Category Archives: Ugandan News

Growth of Small and Medium scale businesses in Uganda

The last thirty years have seen Africa change from an economically backward continent to being the world’s most exciting economic frontier. By 2035 the number of Africans joining the work age population will surpass the rest of the world combined according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At the moment, Africa is offering hope to more than 200 million youth

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Agro-based Investment opportunities in Uganda

The Minister for Agriculture and Land Affairs, Mr Derek Hanekom, recently led a trade and technical mission to Uganda. Uganda has abundant agricultural resources and offers many opportunities for investment in agricultural production and agro-processing, as well as for trade in agricultural inputs and products. Uganda became independent in 1962. However, mismanagement by General Idi Amin during 1970 to 1980

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Investment Opportunity in East Africa

The East African Region is one blessed with abundant resources and potentials ranging from agriculture, mining, energy and tourism with each providing investment opportunities. With a population of more than 130 million people, the region boasts of one of the largest single-bloc regional markets in Africa. In a bid to harness these potentials, the five partner states of the East

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Africa’s Three Richest Billionaires Hold 50% Of Africa’s Wealth

Top three wealthiest billionaires in Africa today have more wealth than the bottom 50% of the population of Africa, approximately 650 million people, that’s according to Oxfam report. The wealth of the bottom 50% of the African population is $22.98 Billion, while the wealth for the three richest billionaires in Africa is approximately $30.83 Billion. The three wealthiest people on

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Homosexuality is African- Nigerian rapper insists

Nigerian-American based rapper Jidenna born Jidenna Theodore Mobisson has asked African to stop point accusing fingers at the Whites for introducing homosexuality to Africans saying the act has been on the continent for long. Many Africans are of the view that act wasn’t part of the African culture since the olden days but because of the introduction of the European

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Activist Who Described Ugandan President As ‘A Pair Of Buttocks’ Found Guilty Of Harassment

Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi, has been found guilty of harassing President Yoweri Museveni online. She was facing two charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication, but was not found guilty of the latter. Nyanzi responded with a passionate speech, accompanied by cheers from her supporters and other activists. She said that she wouldn’t use her children as a

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AFCON: Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda Off To Flying Start

Egypt, Uganda and Nigeria, have recorded wins in Groups A and B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), despite some difficult encounters. In Group A, the host nation, Egypt started their AFCON 2019 campaign with a victory in front of over 70,000 supporters, as Mohammed Trezeguet’s excellent first half strike in the 44th minutes secured a 1-0 win,

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Nearly 40% Of The World’s Girls And Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor” failing grade on gender equality. The SDG Gender Index, launched at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, is

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