Category Archives: Economie

Bobi Wine says Museveni’s gov’t is scared ahead of his Thursday return

Uganda’s vocal legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine announced on Tuesday that he will return to the country on Thursday, urging his supporters to prepare to ‘continue the struggle for a better Uganda’.

Norbert Owona: How Samuel Eto’o helped Cameroon’s ex-captain

Cameroon’s ex-football captain Norbert Owona, who has been homeless for two years, has thanked Samuel Eto’o Fils for promising him a new house.

KQ’s $40m loss eats into capital base

National carrier Kenya Airways narrowed its net losses by 28.8 per cent to Ksh4 billion ($40 million) in the half year ended June, but the improved performance was not enough to stop the airline from sinking back into negative capital position.

‘Save trees when roasting Eid sheep’ in Niger

People in Niger are being urged to curb their use of firewood at next week’s Eid al-Adha Muslim festival.

It is an occasion when families often sacrifice sheep before roasting and eating them.

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila not seeking third term

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila will not be seeking a third term in December’s election, his spokesperson has said.

Google takes African startups under its wings

Silicon Valley giant Google is expanding its regional mentorship programme for top early-stage technology startups in Africa, with the aim of helping them become commercially viable.

Mandela lecture: Five things Barack Obama said

Barack Obama has used his first high-profile speech since stepping down as US president to take swipes at « strongman politics » and politicians’ disregard for the facts.

3 ways to become rich

Money and power are some of the many spices of life. Everyone craves them, but not everyone has them. To be rich, you must think differently from the regular person. The difference between the rich and the poor isn’t in their locations or their family lineages; it’s in the way they think.

Is this Africa’s moment to invest in atomic energy?

Faced with persistent power deficits, which have slowed down industrialisation, Africa is increasingly considering new alternatives for electricity generation, including nuclear energy.

Six planes bought in bid to revive Uganda Airlines

Uganda’s government has bought six planes to revive the national carrier following its liquidation in 2001.