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Uganda maintains COVID-19 curfew

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni in an address to the nation last night maintained curfew measures as the country’s fragile economy continues to be greatly affected by COVID-19, CNBC Africa spoke to Ken Agutamba Analyst & Chief Strategist, Impact Communication Strategies for more.

Uganda ramps up fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Kenyan truck drivers have been reported to be protesting a decision made by the Ugandan Government, to have cargo trucks handed over to local drivers at the border after sanitisation. The move is an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Uganda as transit cargo truck drivers are said to be the main carriers of the virus into the country. Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa more.

Uganda approves COVID-19 response budget

With 55 confirmed cases, 20 recovered and zero deaths registered as of today, Uganda pushes forward in its fight against the spread of COVID-19. Generous private sector donations, the approval of a COVID-19 response budget and updated measures announced by President Museveni are some of the updates. Analyst and Chief Strategist, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa 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.

Analysis: How Nigeria can help broker the Egypt-Ethiopia dam dispute

Egypt and Ethiopia have agreed to resume talks to resolve a dispute over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River, now according to Nigeria's Vice President, speaker of Egypt's parliament has asked the West African country's leadership to help mediate the talks. Analyst, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.

Inaugural Russia-Africa Summit kicks off: Here’s how African economies stand to benefit

The first-ever Russia-Africa Summit kicks off today marking the point of return of Russia to the continent. With more than 50 African leaders and 3,000 delegates invited – to understand Moscow's intentions and what the continent can gain from it, Analyst and Chief Strategist, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa.
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