Is IMF a Friend or Just a Necessary Evil?

[Monitor] In October 2001, Uganda’s largest bank, Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) was privatised and sold to Standard Bank, a South African bank. UCB was not only the largest bank in Uganda but it was also a government-owned financial institution.

[Monitor] In October 2001, Uganda's largest bank, Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) was privatised and sold to Standard Bank, a South African bank. UCB was not only the largest bank in Uganda but it was also a government-owned financial institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Condemns Xenophobic Threats, Blames Foreign Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] SOUTH AFRICA’s Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has threated to prosecute Zimbabwe’s opposition if it was found to be among those creating fake but alarming social media messages threatening xenophobic attacks in that country.

[New Zimbabwe] SOUTH AFRICA's Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has threated to prosecute Zimbabwe's opposition if it was found to be among those creating fake but alarming social media messages threatening xenophobic attacks in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gor Mahia Elections Case Head to High Court

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia lawyer Geoffrey Obura will seek a judicial review from the High Court after objecting a ruling from the Sports Disputes Tribunal which threw out a preliminary objection put out in a case over the club’s elections last De…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia lawyer Geoffrey Obura will seek a judicial review from the High Court after objecting a ruling from the Sports Disputes Tribunal which threw out a preliminary objection put out in a case over the club's elections last December.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Should We Print Our Own Currency?

[Monitor] Owing to its sensitive nature, the disagreements on currency printing that emerged in government (Daily Monitor, December 22, 2016) are not just worrying but also scary for anyone with a stake Uganda’s economy due to a number of reasons.

[Monitor] Owing to its sensitive nature, the disagreements on currency printing that emerged in government (Daily Monitor, December 22, 2016) are not just worrying but also scary for anyone with a stake Uganda's economy due to a number of reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Exporting Fish Maws Gets More Lucrative, Competitive in Uganda

[Monitor] Fish maws once regarded as waste is increasingly becoming a delicacy in Asia, something which has seen its export volumes from Uganda increase by leaps and bounds.

[Monitor] Fish maws once regarded as waste is increasingly becoming a delicacy in Asia, something which has seen its export volumes from Uganda increase by leaps and bounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda