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    1. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Uganda cuts rates (again) to 14%

      Uganda’s central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate for the third time this year in an effort to support the...

    2. July 28, 2016

      Kenya feels Brexit effect as UK vote threatens Africa trade deal

      Millions of Kenyans’ livelihoods are at risk after Tanzania and Uganda refused to sign a proposed regional trade deal...

    Special Reports

    1. Ethnicity & Inclusion in the Workplace

      Racial bias remains a serious barrier to the success of many people from black and min...
    2. Combating Malaria

      Malaria kills more than 400,000 people a year, most of them children in Africa. New we...
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    1. FT Photo Diary

      July 14, 2016

      Juba evacuation

      Uganda military personnel are seen atop military and police trucks driving towards Juba, South Sudan, at Nimule border...

    2. July 11, 2016

      East Africans hold emergency talks on South Sudan violence

      East African foreign ministers and western diplomats held emergency talks in Nairobi on Monday to devise a strategy to...

    3. July 7, 2016

      East Africa bets on air travel expansion

      East Africa’s skies are set to become busier after Uganda floated plans to revive its national airline and carriers in...

    4. July 5, 2016

      Netanyahu launches diplomatic charm offensive in Africa

      Kenya has promised to “champion” Israel’s rehabilitation in Africa as Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister,...

    5. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Uganda cuts rates by 1 percentage point

      Uganda’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rates to 15 per cent from 16 per cent on Monday, citing a slow...

    6. June 2, 2016

      Writer Musa Okwonga in Berlin where ‘outsiders feel at home’

      Musa Okwonga is foreign where he lives. He is always foreign, always has been. His is an expat life. I lived only a few...

    7. May 27, 2016

      Kampala bombers spared hanging

      The seven men convicted of murdering 76 people in a double bombing in Kampala during the 2010 football World Cup final...

    8. May 26, 2016

      Al-Shabaab member found guilty of masterminding 2010 Uganda bombing

      A Ugandan court has convicted a member of the Islamist group al-Shabaab of masterminding a 2010 twin bombing in the...

    9. May 26, 2016

      One refugee’s long journey to success

      Harish Sodha has spent so much of his working life helping other people travel to far-flung and volatile places that he...

    10. May 3, 2016

      Tullow slides amid oil and minerals rout

      Oil and minerals stocks led the London market to a three-week low on Tuesday, with Tullow Oil a casualty. Both...

    11. April 29, 2016

      How do you save an elephant in Kenya? Feed a cow

      At Loisaba, a 56,000-acre conservancy in central Kenya, they are betting the best ways to save elephants is to fatten...

    12. April 26, 2016

      Africa’s life expectancy jumps dramatically

      Life expectancy in a swath of African countries since 2000 surged by between 20 and 42 per cent, providing an upbeat...

    13. April 23, 2016

      Uganda to export oil via Tanzania pipeline

      Uganda will export its oil to the Indian Ocean via a pipeline through Tanzania rather than building a joint project...

    14. March 30, 2016

      Israel looks to Africa for new allies

      When Israel faced a resolution at the International Atomic Energy Agency last September demanding that it open its...

    15. March 21, 2016

      Oil pipeline dispute strains east Africa relations

      A dispute over the route of a proposed oil pipeline from Uganda to the Indian Ocean is straining relations in east...

    16. March 3, 2016

      MTN headline profits plunge on Nigerian fine

      A multibillion dollar fine imposed by Nigeria, conflict in the Middle East and increasing competition combined to drive...

    17. February 23, 2016

      Foreign investors sow seeds of change for Uganda’s farmers

      For seven years Daniel Moi cowered in a refugee camp as the brainwashed child soldiers of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s...

    18. The World

      February 23, 2016

      Morales defeat lifts hopes for LatAm democracy

      The blocking of Evo Morales’ desire to run for a fourth consecutive presidential term in Bolivia is an encouraging...

    19. February 22, 2016

      Uganda’s main opposition leader held

      Uganda’s main opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, was detained on Monday as he tried to visit the electoral commission to...

    20. February 21, 2016

      Uganda opposition leader calls for protests against election result

      Uganda’s opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, called on Sunday for protests over his detention and the result of the...

    21. February 20, 2016

      Yoweri Museveni declared the winner of election

      Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled Uganda for 30 years, cemented his grip on the country on Saturday after being declared...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      February 17, 2016

      Eve of elections

      A woman sits against a wall plastered with campaign posters for opposition leader Kizza Besigye, as well as for local...

    23. February 17, 2016

      Even good leaders should know when to quit

      Like many African leaders, Yoweri Museveni preached democracy even as he was seizing power through the barrel of a gun....

    24. February 17, 2016

      Charisma and control give Museveni advantage in Uganda election

      Flavia Nagaddya has no doubt that Yoweri Museveni deserves another term as Ugandan president despite holding power for...

    25. February 16, 2016

      Young voters wary of Uganda’s presidential election

      When Ugandans elect their president on Thursday, Yoweri Museveni will face the toughest electoral test in his 30 years...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      February 15, 2016

      Besigye supporters tear gassed in Kampala

      Supporters of leading opposition leader and presidential candidate Kizza Besigye cower in a shop doorway after riot...

    27. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Zika virus 'spreading explosively' - WHO

      The Zika virus, which has been associated with an increase in the birth of babies with abnormally small heads, is...

    28. January 26, 2016

      The hunt for Zika’s link to the lost children of the Americas

      The photographs of the Brazilian babies, their small, distorted faces peering out from the laps of their parents are...

    29. January 25, 2016

      Tips on how to change your diet to improve your health

      A century ago, the vast majority of deaths were caused by infectious diseases. In the developed world that is no longer...

    30. January 21, 2016

      Dominic Ongwen, Ugandan militia leader, faces calls to stand trial in ICC

      A senior commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a Ugandan militia, should be put on trial for keeping sex slaves,...

    31. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      FX stress pushes SABMiller out of South Sudan brewery

      SABMiller has been forced to call time on its brewery in south Sudan, after its business in the African nation – like...

    32. December 21, 2015

      World Bank cancels $265m Uganda road project

      The World Bank has taken the rare step of cancelling a $265m road project in Uganda amid allegations of mismanagement...

    33. December 7, 2015

      BAT faces more bribery claims in Africa

      British American Tobacco bribed a local official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      November 25, 2015

      Waiting for Francis

      Newspapers carrying headlines about Pope Francis’ visit to Africa are displayed at a news stand in Nairobi on...

    35. November 23, 2015

      Africa’s gay activists urge Pope Francis to address intolerance

      When Eric Gitari’s uncle died last year, he went back to his village in Meru, central Kenya, for the burial. But when...

    36. November 15, 2015

      Team VIP wins FT MBA Challenge of 2015

      One in five children in Uganda miss being vaccinated against preventable diseases: it is a huge problem but how to...

    37. November 10, 2015

      Maersk Oil delivers boost for Tullow with east Africa deal

      Denmark’s Maersk Oil beat several rivals to buy half of Africa Oil’s stakes in five east African oil blocks for up to...

    38. beyondbrics

      October 26, 2015

      China's slowdown: an opportunity for Africa to address longstanding economic inefficiencies

      The steady economic growth that Africa has enjoyed over the past decade is now waning. Global commodity prices,...

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