The New Davos Challenge

The New Davos Challenge

The World Economic Forum’s annual flagship meeting this year will focus on how to build a more cohesive and sustainable world. As always, the topic is timely, but also a little
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Is Trump’s Iran Strategy Working?

Is Trump’s Iran Strategy Working?

US President Donald Trump’s authorization of the targeted killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Suleimani is, in many ways, similar to his administration’s approach to trade. In both cases, the
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Uganda given nod to host Africa Climate Week Forum

Uganda given nod to host Africa Climate Week Forum

Uganda is set to host the Africa Climate Week Forum which brings together Governments, Non-Government Organizations and other stakeholders on the continent to address and discuss a wide range of
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COMESA invited to China for Investment Fair

COMESA invited to China for Investment Fair

The COMESA Secretariat has been invited to participate at the 2020 China International Fair for Investment and Trade scheduled for early September in Xiamen China. The fair will focus on investment
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Dollar edges higher on signs consumer remains in good shape

Dollar edges higher on signs consumer remains in good shape

The Uganda shilling continued its bullish trajectory against the dollar in Thursday’s trading session, boosted by ample dollar supply. Corporate dollar sellers raided the local FX market with hefty ticket deals
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How Developing Countries Create Industrial Champions

How Developing Countries Create Industrial Champions

For many firms in emerging and developing economies, emulating the success of the likes of Samsung and Hyundai may seem like an impossible dream. But the rapid economic growth of Japan,
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Total and Stanbic Bank partner for convenient fueling

Total and Stanbic Bank partner for convenient fueling

Total Uganda Limited and Stanbic Bank Uganda have announced a partnership that will see customers with prepaid Total Fuel Cards top-up more conveniently at over 1,500 Stanbic Agents across the
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Djibouti Govt demand fair compensation in DP World suit saga

Djibouti Govt demand fair compensation in DP World suit saga

The Government of the Republic of Djibouti has indicated that since the termination of its concession with DP World to manage and operate the Doraleh Container Terminal, the only possible
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A Tanzania envoy to China has unveiled his ambitious plan as he seeks to increase the number of Chinese tourists visiting the East African country and the region at large.
Industry Tourism

Envoy pledges more Chinese tourists to Tanzania

A Tanzania envoy to China has unveiled his ambitious plan as he seeks to increase the number of Chinese tourists visiting the East African country and the region at large. It is believed that Tanzania has welcomed nearly 10,000 tourists from China in 2019. According to the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) study, approximately […]

A Japanese woman was asked to take a pregnancy test before flying to a US island that has become popular for birth tourism.

Woman forced to take a pregnancy test before flying

Sixty years ago, famous German wildlife conservationist and zoologist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael proposed the formation of the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, now the leading tourist magnets in East Africa.

Tanzania National Parks mark 60years of conservation success

The Uganda shilling continued its bullish trajectory against the dollar in Thursday’s trading session, boosted by ample dollar supply.
Markets

Dollar edges higher on signs consumer remains in good shape

The Uganda shilling continued its bullish trajectory against the dollar in Thursday’s trading session, boosted by ample dollar supply. Corporate dollar sellers raided the local FX market with hefty ticket deals in the morning session. Some dollar buying ensued later in the day that limited the Shilling’s gains to 20 shillings against its U.S. counterpart […]

The shilling waffled to the weaker side by the closing bell yesterday as demand for the greenback dominated the trading session.

Dollar trickles lower as U.S., China sign trade deal

The shilling traded relatively flat versus the greenback in what was a gloomy Tuesday trading session.

Dollar pares gains on fears U.S.-China trade fight not over

Exchange Rates

The Uganda shilling continued its bullish trajectory against the dollar in Thursday’s trading session, boosted by ample dollar supply.
Markets

Dollar edges higher on signs consumer remains in good shape

The Uganda shilling continued its bullish trajectory against the dollar in Thursday’s trading session, boosted by ample dollar supply. Corporate dollar sellers raided the local FX market with hefty ticket deals in the morning session. Some dollar buying ensued later in the day that limited the Shilling’s gains to 20 shillings against its U.S. counterpart […]

The shilling waffled to the weaker side by the closing bell yesterday as demand for the greenback dominated the trading session.

Dollar trickles lower as U.S., China sign trade deal

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