmers assured of early resolution of grievances
DATE 20May 2019

A delegation of farmers who met Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in the city on Sunday were assured of an early resolution to some of their pending demands including early clearance of dues on sugarcane procurement and withdrawal of cases filed against them. The CM met the delegation, led by Karnataka State Sugarcane Cultivators’ Association president Kurubur Shanthakumar,… Read More »

Zimbabwe: Sugarcane farmers expecting initial payment in forex
DATE 20May 2019

Sugarcane farmers in Chiredzi are looking forward to receiving their initial payment for the product in foreign currency this month as part of Government’s thrust to incentivise exports. Hopes are also high among farmers following reports that Tongaat Hullet Zimbabwe has since exported all the sugar produced in the last farming season. The sugar milling… Read More »