Uganda: Latest News
Ann Brown, 12:00 pm
From AllAfrica When President Museveni called Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), in which the central government made major concessions, it took the kingdom by surprise. According to a well-placed Buganda official the MOU was unexpected both in Mengo and within Museveni’s government. The President, according to […]
Ann Brown, 11:00 am
From BusinessReport Ugandan sugar production edged up 3 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2013 due to increases in cane output and milling capacity and was on track to meet a target of more than 320,000 tons for the year, an industry official said. East Africa’s third-biggest economy consumes about 350,000 tons of raw […]
Ann Brown, 9:00 am
From AllAfrica The high demand for multi services needed in the oil exploration areas has prompted a Democratic Republic of Congo company, Sun Africa, to stake up to $50 million (shs129b) in infrastructural development in the Albertine Graben. Paul Politi the President Sun Africa on Tuesday said that they are in the country to partner […]
Dana Sanchez, 1:30 pm
Mobile technology in solving social challenges, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where its contribution to development is growing day by day, said Woinde Shisael, a Tigo officer. A new birth registration app launched in Tanzania is designed to work on all models of mobile phones.
Dana Sanchez, 3:15 pm
This is an integrated solution used in modern railway management systems that gives real time information on multiple dimensions of the railway line and rolling stock, a rail software developer said.
Dana Sanchez, 12:28 pm
Nigeria has a life insurance penetration of less than 2 percent, “so we’ve seen huge untapped market in the most populous country in Africa,” says South Africa’s Sanlam Group CEO for emerging markets.
Jeffrey Cavanaugh, 10:50 am AFKI Original
Oil, agriculture, and mining were the stocks to watch in Africa. That, however, is changing as Africans get richer and their economies expand and integrate – meaning manufacturing, banking, retail, transport, and services are the new hot African sectors to watch.
Steven J. Smith, 10:25 am
Since its inception, Njorku has been listed by Forbes as one of the top tech startups in Africa.
East African Community Head Urges Manufacturing CEOs To Take Advantage Of $1.5B Corridor Construction PlannedBy Ann Brown, 4:00 pm
From Wast African Business Week The East African Community (EAC) Secretary General Ambassador Dr. Richard Sezibera, has said Ugandan manufacturers should take advantage of the $1.5 billion that is to be spent in the construction of the East Africa’s Central Corridor. This is a major east-west trunk route that runs through central Tanzania. “There is […]
Makula Dunbar, 4:20 pm
The government today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Prime minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra, to supply agricultural products and commodities for five years.
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