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African Startups Invited for Ecobank Fintech Challenge

Ecobank has opened applications for African fintech entrepreneurs intending to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially to partner Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. The bank is currently welcoming submissions from

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2017, Was an Interesting Year in Banking Industry, 2018 Promises to Be Even More Exciting

By: Wilbrod Humphreys Owor  As the period for publication of bank financial reports gets underway, it is a good time to start sharing reflections on the year 2017. The year began with continued slow credit growth resulting from spillover effects of slow economic activity and high non-performing loans whose share to gross loans

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Andrew Mwenda: Why Museveni May Rule for Life

By Andrew M. Mwenda I hold a fundamental disagreement with many Ugandan elites when it comes to the discussion of succession. In debating whether President Yoweri Museveni should go or stay we are not indulging in an abstract theoretical exercise but a challenge of practical politics. There are two positions we

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VIDEO: Makerere Students Disrupt Nawangwe–Guild Leaders’ Closed Door Meeting

Makerere University students have Wednesday afternoon interrupted a meeting between students leaders and the administration meant to resolve strikes at the institution. The meeting followed a 2-day strike which had led to the arrest of the Guild President. The students were protesting what they called  “unfair policies” being taken up by the University

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UCU Finishes Second Best African University in Global Law Moot Contest

Uganda Christian University emerged the second best African university in the just concluded 2018 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition that test a law student’s comprehension of principles of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law among Universities globally. The Church of Uganda founded University also secured a

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Full List: Makerere, Mubs Government Sponsorship Admission Lists Out

The government sponsorship lists for Makerere University and Makerere University Business School (Mubs) for the academic year 2018/19 are out. FULL LISTS OF MAKERERE, MUBS 2018/19 GOVERNMENT SPONSORED STUDENTS Makerere 2018/2019 government sponsored students list for national merit mubs Makerere University Business School (Mubs) government sponsorship 2018/2019

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