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Uganda set to reopen Entebbe airport on October 1

Online content creators given deadline to receive permits in new regulations heightening state control on dissemination of information; a top minister is arrested; and Entebbe airport set to re-open its doors. CNBC Africa spoke to Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Kenneth Agutamba for more.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni nominated to run for 6th term

Uganda’s long standing President, Yoweri Museveni has been nominated as the candidate by his party NRM to run for his 6th term in the upcoming January 2021 presidential elections. So what does this mean for the country’s economy? Kenneth Agutamba, Analyst & Chief Strategist, Impact Communication Strategies joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: Ugandan residents to get free face masks

Last night in Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni addressed the nation with an update on the country's lock-down measures. In the address he assured Ugandan's that the government would be providing free masks for all, and once that's implemented, the lock-down would be lifted. CNBC Africa spoke to Kenneth Agutamba, Analyst and Chief Strategist for Impact Communication Strategies for more.

Uganda considers postponing presidential elections due to Covid-19

Last night during a televised interview, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni addressed concerns around Covid-19, touching on topics such as the upcoming elections and the country's economic performance amid the virus. CNBC Africa spoke to Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Kenneth Agutamba for more.

How the COVID-19 lockdown is impacting Uganda’s economy

On Tuesday of this week Uganda began their total lockdown for an initial period of 14 days, Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for what the immediate impact of these measures have been on the lives and economy of the country.

Inaugural EU-Uganda Business Forum to strengthen bilateral ties

This week saw Commonwealth Day and the very first European Union, Uganda Business Forum happen in Kampala. Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.

Stanbic Bank names Anne Jukko as its first Ugandan female CEO

Stanbic Bank appoints a new female CEO and MTN Uganda signs a new money transfer deal with Vodacom Tanzania. There are some of the hot topics floating around Kampala. Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.

How does Jumia’s setbacks impact other African start-ups?

News arrived this week that Pan-African e-commerce company, Jumia – best known here in Kigali for its restaurant delivery service, is suspending operations in Rwanda. This comes after the company already shut down in Cameroon and Tanzania. Back in April the company, which many compared to Amazon, showed immense promise with a very high valuation and a New York listing, now with the new setbacks, what does this mean for them and the generation of African start-ups behind them that were looking to follow in their footsteps? Kenneth Agutamba, Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies joins CNBC Africa for more.
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