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Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a...

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Airbnb rentals boom across Africa

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Rent-a-room giant Airbnb said Tuesday that it had provided accommodation for 1.2 million visitors to...

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Deloitte: Uganda economy can expand with better SME financing

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

  Deloitte’s Lillian Lwantale has urged government on SME financing Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Audit firm Deloitte...

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Angola’s new leader vows to revive moribund economy

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

Joao Lourenco: “We expect to adopt tax incentives for businesses that invest in the country Luanda, Angola | AFP | Angola’s...

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US-world divide spills out at IMF-World Bank meetings

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

The annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington Washington, United States | AFP | The growing split...

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IMF worried over Venezuela, ‘no solution in sight’

Posted by on Oct 14, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

Deputy Director of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department Washington, United States | AFP | The International Monetary Fund...

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Global economy chiefs told to reform while going is good

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Washington, United States | AFP | Finance chiefs from around the world were warned Thursday to get their...

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Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, even as record profits expected

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Kwon Oh-Hyun Seoul, South Korea | AFP | The CEO of Samsung Electronics Kwon Oh-Hyun resigned Friday, saying the South Korean tech giant...

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INDEPENDENT: Has Museveni become Uganda’s problem?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, News, Politics, Uganda | 0 comments

The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. Get your copy from the nearest news stand Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| These...

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Sudan receives first US dollar transfers since sanctions lifted

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s central bank said Wednesday it had received its first overseas fund transfer in US dollars since...

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Spend more on schooling to reduce inequality, IMF says

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Education, World | 0 comments

Washington, United States | AFP | Tackling disparities in education is crucial to reducing global income inequality, the International...

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IMF chief urges more support for global trade

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

Washington, United States | AFP | IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde urged global leaders Wednesday not to reject international trade...

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Ordinary Kenyans feel pinch of political uncertainty

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

George Ochieng (R) and Onyango Owino make their own tools at blacksmith’s workshop in Kibera, Nairobi on October 4, 2017. Election...

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Sudan Airways seeks post-embargo Boeing, Airbus spare parts

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s national carrier aims to revive its fleet by procuring new components from Boeing and Airbus after...

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Sudan eyes economic revival as US lifts sanctions

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

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Up until a few years ago, Sudanese engineer Ahmed Abdallah used to manage his family’s expenses on his $400...

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Sudan eyes economic revival as US lifts sanctions

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

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Up until a few years ago, Sudanese engineer Ahmed Abdallah used to manage his family’s expenses on his $400...

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Saudi funds move bolsters crown prince

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Saudi Arabia Wednesday announced the consolidation of development funds under a...

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Rugasira on new Uganda Development Corporation board

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: Rugasira on new UDC board Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Uganda Development Corporation (UDC), the investment arm of...

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India central bank holds rates, cuts growth outlook amid slowdown

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, World | 0 comments

Mumbai, India | AFP | India’s central bank held interest rates at a seven-year-low on Wednesday as it downgraded growth forecasts...

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Poorer countries’ remittances to grow again in 2017: World Bank

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Finance, World | 0 comments

Washington, United States | AFP |  Remittances, a major source of revenue for the world’s poorest countries, are due to grow again...

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