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 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.
Ahead of the highly anticipated 2021 Presidential and MP elections in Uganda, all eyes are on the capital Kampala where it's said that political observers note the contest likely to be between sitting President Yoweri Museveni and political new comer, Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine, but how will all of this political activity affect business in East Africa's 3rd largest economy? Analyst and Chief strategist at ICS, Kenneth Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.
Uganda has secured a $200 million grant for the development of infrastructure network at Kampala’s Namamve Industrial Park where 200, 000 jobs are expected to be created while imports will be reduced. Analyst Charles Bwogi joins CNBC Africa for more.
Back in 2013 the idea of the high-speed Standard Gauge Railway was born. The promising concept of a 1,500km long railway connecting Mombasa, to Kampala and Kigali with additional branch routes, was inspired, and the intention was to lower transport costs, further facilitate cross border trade and increase the region's competitiveness. But now, six years later, as we focus on what would be the biggest bloc in Africa, the AfCFTA, it's hard to ignore that this ambitious project has unfortunately stalled. Victor Otieno, Analyst and SME Consultant joins CNBC Africa for more.
A new artery has opened up in the heart of East African trade connecting the Ugandan capital Kampala with the port of Mombasa in Kenya. It comes in the shape of a 525 metre bridge across the Nile that was opened officially by Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni. Business leaders in Kampala say it will transform trade in East Africa.
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Astrid R.N. Haas, International Growth Centre and Enid Slack |University of Toronto Metropolitan areas in less developed countries can provide the foundation for economic growth for the whole country . But many face...
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