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Ugandans’ Bad Kiswahili Has EAC Leaders Worried

Ugandans have been called upon to learn and speak Kiswahili as part of efforts to promote regional integration and economic growth in East Africa.

Uganda Defeats Kenya In The 2022 Absa Financial Markets Index

Uganda has ranked highest in the East African region at fourth place in the latest Absa Financial Markets Index (AFMI), up from sixth place...

Ugandan Food-tech Startup Pieme Now In Kenya

Ugandan food-tech startup Pieme, famed for connecting Guests to Hosts offering homemade local dishes and accommodations has spread its wings to Kenya. Pieme app, which...

Mobile Commerce Firm Copia Global Enters Uganda

The expansion will bring high-quality and affordable products to millions of middle class Ugandans, regardless of location, technology access or connection status. According to a 2016/17 study by the Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda has experienced an upsurge in the middle class. A comparison of previous data revealed that the population doubled from 3.7 million to 8.3 million between 2013 and 2017. 

Carrefour Expands in Uganda With New Naalya Store

Commenting on the launch, Franck Moreau, Country Manager of Carrefour Uganda and Kenya at Majid Al Futtaim Retail explained that Carrefour’s underlying aim is to offer Ugandan shoppers the best products and widest range at the most affordable price.

Uganda Orders Social Media Shutdown

The government had made clear to executives at telecoms companies that the social media ban was in retaliation for Facebook blocking some pro-government accounts

Study: Rivalry Between East African Countries Hurting Regional Economy

PricewaterhouseCoopers criticizes the "go it alone" policy by individual EAC countries, a strategy which the firm says is counter-productive

Coronavirus Impact to Hit Kenyan Consumers Hard

Nairobi is ranked the sixth riskiest city in Africa for coronavirus

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