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Economy

Power Woes Stall Uganda’s Rise

By Forbes Africa October 9, 2017
Few countries enjoyed as much sustained growth in recent history as Uganda, which averaged 7% over the last three decades. And then came a slow turn. Now expected to grow...
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Car

A Concept Car That Captivates

By Forbes Africa October 2, 2017
Lexus launched an expensive plan to enter F1 way back in 1983. Not quite Formula One, but a project code named Flagship One which was to take the Japanese car manufacturer into ...
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Car
Driving
Investment

Government Must Stay Away From Economic Suicide

By Forbes Africa September 28, 2017
It is common knowledge that West Africa is blessed with abundant mineral resources. Aside from the macro-economic factors that affect the price of commodities, the micro-economi...
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Investment
Mining
Business

How To Use Twitter To  Boost Your Business

By Forbes Africa September 22, 2017
Twitter is is a great platform for raising brand awareness and driving traffic to your business. It can be used to increase sales and to improve your customers’ experienc...
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Business
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acquisitions

Be Prudent When Purchasing

By Forbes Africa September 19, 2017
There is something at play that many company leaders just can’t get right – acquiring other companies. Many assumingly lucrative companies were acquired and then failed. ...
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acquisitions
AOL
Agriculture

Oil And Farming A Boon For Insurers

By Forbes Africa September 18, 2017
John D. Rockefeller said the secret of success is to “get up early, work late and strike oil.” Uganda has struck oil; around 6.5 billion barrels are scheduled for commercial pro...
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Agriculture
Farming
Africa

Should Africa Ditch Ubuntu?

By Forbes Africa September 18, 2017
At Mable Busagwa’s store in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso, the six kids playing on the verandah give the impression it’s a daycare center, but the branded merchandise o...
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Africa
Corneille Karekezi
Africa

How Tech Can Close The Gap In Africa

By Forbes Africa September 13, 2017
In the latest Africa’s Investment Destination Index released in April, Nigeria was ranked 19 out of 54 African countries. In effect, if a foreign investor was to make a choice i...
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Africa
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BCM

Why is Steve Biko’s legacy often overlooked?

By Forbes Africa September 12, 2017
While Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Desmond Tutu are rightly venerated for their role in opposing and ending white minority rule in South Africa, another leader of the liber...
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BCM
Black Consciousness Movement
Africa

Is China Really Helping Africa?

By Forbes Africa September 6, 2017
The past three decades have seen a marked step change in Africa’s international relations. While geography historically favoured a European focus – especially in North Afr...
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Africa
BRICS