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Oikocredit to provide US$ 2 million in Kenya and US$ 160,000 in Uganda to finance community WASH initiatives
27-11-2023 | 06:12:00
Joint support for inclusive finance institutions will accelerate low-income Kenyans’ and Ugandans’ access to safe water and sanitation services.
BII commits $26.5 million to AFEX to address food security in Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda
02-11-2023 | 07:05:00
British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor announced a US$26.5 million commitment to AFEX, Africa’s leading commodities platform, which currently operates over 200 warehouses in Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda and serves over 450,000 farmers.
Pearl Capital Partners launches UGX23.9 billion Dairy-Horticulture Credit Fund
02-11-2023 | 06:56:00
Pearl Capital Partners (PCP) is delighted to announce and launch a UGX23.9 billion (€6 million) Fund with support from The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) for Dairy-Horticulture.
Mastercard and Equity Bank partner to foster financial inclusion in Uganda
05-10-2023 | 08:14:52
Mastercard and Equity Bank Uganda have signed an MoU aimed at improving financial inclusion for digitally excluded individuals, communities, and businesses in Uganda.
[Uganda] Agritech startup Emata raises $2.4 million seed funding
14-09-2023 | 10:30:00
Ugandan agritech startup Emata has raised $2.4 million in seed funding comprising $800,000 in equity and $1.6 million in on-lending capital.
MTN launches Skills Academy in Uganda to empower youth
11-09-2023 | 12:12:05
MTN Uganda’s corporate social responsibility arm, the MTN Foundation, has launched a skills development academy designed to empower youths in the country.
IFAD partners with Stanbic Bank to cut money transfer costs to Uganda in half
01-09-2023 | 13:37:06
The partnership will also provide remittance recipients, especially in rural areas, with digital and financial training to promote the savings culture and foster digital finance uptake among these communities.
Uganda to build two nuclear power stations with Russia and South Korea
17-08-2023 | 13:40:00
Russia and South Korea have embarked on a joint venture to construct two nuclear power facilities in Uganda with the capacity to produce a total of 15,600 MW of electricity.
AFC invests in Mahathi Infra to transform petroleum product transportation in Uganda
16-08-2023 | 10:51:23
AFC’s US$95.25 million investment will finance the construction of two self-propelled barges for operation on Lake Victoria, providing a more efficient and less carbon intensive alternative to traditional trucking.
RENU partners with Mesh++ to manufacture solar-powered internet routers in Uganda
03-08-2023 | 12:58:00
RENU, the Ugandan NREN, has partnered with Mesh ++, a connectivity solutions manufacturer based in Chicago, USA, to manufacture solar-powered Internet routers in Uganda.
Verdant Capital funds Patasente Uganda
03-08-2023 | 12:04:00
Verdant Capital to announce a revolving credit facility for Patasente Uganda, a digital trade services platform for farmers, warehouses, and factories.
[Uganda] dfcu Bank, Mastercard and Rabo join forces to digitize agricultural ecosystem
20-07-2023 | 11:07:00
Mastercard, dfcu Bank and Rabo Partnerships are joining forces to provide the innovative Farm Pass platform and tailored financial services to Uganda's agricultural ecosystem
Ford and Salvador Caetano appoint Motorcare as the official Ford distributor in Uganda
17-07-2023 | 09:24:57
Motorcare Uganda and its cumulated experience, strong market knowledge and commitment to service excellence will provide Ford customers in Uganda with the highest standards of Ford products, services, and support.
[Uganda] New law increases share capital for foreign exchange business
03-07-2023 | 07:16:12
Investors in the foreign exchange business will now be required to have a minimum paid up share capital of Shs200 million to carry out the business of dealing in money transfers.
Stanbic Uganda chooses IBM to offer secure and integrated banking experiences to customers
13-06-2023 | 11:45:42
Stanbic Bank Uganda Holdings Limited (Stanbic Bank Uganda), Uganda’s largest commercial bank by assets with over three decades of serving the market, has selected IBM’s Cloud Pak for Integration (CP4I) to modernize its business operations and enhance its customers’ experience.
Liquid C2 collaborates with INOVO to offer omni-channel cloud contact centre to clients in Africa
02-06-2023 | 10:30:02
INOVO's cloud contact centre solution enables businesses to easily optimise channels, supporting processes, data and their workforce to drive efficiencies and boost the customer experience
Creditinfo acquires Ugandan and Namibian credit bureaus
26-05-2023 | 09:58:59
As part of the acquisition, Creditinfo has taken on all employees working in the credit bureaus, which were previously owned by Experian.
Uganda’s fishing communities boost businesses with saving accounts
25-05-2023 | 13:30:00
Group savings have also been used by women to diversify their agricultural enterprises.
Inua Capital to launch a new impact-focused private equity fund for Ugandan SMSEs
10-05-2023 | 10:40:39
Inua Capital is pleased to announce the launch of its flagship fund, Inua Impact Fund, with over US$8 million of commitments for Ugandan Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
[Interview]: Kim Kamarebe Directrice d'Inua Capital
10-05-2023 | 10:28:00
Kim Directrice d’Inua Capital, Directrice de fonds du réseau IPDEV 2, nous parle des difficultés et des opportunités auxquelles elle est exposée dans sa fonctions et dans son pays, de la place du genre dans le capital investissement et les objectifs et visions pour l’entrepreneuriat.
Flow Global raises fund to expand and scale rapidly within and across markets
04-05-2023 | 12:10:46
Flow Global raises additional Bridge Funding to continue scaling its ecosystem-agnostic digital growth solution for merchants.
Rafiq Suleman as new Vice President Rafiq Suleman for Verdant Capital
04-05-2023 | 10:12:04
Rafiq Suleman joins Verdant Capital as Vice President based in Kampala, Uganda
Uganda bets on mobile app for reliable fisheries data
02-05-2023 | 10:45:00
In Uganda, over 670 stakeholders of the fish value chain are accessing comprehensive fisheries data from Lakes Albert and Victoria, in real-time
HRLeverage expands into seven African countries
19-04-2023 | 14:09:37
HRLeverage, a provider of outsourcing and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) solutions, has announced its expansion into Kenya and seven other African countries, including Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Senegal, Nigeria and Zambia.
Export Launchpad Uganda to open doors for women-led SMEs to global markets
13-04-2023 | 08:35:21
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), TFO Canada, and the Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB) have launched the Export Launchpad Uganda program to provide women-led SMEs with the necessary tools and knowledge to expand their businesses in international markets.
250 entrepreneurs get business boost from Youth Startup Academy Uganda Boot Camp
13-04-2023 | 08:02:42
Some 250 ambitious entrepreneurs from across Uganda completed an intense boot camp to learn how to grow their businesses. Run by the Youth Startup Academy Uganda, the boot camps are part of an incubator project that aims to work with 1,000 entrepreneurs under 35 years old.
MTN, Huawei, HIMA Cement launch Uganda’s first 5G industrial use
12-04-2023 | 11:29:45
Offering high bandwidth, low latency, and ability to connect with a high concentration of devices, 5G will enable real-time data transmission in the production area.
Eleven Kenyan researchers selected for fellowship to enhance agri-food policies
06-04-2023 | 11:15:00
Drawn from diverse organizations including the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and government agencies, the 49 AWARD Policy Fellows hail from six African anglophone countries (Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda, and Zambia).
[Uganda] Insurtech startup Turaco and Airtel Money launch low-cost hospital cash insurance product
23-03-2023 | 06:27:00
Turaco, the Kenyan insurtech startup has partnered with Airtel Mobile and Prudential Assurance to launch a low-cost hospital cash insurance product with Funeral Benefit.
Credable raised $2.5 Million to expand digital banking platform for customers in Uganda and Kenya
22-03-2023 | 12:29:00
$2.5 Million fund will help the company expand its services, which include a number of banking products for customers in Uganda, Kenya and Credable’s home country of Tanzania.
Yabx Technologies expands into Nigeria
16-03-2023 | 12:50:04
Yabx Technologies is a financial technology company which through its partnerships with banks and telecom operators, underwrites and services target segments available over customer networks.
Education Cannot Wait renews multi-year resilience programme in Uganda with $25 million funding
16-03-2023 | 07:47:32
The extended three-year programme will be delivered by Save the Children and UNHCR, in partnership with the Government of Uganda, and will support the inclusion in the national education system of more than 122,000 refugees.
Uganda signe avec l’Algérie, un mémorandum d’accord pour collaborer dans le secteur pétrogazier
15-03-2023 | 10:39:00
Le protocole d’accord vise à évaluer conjointement les opportunités de coopération sur l’ensemble de la chaîne de valeur du pétrole et du gaz.
[ChatGPT Biography] Ashish Thakkar, Founder Mara Group
14-03-2023 | 14:56:59
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:45
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Deepening diaspora remittances, driving regional investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses
14-03-2023 | 14:56:42
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Banking on innovations, partnerships to grow financial services sector
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
These developments have led to improved services and a robust sector that is shaping the region’s financial services industry dynamics.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting diaspora remittances through regional collaboration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:27
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Actualizing the Common Market Protocol
14-03-2023 | 14:56:25
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region bets on bioeconomy to bolster growth
14-03-2023 | 14:56:21
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry
14-03-2023 | 14:56:17
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.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: West meets East
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
West African companies have particularly been keen to expand their operations in the East African region. This has been through mergers, partnerships or takeovers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
14-03-2023 | 14:56:10
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
East African member states, private sector players and development partners have stepped up their investment in women-led businesses and SMEs in a move likely to impact cross-border trade and boost integration in the region.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Heightened oil and gas activities inspire more investments
14-03-2023 | 14:55:53
As the East African nations continue to make oil and gas discoveries, investors and multinationals are pitching tent in the region on an exploration binge with governments betting on the newfound resources to grow national and regional economies.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Sub marine cable investment connects region to the world
14-03-2023 | 14:55:52
An increase in submarine cable activities and fiber connectivity is attracting more investments in East Africa while opening up the region to the world.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:55:47
As the East African Community, EAC, member states eye innovative ways of deepening integration and trading more with each other, the bloc and individual countries are putting in place mechanisms, policies and legislation that seek to address longstanding hiccups that have put the brakes on seamless regional trade.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
[Interview] Victoria Nannozi, CEO, The Association of Real Estate Agents, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:55:21
The Association of Real Estate Agents, AREA-Uganda, is an umbrella institution of real estate agency/brokerage companies, consultancy real estate firms, and real estate agency /brokerage professionals in Uganda that have key interests in real estate agency/brokerage.
[Vacancies] Africa Business Communities wants to work with freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers
14-03-2023 | 14:55:11
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
[Startup Interview] Ancel Bwire, CEO, Ancywax, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:54:48
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.
[Column] Maria Auma: Let's really talk AfCFTA
14-03-2023 | 14:54:16
When I envision AfCFTA, I see a continent where the cost of trade is cut by nearly 80 per cent. Having been in the importation business for over three years I will say that the one thing that eats up our profits the most was the importation taxes and duties.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: How the EAC bloc can leverage its market
14-03-2023 | 14:53:42
This year, reports and news articles have been awash with stories of a dysfunctional EAC bloc stagnated and in near-crumbling state.
The Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparison with South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:27
Ugandan businesses are becoming increasingly mindful of competition requirements and domestic antitrust laws when engaging in commercial transactions in other African jurisdictions.
[Interview] Joe Gakuo, CEO, Oleum Holdings, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:53:21
Mr. Joe Watson Gakuo is the Chief Executive Officer of Oleum Holdings Limited, and the founder of Upstream Awards.
[Interview] Caroline Gertsch, Country Director, Amani Institute, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:53:04
Caroline Gertsch is the Country and Programs Director of Amani Institute, founded in Nairobi, Kenya. The Institute commences a 5-month Leadership and Management program this year that is directed toward middle to upper level managerial trainings in Kampala, Uganda.
[Interview] Geofrey Ndobo, Business Development Manager, PPG, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:53:03
Geofrey Makavelli Ndobo is Sales & Marketing Manager at People Performance Group, a consulting, outsourcing and Human Resources company based in Kampala, Uganda.
[Interview] Elton Mutize, CEO Paradigm, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:53:01
Elton Mutize is a coach and consulting expert with progressive 14 years’ experience working in Financial Services, Property, Media, Manufacturing, FMCG, Internet of Things (IoT) and Management Consulting sectors in an Executive and Consulting capacity. He is the Founder and CEO of Paradigm, Uganda.
Africa Business Communities Networking Event | Kampala | 26 June 2018
14-03-2023 | 14:52:56
Africa Business Communities will be coming to Uganda. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and network!
[Interview] Maria E. Auma, Managing Partner, Blue Luxury Investments, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:52:44
Maria E. Auma is a Ugandan entrepreneur and finance expert. She is currently the Managing Partner of Blue Luxury Investments, an investment management firm based in Kampala, Uganda.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Deepening regional trade and East African integration with one stop border posts
14-03-2023 | 14:52:24
Traders passing through East African border points have traditionally grappled with harrowing experiences, from bureaucratic procedures to harassment by custom officials.
[Vacancy] Freelance African Tech Journalist
14-03-2023 | 14:52:15
Africa Business Communities will be developing a Tech Platform on its website and is therefore looking for a freelance journalist/webmaster
[Interview] Jameel Verjee, Founder & CEO, CityBlue Hotels, East Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:52:14
Jameel Verjee is a British entrepreneur expanding his business in the hospitality industry across East Africa. He is Founder and CEO of CityBlue Hotels, founded in Rwanda and now expanded into Kenya and Uganda.
[Column] Bob Koigi: East African Community. Whither integration agenda?
14-03-2023 | 14:52:11
If the East African community member states are not burning each other’s chicks, or auctioning cows, they are embroiled in trade disputes and mistrust in what has become characteristic of the integration journey.
Investors hiring expats in Africa must demonstrate importance of skills - Bowmans Law Firm
14-03-2023 | 14:51:53
East African countries are grappling to balance two sometimes conflicting needs. On the one hand, they want to encourage foreign investment. On the other, they want to ensure that local skills and labour are not displaced by imported skills.
Digital Marketing Masterclass in Kampala and Kigali
14-03-2023 | 14:51:45
Discover proven social media and digital marketing techniques that can boost your business online, increase your marketing impact and put digital, social and mobile into perspective.
[Interview] Michael Leander, Founder and CEO, Markedu
14-03-2023 | 14:51:41
Attendees at the upcoming Digital Marketing Masterclass taking place in Uganda and Rwanda can win an iPad and other prizes. Africa Business Communities has asked Markedu founder Michael Leander what this event is all about.
[Interview] Maria Auma, CEO, Blue Luxury Investments, Uganda
14-03-2023 | 14:51:07
Maria Auma is a Ugandan entrepreneur and investment specialist. Her company, Blue Luxury Investments, specializes in connecting investors with viable businesses.
IMPACC opens up its call for investment applications of up to $150k in social ventures in EA
09-03-2023 | 07:50:35
Impacc gGmbH has announced a call for applications for its third venture cohort of investment in innovative entrepreneurs in Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, who will get a smart equity investment to scale their businesses.
[Uganda] PesaPal to accept Airtel Money payments
09-03-2023 | 07:13:00
Nairobi-based fintech company PesaPal has partnered with Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited (AMCUL) and PesaPal Uganda to provide payment solutions through Airtel Money.
MTN Group commits to support industrialization of Uganda
07-03-2023 | 08:34:56
Re-iterating MTN's commitment to Uganda, Mupita proposed facilitating a two-day investment summit in Kampala in May 2023 in collaboration with the relevant government ministries and departments as well as the Forum of South African Businesses in Uganda.
Suminter raised 53 million USD funds from Morgan Stanley India Infrastructure and IFU for organic agriculture
02-03-2023 | 13:18:19
Suminter, an Indian B2B supply chain management company for organic agricultural products, has raised 53 million. USD in funding from Morgan Stanley India Infrastructure and IFU.
MTN GlobalConnect advances female leadership across its operations
21-02-2023 | 08:20:37
Juliet Nsubuga will take the lead as Managing Director, of MTN GlobalConnect Uganda, effective 1 April 2023, and Josephine Sarouk will assume the role of Managing Director, MTN GlobalConnect Nigeria, effective 1 March 2023.
7 African Startups to receive $385k in developing solutions for blue economy
13-02-2023 | 11:38:00
Climate resilience venture launcher Triggering Exponential Climate Action (TECA) has announced the selection of seven startups to each receive $55,000 in funding to advance their solutions for the blue economy in Africa.
OPEC Fund provides $20m loan to boost cardiovascular healthcare in Uganda
07-02-2023 | 10:42:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) is providing a $20 million loan to Uganda to support the construction and equipping of the Uganda Heart Institute in the nation’s capital, Kampala.
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.
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.