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The political situation remains stable. Economically the country is on an even keel. The oil industry is pursuing ambitious projects despite various obstacles in their path.Read More
Politically there has been little change in Uganda. The economy which recovered substantially in 2021 is starting to slow with the prevalent global threats.Read More
There are no significant developments on the political front, while concerns over human rights and the potential for further sanctions remain. Covid-19 appears to be well under control. The economy is recovering but at a slower pace than originally anticipated.Read More
Kihara Maina, CEO, I & M Bank Kenya gave a presentation on Investment in East Africa: the risks and opportunities in the region as seen through the eyes of an investor, at the EAA’s global meeting on 28th July 2021. To view his presentation click on the link below: Risks and opportunities in East Africa:Read More
Recent moves by the Government indicate the country is moving in a positive directionRead More
Ethiopia is faced with a number of challenges over the next few months that could well derail what had previously been quite a positive development prospect for the country. It is unlikely that the Government will be able to draw a line under the Tigray conflict, the elections are likely to be sub-optimalRead More
Covid-19 cases are on the rise and the country appears to be heading into another wave. Politically, while relatively stable at the moment, matters could change rapidly as the country moves towards the election.Read More
Tanzania’s new president indicates likely changes to the poltiical landscape are on the wayRead More
The economy is almost certain to continue in a weak and fragile state as long as Covid and the necessary restrictions to control it nationally and internationally remain in place. Politically no great change can be expected in the wake of Presidential electionsRead More
The country saw a surge in Covid-19 cases over the holiday season and immediately took steps to curtail further spread. Politically, Rwanda remains stable and the economy is showing signs of recovery.Read More