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Opinion | The Technology Race To Determine Africa’s Digital Mecca – The East African

By Charles Onyango Obbo — There has been a silent technology race in Africa in recent years between Nairobi, Johannesburg-Cape Town, Lagos and Accra to settle which capital will emerge as the continent’s Digital Mecca. ...


Why The ‘Brics’ Nations Really Mean Business

The so-called Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa – have a vital role to play in the future of the world economy. When the top leaders from Brics countries, the most prominent emerging market ...



Heritage – Tullow Uganda Tax Squabble Reaches UK Court | Yahoo News

LONDON (Reuters) – A fight between two oil firms over Ugandan tax kicks off in London’s High Court on Tuesday. At stake is enough to buy almost half of one of the companies and finance months of exploration drilling...



Africa Development Bank | Diaspora Bonds In An African Context

The Chief Economist Complex of the African Development Bank Group has released an Economic Brief on the application of diaspora bonds in an African context. Drawing lessons from diaspora bond issuances in Israel, Ethiopia and I...


The East African | Uganda keeps key lending rate at 12 Percent Again

The Bank of Uganda (BoU) has maintained its Central Bank Rate at 12 per cent for the fourth consecutive month to mitigate against emerging risks of a rise in the cost of living and help the economy continue on the recovery path...



News Flash | MIT Sloan School to Host Africa Investment Forum and Business Conference – 15th & 16th March 2013

The MIT Sloan Africa Business Conference is the annual flagship event of the Africa Business Club at the business school, which attracts more than 400 participants annually. With a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurshi...



The Economist | Information Technology In Africa, The Next Frontier

Technology companies have their eye on Africa. IBM is leading the way MAMADOU NDIAYE grew up in Senegal. His parents were “not poor, but not rich”. He was fascinated by mathematics, which he studied at Cheikh Anta Diop Univ...


Author – Andrew Rugasira | “A Good African Story” How A Small Company Built A Global Coffee Brand

In 2003, I had an idea: to work with coffee farmers in the Kasese district in western Uganda, and to support them in producing quality coffees, which we would roast, pack and brand for both the local and international markets. ...



Uganda 2012 Stock Performance – Research By Emmanuel Sabiiti | Equity and Fixed Income Trader

The Uganda All Share Index (ALSI), a composite measure of the performance of the Uganda stock market, was up 39.2% during 2012, outperforming the US stock market and Developed market indices. The S&P 500, an index that r...


OPINION PIECE ~ We Must Promote Domestic and Eco-Tourism to Sustain the Industry in East Africa, By Isaac Sebakije

By Isaac Sebakijje, M.H.C.I.M.A ~ The current nations of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi have so much in common that unification of the region makes a lot of sense. With the prospects of continued tourism growth in ...



Harvard Business School – The15th Annual Africa Business Conference, 15th to 17th February 2013

Redefining Africa — The Emergency of a New African Story. Welcome to the 15th Annual Africa Business Conference at Harvard Business School, hosted by the Africa Business Club, a member of Student Clubs of HBS, Inc. The th...



Unleashing the U.S. Investor in Africa | A Critique of U.S. Policy Toward the Continent

By Peter C. Hansen Abstract African investment expert Peter C. Hansen spoke on the future of U.S. investment policy in Africa at The Heritage Foundation on November 2, 2011. Hansen explained that U.S. investors generally avoid ...


Counting Down To The First Ugandan Diaspora Business and Investors Expo ~ Boston, Sat July 6th, 2013

News Flash ~ With less than 30 days to go, Preparations are in high gear for the first major trade and investors business exposition on July 6th in Boston. The event that will be supported by the Diaspora Desk at the Ministry o...



Post Bank – Uganda Introduces Diaspora Classic Banking

Post Bank Diaspora Classic Banking is designed mainly for you, a Ugandan residing in a foreign country. Operating this account offers you the opportunity of maintaining an account in Uganda while resident abroad. Why you need t...



Stars Celebrate UK Based Kenyan entrepreneur, Pauline Long as she is Listed on Black Women in Europe Powerlist

Nollywood UNCUT ~ Written by Dele Onabowu ~ Pauline Long became star of the night as celebrity friends gathered to celebrate her achievements and generosity as she was listed in Black Women in Europe Power List. The Mother o...


Donor Aid | In Uganda, donors divided on response to aid embezzlement scandal

Last week, the European Union became the latest donor to suspend budget support to Uganda in the wake of allegations that up to $13 million in aid money may have been embezzled through the prime minister’s office. EU Ambassad...



Community Service | Highlights From The MPC Community Workshop In Boston – 2012 | Complete Gallery Below

By Ronnie Mayanja – Multi-Professional Consultants – MPC held their annual business community workshop on Saturday November 24th at Lexington Lodge of Elks, 985 Waltham Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. The Worksh...


Five Tips To Help You Succeed In African Business From Ashish J. Thakkar – The Ugandan Venture Capitalist

Forbes Africa — At 31, Ashish J. Thakkar is one of the wealthiest, most successful entrepreneurs of Ugandan origin. He is the founder and CEO of the Mara Group, a conglomerate with tentacles in everything from Real Estate...



Forbes Africa Names Africa’s 40 Richest People – Topping The List Is Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote While Uganda’s Sudhir is listed at No.18

Forbes’ inaugural list of the 40 Richest People in Africa is a testament to the growing global importance of the continent. Fortunes are being created everywhere from South Africa clear north to Morocco and Egypt in a diverse...



Multi- Professional Consultants Organizes a One Day Self Help Community Workshop In Waltham – Nov 24th Lexington Lodge of Elks

By Eva M Nabawanuka — Multi-Professional has called all business owners, those starting up businesses, students and all planning to go to school, have immigration related issues, taxation and the wholes community to join ...


Africa’s Millionaires | Young, Successful, African & from Uganda – Ashish Thakkar, CEO of Mara Group – Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine — Ashish Thakkar is only 29, but in less than two decades, the Ugandan-born maverick entrepreneur has accomplished what only few attain in their lifetime. Thakkar began his entrepreneurial journey over 15 ...






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