Equity Resilient Amidst Multiple Crisis
Africa Markets

Equity Resilient Amidst Multiple Crisis

Equity Group has returned strong quarter one results in a challenging environment amidst the multi-faceted Covid-19 crisis of health, economic disruption, and humanitarian challenges, giving hope of resilience and recovery. “Our strategy; purpose-first, inclusivity, affordability, reach, agility and quality have proven resilient and sustainable,” said Dr. James Mwangi, the Equity Group CEO while releasing the […]

Business Activities Continue to Rise-Uganda
Africa Markets

Business Activities Continue to Rise-Uganda

Uganda’s private sector continues to recover in April with business conditions, employment and purchasing orders consistently improving since February securing greater volumes of new orders amidst normal operating conditions. The headline Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 57.8 in April from 53.2 in March, signaling a third successive monthly improvement in business conditions since […]

High Growth Sectors in the Post-Recovery Decade
Markets Opinions

High Growth Sectors in the Post-Recovery Decade

Michael Spence, FORT LAUDERDALE – A multispeed economic recovery is underway, reflecting the significant cross-country variations in containing the coronavirus and acquiring and administering vaccines. But notwithstanding these differences in timing, there will soon be a cascading sequence of rapid recoveries around the world. Sectors that had to shut down because they could not function […]

Heads of States Call for Debt Service Suspension Initiative
Africa Markets

Heads of States Call for Debt Service Suspension Initiative

Abidjan, 30 March 2021 –Several heads of state and government, the United Nations and heads of multilateral development finance institutions on Monday called for expansion of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative, under which low-income countries have suspended paying down debt during the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative should be widened beyond low-income countries and its current expiration extended to […]