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No politics, please: DR Congo tycoon Forrest shares secret of success

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

George Forrest Lubumbashi, DR Congo | AFP | Rebels have wanted to kill him, NGOs accuse him of exploitation and Chinese newcomers have...

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S.Africa hikes sales tax in ‘tough’ post-Zuma budget

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | South Africans were hit by the first sales tax increase since apartheid when the country’s finance...

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COMMENT: Commercial farming models in Africa

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Different kinds of commercial farming will have different effects on the economy COMMENT | RUTH HALL, DZODZI TSIKATK, IAN SCOONES |...

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Sudan frees dozens of activists detained after protests

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Family members wait outside the Kobar prison in north Khartoum to welcome their loved ones after Sudan released dozens of opposition...

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Saudi women to start own busines without male permission

Posted by on Feb 18, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, World | 0 comments

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as...

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Myanmar farmers going against the grain with apps

Posted by on Feb 18, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Technology, World | 0 comments

Aye Ywar , Myanmar | AFP | A free app on farmer San San Hla’s smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer...

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COMMENT: African Renaissance at last

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

African Renaissance Monument Reports of African economies among fastest growing show long dream turning into reality COMMENT | GERALD...

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GLOBAL COMMENT: What I learned at Davos

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Trump at the World Economic Forum’s annual flagship meeting in Davos It’s no surprise that as the Davos consensus has ebbed, a wave of...

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COMMENT: Uganda’s climate change policy

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

Specific interventions needed as uncertainty and variability of rainfall threatens economic progress COMMENT | MILDRED BARUNGI &...

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COMMENT: Uganda’s climate change policy

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

Specific interventions needed as uncertainty and variability of rainfall threatens economic progress COMMENT | MILDRED BARUNGI &...

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South Africa: a giant of Africa

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa is the continent’s most industrialised economy and among its most developed, but...

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Trump budget includes infrastructure plan, steep social cuts, rising deficits

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, World | 0 comments

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled an ambitious proposal to renew American infrastructure as...

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Iraq seeks $88.2 bln for reconstruction: minister

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, World | 0 comments

Salman al-Jumaili Kuwait City, Kuwait | AFP | Iraq needs $88.2 billion to rebuild after years of war against the Islamic State group,...

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Trump to unveil $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

President Donald Trump Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump’s administration will sketch out more details of its plan to...

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In UAE, India’s Modi inaugurates a summit and a temple

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, World | 0 comments

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting with Sultan Qaboos of Oman Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

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Touting ‘transformation’, French PM seeks investment in Dubai

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, World | 0 comments

Edouard Philippe Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | France’s Prime Minister Edouard Philippe promised lower taxes and a...

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Oil majors strike it rich on rising crude prices

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, World | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO Paris, France | AFP | The world’s leading oil companies published a bumper crop in profits last year as rising crude...

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IMF chief urges Arab states to slash spending

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, World | 0 comments

Christine Lagarde Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Saturday urged Arab countries to slash public wages...

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Chad vows no more pay cuts under austerity drive

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

Abdoulaye Sabre Fadoul: finance and budget minister of Chad N’Djamena, Chad | AFP | Chad’s finance minister says the country...

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DR Congo sees 10% levy on ‘strategic metals’

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

A child in the mines of DRC looking for cobalt a key ingredient in modern batteries Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The world’s biggest...

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