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StanChart voted Best Performing Bank in selling Government Securities

BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- The Governor Bank of Uganda, Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile has recognized Standard Chartered (StanChart) Bank Uganda as the Best Performing Commercial Bank in selling Government Securities for the month of May 2018. The award was handed out after the Governor’s monthly meeting with the Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) – an umbrella […]

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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Airtel Uganda-Kwese iflix Partner to bring live sports to smartphone

BY SAMSON OKWAKOL Kampala, Uganda–Airtel Uganda has launched a partnership with Kwesé iflix  a mobile platform offering cutting edge programming, live sports, video on demand and download to watch later entertainment  to deliver mobile TV services in Uganda. This partnership comes just a few weeks after Airtel Uganda announced countrywide 3G broadband connectivity in a […]

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Kenya 2018/19 Full Budget Speech

BY HENRY ROTICH     Theme: Creating Jobs, Transforming Lives and Sharing Prosperity I Introduction   Mr Speaker, it is my honour to present to this august House the FY 2018/19 Budget Statement. I make this Statement in fulfilment of the requirements of Section 40 of the Public Finance Management Act, 2012 and the Standing Order Number […]