In a move that is seen to be preparing him for the presidency, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has appointed his son as his senior adviser.
Economy continued to grow at a moderate pace, but activity was lower in the first quarter of 2016
…as Nairobi puts on a brave face; says such a deal would have been agreed beforehand between presidents Museveni and Kenyatta.
Museveni, 71, who’s ruled the country for 30 years, faces challenges from seven candidates in his bid for a seventh term in office
Country may face a reduction in aid flows after the World Bank last month cancelled a transport project over contractual breaches
Uganda plans to enforce that biofuels comprise as much as 20% of oil products once it starts crude output.
Endless Uganda police brutality against Museveni rivals, plenty of condemnation, but nothing changes - rights group>Fred Ojambo
IMF has cut its Ugandan growth forecast to 5%, citing global shocks and nervousness over elections that had contributed to sharp decline in shilling.
Uganda says pulling forces from South Sudan—but for them president Salva Kiir might have been toppled>Fred Ojambo
A troop pull-out is one of the conditions of a peace agreement signed by Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in August.
Copper hasn’t been mined there since 1978.
Exports of coffee, the one African commodity China retains a healthy appetite for, may rise 10% annually>Fred Ojambo
India, Russia and the Middle East, where consumption and populations are also expanding, are potentially big export markets for African beans.