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Rice to riches: Vietnam’s shrimp farmers fish for fortunes

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

Soc Trang , Vietnam | AFP | With a flashy gold watch and a chunky matching ring, Tang Van Cuol looks a far cry from the average Vietnamese...

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AGOA: Trade forum in Togo to showcase Trump’s Africa policy

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

AGOA: Trade forum to showcase Trump’s Africa policy Lome, Togo | AFP |  US President Donald Trump barely mentioned Africa or trade...

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McDonald’s to nearly double outlets in China

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, Economy, Food, World | 0 comments

Beijing, China | AFP | Fast food giant McDonald’s said Tuesday it would almost double the number of restaurants in China over the...

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Cash crisis pushes Libyans to virtual payments

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

Benghazi, Libya | AFP | When a cash crisis struck the war-torn North African country of Libya, many people were forced to queue for days...

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Bank of Uganda denies hiding cash in Germany

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

Central Bank head Mutebile BOU denies hiding cash on foreign account in Germany Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  Bank of Uganda (BOU)...

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Trouble brewing in Nigeria swamps threatens economy

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

Warri, Nigeria | AFP | Months have passed since the Niger Delta Avengers have launched an attack on Nigeria’s oil pipelines, yet...

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S.Africa’s vexed land reform scores a rare success

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

(FILES) This file photo taken on June 15, 2017 in Hoedspruit shows a tractor carrying lemons at a farm which was successfully claimed back...

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Kenya may be growing but ‘You can’t eat GDP’

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

Kenyatta launches the Nairobi-Mombasa leg of the SGR recently. In the elections, focus has been on food prices instead. Nairobi, Kenya |...

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Leading S.African retailer Pick n Pay sheds 3,500 jobs

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | One of South Africa’s largest retailers Pick n Pay on Monday said it had cut around 3,500 jobs...

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IMF urges US to ‘protect’ gains won under Obamacare

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, World | 0 comments

Washington, United States | AFP | The International Monetary Fund on Thursday waded into the US health care debate, urging the Trump...

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Adama Barrow: how do you solve a problem like The Gambia?

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

Gambia’s leader Barrow rose to power with a promise to respect human rights and freedoms Adama Barrow: how do you solve a problem...

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IMF to launch new form of aid – with no money

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

IMF chief Legarde being interviewed by Quest early this year. IMF to launch new form of aid – with no money Washington, United...

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Libya’s NOC sees 1.25 mln bpd oil output by year-end

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

Benghazi, Libya | AFP | The head of Libya’s National Oil Company announced on Wednesday that oil production is expected to reach...

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Rwanda’s essential oils offer big profits from little land

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

A woman works in a field of geranium plants in Gahara in the Southeast of Rwanda on April 28, 2017. Last year, Rwanda exported around 14...

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Internet back in Somalia after weeks-long outage

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

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP |  Somalia rejoined the world wide web on Monday, more than three weeks after internet access was cut when a...

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South Africa’s white enclave of Orania eyes move to e-cash

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Technology | 0 comments

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  A whites-only enclave in South Africa has resisted the country’s multi-racial reality for more...

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China’s economy slows in second quarter: AFP survey

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, Economy | 0 comments

Steel processing at Roofings rolling mills Beijing, China | AFP | China’s economy lost momentum in the second quarter, a survey...

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Botswana risks China ties with visit from Dalai Lama

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, China, Economy | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: The Dalai Lama cutting his birthday cake during celebrations in honor of his 82nd birthday recently. Gaborone, Botswana | AFP...

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Accidental internet cut-off hits Somalia hard

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

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP |Last month, a baby was born in the Somali capital Mogadishu with a terrible eye defect that requires treatment...

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Angola’s Luanda pips Hong Kong as costliest city

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy | 0 comments

Paris, France | AFP |  Angola’s capital Luanda has overtaken Hong Kong to become the costliest city in the world for expats,...

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