Saturday, October 21, 2017



AfDB Boss To Set Up Fund For Young Farmers With US$250,000 World Food Prize Money

“I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, offic...

Meet Top 12 Young Africans Making Farming Cool

Traditionally, farming is dirty to many Africans. However, with technology and education, farming trends have changed. There are smarter ways of carrying out farming and earning big from ...

African Dev’t Bank Seeks Global Support For Africa’s Young Farmers

The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. ...

Africa Holds The Key For Feeding 9 Billion People By 2050-ADB Boss

Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi...


Why Police Charged Besigye With Murder

Zimbabwe Pres. Mugabe Named WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Gov’t Inks Labour Deals With Four Middle East Countries

Jobs Lost As Nakumatt Shuts Down Another Branch

Museveni Spills More Secrets On Land Amendment Bill

Kenya EC Boss To Take Leave Ahead Of Polls

NRM Youth Boss Gaddafi, Deputy Party SG Todwong Clash Over Age Limit


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Oil & Gas

Nigerian Firm To sink Shs113bn In Uganda’s Oil Sector

The Government of Uganda Tuesday signed two Production Sharing Agreements (PSA) and issued two Licenses for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production over the Ngassa Contract Area wi...

‘Uganda’s Oil & Gas Sector Has a Bright Future ’

The International Monetary Fund recently stated that the oil reserves in Uganda may account for around four percent of the country’s economy annually in the next few years if managed well. ...

Gov’t Awards Oil Exploration & Production License To Australian Firm

Government of Uganda Thursday signed a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) and issued a License for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production over the Kanywataba Contract Area with Ar...

Oxfam Urges Fair Compensation for Ugandan Oil-Pipeline Land

Uganda should fairly compensate landowners affected by a pipeline that will transport oil to an Indian Ocean port after accusations that some people reimbursed for earlier public projects we...

Analysis & Opinions

Uganda Benefits From Tanzania’s New VAT On Safari Industry

Tanzania faces blow-back from its recent VAT introduction with its all-important safari industry struggling to maintain its leading position in East Africa. The remarkable decli...