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UNAA@30 | The 10th Annual UNAA Trade & Investment Forum Highlights

The 10th Annual UNAA Trade and Investments Forum took place on Friday August 31st 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Washington. Forum attendees were warmly welcomed by His Excellency Ambassador Muli S. Katende and the func...


Diaspora Stories | Augustine Guma — Gumax Café and Grill Exports a Taste of Uganda to America

We have all varieties Beef, chicken seafood and vegetables Guma Spicy Pies (similar to triangular samosas or empanadas) You will start by eating 1 and end up eating 3, because they are so delicious and habit forming you will al...



Business | U.S. Embassy in Uganda Leads Trade Mission to Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle

KAMPALA – As part of the U.S. government’s ongoing commitment to building trade and investment opportunities within Uganda, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac will lead a reverse trade mission to the Specialty Coffe...



Diaspora Breakfast | The 4th Annual Ugandan Diaspora Business Breakfast Highlights – Dec 29th 2017

On December 29th 2017 the Uganda Diaspora Network held its 4th annual Ugandan Diaspora business breakfast at Katonga hall, Kampala Serena Hotel. The breakfast was moderated by NBS anchor Solomon Sserwanja assisted by the Patron...


Business | Uganda Telecom (UTL) Bailout | Government Should Have Saved ThreeWays Shipping

By the time protestors dragged Muammar Gaddafi through the streets of Sirte in Libya during the height of the Arab Spring in late 2011, Uganda Telecom Limited (utl) was spiralling from one financial pitfall to another. The then...



Presidential Directive | Museveni deploys army to fight graft at Uganda Investment Authority

President Museveni has taken a leap of faith by deploying the military to fight reported graft in Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and restore foreign investors’ confidence. Gen David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defence Forces, wi...



Gulf News | Uganda To Establish An Investment Promotions Office in Qatar

Gulf News — Uganda has proposed to establish an investment promotions office in Qatar to enhance trade and facilitate investment opportunities between the East African nation and Qatar, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni h...


Reuters | Uganda’s Crane Bank Assets, Liabilities Transferred to DFCU – Central Bank

Reuters — Jan 27 The assets and liabilities of Uganda’s Crane Bank, which was put into receivership, have been transferred to dfcu, another mid-tier institution, the central bank said on Friday. The Bank of Uganda s...



The Observer | Oil Should Not Over-Dominate Uganda’s Economy, World Bank Regional Chief – Henry Kerali

Written by Richard M Kavuma & Ronnie Mayanja — HENRY RUPINY KERALI hails from Erussi in Padyere county, Nebbi district, but was born in Arua hospital in 1957. Now the World Bank country director for Ghana, Sierra Leon...


Bank of Uganda | Investing In Government Securities Now Easier And More Accessible To The Public

KAMPALA – Monday December 27, 2016 The Bank of Uganda (BoU) hereby announces that all licensed commercial banks now have direct access to the primary market for Government security operations. This means all 25 commercial ban...



Daily Monitor | Bank of Uganda takes over Crane Bank

All the directors of Crane Bank have been suspended after Governor Emmanuel Mutebile on Thursday announce that Bank of Uganda had taken over. According to Mutebile, Crane Bank is under-capitalised and poses systemic risk to the...



BOU Press Statement | Bank of Uganda Addresses Crane Bank WhatsApp Rumors!

Bank of Uganda Press Statement on Crane Bank — Messages circulating on Whatsapp instructing depositors to withdraw their money from Crane Bank were not issued by BoU. It has been brought to our attention that messages ha...


The Observer | Bank of Uganda ‘unaware’ of Crane Bank Sale

Bank of Uganda (BOU) is yet to receive official communication on the proposed move to sell shares in Crane bank.Christine Alupo, director for communications BOU, says the central bank has not received any request from Crane ban...



Inspiring Stories | Akoma Media | A Journey of Reinvention By Zain Verji

It’s been a two-year breathless roller coaster going from Big Name Global Corporation to Just Me LLC. After an amazing fourteen years at CNN and magnificent personal and professional life experiences, it was time to reinvent ...



Opinion | Uganda’s much-discussed bailout – By Andrew Mwenda

If Uganda has to intervene to help distressed companies, it must be driven by the desire to avoid contagion. The failure of some of the distressed companies can lead to the failure of banks with worse consequences than the cost...


Mobile Money | Kenyan Diaspora Sends One Million Money Transfers with WorldRemit

NAIROBI, Kenya – July, 27 2016 – Kenyans living abroad have now sent one million money transfers with WorldRemit. With the WorldRemit app or website, the diaspora can send safe, instant transfers to Kenya at the touch of a ...



UNRA | Uganda National Roads Authority – Kampala – Entebbe Expressway Takes Shape.

Kampala – Entebbe Expressway is slowly taking shape and will be a welcome addition to Uganda’s expanding road network. The four-lane toll highway under construction in the Central Region of Uganda.   The Kampala-E...


SABC News | Ugandan auditor James Aguma appointed acting CEO – South Africa Broadcasting Corporation. (SABC)

JOHANNESBURG – The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation(SABC) has appointed Ugandan accountant and auditor James Aguma, as acting CEO on Tuesday after the resignation of Jimi Matthews.  Mr. Aguma is the chief finance of...



Daily Monitor | URA takes over WBS TV management over Shs7billion tax liabilities

Wavah Broadcasting Service (WBS) television has been put on receivership after the privately-owned media company failed to clear tax liability amounting to Shs7.2billion. According to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), the tax ar...



Get Inspired For Entrepreneurship | China’s Richest Man – Jack Ma’s Top 10 Rules For Success

Evan Carmichael — He started his business with $20,000 that  his wife and friend helped him raise. He is the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on the cover of Forbes. He is the richest man in China and 18th...


Business | New East African Development Bank Scholarship Program to Boost Skills Development in STEM Fields

KAMPALA, Uganda/NEW YORK, New York— January 6, 2016 — The Africa-America Institute is accepting applications for the new East African Development Bank (EADB) scholarship program for experienced teachers and lecturers to ea...






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