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East African petroleum sector: An overview of regional and global trends in the East African petroleum sector

2024 remains to be an eventful year in the Kenyan and East African petroleum sector. As governments and regulators grapple with inflation, dollar liquidity and energy security concerns, manufactures and businesses need a reliable energy partner to offer clarity during uncertain times.

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Uganda Update. April 2022

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.

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Uganda Update Sept 2021

Covid-19 cases were declining but have risen again in August. The vaccine roll-out is progressing. There are no major changes in the political scene.

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Commentary: Reflections on Tanzania November 2021

After a period in the investment outhouse, risks are definitely becoming more manageable again. The business environment may still be relatively speaking opaque, but it’s certainly worth getting in early.

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Tanzania Update November 2021

With the tourism sector set to finally make a come-back in 2022, major investment projects beginning to take off, exports increasing and foreign investors beginning to feel confident to invest in Tanzania again, there are positive signs for the economy.

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Uganda Update November 2021

Opposition parties are looking to a post President Museveni future which is not by any means a guarantee.

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Commentary: Business opportunities and risks in East Africa June 2021

EAA CEO Toby Latta talks to Tara O’Connor of Africa Risk Consulting about opportunities and risks in the region

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Tanzania Update June 2021

Tanzania is beginning to show its economic potential again and investors once again are showing interest. Politically matters remain stable. The acknowledgment that Covid-19 presents a serious threat is a welcome development.

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Uganda Update June 2021

On the political front there are growing concerns that the opposition is being supressed with heavy handed tactics and the world is taking note of this. Economically, a good start to 2021 is being impeded by a surge in Covid-19 cases.

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Commentary: Opportunities and Risks in the region, Members’ Survey July 2021

The EAA analyses the results of its Members survey on the opportunities and risks in the region

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Uganda update March 2021

As long as the national and global impact of Covid restrictions continue it is difficult to see any prospect of an improvement in the economic situation in the near to medium term future.

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Uganda Update April 2021

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 elections

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Uganda update January 2021

Uncertain outlook given the variety of domestic and international political and economic pressures on the Ugandan Government.

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