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Burundi holds financial fair:
News Friday, Dec 06, 2013
BURUNDI – Leaders of banks, financial and microfinance institutions have been urged to adopt proactive policies for growth and promotion of allocations to agriculture and livestock as well as agricultural entrepreneurship.Different stakeholders in the a
By: Claudine Nzigiyimana
Uganda for 100% cover:
News Friday, Dec 06, 2013
Kampala, Uganda – National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) last week launched a Five Year Strategic Direction work plan that will facilitate and increase water and sewerage service delivery to major urban centers by 100 percent.
By: Baz Waiswa
Tanzania to review VAT, oil and gas laws:
News Wednesday, Dec 04, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The government has started reviewing its Value Added Tax (VAT) law in order to help improve economy and livelihood of the people.This was said last week by the Tanzania Revenue Authority Commissioner General, Harry Kitillya
By: Patrick Kisembo
afb in card deal with Kenya Woolworths :
News Friday, Dec 06, 2013
NAIROBI, Kenya - Woolworths has entered into a strategic partnership with afb, a consumer finance company, offering customers a chance to buy goods on credit in any Woolworths store in East Africa.The deal will see afb managing the Woolworths Private Labe
By: Humphrey Liloba
Regional insurers in lobby talk:
News Friday, Dec 06, 2013
NAIROBI, Kenya - Regional underwriters have sealed a deal to set up an umbrella body to lobby for fair and competitive business environment as they seek to boost insurance penetration rates. It marks the beginning of a push to develop a strong self-regula
By: Patrick Kisembo
Tanzania makes $700m from exporting zones:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The country’s Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) last week announced that its total value of exports topped $700million.
By: Patrick Kisembo
EU gives Tanzania $10m:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The European Union (EU) recently gave the government a $10.6 million grant for managing climate change.The EU Head of Delegation to Tanzania, Ambassador Filiberto Sebregondi, and Adolf Mkenda, the deputy permanent secretary, in
By: Patrick Kisembo
Kenya passes $1.3b extra expenditure:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
NAIROBI, Kenya - The Kenyan Cabinet recently approved the supplementary budget for the Financial Year 2013/2014 amounting to $1.3 billion
By: Humphrey Liloba
Dfid commits USD$1m to Nothern Uganda:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
DOKOLO, UGANDA - Dfid has given a financial boost of £1M (about Ush4b) to 12 districts in North and Eastern Uganda to improve food and incomes among 1,600 farmers.Send a Cow Uganda (SACU), a local NGO with over 25 years experience in livelihoods improve
By: Aggrey Nshekanabo
Rwanda to get new school curriculum:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
KIGALI, RWANDA - Rwanda will introduce a new school curriculum for pre-primary, primary and secondary school in the year 2016. The new curricula is aimed at creating competent students from school who will help develop the country.This was revealed in a
By: Agnes Bateta
Uganda Identity cards coming in effect in 2014:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
KAMPALA, UGANDA -The government of Uganda has said National Identity Cards will be issued starting April 2014.
By: Paul Tentena
Kikwete tells oil firms to behave:
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – President Jakaya Kikwete has warned oil and gas companies in Tanzania to stick to the operational guidelines and relevant national laws concerning exploration and production to protect the environment.He was speaking during the
By: Leonard Magomba
Uganda health insurance in 2014:
News Sunday, Feb 02, 2014
KAMPALA, Uganda – A taskforce working on the deferred National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Bill has concluded its work and the paperwork is going to Cabinet in the near future.Dr Francis Runumi, the Commissioner for Health Services, said if all goes
By: Baz Waiswa
Rwanda gets new weighbridges :
News Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
KIGALI, Rwanda – The Rwanda government has installed weighbridge equipment to limit overloading at Gatuna, which borders Uganda. The Rwanda Transport Development Agency is overseeing the operation.“This is a good system and we believe it will help mai
By: Brian Coutinho

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