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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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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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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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COMMENT: Promoting local industries

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

After reversing the deplorable state of the economy, the government needs to support local businesses COMMENT | Martin F. Kyeyune...

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ECONOMY: Which way Uganda?

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Economy, Uganda | 0 comments

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence Kampala, Uganda | COMMENT | SARAH LOGAN| October 9 marked 55 years since...

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Business leaders bow to Xi as Communist Party pushes in

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, China, Economy, Politics, World | 0 comments

Delegates applaud as China’s President Xi Jinping makes his way to the podium to deliver a speech at a ceremony to commemorate the...

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S.Africa economy in dire straits as political stakes rise

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

  President Zuma flanked by MEC Sihle Zikalala and Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa inspecting various stalls during the INDABA. The...

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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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