Nailing or Failing Uganda’s economic Future! Energy and Transport as constraints for Uganda’s economic transformation

In 1907, Winston Churchill named Uganda ‘’the pearl of Africa’’. One of the reasons was Uganda’s rich wildlife, nature and resources,…

Media can do better on corruption

My attention was drawn to a story in the Sunday Monitor of April 2nd titled “Prison Life Humbled Me – Teddy…

Boosting Exports: Reversing Uganda’s Trade Deficit

Uganda’s trade deficit is alarming – with imports significantly exceeding exports and recent trends not indicating any improvements. Indeed, export volumes…

Will the Agenda 2063 deliver the so much desired African Development?

The new partnership for Africa development dubbed agenda 2063 is a pledge by Africans leaders based on common vision and a…

The Next Economic Crisis Isn’t Coming – It Has Arrived

Economists have a thing they call the “demographic dividend,” a fancy term to mean a rapidly growing youth population which can…

Uganda shouldn’t take lightly the drop in oil prices

Oil production is set to begin in 2017 and this has generated anxiety and expectations which are already a threat to…

Situating the Agenda 2063 within Uganda’s Development Context

In 2013, African heads of government agreed to form an agenda that would guide national development frameworks of the member states…