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Coca-Cola Ranks as Africa’s Top Food and Beverage Brand in Africa Top 100 Brands Awards

Coca-Cola is the only food and beverage brand ranked in the top five most admired brands in Brand Africa’s 7th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands. Coca-Cola was named as the fourth most admired brand in Africa, based on the opinions spontaneously recalled by consumers. The iconic global brand was also

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Comedian Wins Presidential Election in Ukraine

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has scored a landslide victory in the country's presidential election. With nearly all ballots counted in the run-off vote, Mr Zelensky had taken more than 73% with incumbent Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind on 24%. "I will never let you down," Mr Zelensky told celebrating supporters. Russia says it

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Sudan Military Ousts President Omar al-Bashir

After nearly 30 years in power, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested, the defence minister says. Speaking on state TV, Awad Ibn Ouf said the army had decided to oversee a two-year transitional period followed by elections. He also said a three-month state of emergency was being put in

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Gulu University’s Kitgum Campus Not Accredited – Minister Seninde

The admission of students to Gulu University, Kitgum campus has been suspended following a directive from the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) not to continue running unaccredited campuses. The campus was stopped from admitting students for the 2017/2018 academic year. The Minister of State for Primary Education, Rosemary Seninde, told Parliament

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Pesapal Enables Digital Wallet Payments with New Point of Sale Terminal

Business owners across East Africa will now be able to conveniently accept digital wallet payments from their customers following the integration of Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, FitBit Pay and Google Pay payments to Pesapal’s new tap-and-go, contact-less Sabi M010 terminals. With operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe,

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UAE, African Startups Collaborate on New Cross-Border Mentorship Program

A total of 20 startups from the UAE and Africa participated in the first-ever Chamberthon in Kigali, Rwanda, where participants collaborated and developed a framework for Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Global Business Forum Mentorship programme, new cross-border mentorship programme. Organised by Dubai Chamber, the Chamberthon was held during the

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Minister Kiwanda Explains ‘Miss Curvy’ Contest to Parliament

State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda has refuted media reports that he is promoting a campaign aimed at using curvy women as a tourist attraction. In his statement during on Wednesday, 13 February 2019, Kiwanda said that his participation at the launch of the contest was to support a beauty standard

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MPs Poke Holes in the ‘Landlord and Tenant’ Bill

The Landlord and Tenant Bill 2018 largely favours tenants against landlords, Members of Parliament on the Physical Infrastructure Committee have observed. The MPs, who met the Minister of State for Housing, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, were concerned that the Bill gives tenants more opportunities of negotiation with landlords, saying this would put

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