Uganda: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:54 pm
The aid is intended to provide better health and education, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects in support of the U.N.-brokered Great Lakes peace agreement signed by 11 countries in February.
Dana Sanchez, 1:54 pm
Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement party and the opposition parties have accused each other of electoral malpractices.
Makula Dunbar, 3:53 pm
European banks and pension funds are funding palm oil giant Wilmar International, a company implicated in land grabbing in Uganda, according to new research released May 21.
Dana Sanchez, 4:35 pm
Breaking into Africa’s luxury market has been tough but there are opportunities, says Cote d”Ivoire-born gourmet tea entrepreneur Swaady Martin-Leke.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Dana Sanchez, 2:51 pm
Agriculture has been accepted as an answer to alleviate poverty in Africa but more cooperation, investment and knowledge must be shared so those at the beginning of the supply chain can make sustainable living, according to findings of the recent World Economic Forum on Africa.
Makula Dunbar, 12:28 pm
Although Uganda’s People Defense Forces are in Central African Republic, Prime Minister Mbabzi has offered and is prepared to become involved in the Sudan rebel conflict if necessary
Dana Sanchez, 1:04 pm
South Africa’s travel industry is growing faster than the rest of its economy, scoring high marks in the global marketplace for travel competitiveness when it comes to natural resources and environmental protection, but low marks for security concerns.
Dana Sanchez, 8:31 pm
Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general and chairman of the Africa Progress Panel, said Africa’s wealth can lift millions out of poverty but it will require proper governance and transparency.
Makula Dunbar, 4:09 pm
Though many sub-Saharan countries rely heavily on natural resources, governance in certain areas is lacking. Revenue Watch’s Resource Governance Index reveals that currently, the best policies go unenforced
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