Geopolitics: Why Multinationals are exploiting Africa

Geopolitics: Why Multinationals are exploiting Africa

Poverty and Africa: Those are terms that seem to correlate in the minds of many. But Africa holds 30% of the world's known mineral reserves. With oil, gold, diamonds and
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South Sudan focuses on returning all its oilfields to production, targets 250,000 barrels per day

South Sudan focuses on returning all its oilfields to production, targets 250,000 barrels per day

South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum Awow Daniel Chuang has said that they are committed to upholding the OPEC and non-OPEC Declaration of Cooperation in accordance with the Declaration, OPEC member
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Self-testing a powerful tool to dismantle the stigma around HIV

Self-testing a powerful tool to dismantle the stigma around HIV

A UNAIDS 2019 data report estimates around 23.8 million people in Africa have been diagnosed HIV positive, while another 4.7 million people could be living with the disease with no
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U.S dollar under pressure; Pound climbs on Brexit deal

U.S dollar under pressure; Pound climbs on Brexit deal

Thursday’s trading session saw the recent theme of subdued market activity continue, which constrained the local unit’s movement against the dollar to within a narrow trading band. The USDUGX currency pair
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Civil Society want Leadership Tribunal and Witness Protection Law enacted

Civil Society want Leadership Tribunal and Witness Protection Law enacted

The Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) has asked the Government to constitute a Leadership Code Tribunal alongside enacting the Witness Protection Act arguing that this will help curb the ongoing runaway
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Pound Sterling surges as Great Britain and the European Union finally hammer ‘a Brexit deal’

Pound Sterling surges as Great Britain and the European Union finally hammer ‘a Brexit deal’

Great Britain and the European Union have finally agreed on a deal, 14 days before deadline day. Great Britain was about to leave the European Union on October 31 2019, at
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Ending Short-Termism by Keeping Score

Ending Short-Termism by Keeping Score

As finance ministers gather in Washington, DC, for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings, they will face no shortage of urgent matters to discuss. Fears of a global
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How China Loses Friends and Alienates People

How China Loses Friends and Alienates People

The Chinese folk saying “lift a rock only to drop it on one’s own feet,” or it's English equivalent – “to shoot oneself in the foot” – perfectly describes the
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About 25 Uganda Wildlife Authority Park Rangers have undergone a training programme on how to counter illicit trafficking conducted by the United States government.
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Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers trained in how to Counter Illicit Trafficking

About 25 Uganda Wildlife Authority Park Rangers have undergone a training programme on how to counter illicit trafficking conducted by the United States government. The training programme,  Counter Illicit Trafficking Junior Leadership Course (CIT-JLC) was conducted in Queen Elizabeth National Park under the watchful eye of U.S. Soldiers with the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion. It […]

East African Community member states should invest more resources towards the Mitigation of Wildlife related crimes that pose a big threat towards the development of the tourism sector, an official working with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has said.

Conservation body asks EAC States to strengthen fight against Wildlife crime

“No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.” This American proverb fits perfectly with Uganda’s revived national carrier that had last taken to the skies close to two decades ago and it is now all history.

Uganda Airlines revival: How it will impact both the domestic and regional economies

Thursday’s trading session saw the recent theme of subdued market activity continue, which constrained the local unit’s movement against the dollar to within a narrow trading band.
Markets

U.S dollar under pressure; Pound climbs on Brexit deal

Thursday’s trading session saw the recent theme of subdued market activity continue, which constrained the local unit’s movement against the dollar to within a narrow trading band. The USDUGX currency pair oscillated between the 3680-3700 ranges as dwindling dollar supply from various counters balanced out with corporate foreign currency demand. Ahead of the weekend, we […]

A persistent lack of dollar demand continued to boost the performance of the shilling against the dollar on Wednesday.

Pound leaps again as Barnier stokes Brexit deal hopes

The Uganda shilling’s movement against the U.S. dollar remained constrained within the 3680-3710 band in a lacklustre trading session on Tuesday.

U.S dollar dips on hopes for China trade talks and Brexit development

Exchange Rates

Thursday’s trading session saw the recent theme of subdued market activity continue, which constrained the local unit’s movement against the dollar to within a narrow trading band.
Markets

U.S dollar under pressure; Pound climbs on Brexit deal

Thursday’s trading session saw the recent theme of subdued market activity continue, which constrained the local unit’s movement against the dollar to within a narrow trading band. The USDUGX currency pair oscillated between the 3680-3700 ranges as dwindling dollar supply from various counters balanced out with corporate foreign currency demand. Ahead of the weekend, we […]

A persistent lack of dollar demand continued to boost the performance of the shilling against the dollar on Wednesday.

Pound leaps again as Barnier stokes Brexit deal hopes

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