ACME

What you need to know about the firms interested in constructing your oil refinery

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Many have said Uganda has been too slow in propelling itself into oil production after discovering oil in 2006. Others  – mainly oil companies – have insisted Kenya could be the first oil producer in East Africa. Pressure from the same oil companies – Elly Karuhanga, President Tullow Uganda – has been growing for government to issue production licenses. […]

CMA

Forget the cross-listing pomp, it is but just that

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Coffee!! At best, it is Nescafe, not Good African Coffee or Star Café. A tale of Ugandan Hotels. A tale for another day. ⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷⊷ Here is the context. The Uganda Securities Exchange is vibrant, well, sometimes: Only on days when a company lists – locally – or cross-lists. The pomp there after glides away with […]

Business Journalism

On moving on & journalism

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“Ever since they left Thies, the women had not stopped singing. As soon as one group allowed the refrain to die, another picked it up, and new verses were born at the hazard of chance or inspiration, one word leading to another and each finding, in its turn, its rhythm and its place. No one […]

Mining

Mining speculators “rear their ugly heads”

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Kenya recently cancelled mining licences due to irregularities in the awarding process. I wrote this piece in December 2012; however, it wasn’t published. I’ve decided to share it. You may have probably watched the Bank Of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile in video clips saying “I have the capacity to burn their fingers.” He was referring […]