Afreximbank, Afican Union partner to create Africa’s digital ecosystem

Posted by - April 17, 2019

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is partnering, with the support of African Union (AU), to create a digital ecosystem that will eliminate the major bottlenecks to trade finance flows within Africa, Bank President Prof. Benedict Oramah has announced in Washington D.C. Delivering an address at the IGD Frontier 100 Forum organized by the Initiative for

Uganda Struggles to Meet Fiscal Deficit Target Ahead of Monetary Union

Posted by - May 31, 2018

Uganda plans to reduce investment in infrastructure in an effort to reduce its fiscal deficit in the run-up to joining the East African Monetary Union in 2024. The decision was taken as it emerged that the government would have to choose between joining the Union and completing its major infrastructure projects. Some government officials have