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Top five business risks for East Africa

Investor Demand and Business Activity to Increase as Political Stability Returns to Kenya read more

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We are heavily committed to agriculture and remain that way

Exclusive interview with Martin Kusel, Mascor’s Country Manager in Uganda. Mascor and John Deere are platinum sponsors for this year’s Agribusiness Congress East Africa and have been longtime supporters of the event. read more

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Get it right and figure out whatever you are doing before you go big

Exclusive interview with Jon McLea, Director, Agricona, who will chair a session at the upcoming Agribusiness Congress East Africa in Kampala on“Agribusiness insights: Solutions addressing rapid growth in the region.” read more

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Exciting agri invasion expected when Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Uganda next week

Agriculture minister Bamulangaki to deliver ministerial address at NaCRRI read more

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IMF – Uganda: Growth is projected to reach 5 percent in 2017/18 from 4 percent in 2016/17.

  • IMF team made progress on developing the pillars of a three-year economic program.
  • Growth is projected to reach 5 percent in 2017/18 from 4 percent in 2016/17.

An IMF team led by Axel Schimmelpfennig visited Uganda from October 23 to November 3, 2017, to initiate discussions for a macroeconomic program under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI). read more

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East Africa’s agri potential: “the new frontier for food and grain production”

Agribusiness Congress East Africa to attract regional agri professionals read more

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AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

 

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. read more

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A bright future for Ugandan oil & gas sector, Siemens predicts

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit: 27-28 September 2017 read more

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President Museveni wants Trump to prioritise economic infrastructure for developing countries

The President said one of the challenges Uganda needed to tackle was electricity but the country did not get cooperation from the western countries in the 1960s, 70s and 80s read more

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ECA calls Uganda to make industrial policy more effective

Uganda’s average growth for the period 2011-2015 was 4.8 percent, lower than that of neighbouring Kenya (5.5 percent), Tanzania (6.9 percent) and Rwanda (7.0 percent) read more

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Why Uganda is the next energy investment destination

Future Energy Uganda investment forum launches in Kampala in September

Uganda’s immense power potential and enormous energy investment opportunities will be in focus when stakeholders and decision makers meet for a strategic two-day conference and showcase during the inaugural Future Energy Uganda in Kampala from 12-13 September 2017.

“The numbers in Uganda’s energy sector speak for themselves: the country is without a doubt the next energy investment destination,” says Future Energy Uganda event director Le-ann Hare-Keymer. read more

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Accelerating Innovative Finance, Development & Renewable Solutions for Smart Cities in Africa

The 3rd annual edition of the Urban & Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a powerful platform to unlock the growth potential of the African Smart Cities ecosystem and address the continent’s urban and infrastructure opportunities in the mobility & transport, ICT, power & renewable energy, waste management & sustainability, and the big data & IoT sectors. read more

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Our aim is to make East Africa one country – President Museveni.


Our aim is to make East Africa one country, one state – says Yoweri Museveni of Uganda. “It’s now integrated economically but together with our partners we want East Africa to become one country.” read more

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Regional industrialisation: when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) argues that Uganda, like other African countries, needs to foster a higher level of industrial development to drive its economic transformation read more

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