Oil & Gas: Why Data Centres Are Key Boosters

Uganda made a very significant step towards realising its first oil fortunes. We witnessed the announcement of the Final Investment Decision (FID) for Uganda’s oil and gas Projects by the Total Energies EP Uganda, CNOOC Uganda Limited, the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC), and the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC).

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OPINION: Coffee Agreement Is A Win-Win Solution For Everyone

The win-win solution for everyone is for us to produce more coffee, and ensure that most of it (if not all) is premium. That is a good challenge to have. Otherwise, how can it be that out of the 420,000 tons of coffee we produce today, only 60,000 tons would be premium?

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ANDREW RUGASIRA: UCDA Position On Coffee Pact Well-Intentioned But Misguided

The arguments advanced by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) for not joining the extension of the International Coffee Agreement 2007 (ICO) are in many respects valid and well- intentioned but they are also misguided in expecting the agreement to address what are structural distortions in the global coffee industry

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OPINION: Uganda Has Made Commendable Progress In Energy Sub-Sector

Energy is a structural imperative that feeds the reservoirs of growth in terms of among others, value addition of our resources and increasing the competitiveness of our exports. It also has the ability to stem the tide of 21st century challenges such as the need to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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STANBIC’S NATURINDA MAKURU: Confronting Fraud and Cyber Security Risks

To articulate any meaningful proposal to confront Fraud and Cyber Security Risk especially in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) it is necessary to revisit that key incidents whose sophistication in orchestration and scale of impact have in many ways shaped the current trends of the Cyber Security practice.

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LYDIA KAYONDE: Bancassurance A Valuable Tool For Increasing Insurance Penetration

Bancassurance has the potential to help Uganda meet its goals of higher penetration and insurance density. Bank branches are far more abundant than insurance broker offices, while banks themselves have the benefit of already being credible institutions, which can help clients get more comfortable with the idea of buying insurance.

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