Tag: emerging markets
Uganda launched its second licensing round for five blocks in the oil-rich Albertine Graben last year, however, it ended the last round of the bid with only six companies
In Uganda, an all-female taxi-hailing company has penetrated the market with the aim of creating employment for women who were hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gillian Kobusingye, Founder of Diva Taxi joins CNBC Africa for more.
Mauritian company RHT Holding and Uganda’s Tondeka Metro Company have signed an agreement to bring state-of-the-art technology and fleet management support that is expected to transform public transport in Kampala over the next three years. Dr. Sidharth Sharma, CEO of RHT Holding Group joins CNBC Africa for more on enhancing mobility on the continent.
On Saturday, Cote d'Ivoire will head to the polls as President Ouattara seeks a third term in office in an election already marred by pre-vote protest and crisis. Joining CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to delve into conversations surrounding the election are; Stephane Hie, Head of Asset Management at Hudson and Co and Emmanuel Odiaka, Managing Director and CEO of ECOB Capital.
A ruling that that banned foreign banks from participating in syndicated loans in the Ugandan banking sector was suspended last week by the country's High Court. Rama Omonya, Advocate and Political Analyst in Uganda joins CNBC Africa for more.
Last month, Kenya published a start-up bill that aims to improve the start-up ecosystem by facilitating access to capital, lowering barriers to entry into market, among others. Victor Otieno, Managing Director at Viffa Consult shares updates and further insights into how it’ll shape the SME ecosystem.
Yesterday at the World Health Summit, Rwanda presented the country's five-year strategy to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases, in efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 3.