Opinion

The political economy of plastics in East Africa

July 17

Christopher Burke Invented less than a century ago, plastic is today ubiquitous in all walks of […]

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Business, Companies, Opinion

East Asian model offers useful lessons for rapid East African SME growth

July 4

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are critical drivers of economic growth writes Christopher Burke.  SMEs are […]

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Financial Services, Investment, Opinion, Policy, Real Estate & Property

Uganda’s proposed tax changes may dampen investor confidence

June 12

There are number of proposed amendments across the various tax statutes, which may potentially affect the […]

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Business, Companies, Letters, Opinion, Trade & Industry, Transport, Travel & Tourism

Will politics trump sense in Uganda Airlines mid-range aircraft selection?

May 11

Michael Wakabi As US airframer Boeing makes a determined push to recover Uganda as one of […]

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Companies, Letters, Opinion

Preparing for the megatrends: Carving a cost-efficient route to the future of travel

May 8

By Gustavo Pina, Director, SITA Lab The future of travel is set to be transformed by […]

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Opinion

Upcoming US-Africa talks to salvage partnership after Trump era

December 8

With China increasingly reluctant to offer new loans amidst domestic economic constrains, African heads of state […]

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Companies, Letters, Opinion

Why we must deliver universal Digital Travel, from everywhere to anywhere

November 13

By Jeremy Springall, Senior Vice-President, Border Management, SITA   There is a palpable buzz around the […]

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Letters, Opinion

African airlines deserve more than lip service from governments

August 2

By Kamil Alawadhi, IATA Regional Vice President, Africa & Middle East Aviation’s post-pandemic recovery was predicted […]

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Opinion

Deepening Lebanon’s engagement with Sub-Saharan Africa

July 21

Lebanon enjoys substantial historical ties with Sub-Saharan Africa writes Christopher Burke.  Contemporary relations stretch back to […]

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Opinion

The high costs of disengagement for China

July 1

George Magnus For more than three decades, the global economy was defined by unbridled integration and […]

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