East Africa News

No more ads for Rwanda's herbalists

In East Africa, Tanzania and Uganda have also banned advertising of herbal drugs.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

2 camps differ on measures to curb trafficking in ivory

Zimbabwe dismisses the Kenya-led proposal to move its elephants to appendix I as lacking justification for placing healthy populations in Zimbabwe with other range states of Southern Africa in the same category as populations in West, Central and East Africa.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: How Bic wrote Sh714m cheque for Chris Kirubi

Companies Revealed: Chris Kirubi earned Sh700m from Bic deal Billionaire businessman Chris Kirubi earned Sh714 million (€6.3 million) from last year’s sale of BiC brands East Africa franchise to French conglomerate Société BIC.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Pizza Hut unveils new menu

We want to work from Uganda and win over markets in East Africa, across Africa and the rest of the world.” All the staff that attended the event went home gifted with over 100 taking home top honours from the different Awards categories.

Big Eye , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Start a business, watch it collapse slowly, one theft at a time

By FREDRICK GOLOOBA-MUTEBI Over the years, research by, or example, the World Economic Forum, has shown that Ugandans are easily East Africa’s most entrepreneurial people.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

iTax is a big step forward but has long way to go

“The mistake that was made initially was that KRA just converted the paper-based documents and created a computer interface such that instead of doing a manual form, you are actually (electronically) typing into the system the same document you used to write on,” said PwC head of tax East Africa, Steve Okello.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

KARIUKI: E Africa real estate investors discover the working class

Columnists E Africa real estate investors discover the working class The last 20 years of real estate boom in East Africa has changed our building landscape and inventory, as it quite rightly should have done.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Revamped family planning unit gives Wakiso couples hope

With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, JHPIEGO is implementing the Challenge Initiative (TCI) East Africa (Tupange for Better Cities) particularly in Uganda and jointly work with the Local Government to implement the project to scale up proven family planning interventions targeting men, women, and youth in Wakiso.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Adspace Africa partners with Eskimi DSP to integrate outdoor and online media buying

We, however, see a great opportunity in this partnership with Adspace Africa to move the consumer further down the funnel towards conversion,” Egle Ribaciauskaite, East Africa Regional Director at Eskimi DSP, adds on.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

CEC endorses Museveni as sole NRM candidate for 2021

CEC also tasks its members to sensitise and mobilise Ugandans to work together for the political and economic integration of East Africa as well as the consolidation of an African common market.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019