Commonwealth finance ministers will meet in Washington D.C. this week to discuss coordinated interventions to prevent future debt crises.
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Commonwealth Finance ministers to discuss joint action to prevent future debt crises

Commonwealth finance ministers will meet in Washington D.C. this week to discuss coordinated interventions to prevent future debt crises. The meeting will be chaired by the Finance Minister of Cyprus, Harris Georgiades, under the theme ‘Preventing Debt Crises: The Roles of Creditors and Debtors’. It will be preceded by sessions for senior finance ministry officials […]

Germany will continue playing a key role in sustainable development in Somaliland.
Africa EAC Industry

Germany offers continued support of development initiatives in Somaliland

Germany will continue playing a key role in sustainable development in Somaliland. German deputy ambassador to Kenya Marcus Bollmohr says ties between his country and Somaliland remain strong despite the east African state still lacking international recognition. Bollmohr met with the Somaliland envoy to Kenya Bashe Omar in Nairobi where they discussed matters touching on […]

Rich in hydrocarbons and possessing a favourable geological structure, Somalia holds huge opportunities for investors looking to enter the East African market, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources,  Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed has said.
Industry Resources

Somalia puts 15 Oil exploration licenses on offer

Rich in hydrocarbons and possessing a favourable geological structure, Somalia holds huge opportunities for investors looking to enter the East African market, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources,  Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed has said. “Nowhere is the contribution that the energy industry can make to civil society and economic development greater than in Somalia,” […]

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

“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. The Journey Uganda airlines kick-started air operations fully owned by government of Uganda […]

What Magogo’s FIFA ban means to Uganda’s football
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What Magogo’s FIFA ban means to Uganda’s football

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) yesterday banned the President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Eng. Moses Magogo Hashim from football-related matters for two months with charges related to breaching the FIFA ethics code of conduct. An investigation into Magogo was opened on 23 July 2018 related to the resale of […]

The importance of Agriculture for inclusive growth is reiterated in various national development strategies but not translated into public expenditures for the sector.
Agribusiness Industry

New World Bank report says Government spending on agriculture must be a priority

The importance of Agriculture for inclusive growth is reiterated in various national development strategies but not translated into public expenditures for the sector. According to a World Bank Report released in Uganda recently, it should be a priority for the government to steer public investments in agriculture towards the provision of public goods such as […]

Merck, a science and technology company, has announced that, as part of its integrated Schistosomiasis Elimination Program, it is intensifying the Research & Development efforts for developing and providing access to transformative and sustainable health solutions to fight schistosomiasis also known as Bilharzia.
Industry Wellness

Science company intensifies research to eliminate Bilharzia

Merck, a science and technology company, has announced that, as part of its integrated Schistosomiasis Elimination Program, it is intensifying the Research & Development efforts for developing and providing access to transformative and sustainable health solutions to fight schistosomiasis also known as Bilharzia. Merck, through its Global Health Institute, has established a portfolio of innovative […]