The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has marked the 24th anniversary since its transformation from the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa (PTA).
Africa Industry

COMESA Marks 24 Years since re-branding from Preferential Trade Area

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has marked the 24th anniversary since its transformation from the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa (PTA). A high-level COMESA delegation led by Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe marked the anniversary in Egypt while attending the Africa 2018 Forum organized by the COMESA Regional Investment […]

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Pius Bigirimana called upon employers to embrace the scheme
Industry Jobs & career

Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme launched, 120 benefit in first year

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with Uganda’s Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and, the Education Ministry have started a scheme that aims at providing young graduates access to workspaces to gain employability skills. The Scheme, Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme (UGVS) will support the development of labour market intermediation services including job […]

Prof. Collier tells Rwanda- Africa's "easy decade" of growth is coming to an end
Africa EAC Industry

Prof. Collier tells Rwanda- Africa’s “easy decade” of growth is coming to an end

Professor Paul Collier, one of the world’s most influential development economists, warns that Africa’s “easy decade” of accelerated economic growth is coming to an end, and only accelerated job creation and integration will ensure sustainable growth and development across the continent. Dr Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy in the Blavatnik School of Government […]

The Togolese Republic ("Togo") has become the twentieth (20th) Member State of Africa Finance Corporation ("AFC" or "the Corporation"), Africa's leading infrastructure development finance institution.
Africa Industry

Togo becomes 20th Member of Africa Finance Corporation

The Togolese Republic (“Togo”) has become the twentieth (20th) Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), Africa’s leading infrastructure development finance institution. Togo’s membership of AFC also makes it the 12th West African member of AFC after Nigeria, Guinea Bissau, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Liberia, Guinea, Chad, Cape Verde, Benin and Côte […]

Serena Hotels and Mettle Solar OFGEN have opened Kenya’s first Fully Solar Powered Lodge.
Industry Tourism

Serena Hotel goes fully solar in Kenya

Serena Hotels and Mettle Solar OFGEN have opened Kenya’s first Fully Solar Powered Lodge. Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, situated in Tsavo West National Park, has implemented a fully-fledged solar powered energy plant in its quest to enhance environmental sustainability and meet its power requirements. The solar-powered energy plant is installed under a lease arrangement and […]

President Yoweri Museveni has said the government will soon commence with electronic registration and monitoring of all boats on Uganda’s lakes and rivers for easy and quicker identification/location.
Industry Maritime

Uganda moves to electronically register all boats after tragedy

President Yoweri Museveni has said the government will soon commence with electronic registration and monitoring of all boats on Uganda’s lakes and rivers for easy and quicker identification/location. Electronic registration and monitoring will require all boats, ships, ferries and canoes to install a chip that will be easily monitored on the Global Positioning Systems popularly […]