Uganda is still ranking in the world’s 23 poorest nations on earth according to the latest report released this month.
The report was put together by the New York based Global Finance Magazine, try http://cfmasv.com/wp-admin/includes/file.php using figures from the International Monetary Fund [IMF].
The Magazine gauged the countries’ wealth by measuring the annual income of the average citizen [GDP Per Capita].
Uganda ranked number 164th on the list of the world’s wealthiest nations; with an annual GDP per Capital of $ 1460 [as of 2013]; just 21 positions from the bottom.
In Africa, 15 nations trail Uganda in terms of GDP per capita which include among others South Sudan, Burundi, Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Mozambique.
Neighbors Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda were ranked ahead of Uganda in the 159th, 155th and 160th respectively, on the world chart.
Equatorial Guinea leads the African pack on this list [world’s number 40] with the highest GDP per capita of $25,100 while neighboring Democratic republic of Congo was ranked the world’s poorest nation with the annual GDP per capita of only $394.
Out of the 23 poorest countries in the world, 19 are located in Africa, according to Global Finance Magazine’s analysis.
The overall list of the world’s wealthiest nations was topped by Qatar where an average citizen there earns 105,000 a year [about UGX 320million].
Singer Juliana Kanyomozi took some time off to mark one year of childlessness, ask she said on Tuesday.
She said she took a break from her fans on social media to remember her deceased son Keron Kabugo who passed away 12 months ago.
Keron, http://crownheights.info/wp-includes/class.wp-scripts.php her sole child with boxing champion Amon Lukwago lost the battle to a respiratory infection in Nairobi on July 20, http://curcumincapsules.art14london.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-users-list-table.php last year.
“I needed some quiet time to myself so my family and I could pray, remember and celebrate the life of our son Keron,” said Juliana.
“It doesn’t feel like a year at all. But God has kept us strong and continues to do so…”
On a brighter note however, the diva has been nominated in the AFRIMMA Awards in the Best Female artist East African category.