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Senegal economy hoping for takeoff with new airport

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

President Macky Sall to cut the ribbon at Blaise Diagne International Airport Diass, Senegal | AFP | Senegal opens a flagship new airport...

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COMMENT: Satellite broadband power

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

Unlocking economic growth by breaking through both cost and planning barriers of physical infrastructure COMMENT | FARHAD KHAN | The...

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Nestle to close its DR Congo factory

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

Nestle Headquarters Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Swiss food giant Nestle announced Sunday that it would close its factory in Kinshasa,...

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EAC revenue bodies chase more taxes

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, News, Uganda | 0 comments

Doris Akol speaking at the 43rd East African Revenue Authorities Commissioners General meeting Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The...

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COMMENT: Risk to the global economy

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

Rise in bond issuance could pose risk to global economy Why changes in broadly shared economic assumptions are potentially riskier than...

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Zimbabwe’s new leader issues ultimatum for externalised funds

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Emmerson Mnangagwa: President of Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s new president on Tuesday gave a three-month ultimatum...

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Zimbabwe’s new president dissolves Mugabe cabinet

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Emmerson Mnangagwa: President of Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa three days after his...

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Angola’s new president picks apart the dos Santos empire

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Joao Lourenco: President of Angola The start of the clean-up operation did not take long. Luanda, Angola | AFP | Within three months of...

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A ray of hope for Zimbabwe’s ruined economy?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Harare, Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Every time Chareka Mutungwazi, 76, tries to collect his pension money, he spends the night, like...

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As Black Friday nears, US stores get creative to battle e-commerce

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Lifestyle, World | 0 comments

New York, United States | AFP | The photo op with Santa Claus has long been a holiday mainstay for American children. But this year,...

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Guinea receives $20bn in pledges for development

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

President Alpha Conde Paris, France | AFP | Guinea on Thursday won pledges in aid worth $20 billion to fund a five-year development plan...

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Daughter of Angola’s ex-president sacked as state oil chief

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Isabel Dos Santos is reportedly Africa’s richest woman and headed the state oil company Sonangol Luanda, Angola | AFP |  Angolan President...

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SMEs are Uganda’s engine for growth

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

Deloitte, an international Audit firm operating in Uganda is working on a plan with the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives to aid...

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Life expectancy up 10 years thanks to better lifestyles: OECD

Posted by on Nov 11, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Health, Lifestyle, World | 0 comments

Paris, France | AFP |  Healthier lifestyles and higher incomes have helped increase life expectancy in the 35 OECD nations by 10 years in...

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COMMENT: Economic growth no longer enough

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Technology | 0 comments

Governments need to go beyond the figures read out in budgets Changes to how wealth is generated and distributed require new social...

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US slams World Bank lending to rich countries like China

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, World | 0 comments

Washington, United States | AFP | World Bank lending to countries like China that are rich enough to finance their own development hurts...

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Nigeria’s Buhari proposes record spending for 2018

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

President Muhammadu Buhari Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented a record 8.6 trillion naira...

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Good news on economy

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

But experts wonder if economy can survive local and regional political turmoil Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is some good news...

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Six central African countries seal deal on free movement

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

At the closing session of the #CEMAC extraordinary summit in #Ndjamena Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Six countries in central and western...

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Saudi Arabia to begin issuing tourist visas

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Saudi Arabia plans to start issuing tourist visas “soon”,...

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