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Tracking the Missing Link: Why Uganda is missing out on the Cocoa windfall
On the Campaign Trail in 2016, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni who was campaigning for a 7th term, stopped in...
McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China economic partnership challenges previous beliefs
Through a study conducted across eight countries that together make up about two-thirds of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, the report...
Magufuli eats humble pie, Allows foreigners to Buy shares in Telecoms After Vodacom IPO flops
Tanzania will allow foreign investors to buy shares in telecommunications companies listing on the domestic stock exchange, after an...
Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort and Speke Resort & Conference Centre have lined up enticing offers to make their customers have a memorable Christmas season this year through to January next year. The hotels are offering accommodation Special Festive Rates to families, groups and individuals in Uganda & East African region... Read more
Rotary announces US$35 Million to support a Polio-Free World
$8.15 million will go toward stemming the recent outbreak in Nigeria and countries in the Lake Chad Basin region   Rotary today committed an additional $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, bringing the humanitarian service organization’s contribution to $105 million in 2016. The... Read more
New Report tracks the connection between increased Food Production and GDP growth
On cusp of historic agriculture summit, analysis builds a case for betting big on African farmers while bluntly warning of many challenges that lie ahead. A decade of intense domestic attention to farmers and food production has generated “the most successful development effort” in African history, with countries that... Read more
Presidents Museveni, Uhuru in bilateral meet on TICADVI Sidelines
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has today held a bilateral meeting with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. The meeting comes on the heels of the closure of the TICADVI summit that attracted over 30 heads of state from Africa and 100 chief... Read more
African leaders to adopt Museveni’s Identity paper as a guide on development
African leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya have agreed to use President Museveni’s paper on bottlenecks facing Africa’s development as a blueprint to guide the continent. The decision was arrived at following President Museveni’s presentation at the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel on Friday where... Read more
SITA Introduces Fast, Secure Connectivity to Kenya Airways
High-speed communication infrastructure underpins airline’s modernization program SITA, the global air transport communications provider, is to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across Kenya Airways’ global network, a vital investment in infrastructure needed to support the airline’s renewed focus on cost optimization and airline modernization. Among Africa’s top three airlines,... Read more
Africa’s river-run to 2030: Making universal access to water and  sanitation a reality WaterAid is calling for an ambitious roadmap to reach everyone everywhere in Africa with safewater, improved sanitation and hygiene by 2030, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, ahead of the 6th Africa Water Week. This... Read more