By Paul Ampurire
As the battle against Covid rages on in Uganda, it’s fair to say we are in the phase I will call ‘Complacency’. It’s been seven months of raising awareness on what Covid is, how it spreads, signs and symptoms, and prevention. And we’ve done well on the front Read More
By Paul Mwirigi Muriungi
No one knows exactly when we will be able to return to the normal ‘business-as-usual’. This has made many brands sit back in a wait-and-see mode.
However, this doesn’t have to be the case from a marketing communications perspective; here are a few tips to make the most Read More
By: Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General
Today there is an eerie silence across the globe. Bustling cities have gone quiet and highways that were once jammed with bumper to bumper traffic, are empty. In homes, thousands of families are anxiously awaiting a phone call from a hospital about their loved ones.
Many have Read More
By Charles Owekmeno
This Sunday 8th March 2020 marks 45 years since the United Nations adopted the celebration of International Women’s day. Over these years a lot of progress and gains have been made towards achieving gender equality but for a majority of women especially in developing countries, equality still remains Read More
Four years since Bancassurance was first introduced in Uganda, experts say the concept is gaining ground and soon every bank customer will also have a life insurance cover attached to their account.
The Principal Officer in charge of Bancassurance at Diamond Trust Bank (U) Ltd, Fred Baguma says the future of Read More
By Andrew M. Mwenda
Uganda’s upstream oil industry is dead. Ok, let me admit this is a bit of an exaggeration. It is more appropriate to say it is in a coma and will be very difficult to resuscitate. This conclusion is paradoxical because Uganda has spent years painstakingly building the Read More
By: Patricia Scotland - Commonwealth Secretary General
Trade wars, protectionism, and nationalist rhetoric are combining to weave the possibility of a nightmare debt crisis that could be worse than any previously experienced. Global borrowing is now at the highest levels since the 1950s – and history suggests we should take this Read More
By: Andrew Mwenda
Last week, the NRM narrowly won the elections for women MP in Hoima district. According to results, NRM’s Harriet Businge got 33,000 votes (54%) against FDC’s Asinansi Nyakato with 29,000 votes (46%).
This is a major setback for NRM, which has historically won Hoima with huge margins. In 2006, Read More
By: Patricia Scotland - Commonwealth Secretary-General
This month the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting will assemble in Nairobi, Kenya. It has taken place regularly since 1985, to take stock of the current status of gender equality in our member countries, and to share perspectives and experience of how progress on this Read More
By: Daniel Tyler
The burgeoning African gaming market has been spearheaded by a number of countries in recent years with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania widely deemed as the leading markets on the continent.
Thanks to a concoction of budding technological hubs, increasing online access and digital penetrations rates, as Read More