Business, Markets, Trade & Industry

East African countries may change common external tariffs

August 31

August 31, 2018—There are strong indications that the East African Community (EAC) Partner States want to […]

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Business, Markets, Opinion, Policy, Trade & Industry

May visit to Africa smacks of afterthought

August 27

August 27, 2018— This week, British prime minister Theresa May, is making  flying visits to the […]

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Business, Companies, Finance, Infrastructure, Investment, Trade & Industry, Transport

Much anticipation surrounds Kenyatta-Trump talks

August 24

August 24, 2018—There is much anticipation among regional economic analysts over the outcome of President Uhuru […]

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Finance, Infrastructure, Investment, Trade & Industry, Transport

African bank pays for Kenya-Uganda road up-grade

August 20

August 20, 2018—Work officially began over the weekend on upgrading the Kapchorwa-Suam road, linking the Ugandan […]

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Business, Finance, Investment, Markets, Trade & Industry

China not at fault for lopsided trade with Uganda

August 20

August 20, 2018—At every opportunity African leaders like to ask their Chinese counterparts why the second […]

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Business, Markets, Policy, Trade & Industry

Uganda business leaders brainstorm over counterfeit goods

August 17

August 17, 2018—Ugandans have been asked to stop buying various counterfeit products as one way to […]

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Business, Land & Agriculture, Markets, Trade & Industry

US government to help improve regional grain standards regime

August 16

August 16, 2018—Early this week, the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) signed […]

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Business, Companies, Trade & Industry

Germans offer to take East African firms to next level

August 14

August 14, 2018—Formal small businesses in East Africa that can report an annual turnover of between […]

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Business, Companies, Trade & Industry

Uganda Revenue Authority denies smuggled sugar claims

August 7

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has denied media reports that over 12,000 bags (60 tonnes) of […]

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Business, Companies, Trade & Industry

Uganda private sector stays optimistic with PMI at 53.2

August 3

August 3, 2018—The Stanbic Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for July stood at 53.2, unchanged from […]

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