Uganda: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 1:47 pm
UNICEF holds a two-day chronic malnutrition conference in Paris revealing that loss of productivity and health care costs related to child malnutrition in Africa amounts to $25 billion annually.
Dana Sanchez, 5:31 pm
Following March’s peaceful general elections in Kenya, tourism officials there are asking their African counterparts to sell Kenyan tourism as “safe.”
Dana Sanchez, 4:12 pm
South Africa plans to to open new tourism offices in Africa, increase marketing around the world and calls for greater co-operation with other African tourism interests to strengthen travel by Africans in Africa.
Makula Dunbar, 1:05 pm
New technology in Uganda helps to combat dealers pushing adulterated fuel. Prior to computerized laboratories, fuel was monitored manually creating loopholes for dealers.
Dana Sanchez, 7:17 pm
Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Nairobi, has bought a 50 percent stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages, an Ethiopian bottled mineral water company, and plans to invest in other East African companies.
Makula Dunbar, 2:26 pm
Sony cuts six percent of their workforce to continue expansion across Africa. Already at 88, Sony looks to increase the amount of branded stores in the continent to 143 by Spring 2014.
Dana Sanchez, 8:58 pm
Insisting that the biggest threat to Africa is poor transportation, poor communications and poor energy infrastructure, Harvard Professor Calestous Juma appealed to African countries to deploy their armies in developing economic defense.
Dana Sanchez, 5:03 pm
Former Ugandan Minister Of Agriculture says Africa can learn a lot from China on how to be self sufficient and export African products.
Dana Sanchez, 9:48 pm
Africa is a continent of 54 countries, each with its own risks and opportunities and one of the biggest myths about doing business there is to generalize about them, says Jay Ireland, CEO of General Electric in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 6:21 pm
A Harvard University professor tried to overcome Ugandan farmers’ objections to genetically modified seeds by invoking national food security at a lecture in Kampala.
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