Jumia shuts down operations in Tanzania

2nd December 2019

Jumia, the largest e-commerce in Africa has shut down operations in Tanzania just a week after a similar move in Cameroon. The move is aimed at reducing operating costs and focusing on larger African markets where e-commerce can be more successful and profitable. Jumia is currently operating in 12 African countries making it the biggest […]

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Harambee Stars to play Uganda in a friendly match

8th September 2019

Harambee Stars are set to play a friendly match today against Uganda Cranes at the Moi Sports Center Kasarani as from 4PM. Both teams will be using the match as a preparation for the 2021 qualifiers of the African Cup of Nations in November. “This friendly match is crucial in our preparation for the upcoming […]

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Tusker FC resign Hashim Sempala from Gor Mahia

28th August 2019

Tusker FC resign Hashim Sempala from Gor Mahia Ugandan defensive midfielder Hashim Sempala has returned to Tusker FC barely after a year after releasing him to Gor Mahia. Hashim Sempala struggled to make an impact at the 18-time Kenyan Premier League champions and was released by the club. Tusker FC confirmed the signing of Hashim […]

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Decentralization in Uganda

30th March 2019

Decentralization in Uganda Uganda has a long history of decentralized governance. By the time the country became independent from her colonial master in 1962, there were already a system of local governments. This system was dismantled shortly after independence and in its place a centralized system of government was adopted. At the end of Civil […]

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Why are vehicles cheaper in Uganda compared to Kenya?

27th January 2019

General observation has shown that motor vehicles are cheaper in Uganda than in Kenya despite the fact that Uganda is a landlocked country and uses the Mombasa Port to get most of their imports.

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Social Media Tax in Uganda Starting 1 July 18 

1st July 2018

Social Media Tax in Uganda Starting 1 July 18  Uganda’s legislature enacted a new law to create social media tax in Uganda which became effective on 1st July, 2018. This law will make Ugandans to pay Ugandan Shillings 200 per day as tax towards government revenue. This is an equivalent of USD$0.05 or Ksh. 5 […]

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Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017

Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017

30th January 2018

Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017 On Tuesday 30 January 2018 the International Budget Partnership released the long awaited Open Budget Survey (OBS) results for 2017. This is a report that looks into how 102 countries around the world performed in terms of transparency, public participation and budget oversight. Read More: Urban Renewal Programme in Mombasa […]

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Early Warning System on Development Finance

28th November 2017

Early Warning System on Development Finance Read More: Transparency International Launches their strategic plan 2017-2022 Brexit trade shocks on employment Sharing is Caring:0

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The Club of Africa Big Men

17th November 2017

The Club of Africa Big Men Nature is taking its course and Africa’s residents are happy. Who is next from the above list?   Sharing is Caring:0

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Kenya and Tanzania are Increasing Barriers to Trade Against Common Market Protocol

29th August 2017

Kenya and Tanzania are Increasing Barriers to Trade Against Common Market Protocol The Common Market Protocol in East Africa calls for conducive business environment for member countries of EAC. This requirement is being violated by both Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda on the other hand had observed greatest compliance. Read More: Big Wigs aim at becoming […]

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Pakistan is officially Kenya’s top importer

24th August 2017

Pakistan is officially Kenya’s top importer For a long time, Uganda and Tanzania have been Kenya’s top export drivers. Now there is a new kid on the block: Pakistan. USA is also a major destination for Kenya exports. Read More: Mike Sonko sworn in as the second governor of Nairobi In 2017, Pakistan overthrew Uganda […]

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Makerere University

Makerere University Search for a Next Vice Chancellor

16th June 2017

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY: IN SEARCH FOR A NEW VICE CHANCELLOR  Makerere University is in search of the next VC. The search committee has started the process towards recruiting the next VC. The race has attracted three professors who addressed a large audience on 15th June, 2017.  The three prospective candidates for the post have been selected. […]

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