Economic Effects for the Existence of Counterfeit Drugs in Africa

Although the topic of this article centers on the effects of counterfeit drugs in Africa, it is important to note that this scenario is also ongoing in the whole world and it must be stopped. Medicines are supposed to cure people of their ailments, not make them worse. The fact that you even need to purchase medicines […]

Global Fund: Kenya pledges $6 million

The Republic of Kenya has pledged to contribute Sh623million ($6 million) to the Global Fund to help fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Kenya made this pledge together with several other international donors to help combat these epidemics. This year’s pledge is 29 per cent higher than the Sh500 million pledged during the fifth replenishment meeting […]

Africa: The Continental Trade Pact takes shape for Small Business

Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is coming into full force. There are hopes that the resulting economic transformation will lead to vitally-needed job creation for the region’s exploding population of youth. “Africa is the only world region projected to have strong population growth for the rest of this century,” according to a Pew Reach […]

September, 25 By Elizabeth Finance

Uganda Tourism Revenue Hits Shs 5.8 Trillion.

The Uganda report states that the tourism sector has earned $1.6b (about Shs5.8 trillion) in the 2018/2019 financial year. Likewise, in the country, tourism is the leading foreign currency earner for the fifth year in a row. According to the Annual Tourism Sector Performance Report for Financial Year 2018/2019, the revenue rose from $1.45b (Shs5.3 […]

NTBs Ruins Uganda-Tanzania Trade

Uganda- Tanzania: the trade between the two countries hasn’t been going smoothly. Despite several engagements between the two neighbouring countries, the trade between the two East African member states as of last year was in negatives, precisely -$163 million. Aside being members of East African Community (EAC), Uganda’s importers and exporters, have encountered restrictions while […]

September, 18 By Elizabeth Finance

Three Tips to Stop Wasting Money

Stop Wasting Money, Not everyone is good with capital. Most of the time, we all don’t have any intention of saving. A lot of people waste money by mindlessly spending all their paycheck immediately after getting it. Mindless spending causes damages to anyone’s finances, often leading one to financial ruins. Sometimes, wasting money is not […]