Understanding The Buzz Around Black Friday

  We are less than two weeks away from the biggest sales event of the year – Black Friday. Celebrated on the 24th of November, the Black Friday has its origins in America and it’s commemorated the day after Thanksgiving. Over the years, the practice has spread to different parts of the world, with both retailers ...
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Rotich: Kenya’s Economy Will Recover In 2018

Kenya’s economy should rebound in 2018 after drought and political turmoil during a prolonged election cycle cut nearly one percent from this year’s early economic growth forecast, Finance Minister Henry Rotich said on Tuesday. The economy is expected to grow by more than 6% next year, Rotich said. He said growth would move towards 7% ...
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IMF Projects Uganda’s Growth At 5 Percent

Uganda’s economy is seen expanding by 5% in the 2017/18 fiscal year, up from 4% in the previous period, lifted by favourable weather, the International Monetary Fund said. Uganda is Africa’s biggest coffee exporter followed by Ethiopia and also cultivates a range of other agricultural commodities including tea, cocoa and tobacco. “Growth is projected to ...
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Uganda’s Annual Inflation Declines To 4.8 Percent In October

Uganda’s inflation slowed to 4.8% year-on-year in October from 5.3% a month earlier, the statistics office said on Tuesday. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics said core inflation, which excludes food, electricity and metered water, decline to 3.5% during the period from 4.2%. source: tradingeconomics.com It was the lowest inflation rate since November last year. Inflation ...
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