High-end home decor and fashion company, Gahaya Links works with mostly women artisans to provide quality handicraft goods to the local and international markets. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdowns back in March, the company has pivoted, becoming one of the first companies to be approved by the government to provide PPEs. Now, they’ve partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to provide 40,000 vulnerable artisans and their families with free face masks to help them be safe and continue working throughout this time.
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.