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New pan-African trade deal could be the “anti-Brexit” and unleash continent’s united economic potential, report finds

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Khisa Isaac |  Intra-African trade makes up just 20 per cent of economic activity yet holds key to reducing reliance on imports and boosting food security post-COVID, says Malabo Montpellier Panel.  The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), due to launch in January 2021, is likely …

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Sustaining CSR during financial hardships

How businesses can restructure strategic initiatives that advance the bottom line and core purpose COMMENT | JOAN SEMANDA KIZZA | Corporate Social Responsibility and Investment (CSR/I) has grown to become an intrinsic part of practices by many companies across the globe. In the past, all that mattered for businesses was …

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New United Bank for Africa MD takes helm

  Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | Isaac Khisa |  United Bank for Africa Uganda has a new managing director, as Chioma Mang took the top job at the Jinja-Road headquartered lender this month. Mang succeeds Johnson Agoreyo who was the MD from June 2016 – September 2020.    Mang was appointed to …

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