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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes 10 Southeast Asian economies along with China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, with members accounting for around 30 percent of global GDP.
Credit Suisse wants to raise its China securities joint venture stake to 100 per cent and increase its market share after getting the regulatory green light to take a majority holding, the head of its Asia business said.
Power has been restored in the East African nations of Kenya and Uganda after they were hit by nationwide outages in the morning, the countries’ electricity providers said.
Uganda will receive an emergency loan worth $491.5 million from the International Monetary Fund to help cushion its economy from the impact of the new coronavirus, the fund said on Wednesday.
Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the presidency, told newsmen that gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS may be reversed if efforts to combat the disease, that has leftover two million Ugandans dead since the 1980s, are relaxed.
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda.
Kampala and Kigali traded accusations Saturday after Ugandan police accused Rwandan soldiers of entering the country and killing two men, further stoking tensions between the two countries.
The 18th “Chinese Bridge’’ competition, an annual Chinese proficiency contest for foreign college students, was on Saturday concluded in Kampala, capital city of Uganda.
Uganda is investigating a supply of food from the World Food Programme (WFP) after three people died and more than 150 others became sick in recent days, police said.
Uganda’s ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said Wednesday.
A week after the shelling began, militants have fired some 3,150 rockets from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, the Israeli army said Monday morning.
Cross River State Police Command has bursted a gang of drug dealers and peddlers in Calabar in what seemed like a sting operation arresting 15 suspects.
Workers in the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs have alleged fraud in the funding of the postings of the ambassadors who were recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari
“My car got robbed. Had my whole life in that car. My laptop with my new album and mixtape. About $5,000 – $7,000 cash, Black Magic 6k camera, 4 iPhones my ps5 and studio recording equipments while I was moving into my new apartment,” he captioned the video.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide incentives for small businesses in order to improve their productivity.
The former Chief of Defence Staff to late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has died. He died at the age of 80.
A Confederation of African Football executive committee meeting in Kigali on Saturday chose Moroccan city Casablanca to host the 2020-2021 CAF Champions League final.
Hoodlums on Sunday reportedly attacked a former Chief Judge of Anambra State (name withheld) and burnt several houses in a communal clash between Anaku and Omor communities in the Ayamelum Local Government Area of the state.
The wife of a pastor, Otamayomi Ogedengbe, who was kidnapped at his church located in Irese, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, has called on the security agencies in the state to secure the release of her husband.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has raised the alarm over the poor delivery of healthcare services, as a result of the worsening state of insecurity in the country.