The influential Consumer Goods Forum summit was held in Africa for the first time - these are the top trends emerging...
Louise Marsland 20 Jun 2016
Five things you need to know about the future of the retail market in sub-Saharan Africa...
Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016
Uganda mobile operator Warid Telecom has contracted India's Flytxt, a provider of global real-time closed loop mobile marketing solutions, to manage its marketing campaigns.
Walter Wafula 28 Aug 2012
GOtv, a low cost pay television service owned and operated by MultiChoice Africa celebrates its first year in business in four markets. Patricia Kiconco, the country manager GOtv Uganda speaks about the performance of the brand and its future plans for Africa.
Walter Wafula 15 Aug 2012
A billion Africans and 50 million bank accounts. In South Africa, credit cards are used by only 16.5% of the population (2008). No African country comes close to 1% of total retail spend spent online - the magic figure which constitutes the tipping point for digital retail growth. No wonder, then, that the ecommerce market in Africa hasn't bloomed.
Herman Manson 12 May 2011
Ugandan businesspeople have been urged to invest in mini-hydro power projects to encourage the establishment of cottage industries across the country.
Walter Wafula 25 Sep 2009
Ugandans are beginning to feel the pinch of the wild financial mess that is ravaging American, European and Asian economies. In the past few weeks share prices of the nine listed companies at the Uganda Securities Exchange have danced to a rhythm echoed by falling stock prices across global financial markets.
Walter Wafula 28 Oct 2008
Uganda's National Social Security Fund has doubled the annual interest rate at which it pays its members, to 14% in a bid to reward them with the fund's enormous profit.
Walter Wafula 30 Jul 2008
Uganda's National Social Security Fund has announced a profit of UGX131bn for the financial year ending June 2008 boosted by accumulated capital gains from equity investments. The record earnings represent a 22% growth in profits from last year's financial results when NSSF registered profit worth UGX107bn.
Walter Wafula 15 Jul 2008
American International Group has announced a profit before tax of UGX5bn representing a 4.1% growth in the company's earnings in 2007. The profit growth is a result of swollen premiums, according to the company's 2007 financial reports released on July 2.
Walter Wafula 7 Jul 2008