Economist pokes holes in Uganda’s growth projections

By Samuel Ssebuliba Economists have predicted a slow economic growth for Uganda despite a promising recovery this financial year. The February macroeconomic economic update from bank of Uganda showed that Uganda’s economy will grow by 5.5% compared to the 3.9% growth registered in the year 2016-2017. According to Ramadan Goobi a renowned economist, even though …

EAC heads of state retreat on health financing opens in Kampala

By Benjamin Jumbe The East African Community (EAC) retreat on infrastructure and health financing and development kicks off today in Kampala. The two day retreat has attracted delegations from the 6 regional member states including ministers, academicians, manufacturers and businessmen among others. Addressing journalists recently ahead of the summit, state minister for East African Community Affairs …