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Magufuli, Museveni Pour Cold Water on EPA Trade Deal, Propose more Projects

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and visiting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday addressed a joint press conference at State in Dar es Salaam at the end of the latter’s two-day state visit, pouring cold water on proposed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with European Union (EU) and discussing more infrastructure projects. The

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Kampala Mayor Speaks out on Park Yard Market Demolition: Govt on Land Grabbing Spree

Kampala city mayor Erias Lukwago has accused government of land grabbing attempts hours after police sealed off Park Yard Market, a Kampala downtown market as a demolition exercise went ahead, 10 days to a deadline given to traders to vacate. Kampala minister Beti Kamya had issued a 30-day ultimatum to the

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TOUGH TIMES: Kenya Govt Adverts won’t appear in private media anymore

As one of the measures to slash expenditure, the Kenyan government has banned state advertising in commercial media. According to a memo dated February 8, 2017, the ban also includes tenders and job applications. In the memo, head of Civil Service Joseph Kinyua warns accounting officers that they “will be forced

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Emirates to Unveil Enhanced A380 Onboard Lounge at ITB Berlin

Emirates, Skytrax’s World’s Best Airline 2016, will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-million dollar cabin interiors upgrade programme includes an enhanced Onboard Lounge for its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “The

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Stanbic Bank Hosts Oil and Gas Conference for Local Content Providers

Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s leading financial institution, hosted the 4th Oil and Gas Local Content Conference at the Kampala Serena Hotel in partnership with the Association of the Oil and Gas Service Providers (AUGOS), the Ministry of Energy, MMAKS Advocates and Deloitte. The conference organized under the theme “Repositioning local service providers

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Airtel Uganda Boosts Rotary Blood Bank Fundraising Concert with Shs 30M Sponsorship

Rotary Kampala has today welcomed Airtel Uganda onboard the Rotary Blood Bank Fundraiser as a Gold Sponsor. This announcement was made during a press conference held at the Airtel Uganda head offices in Kampala. The fundraiser concert that will feature renowned South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela alongside Ugandan sax ace

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