$905m Worth of Intra-COMESA Exports Lost to COVID-19

$905m Worth of Intra-COMESA Exports Lost to COVID-19

Thursday, September 16, 2021: An estimated USD 905 million intra-COMESA exports were lost last year due to the response measures that member states applied to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic. This is
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Umeme for last mile connections

Umeme for last mile connections

LUUKA. The Government of Uganda has secured $100m (about sh360b) funding from the African Development Bank to switch on some of the long-pending new electricity connection applicants under the Umeme
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Maternal Health Initiative-Rotary, Stanbic Bank

Maternal Health Initiative-Rotary, Stanbic Bank

Kampala, Uganda: September 14, 2021: Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Maternal Health Campaign dubbed “Every Mother Counts” has received a big boost from Rotary International, Serve to Change Lives and other partners
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African Leaders Pledge Sustainable Food Systems

African Leaders Pledge Sustainable Food Systems

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 8, 2021: African leaders have pledged to recommit their efforts to boost agricultural production towards zero hunger. Calls by leaders emphasised the need to prioritise efforts to accelerate
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Autochek Acquires Cheki Kenya and Uganda

Autochek Acquires Cheki Kenya and Uganda

6 September 2021. Lagos, Nigeria. Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa and ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media) have entered into an agreement for Autochek to
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Research and Innovation Drivers to the Herbal Industry

Research and Innovation Drivers to the Herbal Industry

The Herbal industry is one that thrives on innovation and consistent research for the existence of quality products and services.   In a recent virtual forum on All New Herbal and
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Ugandan Businesses Warms up to Relaxed Lockdown

Ugandan Businesses Warms up to Relaxed Lockdown

Kampala, Uganda: September 3, 2021 –The headline Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) moved back above the 50.0 mark in August, posting 50.2 from 34.6 in July. Readings above 50.0 signal an
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Airtel Uganda Recommits to Rwenzori Region

Airtel Uganda Recommits to Rwenzori Region

Kasese - 31st August 2021: Airtel Uganda, The Smartphone Network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda has today renewed its commitment to the people of the Rwenzori region through
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AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond
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AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond

Abidjan, 14 June 2021 – The African Development Bank launched an AUD$600 million (US$463.9 million) 5.5-year Kangaroo bond, marking its return to the Australian dollar bond market. The transaction, announced on 8 June, was led by Nomura and RBC Capital Markets. It is the institution’s first benchmark Kangaroo since early 2018 and it’s first in the mid-curve […]

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

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$905m Worth of Intra-COMESA Exports Lost to COVID-19

Thursday, September 16, 2021: An estimated USD 905 million intra-COMESA exports were lost last year due to the response measures that member states applied to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic. This is according to research carried out by Mr Adam Willie, Principal Economist, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Enterprise Development of Zimbabwe. The researcher recommends the […]

Ugandan Businesses Warms up to Relaxed Lockdown

Stanbic Uganda Posts Robust Half Year Performance

Stanbic Uganda Posts Robust Half Year Performance

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$905m Worth of Intra-COMESA Exports Lost to COVID-19

Thursday, September 16, 2021: An estimated USD 905 million intra-COMESA exports were lost last year due to the response measures that member states applied to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic. This is according to research carried out by Mr Adam Willie, Principal Economist, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Enterprise Development of Zimbabwe. The researcher recommends the […]

Ugandan Businesses Warms up to Relaxed Lockdown

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