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August 29th, 2017 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) is a new magazine that made its first street appearance only this August. Your columnist’s first impression of BUBU is that it is out to persuade Ugandans to engage in practical patriotism by prioritising Ugandan goods and enterprises that promote national economic development.

It has an interesting commentary about the activities of NUCAFE (National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises), whose Executive Director, Joseph Nkandu, stresses the importance of coffee farmers owning their crop.

Any effort to improve the production of our country’s main cash crop is a form of patriotism according to BUBU. Uganda is fortunate to be among the countries that produce coffee which is the world’s most traded commodity after oil. Why then should her citizens wallow in poverty and deprivation? Read more