Tag Archives: Uganda

The East African common market

BBC’s World Business news discusses the soon-to-be-effected East African common market. The common market will include Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda and Rwanda. It will create a trading bloc of about 130 million people. The positive point is that trade will be easier among the countries of the common market, and the common market will be… Read More »

Is microfinance a neo-liberal con?

A new book by Milford Bateman, who is described as “a freelance consultant specialising in local economic development policy, particularly in relation to the Western Balkans,” is described in the following terms on the publisher’s website: Over the last thirty years or so, microfinance has risen to become one of the most high-profile policies to… Read More »

A Matter of Life and Death: LGBTI Rights in Uganda

Sunday 21st March, Sidney Street LGBT Centre, off Oxford Rd David Kato, LGBTI activist from Uganda and member of SMUG http://www.sexualminoritiesuganda.org will talk about his experiences as an activist in the context of recent legislation threatening the death penalty for “aggravated homosexuality”, the campaign in Uganda to stop the new law as well as international… Read More »