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700 SMEs benefit from Stanbic Bank conference on oil and gas

700 SMEs benefit from Stanbic Bank conference on oil and gas

As Uganda prepares for the development stage in the Oil and Gas sector, Stanbic Bank has hosted the second edition of the Enterprise Conference which focused on providing a platform
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Ethiopia’s energy sector opens up for international investment

Ethiopia’s energy sector opens up for international investment

As part of recent reforms efforts, Ethiopia’s energy sector is opening up for international investment. Recently, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance inaugurated a new directorate for Public-Private Partnerships to oversee the development
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African cricket’s field of dreams stands international test

African cricket’s field of dreams stands international test

It has been described as ‘the Lord’s of East Africa’ – now Rwanda’s national cricket stadium is bowling over engineering and architectural experts across the globe. In the latest accolade, the
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Increase Public Education Finance and Focus on Quality- World Bank

Increase Public Education Finance and Focus on Quality- World Bank

Uganda has made considerable progress in increasing primary school enrolment, but access to quality basic education remains low especially for poor families and those living in remote rural areas. According to
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President Yoweri Museveni has objected to the proposal by Uganda’s Chief Justice Bart Katureebe that there is a need to hire more judges, saying the existing judges are overworked hence the increase in case backlog. President Museveni says no to the hiring of more judges January 29, 2019 11:32 am - President Yoweri Museveni has objected to the proposal by Uganda’s Chief Justice Bart Katureebe that there is a need to […]
The government of Uganda has said that it has no intention to ban Sports Betting in the country. Uganda backtracks on banning Sports Betting January 22, 2019 4:29 pm - The government of Uganda has said that it has no intention to ban Sports Betting in the country. Finance Minister […]
A total of 16 global export business agreements amounting to an estimated R338 million in export value has been secured by Cape companies in Quarter 3 of the 2018/19 financial year. Cape Town based companies smash South Africa’s investment record January 22, 2019 2:50 pm - A total of 16 global export business agreements amounting to an estimated R338 million in export value has been secured […]