Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance.
Africa Industry Insights

Credibility of Private Equity impact investing in Africa

Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance. However, there are some credibility concerns, particularly in Africa, that can be addressed with clear industry guidelines. This could help to accelerate the allocation of investors’ capital into impact investments. Essentially, impact investing is where […]

Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) and African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) have started a campaign that will see African countries increasing trade among themselves, in what they termed as Intra-African Trade.
Africa Industry

AFREXIMBANK, Uganda Export Promotions Board move to promote Intra Africa Trade

Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) and African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) have started a campaign that will see African countries increasing trade among themselves, in what they termed as Intra-African Trade. Analysis by the African Export-Import Bank shows that one of the main reasons why intra-African trade is low at around 15% compared to Europe (59%), […]

The fall of the Berlin Wall almost 30 years ago represented a high-water mark in the retreat of the state from the global economy, signalling a defeat of socialist economics virtually worldwide.
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State Capitalism 2.0

The fall of the Berlin Wall almost 30 years ago represented a high-water mark in the retreat of the state from the global economy, signalling a defeat of socialist economics virtually worldwide. From dirigiste France to communist China, countries with widely divergent economic models began to adopt a more laissez-faire policymaking approach, predicated on the […]

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What Next for the Uganda Cranes

Kampala, Uganda – 1999, a year the Uganda Kobs participated in the All Africa Games in Johannesburg, a tournament the team subsequently impressed all who followed it. It was a dreamy team I can tell you that. Ibrahim Sekajja, Sulaiman Tenywa, Hakim M agumba, and the “Mu-Mu” lethal partnership upfront of Hassan Mubiru and Andrew […]