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QNET to boost Direct Selling in Tanzania:
News Friday, Sep 22, 2017
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania-- QNET a company of Asian heritage and a part of the US $200 billion global direct selling industry has entered the buoyant direct selling sector in Eastern Africa, and expects to offer world class quality consumer products and to
By: EABW REPORTER
Uganda banks winding up businesses too fast :
News Friday, Sep 22, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Nigel Smith, the KPMG Head of Debt Advisory and Restructuring in East Africa has said some auditors and banks in Uganda are putting businesses out of work (winding up businesses) yet they can be rescued by restructuring of loans for profi
By: BY EABW REPORTER
Uganda targets 5000 Professional Accountants by 2020:
News Monday, Sep 18, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda has set a target of hitting 5000 fully qualified Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) by 2020 to have a feeling that the country is well supplied.
By: EABW REPORTER
Cyber Attacks rapidly growing says report :
News Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
NAIROBI, Kenya--So far, in 2017 cyber-attacks are occurring at a higher frequency than previous years.
By: EABW REPORTER
NSSF, MTN join hands on social security:
News Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
KAMPALA, Uganda--MTN Uganda and the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) have today announced a partnership that enables payment of social security contributions using Mobile Money.
By: EABW REPORTER
Liquid Telecom upgrades East Africa fibre ring to 100G:
News Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
KAMPALA, Uganda-Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global has completed 100G upgrades to key routes on the East Africa Fibre Ring according to Ben Roberts, the Group Chief Technology and Innovation Officer.
By: EABW REPORTER
EU sets aside $100m for green jobs:
News Thursday, Sep 07, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- The European Union Head of Uganda’s Delegation Cedric Merel has said they have earmarked $100million (Ush400b) to support people investing in green jobs and green environment in the coming years.
By: EABW REPORTER
Embrace Corporate Governance-Private sector told :
News Thursday, Sep 07, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Executive Director Gideon Badagawa has asked Uganda’s private sector to embrace the principles of corporate Governance if they are to attract financial partners to do business with.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Non-domestication of COMESA treaty challenging commission:
News Thursday, Sep 07, 2017
LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA- A delay by some of the 19 member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries to domesticate the COMESA treaty and competition regulations has impeded the effective enforcement of competition regulati
By: PAUL TENTENA
Failing banks cannot be guaranteed by supervision:
News Thursday, Sep 07, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- The Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda Dr. Louis Kasekende has noted that even with close and strict bank supervision, it is not a guarantee that a bank cannot fail.
By: EABW REPORTER
Merging of EAC, COMESA and SADC trade blocs in progress:
News Thursday, Sep 07, 2017
LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA- The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) that will see the East African Community (EAC), the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) blocs merge into one free trading b
By: EABW REPORTER
SWIFT's messaging traffic grows by 20.1% in East Africa:
News Thursday, Sep 07, 2017
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Data from SWIFT shows that FIN traffic growth in East Africa has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally.
By: EABW REPORTER
AfDB hits USD 30 billion mark in transport sector funding:
News Thursday, Aug 31, 2017
Nairobi-Kenya--The African Development Bank has announced that it has hit USD 30 billion mark in transport sector funding in East Africa and in the continent.
By: Samson okwakol
AAR eases reviewing of medical reports:
News Monday, Aug 21, 2017
KAMPALA-UGANDA--AAR a Ugandan based Medical Insurance Company in partnership with Indian based HBG Medical Assistance have started a medical portal that will enable patients in Uganda to seek for a Second Medical Opinion from Indian based medical spe
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO

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