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Sokowatch launches East Africa’s first commercial electric three wheelers
02-12-2020 | 14:33:57
Sokowatch, the innovative East African e-commerce platform, has launched electric three wheelers, commonly referred to as tuk-tuks, to its delivery fleet in Uganda, making the vehicles the first to be used commercially in East Africa.
Housing Finance Bank, AFD sign €10.5m agreement towards affordable housing in Uganda
18-11-2020 | 06:41:00
Housing Finance Bank Uganda and Agence Française de Développement signed two financing agreements of €10.5 million to support the development of a housing finance offer adapted to the needs of the populations all over Uganda.
[Uganda] AfDB grants $500,000 for capacity development of MSMEs in the petroleum sector
12-11-2020 | 13:18:00
AfDB and Uganda government have signed a $500,000 grant agreement for financing MSMEs to boost business linkages on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Technical Assistance project.
[Uganda] Raxio Data Centre receives Uptime Institute tier III certification
11-11-2020 | 06:14:06
Raxio Data Centre is officially the First Tier III Certified Data Centre in Uganda after receiving the Uptime Institute Tier III Certification.
Tullow completes $575m sale of Uganda assets to Total
10-11-2020 | 13:26:00
Tullow Oil announced that the sale of its assets in Uganda to Total has completed with $500 million consideration.
Tullow receives government approvals for $575m sale of Uganda assets to Total
23-10-2020 | 06:54:00
Tullow Oil announced the Government of Uganda and the Ugandan Revenue Authority have executed a binding Tax Agreement that reflects the pre-agreed principles on the tax treatment of the sale of Tullow’s Ugandan assets to Total.
Ugandan mobile phone subscriptions sees 11% drop in Q2
21-10-2020 | 08:57:01
The number of mobile phone users decreased to 25.5 million in the second quarter ended 30 June from 28.4 million in the first quarter, according the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC).
Econet Group and subsidiaries unveil network of internet hotspots to boost connectivity
14-10-2020 | 07:02:43
Econet, through its subsidiaries Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) and Cassava Fintech International (CFI) has launched a network of #SasaiWiFiFinder hotspots providing locals with most affordable internet access.
Azam TV completes video platform migration from EUTELSAT 7B to EUTELSAT 7C satellite
30-09-2020 | 14:14:00
Azam TV has completed the migration of its video platform from the EUTELSAT 7B to EUTELSAT 7C satellite, with a multi-year extension of the existing contract and an incremental capacity commitment.
Allianz acquires controlling stakes in Kenya’s Jubilee Holdings subsidiaries
30-09-2020 | 09:23:00
Jubilee Holdings (Jubilee Insurance), East Africa’s insurance group, and Allianz, world's insurers and asset managers, signed an agreement to establish a strategic partnership in the five African countries where Jubilee Insurance currently operates.
Azam TV migrates video platform to new satellite as it expands broadcast offering
23-09-2020 | 07:28:00
Azam TV has completed the migration of its video platform from the EUTELSAT 7B to EUTELSAT 7C satellite, with a multi-year extension of the existing contract and an incremental capacity commitment.
New research highlights impact of COVID-19 on food security in Kenya and Uganda
22-09-2020 | 07:03:26
CABI scientists have conducted new research highlighting the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on food security in Kenya and Uganda with more than two-thirds of those surveyed having experienced economic hardship due to the pandemic.
Republic of Korea provides rice and funds for refugees and Ugandans threatened by locusts
22-09-2020 | 06:57:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)welcom ed 5,000 metric tons of rice and $300,000 in cash from the Republic of Korea to provide much-needed relief assistance to 781,000 people including refugees and Ugandans threatened by locusts.
Qatar Airways increases more African services
19-09-2020 | 11:15:00
Qatar Airways is to resume services to Entebbe, Seychelles, and Windhoek, as well as many more global destinations.
BrightLife appoints Laurynas Vaičiulis CEO of Uganda
17-09-2020 | 15:59:00
BrightLife, a social enterprise by FINCA International, has announced the appointment of Laurynas Vaičiulis as Chief Executive Officer.
Illicit gold trade thrives with impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo, report
17-09-2020 | 14:05:00
IMPACT’s newest report reveals how the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) illicit gold trade continues to thrive despite efforts to clean up the sector.
[Column] Pedro Guerreiro: What East Africa can teach the rest of the continent about economic growth
09-09-2020 | 07:56:15
The 21st century is widely touted as the ‘African Century’, a period promising unprecedented economic and technological growth for the continent. Africa’s future looks bright.
IFC, IMG partner to support access to healthcare in Uganda
07-09-2020 | 15:04:00
IFC announced a loan to International Medical Group (IMG) to strengthen services at the healthcare provider’s Ugandan hospital and clinics, allowing them to continue to deliver quality medical care.
World Bank appoints Keith Hansen as New Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda
07-09-2020 | 14:54:00
The World Bank has appointed Mr. Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September 8, 2020.
Lato Milk expands its footprint to Ethiopia, South Sudan and Malawi
07-09-2020 | 10:16:00
Pearl Dairy Farms is now exporting its range of milk powder products to Ethiopia, Malawi and South Sudan underpinned by the ratification of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
How previous Ebola virus outbreaks helped Uganda respond to COVID-19 outbreak
28-08-2020 | 14:05:00
For many public health workers in Uganda, responding to disease outbreaks of epidemic potential in not new. This is because the country has been in preparedness and response modes for quite some time.
Medical Teams International awarded $3.4m to provide comprehensive, timely medical care in Uganda
26-08-2020 | 14:20:00
Medical Teams International was awarded $3.4 million by the U.S. PRM to support Medical Teams’ ongoing work to provide comprehensive and timely medical care to refugees and host populations in Uganda.
Project to develop Aflasafe technology that controls deadly aflatoxin in Uganda launched
26-08-2020 | 09:18:16
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the National Agriculture Research Organisation (NARO) will collaborate to finalize the development of Aflasafe.
Bayer donates Decis ULV insecticide to support Kenya, Uganda fight against desert locust devastation
11-08-2020 | 10:02:00
Farmers in Kenya and Uganda currently fighting a devastating locust invasion and looming food security crisis are receiving a donation of 170,000 liters of Decis ULV insecticide from Bayer.
IFC, UBA to train Ugandan financial institutions and SMEs to face COVID-19 challenges
10-08-2020 | 13:15:00
IFC and the Uganda Bankers Association announced a partnership to train financial institutions SMEs in Uganda to help them build financial strength and resiliency to better meet the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.
Ugandan e-commerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis
08-08-2020 | 08:02:00
David Akanshumbusha sells groceries at a stall in Nakawa market on the outskirts of the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
Mobile money cushions Uganda in the wake of COVID-19
28-07-2020 | 17:12:15
Uganda has embraced the digitalisation of the economy. In a society traditionally run by cash, people across the country have flocked to e-commerce platforms for contactless payments and purchases.
[Uganda] Raxio Data Centre receives critical power equipment from Umeme Ltd ahead of launch
28-07-2020 | 14:50:00
Raxio Data Centre has achieved a key milestone in the construction of the Tier III carrier neutral data centre as it received key technical power equipment from the national distributor, UMEME Limited.
Over 1.4 million Ugandans to access reliable and affordable energy under new EIB – ENGIE initiative
28-07-2020 | 10:16:00
Millions of people, small holders and entrepreneurs in remote villages across Uganda are set to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme.
World Bank provides $150m to enable Ugandan children access, complete secondary education
24-07-2020 | 08:02:00
The World Bank approved $150 million to enable greater access to higher quality secondary education among Ugandan children in safer and better equipped learning environments that are also supportive of girls’ education.
Mastercard Foundation launches 10 year plan to enable 3 million Uganda youth access dignified work
24-07-2020 | 07:03:00
The Mastercard Foundation has announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, which has set a goal to enable more than 3 million young people in the country to access dignified and fulfilling work.
Digital technologies could help Uganda’s economy recover faster, report
09-07-2020 | 06:50:00
Uganda’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2020 is projected to be between 0.4 and 1.7% compared to 5.6% in 2019, according to the latest edition of the Uganda Economic Update released by the World Bank.
DRC government and TMEA set to begin construction of the One Stop Border Post at Mahagi
03-07-2020 | 11:15:00
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) are working on the construction of the One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) at Mahagi in Ituri Province, on the border with Uganda.
Rwanda, Uganda record reduced trade flows, report
10-06-2020 | 13:09:00
Rwanda and Uganda have recorded a reduction in trade flows in April and May 2020, according to the latest report from the COMESA Statistics on ‘COVID 19 Impact on Trade’.
WFP resumes direct deliveries of emergency food to South Sudan from Kenya
10-06-2020 | 10:55:00
For the first time since 2018, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has managed to send a humanitarian convoy from Kenya directly into South Sudan via the Nadapal Border crossing just as hunger is peaking in the country.
EU mobilises €3 million in emergency assistance for floods in East Africa
02-06-2020 | 07:24:00
The EU has mobilised €3 million in emergency assistance to countries in East Africa that have been hit by heavy rainfall over the past weeks, triggering devastating landslides and floods.
Nespresso invests in Uganda coffee under the Reviving Origins programme
28-05-2020 | 07:34:00
Nespresso, an operating unit of the Nestlé Group, has introduced AMAHA awe UGANDA, ‘Hope of Uganda’, a new and seasonal coffee from the Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda.
World Bank provides $48 million emergency support for Uganda to manage Desert Locust threat
22-05-2020 | 06:24:00
The World Bank approved a financing of $48 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Uganda prevent and respond to the threat to livelihoods posed by the Desert Locust outbreak.
Climate smart agriculture project invests € 2 million in East Africa
09-05-2020 | 13:04:10
The Climate Resilient Agribusiness for Tomorrow project has co-invested € 2 million in grants to 14 private sector companies working in agriculture value chains in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
[Uganda] Mukwano Industries moves business systems to the cloud to boost efficiency, visibility
06-05-2020 | 05:17:00
Mukwano Industries has grown into one of the leading FMCG conglomerates in East Africa, with interests that include manufacturing, agriculture and property development.
[Startup Interview] Ancel Bwire, CEO, Ancywax, Uganda
04-05-2020 | 14:54:00
Ancywax is a research, media and marketing startup domiciled in Uganda’s capital Kampala that has since 2014 been offering clients a cocktail of services from idea to implementation through a model dubbed Concept Development.
African Development Bank debars Sinotec for 36 months for fraudulent practices in East Africa
01-05-2020 | 07:04:00
The African Development Bank Group announced the debarment of Sinotec Company Limited, an energy solutions company registered in China, for fraudulent practices in East Africa.
CTI Africa selects Vonage to implement telehealth solution in Uganda
29-04-2020 | 14:52:00
Vonage, a global business cloud communications company, has announced that eHealth platform provider CTI Africa Limited has chosen Vonage to power its LifeHealth telehealth system.
Russian Federation donates $10 million to support fight Desert Locusts in East Africa
29-04-2020 | 07:06:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) received a donation of $10 million from the Russian Federation to support its operations in fighting against the Desert Locust outbreak in East Africa.
World Bank invests $148.2m to improve Uganda’s forest management, provide benefits to communities
27-04-2020 | 07:29:00
The World Bank approved total financing of $148.2 million to enable Uganda to improve sustainable management of forests and protected areas and increase benefits to forest-dependent communities.
Total acquires Tullow's entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert project
24-04-2020 | 12:56:56
Total and Tullow have entered into an Agreement, through which Total shall acquire Tullow’s entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert development project including the East African Crude Oil Pipeline.
Falling visibility shows increase in African cities suffering major air pollution, study
24-04-2020 | 07:40:00
Falling visibility in three major African cities reveals air pollution has increased significantly over the last 45 years, leaving citizens facing further short-term increases in man-made pollution.
Tigo Tanzania launches mobile money transaction service across East Africa
22-04-2020 | 05:48:00
Tigo Tanzania, has launched a service that allows all Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash on their mobile money wallets from M-PESA in Kenya, MTN in Uganda and MTN and Airtel in Rwanda.
[Uganda] AfDB places Zhongmei Engineering on 12 months conditional non-debarment for fraudulent practice
17-04-2020 | 10:46:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a 12-month conditional non-debarment of Zhongmei Engineering Group, an engineering company registered in Uganda.
Startup Genome partners with UN to support Uganda small businesses
15-04-2020 | 15:22:00
Startup Genome has announced a partnership with the United Nations agency International Trade Centre to support and showcase the growing startup ecosystem in Kampala, Uganda.
[Uganda] Agriculture players bet on biotech potato to grow yields at low cost
25-03-2020 | 06:57:00
Stakeholders working within the potato sector in Uganda are confident about the wide adoption of a new bioengineered late blight resistant potato.
Programme providing commercial support to smallholders and agribusiness launched in Uganda
24-03-2020 | 08:35:00
A new programme, which aims to increase global investment in agribusinesses trading with smallholders, has been launched in Kampala, Uganda.
FSD Africa, partners launch financial inclusion for refugees project in Uganda
20-03-2020 | 11:51:00
FSD Africa, FSD Uganda and BFA Global have launched a study that will track the income and spending habits of refugees to improve the products and services financial service providers deliver to refugees in Uganda.
UNCDF, ICT players target one million Ugandans with access to digital services
20-03-2020 | 09:26:05
The United Nations Capital Development Fund has partnered with digital services providers aimed at increasing access to and usage of digital services in the North and West Nile regions of Uganda.
MTN completes sale of ATC joint ventures for $85 million
20-03-2020 | 07:05:00
MTN has confirmed that regulatory approvals have now been received for the disposal of its stake in ATC Ghana.
Oikocredit invests 1 million in African Clean Energy to support clean cooking, rural electricity access
13-03-2020 | 06:12:00
Social impact investor Oikocredit has made a € 1 million convertible loan to African Clean Energy, a Certified B Corporation and social enterprise, to support the expansion of business operations in Uganda.
Standard Bank makes executive appointments in Uganda, East Africa
02-03-2020 | 07:42:00
Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Chief Executive, Patrick Mweheire, has been appointed as the new Regional Chief Executive, effective 1st March 2020.
Uganda can create higher labor productivity jobs by improving trade, business environment, World bank
25-02-2020 | 06:23:00
Uganda’s economy needs to gradually create more jobs for its fast-growing and youth population; to accelerate economic growth and drive transformation, these jobs will need to bring higher labor productivity, says a new World Bank report.
Japan donates 4,750 metric tons of rice to refugees in Uganda
17-02-2020 | 11:49:00
Japan’s Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Kazuaki Kameda has handed over 4,758 metric tons of rice for distribution to refugees and socially vulnerable people including those in communities hosting refugees.
AfDB approves $1m grant for Uganda to stem Ebola transmission
13-02-2020 | 13:43:44
The African Development Bank has released a $1 million grant to Uganda to help the East African country tackle an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
Expanding social protection programs necessary for inclusive growth in Uganda, says World Bank
13-02-2020 | 13:01:00
Uganda’s economy grew by 6.5 percent in FY18/19, maintaining the rebound in economic activity over the last two years, according to the latest edition of the Uganda Economic Update released by the World Bank today.
[Startup Interview] Cavin Mugarura, CEO, Skooldesk, Uganda
11-02-2020 | 09:47:34
Cavin Mugarura is the CEO of Skooldesk, a startup redefining e-learning in Uganda.
[Interview] Ian Sendagala, CEO, eFoods Trade, Uganda
31-01-2020 | 13:08:00
Ian Sendagala is the CEO of eFoods Trade, an African online B2B marketplace connecting African foods to the global markets. The platform targets food importers, exporters, distributors, and manufacturers.
Open APIs to power next stage of Uganda’s digital economy
30-01-2020 | 09:18:15
While about 18 million Ugandans are now able to access services via the internet, only a fraction of the 18 million are able to bank, pay school fees or utility bills.
Alarm over Desert Locusts increases as new generation starts breeding in Horn of Africa
30-01-2020 | 08:28:00
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that the rising numbers of Desert Locusts present an extremely alarming and unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods in the Horn of Africa.
Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya top African countries receiving remittances from diaspora, WorldRemit
29-01-2020 | 13:31:00
Global mobile payments company WorldRemit saw a 43 per cent growth in remittances to Africa from higher income nations in 2019.
Improving digital access offers investors opportunity to achieve SDGs in Africa, Standard Chartered
23-01-2020 | 13:49:00
Opportunity2030: The Standard Chartered SDG Investment Map reveals a $197 billion opportunity for private-sector investors in five high-growth markets in Africa.
ZTE and MTN start 5G network trial in Uganda
21-01-2020 | 13:35:00
ZTE and MTN Uganda have jointly launched the first 5G SA network in Uganda and the first in East Africa.
Proparco finances Metier's investment fund for sustainable energy infrastructure in Africa
21-01-2020 | 10:47:00
Through a USD 10 million commitment to Metier Sustainable Capital International Fund II, Proparco has pledged its continuous support of renewable energy, resource efficiency and energy efficiency projects in Africa.
UK exports boost infrastructure projects in Africa
21-01-2020 | 09:45:00
The International Trade Secretary announced at the UK-Africa Investment Summit that UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided financing worth £620 million to support UK exports to Ghana, Zambia, Gabon and Uganda.
The UK launches new venture to create rich pipeline of infrastructure projects across Africa
21-01-2020 | 08:27:43
The UK is partnering with five African countries to mobilise private sector investment in quality, environmentally-friendly infrastructure projects, International Development Secretary Alok Sharma announces.
Uganda Industrial Research Institute unveils fruit processing facility
20-01-2020 | 09:30:00
The Uganda Industrial Research Institute a company wholly owned by the government of Uganda has commissioned the Nyakihanga Fruit Processing Facility to add value through production of fruit juices.
IFC launches global health tech challenge to spur innovation in East African health care
07-01-2020 | 09:16:00
IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank has called on health tech innovators from around the world to bring their solutions to the East African market to meet the needs of patients and health care providers.
American Tower aquires Eaton Towers, enters agreement to acquire JV stakes in Ghana, Uganda from MTN
06-01-2020 | 14:01:00
American Tower Corporation has announced that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Eaton Towers Holdings, adding approximately 5,700 communications sites to its African portfolio.
Fintech firm 4G Capital raises $4 for MSMEs finance
20-12-2019 | 04:16:00
4G Capital is pleased to announce the completion of its second round of fundraising. The investment was secured by a $2m debt facility from Ceniarth LLC, bringing the total raised to $4million.
EU boosts pan-African Internet connectivity with €30 million
19-12-2019 | 13:16:00
The EU has announced additional €30 million for the project “AfricaConnect”, that will provide affordable, high-capacity Internet for research and education networks across Africa.
Uganda, Ghana, Botswana have most women business owners in the world - Mastercard Index
19-12-2019 | 10:16:00
The third edition of the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs has listed three African countries as global leaders in terms of women-owned businesses.
OPEC Fund approves $310m to finance new development projects across the globe
12-12-2019 | 07:05:00
The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has approved US$310 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
Zambia, Uganda farmers grow yields three fold with drought tolerant maize
12-12-2019 | 06:53:00
Zambia’s vice-president has recently called to reduce maize dominance and increase crop and diet diversification in his country.
JUA Technologies and BrazAgro to distribute solar-drying tray in East Africa
12-12-2019 | 06:46:00
JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, is partnering with BrazAgro Ltd., a supplier of Brazilian farm machinery, to distribute its solar-drying tray.
Agrodealers drive inputs intake in rural Tanzania and Uganda
11-12-2019 | 13:08:00
Many Tanzanian smallholder farmers fail to produce even 1 ton of maize grain per hectare. To improve crop yields, a farmer needs the right seeds and complementary inputs, including inorganic fertilizer.
ACIAR launches project to improve common bean varieties in six East African countries
11-12-2019 | 08:40:00
The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) has launched a new project in six countries in East Africa to improve common bean varieties and provide shorter cooking time
Loon signs Overflight Agreement with Uganda
11-12-2019 | 04:30:00
Loon, the company that is preparing to launch balloon-powered internet in Kenya has announced that it has reached an agreement with the government of Uganda to operate in the stratosphere above the country.
World Bank approves action plan following inspection panel investigation of Uganda energy, water projects
10-12-2019 | 06:25:00
The World Bank considered a Management Report and approved a Management Action Plan that respond to an independent Inspection Panel investigation of the Uganda Energy.
IFC, GAFSP invest in Uganda’s Grainpulse to boost farmers’ access to fertilizer and markets
05-12-2019 | 12:49:00
IFC and GAFSP announced a $11 million loan to Ugandan agribusiness company Grainpulse to support its expansion and strengthen its farmer supply chain, increasing food production and economic growth in the country.
Egypt launches fish, animal farms in four African countries
02-12-2019 | 12:36:00
Maher Maghraby, head of the Project of African Farms Egypt has announced that the country has started to establish three fish farms and an animal farm in four African countries.
[Uganda] Researchers strengthen orange fleshed sweet potatoes projects
26-11-2019 | 11:48:54
Farmers rely on seed systems for access to high-quality, disease-free planting material at the start of the season.
HarvestPlus Uganda partners with BioInnovate to develop ICT platform for certifying sweet potato vines
22-11-2019 | 06:35:00
HarvestPlus Uganda has been collaborating with the BioInnovate Africa project and the Ministry of Agriculture,to develop an ICT platform for certifying vitamin A orange sweet potato vines.
[Uganda] SEACOM partners with Raxio Data Centre to boost connectivity solutions
21-11-2019 | 09:15:00
SEACOM, has partnered with Raxio Data Centre Ltd, Uganda’s first carrier-neutral, enterprise-grade data centre scheduled to launch in Q1 2020.
Scientists uncover origins of worlds deadliest strain of cereal rust disease threatening global food security
21-11-2019 | 07:53:00
Researchers from Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, together with partners in the US and South Africa have solved a 20-year-old mystery by establishing the origin of a deadly wheat pathogen which threatens global food security.
Vivo Energy Uganda expands Shell network countywide
07-11-2019 | 10:45:26
Vivo Energy Uganda announced the addition of 16 new Shell service stations, expanding the Shell network countrywide and bringing the total number of service stations in Uganda to 152.
WeFarm rakes in $13million to grow its marketplace and network for independent farmers
06-11-2019 | 05:41:00
WeFarm, a farmer-to-farmer digital network currently in Kenya and Uganda has raised $13 million in a Series A round of funding, with plans to use the money to continue adding more users, farmers, and more services geared to their needs.
REACH Uganda applies market systems development approach to link rice and potato farmers to processors
01-11-2019 | 11:46:11
Through a portfolio of business partnerships, REACH-Uganda project is applying a market systems development approach to link rice and potato farmers to processors.
DTB joins Mastercard and DPO Group to extend digital payments in Kenya and Tanzania
14-10-2019 | 06:24:52
Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), has joined African payment services provider DPO Group, and Mastercard, the global payments technology company, in the rollout of a business to business (B2B) virtual payment card in Kenya and Tanzania.
[Uganda] Fintech company 4G Capital named Silver Winner at Global SME Finance Awards
09-10-2019 | 05:29:58
4G Capital has been named Silver Winner of the ‘Responsible Digital Innovator of the Year’ award at the Global SME Finance Awards held last in Amsterdam.
African projects win in the Global Resilience Partnership innovation challenge
08-10-2019 | 11:00:00
African projects from Kenya, Uganda, Mali and Ethiopia are among the 16 winners of The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) innovation challenge whose focus is surfacing resilience solutions across Africa and Asia.
Tourism sector vital in East African Community, EALA calls for embrace of single tourism visa, report
07-10-2019 | 12:32:00
A report of the Assembly on the Oversight activity on the Performance of the Tourism Sector in the region, wants the East African Community (EAC), to fastrack the conclusion of the EAC Protocol on Tourism and Wildlife Management.
Ugandan tea processor secures $3.15 million investment from Oikocredit
03-10-2019 | 06:29:00
Solidaridad has facilitated $3.15 million of financing for Ugandan tea processor Kayonza Tea Factory in the form of a long-term loan from social impact investor Oikocredit.
[Uganda] Umeme adopts SAP technologies to enhance supply chain, financial processes
01-10-2019 | 07:43:00
Serving 1.3 million customers in one of East Africa’s key economic hubs, Ugandan electricity distribution company, Umeme, plays a vital role in enabling the government’s Electricity Connections Policy.
Africa's first sustainably sourced chocolate brand to be introduced to the USA market
27-09-2019 | 09:08:00
African sustainability has never been 100 per cent African on its own initiative - that's where it becomes unclear who has benefited most from it.