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IMF Warns US-China Trade War Could Cut Global Economic Growth

IMF Warns US-China Trade War Could Cut Global Economic Growth

The trade war between the United States and China could cut world economic growth next year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned Wednesday.

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to …

Infantino: FIFA, AFD to Promote Women’s Soccer in Africa

Infantino: FIFA, AFD to Promote Women’s Soccer in Africa

PARIS FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni …

Zimbabwe Businesses Drop Local Currency for US Dollars

Zimbabwe Businesses Drop Local Currency for US Dollars

HARARE, ZIMBABWE As Zimbabwe's economy struggles and the country faces scarce fuel supplies, some businesses are refusing to accept the ever-weakening local currency, insisting on doing business in U.S. dollars.

One reason is that the …

Zimbabwe Businesses Drop Local Currency for US Dollars

Zimbabwe Businesses Drop Local Currency for US Dollars

HARARE, ZIMBABWE As Zimbabwe's economy struggles and the country faces scarce fuel supplies, some businesses are refusing to accept the ever-weakening local currency, insisting on doing business in U.S. dollars.

One reason is that the …

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

ADDIS ABABA, An African free-trade zone came into force on Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth US$2.5 trillion.

This is …

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

ADDIS ABABA, An African free-trade zone came into force on Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion people worth US$2.5 trillion.

This is …

Revered DRC Opposition Leader’s Body Arrives in Kinshasa for Funeral

Revered DRC Opposition Leader’s Body Arrives in Kinshasa for Funeral

KINSHASA The remains of Etienne Tshisekedi, the Democratic Republic of Congo's revered opposition leader, arrived in Kinshasa on Thursday, in an emotion-laden moment for the country after his son Felix became president this year.

An …

Finance Minister Retained in Leaner S. African Cabinet

Finance Minister Retained in Leaner S. African Cabinet

PRETORIA / JOHANNESBURG President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy and attract foreign …

Finance Minister Retained in Leaner S. African Cabinet

Finance Minister Retained in Leaner S. African Cabinet

PRETORIA / JOHANNESBURG President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy and attract foreign …

INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF DRIER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF ETHIOPIA, PARTS OF ERITREA, SOUTH SUDAN AND SUDAN AND ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL FOR MOST OF SUDAN, DJIBOUTI AND PARTS OF ETHIOPIA

INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF DRIER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF ETHIOPIA, PARTS OF ERITREA, SOUTH SUDAN AND SUDAN AND ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL FOR MOST OF SUDAN, DJIBOUTI AND PARTS OF ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia: The 52nd Greater Horn Of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 52) for June, July, August and September organized by the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) in collaboration with the Ethiopian …

Launch of 13th Economic Update on Human Capital in Uganda by the World Bank

Launch of 13th Economic Update on Human Capital in Uganda by the World Bank

The World Bank in collaboration with the School of Economics, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) will launch the 13th Economic Update on Thursday, 30 May 2019 in the Makerere University Main Hall starting …

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY DELEGATION FROM UK’S RCDS ENDS VISIT TO LEBANON

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY DELEGATION FROM UK’S RCDS ENDS VISIT TO LEBANON

An international delegation of fifteen senior military officers from the British Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) led by Air Vice Marshall Garry Tunnicliffe visited Lebanon for one week to learn about the political, economic, …

Mak female staff trained on gender and leadership

Mak female staff trained on gender and leadership

Makerere University female staff have been urged to actively participate in the leadership activities of the institution. This was at the Gender and Leadership training; held on 7th May 2019, in the Upper Senate Conference …