Posts tagged Uganda

EAC Common Market Likely to Slash Cost of Consumables

on July 12, 2010 by admin in Africa News, Business, Export News, Import News, Trade Deals, Trade News, Comments Off

The East African Common Market (EACM) which came into force on July 1 is expected reduce prices of household items as the new ‘competitive’ market environment will trigger some price shake-up on many consumables. Though the EACM may take almost… Continue reading

Mosquito-feasting Plants May Well Be the Answer

on May 21, 2010 by admin in Africa News, Business, Miscellaneous, News, Research, Comments Off

A Ugandan scientific team is believed to have discovered an eco-friendly method to eradicate mosquitoes. The team headed by Prof. Jasper Okeng of the Pharmacology department of Makerere University is planning to use insect-eating plants to contain mosquito menace to… Continue reading

Uganda Welcomes New Development Plan with Hopes and Doubts

on May 7, 2010 by admin in Africa News, Business, Commentary, Economy, News, Review, Uganda News, Comments Off

Uganda’s latest offering of the new National Development Plan (NDP) is looked upon by its citizenry with lot of hope as well as misgivings. The failures of past experiments to perk up the economy are forcing people of the country… Continue reading