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  • ‘Empower Women To Help Save Africa From Climate Change’

    That is the message from African delegates as the world prepares to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change in Katowice, Poland, this week. Research shows that when women are involved in decision making, agreements on the environment are […]

  • Shilling Not Under Pressure As The Year Ends

    The Uganda shilling held steady with a bias towards mild appreciation on matched demand and supply amid tight liquidity conditions during the week ending 14th December 2018. In the interbank shilling market overnight funds traded at 6% while one […]

  • Kenya Students Happy To ‘Share Husband’

    The story of 27-year-old Tom Junior Mako marrying his two wives at the same ceremony has captivated Kenyans in the past few days. The businessman from Kajiado County, south of the capital, Nairobi, married Elizabeth Simaloi, 25, and Joyce […]

  • Akuna Muchezo Devt Club Wins Dfcu Bank Savings & Investment Challenge

    By Aloysious Kasoma dfcu Bank, in partnership with NTV Uganda and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) have awarded the winners of the second edition of the nationwide Savings and Investment campaign dubbed ‘Battle for Cash’. Aimed at building a savings […]

  • Bagyenda Demands Release Of Her Passports To Travel Abroad For Christmas

    Uganda’s Central Bank’s former Executive Director in charge of Supervision, has asked the country’s Parliament to speed up the Bank of Uganda (BoU) probe to allow her travel abroad for the Christmas holiday. In a letter addressed to the […]

  • Akuna Muchezo overs all to win dfcu Bank Battle for Cash

    December 14, 2018—Akuna Muchezo Development Club walked away with a UGX 30 million ($8,000) dummy cheque after emerging winners in this year’s  ‘Battle for Cash Challenge’ organised by dfcu Bank and NTV in partnership with PwC Uganda. Akuna michezo […]

  • US To Stop Funding UN Peacekeeping Missions In Africa

    The United States is rethinking its role in U.N. peacekeeping missions across Africa, with White House National Security Adviser John Bolton and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looking to place U.S. forces and resources elsewhere. When Bolton outlined the administration’s […]

  • Oil and gas companies fixed on African bankable projects to cut costs

    December 14, 2018—Regulatory uncertainty, political instability, corruption and fraud together with a lack of infrastructure rank as major challenges for oil and gas companies investing in sub-Saharan Africa according to latest findings by Pwc South Africa. In the next […]

  • Ex-Global Trust Bank Bosses Demand Shs315bn Compensation

    Former directors and shareholders of the defunct Global Trust Bank are seeking 315.7 billion shillings in compensation for the illegal closure of the Bank. They are demanding full compensation equal to the direct cash equity investments of US Dollars […]

  • US To Stop Funding Peacekeeping Missions In Africa

    The United States is rethinking its role in U.N. peacekeeping missions across Africa, with White House National Security Adviser John Bolton and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looking to place U.S. forces and resources elsewhere. When Bolton outlined the administration’s […]

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