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Jobs for Youth Vital for Economic Progress, WB Report:
News Monday, Feb 03, 2014
KAMPALA, UGANDA - A new World Bank report on youth employment in Africa reveals that creating millions of productive, well-paying jobs will be vital to boost economic growth, reduce poverty, and create shared prosperity in Africa.
By: Baz Waiswa
Economists predict strong growth:
News Monday, Feb 03, 2014
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda has opened the year 2014 from a strong economic position with inflationary pressures subdued, underpinned by stable energy prices, moderation in food inflation, a stable exchange rate and supportive monetary policy platform.
By: Emma Onyango
Uganda's January inflation down by 0.1%:
News Monday, Feb 03, 2014
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda s Monthly Head line inflation has decline by 0.1% for the month of January 2014 as compare to the rise of 0.1% rise in December 2013 thanks to the good supply of food crop related items in the country.
By: Sam Nabwiiso
Pay more attention to cancer :
News Monday, Feb 03, 2014
KAMPALA, UGANDA - As Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the World Cancer, 4th February 2014, it is necessary to note that there is need to reflect on ourselves on what we know and what we have done to fight cancer.
By: Sam Jumbwike
TBS bans secondhand underwear worth millions:
News Monday, Feb 03, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In its bid to ensure secondhand clothes are out of the market, the Tanzania Bureau of Standards, (TBS) last week carried special operation seizing over 20 bales of secondhand underwear worth million of shillings.
By: Patrick Kisembo
Rwanda gets $240,000 for milk logistics:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
KIGALI, Rwanda - The Rwanda milk industry has been given $240.000 from the Rwanda Dairy Competitiveness Program ll (RDCP ll),
By: Agnes Bateta
Kenya to roll out new link:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya - The one-stop shop for lodging import and export documents which has been undergoing piloting for three months will will be rolled out fully from February 1.
By: Humphrey Liloba
Rwandans have to pay more for bread:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
KIGALI, Rwanda - The expected hike in bread prices has not been wholesale as some outlets kept prices unchanged.
By: Agnes Bateta
Dar es Salaam to get 130m litre water tank:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Tanzania is expected to get a water tank complex able to pump over 130 million litres of water a day.
By: Leonard Magomba
Uganda gets first women bank:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
KAMPALA, UGANDA - President Yoweri Museveni said the biggest challenge for growing economies in Africa is redundant people who are in sleeping mode and are dependent of the few who are hard working.
By: Baz Waiswa
Dar es Salaam forwarding agents reject dollars:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Even as competition between Mombasa Port and Dar es Salaam Port intensifies, forwarders in Tanzania have rejected a directive by the container terminal management to pay in US dollars.
By: Patrick Kisembo
Burundi wants tax compliance:
News Sunday, Jan 26, 2014
GITEGA, Burundi - The Second Vice- President, Dr. Gervais Rufyikiri, has advised business people to be tax compliant by making sure they are up to date with paying their taxes.
By: Claudine Nzigiyimana
Kenya ban takes toll:
News Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya - The public transport sector in Kenya is in chaos after the government banned night travel in a bid to curb the rising road carnage.
By: Humphrey Liloba
Tanzania starts new customs system:
News Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA - Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is to introduce a new customs clearance procedure which officials say will be more efficient and cost effective than the present system. It starts on March 1st.
By: Kenan Kalagho

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