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The intelligent enterprise and the COO of the future

The intelligent enterprise and the COO of the future Recent advances in computational capabilities and the evolution of exponential technologies such as AI, machine learning, IoT, big data and predictive analytics all built on powerful cloud platforms have heralded the rise of the Intelligent Enterprise. This is creating exciting opportunities and new challenges for COOs, […]

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Intra-COMESA exports hit $9.6b

BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- The Acting Minister of Commerce and Industry of Zambia Matthew Nkhuwa has noted that since the establishment of the COMESA Free Trade Area in 2000, Intra-COMESA total exports have increased from US $ 1.5 billion in the year 2000 to reach US$ 9.6 billion in 2015. “Several COMESA countries recorded […]

Burundi signs African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement
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Burundi signs African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

Burundi signs African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement Burundi was among the latest African countries that signed the African Continental Free Trade Area> Agreement on Sunday July 1. Although full implementation of the AfCFTA will still take years, Burundi’s signing of the agreement is a significant step. Sierra Leone, Lesotho, South Africa and Namibia also […]

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Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained economic growth

BY EABW REPORTER LONDON, United Kingdom, — Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC. Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are the regions’ economic powerhouses and are enjoying a period of significant economic growth – their Gross […]

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EAC slashes 2018/19 budget by $10m

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO ARUSHA, TANZANIA- The East African Community member states have presented for consideration budget estimates for the Financial Year 2018/2019, totaling to $99,770,716 to the East African Legislative Assembly . The Chairperson of the EAC Council of Ministers, and Second Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda, Rt Hon Dr Ali Kirunda Kivenjija, presented […]

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EALA hails Bageine for job well done

ARUSHA,Tanzania – The House has passed a Resolution according special thanks to Hon Shem Bageine, Minister of State for the EAC in the Republic of Uganda, for his exemplary performance as Chairperson of the Council of Ministers.     The Resolution moved by Hon Valerie Nyirahabineza, noted that Hon Bageine represented his people and the citizens […]

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Parliament scrutinizes environmental bill 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda–The parliamentary committee on Natural resources has started studying the National Environment Bill2017 which anticipates providing solutions to the increasing environmental issues the current environmental law cannot address.  Committee member John Baptist Nambeshe, told this publication that the committee members are scrutinizing clause by clause of the Bill. The legislators are optimistic that once […]

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Uganda Baati supports promotion of innovation in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda–Uganda Baati, the country’s leading manufacturer and supplier of quality roofing sheets and steel building materials has today announced a sponsorship of Uganda Shillings 10 million, towards the organisation of the Second Edition of Innovation Series by Brainchild Burson-Marsteller which is slated for April 26th, 2018. While handing over the cheque, Mr. George Arodi, […]