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[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
27-01-2023 | 13:30:00
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.
Ugandan Startup, Agro Supply received $200k to accelerate their growth
26-01-2023 | 12:18:00
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund has announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa including Agro Supply from Uganda.
Nigeria’s AFEX expands its Commodities Exchange business to Uganda
23-01-2023 | 13:36:00
After expanding its commodities exchange business in Kenya in June last year, Nigeria’s AFEX is now expanding to Uganda. Similar to Kenya and Nigeria, farmers in the country will benefit from AFEX’s tech-enabled services for agricultural producers.
Flow Global a 2022 Inclusive Fintech 50 Winner
19-01-2023 | 12:09:00
Flow Global a Fintech company was part of the top 50 Fintech companies identified by Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) as a rising and promising business that is helping to drive financial inclusion in the world.
FMO provides funding for motorcycle financing in Kenya and Uganda
19-01-2023 | 11:19:10
Dutch development finance institution MO has provided a $15 million and $5 million senior term loan to Wat Credit Kenya and Wat Credit Uganda, respectively.
Raxio continues pan-African expansion by developing Angola’s first carrier-neutral Tier III data centre
18-01-2023 | 14:25:00
Raxio Group (Raxio), a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator, announced that it is investing and establishing ‘Raxio Angola’, the first state-of-the-art, carrier neutral, Tier III data centre in the country.
Uganda declares end of Ebola disease outbreak
13-01-2023 | 12:42:00
Uganda has declared the end of the Ebola disease outbreak caused by Sudan ebolavirus, less than four months after the first case was confirmed in the country’s central Mubende district on 20 September 2022.
10 African climate change startups receive $2m investment from Catalyst Fund
12-01-2023 | 05:52:00
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund has announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa.
[Uganda] Government starts payment of Shs2.5 trillion matured securities
11-01-2023 | 06:46:11
The government is to pay Shs2.5 trillion to the Bank of Uganda (BoU) in matured securities after its repayment was disrupted by the advent of COVID-19.
Plesion Capital invests $500,000 funding in Ugandan fintech company Xeno
06-01-2023 | 09:05:29
In line with this strategy, Plesion Capital has announced its inaugural investment of $500,000 in Uganda-based XENO Corporation’s, XENO, $2 million seed round, which was led by Beyond Capital Ventures.
Swedfund invests 15 million Euro to reach MSMEs
04-01-2023 | 10:47:41
To support the development of small enterprises (MSMEs) and individuals in sub-Saharan Africa, Swedfund is investing an additional EUR 15 million in the microfinance institution Platcorp, targeted at clients in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
11-11-2022 | 13:43:56
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.
Cellulant's payments operations licensed by the Bank of Uganda
10-11-2022 | 06:56:00
Cellulant launched operations in Uganda in 2009 and through its single API payments gateway - Tingg - enables global, regional and local businesses to collect payments online and offline serving its customers with locally relevant payment methods, including mobile money, cards & banks.
MFS Africa granted 3 payment licences by the Central Bank of Uganda
07-11-2022 | 06:33:00
MFS Africa has been granted three licences by the Central Bank of Uganda to allow the fintech company to extend and deepen its offering in the country.
MTN to drive digital skills for digital jobs with launch of MTN Skills Academy
02-11-2022 | 11:35:00
MTN has launched the MTN Skills Academy to develop people across the continent as producers, consumers and innovators of digital technologies.
Novo Nordisk Foundation, WFP launch partnership to improve food systems in Rwanda and Uganda
01-11-2022 | 10:17:00
The Novo Nordisk Foundation and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have sealed a partnership to further advance WFP's homegrown school feeding and smallholder farmer support programmes in Rwanda and Uganda.
Kuda Bank confirms expansion plans to UK and Ghana
31-10-2022 | 14:37:02
Kuda Technologies had officially acquired more than 4.6 million customers and has strategic plans to extend its operations to the United Kingdom, Ghana, and Uganda as soon as regulators give their approval.
NALA enables Google Pay payments from the US and UK into Africa
28-10-2022 | 09:04:42
NALA, a Tanzanian fintech startup facilitating remittances from the African diaspora in the UK and US, has integrated Google Pay into its suite of payment options for users.
Kenyan fintech Tanda plans agency banking entry in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania
27-10-2022 | 13:13:40
Kenyan agency banking as a service provider Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after closing a seed funding round last month.
Pezesha is partnering with EzyAgric to offer Buy Now Pay Later services to farmers in Uganda
24-10-2022 | 11:33:00
Agro-inputs distributors working with EzyAgric will be able to apply for inventory financing in the form of short-term credit to buy genuine and affordable inputs stock right when they need it and pay for it later.
KfW supports COVID vaccination campaigns and logistics in West and East Africa
24-10-2022 | 08:03:00
The financing agreement was signed between KfW and UNICEF for EUR 25 million to improve vaccine logistics in the West African countries, KfW is also supporting vaccinations against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in East Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
21-10-2022 | 13:05:00
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
IFC partners with Nespresso to support coffee farmers in Uganda and Zimbabwe
21-10-2022 | 11:04:00
IFC and Nespresso announced a new partnership to promote more sustainable, resilient, and inclusive livelihoods for coffee-growing communities in Africa while preserving some of the world's rarest coffee varieties.
Ugandan fintech company Quest Digital Finance connects the unbanked to formal credit systems
18-10-2022 | 12:29:23
Uganda is home to 25 commercial banks, four microfinance deposit-taking institutions (MDIs), three credit institutions and more than 300 non-deposit-taking microfinance institutions.
Uganda eyes world silk market as supply drops
18-10-2022 | 09:12:12
Uganda has the opportunity to graduate from subsistence to commercial farming in some strategic sectors like silk production to become one of the leading suppliers.
Afreximbank and FCI hold factoring workshop in Kampala
17-10-2022 | 13:34:00
Held alongside the Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar, the theme of the conference was “Factoring, the liquidity solution for SMEs”.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Deepening diaspora remittances, driving regional investment
14-10-2022 | 13:30:00
In a first of its kind move, The East African Community (EAC) has announced setting up a Diaspora desk that will focus on facilitating East Africans living in the diaspora to invest and trade in the region.
Pezesha has announced USD 11 million Pre-series A
13-10-2022 | 11:59:00
Pezesha’s Pre-series A has been split between USD 6 million in equity and USD 5 million in debt. Verdant Capital’s participation is as a debt investor.
Tugende closes pre-Series B funding raising a total USD 10 million arranged by Verdant Capital
13-10-2022 | 11:54:15
Tugende, the innovative fintech platform for MSME credit and asset-financing in East Africa, closed in Q2 pre-Series B equity funding from existing shareholders led by Partech and two new investors, including Women’s World Banking.
Ugandan agritech startup Inputi receives investment to boost inputs distribution
13-10-2022 | 09:21:29
The Ugandan tech company Inputi is improving the odds in its region with funding from Renew Capital, an impact investment firm growing small and medium-sized businesses in East Africa through its network of investors, Renew Capital Angels.
[Uganda] Fintech startup Tugende raises $10 million pre-Series B funding to increase portfolio growth
12-10-2022 | 08:35:08
Tugende continues to deliver this MSME support with award winning positive social impact to its clients and their beneficiaries
Novo Nordisk Foundation and World Food Programme launch partnership to improve food systems in Rwanda and Uganda
11-10-2022 | 08:12:24
The Novo Nordisk Foundation has committed a $4.1 million grant to improve health, nutrition, food security and incomes for marginalized and vulnerable smallholder farming communities. The objective is to build the resilience and functionality of food systems in the most food insecure regions of both countries.
Afreximbank launches Academy to train 8,000 Africans on trade-related subjects each year
10-10-2022 | 12:04:00
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched the Afreximbank Academy (AFRACAD), a learning, knowledge, and networking hub designed to help advance African trade through capacity building and leadership.
Uganda granted land to Afreximbank for the construction of the Afreximbank Africa Trade Centre in Kampala
10-10-2022 | 09:19:25
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been granted land in Kampala by the Ugandan Government to build an Afreximbank Africa Trade Centre (AATC). The infrastructure will facilitate the flow of trade information and provide trade services across the East Africa Region.
[Uganda] Digital Lender Numida Raises $12.3 Million in Pre-Series A Round
06-10-2022 | 13:57:31
Numida announced has secured a $12.3 million pre-Series A round of equity and debt funding to help it expand its team and move into new markets.
Uganda to Host African SME Forum aimed at developing investment and markets
06-10-2022 | 11:02:00
Uganda will host the 7th edition of the Africa SME Champions Forum, the event, co-hosted by the Arab Bank for Development in Africa (BADEA) and empowered by AfricSearch, will bring together 300 of Africa’s top SMEs, institutional funding organisations, venture capitalists, angel investors and ecosystem builders.
BADEA extends USD20 million to UDB for private sector development in Uganda
06-10-2022 | 10:47:56
The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) has approved a USD20 Million funding line to Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDB), the country’s national Development Finance Institution, aimed at supporting the private sector in Uganda.
Kenyan startup Kyosk Digital expands to Uganda
06-10-2022 | 08:10:34
Kyosk Digital Services which aims to address some of the challenges that vendors of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) go through in sourcing products and restocking their outlets has expended to Uganda
Uganda Bureau of Standards launches new laboratory to enhance quality standards
05-10-2022 | 08:20:42
The Mbale Laboratory is part of three regional laboratories that UNBS has set up outside of the capital in an effort to decentralise its services and make them more accessible to traders.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses
30-09-2022 | 13:58:45
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for an estimated 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs.
Agribusiness Development Centre launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP)
26-09-2022 | 13:23:00
Agribusiness Development Centre powered by dfcu limited and Rabo foundation has launched a Business Accelerator Program (BAP) that will attract Agribusinesses getting out of ideation phase and offer them a business acceleration opportunity which should enable these enterprises to attract markets and funding for growth and sustainability of their operations.
MTN Uganda and Enabel handover new ICT laboratory
26-09-2022 | 11:11:01
Vocational education in the Albertine region has received a major boost following the handover of a fully furnished ICT laboratory to Millennium Business School. The facility jointly established by MTN Uganda and Enabel is aimed at facilitating ICT-enhanced learning.
4G Capital recognized by IFC anf SME Finance Forum for global responsible digital innovator of the year
22-09-2022 | 13:44:00
African Micro and small business-focused neobank 4G Capital has received an Honourable Mention for Responsible Digital Innovator of the Year at the 2022 Global SME Finance Forum Awards.
EUTELSAT KONNECT sélectionné par Liquid Intelligent Technologies pour fournir de l’Internet à haut débit
22-09-2022 | 13:06:00
Le satellite EUTELSAT KONNECT sélectionné par Liquid Intelligent Technologies pour des services de connectivité à large bande en Uganda, au Sud-Soudan et en République Démocratique du Congo.
Business Treepz launches as Treepz celebrates third year anniversary
21-09-2022 | 14:33:20
Africa’s leading shared-mobility startup, Treepz, is set to launch Business Treepz, a new service aimed at providing staff bus solutions and bus rental service in a structured, accessible, and predictable manner for corporate organisations including companies, schools, tour operators and individuals.
Lipalater Uganda partners with Millenium Infosystems to access quality IT Solutions affordably
19-09-2022 | 10:08:00
Lipa Later Uganda has entered into a strategic partnership with Millenium Infosystems to allow consumers to access quality IT solutions affordably in Uganda ranging from small operations to big sized corporations.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Banking on innovations, partnerships to grow financial services sector
16-09-2022 | 08:17:27
These developments have led to improved services and a robust sector that is shaping the region’s financial services industry dynamics.
[Uganda] Parliament passes new law to curb cyber crime
15-09-2022 | 13:29:00
The Ugandan Parliament has passed the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill, 2022 which prescribes tougher penalties for those perpetrating cyber crimes.
[Uganda] Luno partners with The Makerere University Business School to drive crypto education
15-09-2022 | 11:04:00
Luno, the leading global cryptocurrency investment platform has partnered with Makerere University Business School, Uganda’s leading business school as part of Luno’s nationwide cryptocurrency education drive.
Xente Tech acquires PSO license from Bank of Uganda
15-09-2022 | 10:58:00
PSO license open up opportunity for Xente to provide world-class financial technology solutions to businesses in Africa and is a commitment to Xente customers, partners, and other stakeholders, that they are offered a safe and compliant service.
Insurtech startup Turaco secures $10 million funding to drive insurance adoption
15-09-2022 | 10:50:00
Turaco, the insurtech driving mass market insurance adoption, has announced the close of a $10 million Series A equity round led by AfricInvest, via the Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund, and existing investor, Novastar Ventures.
Verto announces new partnership with Africa-focused firm Xente
15-09-2022 | 10:44:24
B2B cross-border payments firm Verto has partnered with Xente, a multicurrency digital payments platform for African businesses, to provide cross-border payment services to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Uganda.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies picks EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite for broadband connectivity services in Uganda, South Sudan and DR Congo
15-09-2022 | 09:22:10
Under the agreement, Liquid will leverage capacity on the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite to increase its portfolio with affordable internet services in territories underserved by terrestrial networks.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
JBIC Signs MOU with the Republic of Uganda
29-08-2022 | 13:11:34
Promoting Cooperation for Supporting Japanese Companies Business preserving the environment in Uganda
Carrières à la Mastercard Foundation-Programme de stages pour les diplômés
18-08-2022 | 11:01:00
La Fondation Mastercard recrute la prochaine cohorte de jeunes diplômés à travers l'Afrique et le Canada pour son programme de stages de 6 à 12 mois.
Careers at the Mastercard Foundation-Graduate Internship Program
18-08-2022 | 10:51:00
The Mastercard Foundation is recruiting the next cohort of young graduates across Africa and Canada for our 6-12 month Graduate Internship Program.
MTN MoMo lance une compétition d’innovation pour les startups africaines
15-08-2022 | 08:16:00
Mobile Money Corporation annonce le lancement la deuxième édition du MTN MoMo Hackathon au Cameroun.
New UN Women Representative officially assumes duty in Uganda
05-08-2022 | 10:07:00
New UN Women Country Representative Paulina Chiwangu formally assumed duty Wednesday after presenting her credentials to Uganda's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon General Jeje Odongo.
IFC and Jubaili Holdings partner to enhance food security in Sub-Saharan Africa
04-08-2022 | 13:20:00
IFC's $35 million financing package will help Jubaili expand its production capacity in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda, helping to offset Africa's reliance on agrochemical imports.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration
29-07-2022 | 12:00:00
As the region bets on diaspora remittances to boost respective countries’ national purses and drive economic growth across East Africa, member states are looking at cementing regional partnerships.
Aleph Hospitality signs third hotel in Uganda
28-07-2022 | 13:14:58
Aleph Hospitality, the Dubai-based independent hotel management company, has solidified its presence in Uganda by taking over management of the Best Western Plus The Athena Hotel in Kampala earlier this month.
GCF approuve un investissement de 145 millions USD de la FMO dans le CI2 du Climate Fund Manager.
25-07-2022 | 09:23:24
Le Fonds vert pour le climat (GCF) a approuvé la proposition de FMO et de Climate Fund Managers (CFM), d'un montant de 145 millions USD, visant à accélérer les investissements du secteur privé dans des projets d'eau, d'assainissement et d'océan à faibles émissions et résilients au changement climatique, intitulée Climate Investor 2 (CI2).
GCF approves USD 145 million FMO investment in Climate Fund Manager’s Climate Investor 2 (CI2)
25-07-2022 | 09:02:00
Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the joint FMO – Climate Fund Managers (CFM) USD 145mln proposal to accelerate private sector investments in low-emission and climate-resilient water, sanitation and ocean projects, entitled Climate Investor 2 (‘CI2’).
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol
22-07-2022 | 16:00:33
The Summit discussed a raft of issues touching on the region from infrastructure development, energy transition, removing all restrictions on air transport services and strengthening the community.
Uganda pledges to support AU’s 1 Million Next Level Initiative
19-07-2022 | 17:03:00
The President of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Museveni has committed to reaching over 1 million young people in Uganda annually with opportunities to accelerate the African Union Commission’s vision of reaching 300 million young people by 2030 under the 1 Million Next Level initiative.
MTN Group to host its 2nd MoMo API Hackathon
14-07-2022 | 16:14:39
MTN Group’s Mobile Money Application Interface (API) is inviting developers across several markets to participate in an Open API Hackathon, with a challenge to create a mobile application that uses MoMo APIs for use in their markets.
FSD Africa Investments commits £8m to finance a new class of asset allocators in Africa
11-07-2022 | 08:24:25
FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), has announced an £8 million investment to support a new class of investors who are financing Africa’s small businesses and consider gender equity a key driver of financial performance.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth
08-07-2022 | 13:53:33
Among the key interventions proposed in the strategy is the creation of new forms of sustainable bioenergy, and the conversion of waste materials to useful products.
MTN Uganda appoints Sylvia Mulinge as new CEO
01-07-2022 | 11:58:00
MTN Uganda has appointed Sylvia Mulinge as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective October 1, 2022.
African Development Bank launches first ESG African frontier-currency bond in Uganda
01-07-2022 | 10:49:00
The African Development Bank launched a 19-billion Ugandan shilling (UGX) ($5.07 million) 2-year theme bond, the first-ever African frontier currency-denominated ESG issuance by a multilateral development institution.
Nutrifish project addresses malnutrition, tames post-harvest losses in Uganda
01-07-2022 | 09:45:00
A project in Uganda is working with communities to strengthen the fish value chain, tackle post-harvest losses and improve the nutrition of mothers and babies.
Pesapal granted Payment System Operator license in Uganda
30-06-2022 | 06:03:10
According to Pesapal Uganda Country Director Martin Barungi, the authorization gives Pesapal a license to drive cashless transactions and related benefits, including financial inclusion and convenience.
KOICA, ITC sign $5m grant to support farmers and agribusinesses in Uganda
24-06-2022 | 15:11:00
KOICA and ITC signed a grant arrangement to enhance natural disaster resilience and competitiveness of farming households and agribusinesses in Uganda, particularly affecting women farmers in Northern and North-eastern Uganda.
Uganda contributes $10m to South-South Cooperation project with FAO and China
24-06-2022 | 14:56:00
Uganda is contributing nearly $10 million to the latest phase of a South-South Cooperation project focused on crop and animal production with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Chinese government.
ITC and KOICA to support Ugandan farmers
23-06-2022 | 10:47:22
Over $5 million in funding to support farmers and agribusinesses in Uganda to become climate resilient
[Uganda] 1,000 young entrepreneurs to receive start-up boost
21-06-2022 | 21:18:00
ITC and KOSME launch Youth Start-up Academy to improve start-up ecosystem in Uganda, increasing employment and business creation.
Ugandan fintech platform Tugende closes pre-Series B investment round to accelerate growth
21-06-2022 | 10:50:00
Tugende, the East African fintech platform providing asset financing and digital services to small businesses, announced it has raised a pre-Series B investment round led by current shareholder Partech Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry
17-06-2022 | 16:12:47
Owing to its strategic position at the heart of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area, South Sudan is emerging as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration in the region.
New Investment gives small farmers in Uganda access to financing
13-06-2022 | 12:17:42
Financial inclusion in Uganda is low and almost a third of the rural population has no access to financial services. A new investment in aBi Finance will give small farmers access to financial services that will enable them to increase their production and improve their living conditions. The investment is co-financed by the EU.
Un nouvel accord pour améliorer la santé et l'équité en matière de vaccins pays en voie de développement
29-05-2022 | 19:04:00
L'Accord pour un monde plus sain est dirigé par Pfizer et offrira tous ses médicaments et vaccins protégés par des brevets, y compris le vaccin COVID, qui sont disponibles aux États-Unis et dans l'Union européenne, à titre non lucratif, à 1,2 milliard de personnes dans 45 pays à faible revenu.
New accord to improve health and vaccine equity for people in lower-income countries
29-05-2022 | 18:51:10
An Accord for a Healthier World is led by Pfizer and will offer all its patent-protected medicines and vaccines, including the COVID jab, that are available in the US and the European Union on a not-for-profit basis to 1.2 billion people in 45 lower-income countries.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: West meets East
27-05-2022 | 13:30:00
West African companies have particularly been keen to expand their operations in the East African region. This has been through mergers, partnerships or takeovers.
[Kenya] Innovate Now accelerator announces its fifth cohort of Assistive Technology innovators
19-05-2022 | 08:05:00
Innovate Now, Africa first Assistive Technology (AT) Accelerator has announced its fifth cohort of innovators, ventures providing digital AT or using digital to increase access to AT products or services. 
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
13-05-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
African Development Fund approves $71.5m loan for road upgrading in Uganda
09-05-2022 | 10:07:41
The African Development Fund (ADF) approved a loan of $71.5 million to pave sections of two roads in southwestern Uganda, a project expected to boost livelihoods, school attendance and rural connectivity.
Allianz acquires controlling stakes in Kenya’s Jubilee Holdings subsidiaries
09-05-2022 | 10:07:22
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.
World Bank appoints Keith Hansen as New Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda
09-05-2022 | 10:06:53
The World Bank has appointed Mr. Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September 8, 2020.
Kenya-based Software Group partners with BRAC Uganda Bank to unveil agency banking digital platform
09-05-2022 | 10:06:31
Software Group, a global software company with its regional head office in Nairobi, has won a new contract for its latest Agency Banking platform with BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd, a prominent financial institution in Uganda.
Ecobank launches Leadership Training Programme to support women-owned businesses across Africa
03-05-2022 | 23:52:00
Ecobank Commercial Banking has launched its Ellevate Leadership Training Programme in partnership with the Global Business School Network (GBSN).
[Interview] Gerald Begumisa, Managing Director, Yo Uganda Limited
03-05-2022 | 13:09:00
Yo Uganda Limited is a fintech company that is revolutionizing the payment landscape in East Africa.
Total, partners finalise agreements to launch Lake Albert project
25-04-2022 | 10:04:03
French oil and gas major Total along with its partners has completed the final agreements required to build the $3.5bn Lake Albert development project in Uganda and Tanzania.
Investissement supplémentaire pour la croissance du secteur privé en RDC, en Uganda et en Angola
11-04-2022 | 13:42:00
Swedfund annonce un investissement supplémentaire de 4,45 MUSD dans African Rivers Fund 3 (ARF 3), portant l'engagement total de Swedfund à 14,45 MUSD.
Additional investment private sector growth in DRC, Uganda and Angola
11-04-2022 | 13:34:00
Swedish Development Finance Institution Swedfund announces an additional investment of 4.45 MUSD in African Rivers Fund 3 (ARF 3) increasing Swedfund’s total commitment to 14.45 MUSD.
DEG souscrit à l'obligation émise par le fournisseur de télécommunications africain Axian Telecom
11-04-2022 | 13:01:00
Pour l'économie numérique en pleine croissance dans les villes et les zones rurales d'Afrique, Axian Telecom offre un accès Internet sécurisé et fiable et des services financiers numériques en Tanzanie, à Madagascar, au Togo, au Sénégal et en Uganda.
DEG subscribes to bond issued by African telecommunications provider Axian Telecom
11-04-2022 | 12:51:00
For the growing digital economy in African cities and rural areas, Axian Telecom offers secure, reliable Internet access and digital financial services in Tanzania, Madagascar, Togo, Senegal and Uganda.
AGRA and AIM for Climate announced partnership to accelerate investments for climate-smart agriculture
23-03-2022 | 09:58:32
The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) and Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) announced partnership to accelerate investments and support for climate-smart agriculture and food systems innovation.
Uganda National Bureau of Standards directed to withdraw quality mark on energy drinks
17-03-2022 | 09:49:00
The Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to withdraw their distinctive marks on all the energy drinks which have violated standards.
Goodlife Pharmacies raises $12m to increase access to quality medicines and healthcare services in East Africa
11-03-2022 | 09:14:00
Healthcare and retail pharmacy chain, Goodlife Pharmacies, raised $12 million in debt financing from Proparco, the French Development Finance Institution, to increase access to quality medicines and healthcare services in East Africa.
Kenyan BNPL company Lipa Later announces six months paid maternity leave
09-03-2022 | 13:12:22
Buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company Lipa Later operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria, has announced it will be offering all it’s employees 6-month paid maternity leave effective April 1st 2022.