Industry Travel

US Delegation Visits Ethiopian Airlines

BY EABW REPORTER Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce Gilbert Kaplan led a large delegation of U.S. businesses and officials from across the U.S. government on a visit to Ethiopian Airlines. Under Secretary Kaplan met with Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam, to discuss potential ways for U.S. companies to partner with Ethiopian […]

Wellness

Vivo Energy Uganda & GoodLife Pharmacy partner to include pharmacy outlets at Shell service stations

BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA-  In order to significantly widen the access to world class pharmacy and health hub (wellness centre) services to Ugandans, Vivo Energy Uganda has signed a partnership agreement with GoodLife Pharmacy that will see its pharmacy stores set up within existing Shell service stations across the country. Driven by the steady […]

Wellness

U.S. Trade and Development Agency Supports Health Care in Uganda

BY EABW REPORTER ENTEBBE, UGANDA- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency signed a grant with the Uganda Ministry of Health supporting radiotherapy training workshops for cancer treatment professionals at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI). The training is in partnership with Varian, a California-based cancer care company that provides training, software and high-tech equipment including linear […]

Industry Tourism

World Tourism Organization and Globalia announce worldwide competition for tourism startups

BY EABW REPORTER MADRID, SPAIN-This pioneering initiative for the tourism sector reaches out to 164 countries to find startups aiming to transform tourism. Whether tech-based or non-technological, early-stage or more mature, any startup with innovative ideas capable of revolutionizing the way we travel and enjoy tourism is welcome to participate. The tourism sector has taken […]

Industry Insights

KASEKENDE: Uganda policy should broaden financial services accessed to by the population

BY DR. LOUIS KASEKENDE KAMPALA, UGANDA- A prerequisite for sound public policy decisions is accurate information, without which policy makers are effectively working in the dark. The most important benefit of the Finscope Uganda 2018 report, as with its three predecessors, is that it provides accurate and detailed information on access to, and usage of […]

Industry Insights

BUDGET: Uganda must curtail expenditure and exercise strictness

BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- The Government of Uganda needs to curtail expenditure and exercise austerity to ensure judicious utilization of public money, experts have said analyzing the recently read 2018/19 Uganda National Budget. Ramathan Goobi an Economist, during the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda National Budget breakfast at Imperial Royale Hotel in […]