East Africa chasing silver linings in Asia: Part II- Japan

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). East Africa has been at a crossroads in its quest to industrialize, grasping at diverse straws of foreign aid...

Infrastructure development accelerates Kenya’s economic revolution.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Infrastructure development continues to be a vital driver of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) since logistics are so necessary for...

Era of the African Passport: A mixed bag of opportunities?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Despite the passage of numerous set deadlines, incessant delays exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic; after eight years since inception...

Uganda and Tanzania bury the hatchet over border tariffs

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A Joint Commission has agreed to remove all Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) Uganda exports to enjoy regional harmonized fees Regional trade is...

CNOOC pumps US$10billion into East Africa’s largest crude oil project

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). TotalEnergies will develop solar, wind, geothermal, and other renewable technology power projects in Uganda Uganda’s Minister of Energy and Mineral...

EAC applauds Uganda, Rwanda for reopening Gatuna-Katuna border

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). EAC Secretariat Secretary-General Peter Mathuki has hailed the governments of the Republic of Rwanda and the Republic of...

Kenya accused of stifling cross border business with Uganda

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cross border business between Kenya and Uganda is stifled by Kenya Cross border traders decried the impounding of products from...

Uganda to conduct free COVID-19 tests to ease border snarl-ups

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To ease the truck traffic snarl-up at the Busia, Malaba border, Uganda has committed to conducting free  COVID-19 tests  Uganda’s...

Equity unveils programme targeting top performing scholars in Uganda

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Equity Leaders Programme (ELP) has been launched in Uganda and admitted its first cohort of 123 top-performing scholars...

Construction of world’s largest heated crude oil pipeline starts in Uganda

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The construction of the world’s largest heated crude oil pipeline, a 1443km pipeline, has started in Uganda The government of...

Ugandan entrepreneurs are not investing passively in Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Every part of every economy depends on the feel-good factor and humans are bad at dealing with uncertainty. Uganda appears...

Uganda begins constructing US$ 19.9 million Acomai irrigation scheme

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Uganda has kicked off the construction US$ 19.9 million Acomai irrigation scheme The project aims to improve access to water...

Google invests in Uganda’s SafeBoda

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Google is investing in Uganda’s SafeBoda from the Africa Investment Fund which was launched by Sundar Pichai, CEO of...

Uganda to implement new secondary curriculum ahead of reopening

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Uganda is ready to roll out the new lower secondary school curriculum when schools reopen in January 2022 The government...

Uganda flexes coffee muscles, leaves international body

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Black gold runs the world and Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni seems to have struck his long-coveted oil pipeline deal...

Carrefour Takes Over 6 of Shoprite Uganda’s Stores

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Carrefour only had two stores before the takeover Shoprite, the previous owner of the space, has exited Uganda after 21...

Uganda Securities Exchange, MTN SCD Account Opening

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) in partnership with MTN Mobile Money Uganda has launched a digital service to facilitate...

I&M records a 33pc rise in profit in first half of 2021

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Regional Financial Services Group, I&M Group PLC has announced an increase of 33 per cent after-tax profit for its...

Jubilee Holdings records Sh5.2bn in after tax profit

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). East Africa’s largest insurer, Jubilee Holdings Limited has announced a Profit Before Tax of Sh5.206 billion, representing an increase...

EAC milk levies threatens trade in the bloc

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The East African Community (EAC) is one of Africa’s oldest regional trade bloc’s on the continent and until now,...

Uganda: Making Money On Covid-19 Patients

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). If death could be bribed, the rich men would never die, this old African saying has come to life...

EA Tourism ministers approve plan for recovery

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A plan seeking to revive tourism in East Africa has been approved, following the negative impact of the coronavirus...

How EABL remained profitable despite pandemic – The Exchange

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The last one year has been tough on the hospitality industry around the world, with no exemption to Africa...

How EAC intends to spend the US91.8mn Budget in FY21/22

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly the budget estimates for the 2021/2022 Financial...