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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.
TotalEnergies awards Schlumberger extensive service contract for Tilenga onshore Uganda
09-03-2022 | 08:02:00
Schlumberger announced it has been awarded an extensive contract for drilling, completions and production services by TotalEnergies for its Tilenga onshore oil development in Uganda.
[Vacancies] Africa Business Communities wants to work with freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers
06-03-2022 | 20:50:00
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: The fintech revolution and what it portends for the region
04-03-2022 | 13:52:46
The expansion of Nigerian fintech Paga to Ethiopia through a partnership with the Bank of Abyssinia is the latest in a growing list of digital financial services investments in the region.
[Uganda] Refugee communities still prefer using cash despite an increase in mobile phone ownership, report
03-03-2022 | 13:15:00
There is increased use of cash at home as refugees seek easy access to money in case of emergencies, despite the growth of phone ownership which supports mobile money transactions.
Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda partners with Housing Finance Bank to enable customers access quick loans
01-03-2022 | 09:05:00
Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda, the provider of affordable and secure Airtel money platform, has partnered with Housing Finance Bank Uganda and digital lending platform provider YABX to enable Airtel Money customers access quick loans.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
25-02-2022 | 11:48:39
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.
Increased investment in agribusiness, energy and housing could grow Uganda’s economy, IFC - World Bank report
24-02-2022 | 09:37:00
A report published by the IFC and the World Bank found that Uganda could grow its economy, create jobs, and strengthen its trade position in East Africa by increasing private sector investment in its agribusiness, energy, and housing sectors.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
18-02-2022 | 14:42:31
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
Tullow receives contingent consideration following Final Investment Decision in Uganda
17-02-2022 | 10:52:00
Tullow Oil announced that the Final Investment Decision for the Tilenga Project in Uganda and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), has triggered a contingent consideration of $75 million in relation to Tullow’s sale of its assets in Uganda to Total.
FAO partners with Agricycle Global to boost Kenya and Uganda youth enterprises in the fruit and vegetable value chains
16-02-2022 | 12:16:29
Through this agreement, targeted beneficiaries will improve their access to market, as well as technology, such as solar driers/ dehydrators, and gain capacity development trainings on quality control of their produce.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
11-02-2022 | 12:56:00
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
SEACOM acquires Africell Uganda assets, expanding East African footprint
10-02-2022 | 10:32:00
SEACOM, the pan-African telecommunications service provider, today announced it will acquire selected infrastructure assets from Africell in Uganda.
Dubai-based hotel management company Aleph Hospitality opens two hotels in Uganda
08-02-2022 | 09:34:00
The timing coincides with the Uganda Tourism Board’s launch of their new marketing strategy “Explore Uganda, The Pearl of Africa”.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Heightened oil and gas activities inspire more investments
04-02-2022 | 06:30:00
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.
TotalEnergies, partners announce launch of Lake Albert Resources Development Project in Uganda and Tanzania
02-02-2022 | 08:40:00
TotalEnergies and the Lake Albert Development Project partners announced the final investment decision and the launch of the project in Uganda and Tanzania, representing a total investment of approximately $10 billion.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies welcomes ICASA’s implementing non-geo porting rules
31-01-2022 | 11:14:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies welcomes the landmark decision made by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) concerning the porting of non-geographic numbers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Sub marine cable investment connects region to the world
28-01-2022 | 12:51:00
An increase in submarine cable activities and fiber connectivity is attracting more investments in East Africa while opening up the region to the world.
Bank of Uganda grants Yo-Uganda Limited Payment System Operator License
25-01-2022 | 07:56:00
Among the provisions of the National Payment Systems Act, 2020 is a requirement for all payment system operators to apply for and qualify for licensing after having satisfied a meticulous process applied by the Central Bank.
GCC Services wins camp contract for Tilenga project upstream facilities in Uganda
24-01-2022 | 12:13:41
GCC Services, the integrated remote site services provider, has been selected by engineering and construction company McDermott, to provide camp services for the Tilenga project upstream facilities in the Lake Albert Basin of Uganda.
Jumia announces the launch of its second tech center in Egypt
24-01-2022 | 10:48:17
Based on its strategy to provide new tech opportunities for youth and further expand e-commerce, Jumia, the e-commerce leader in Egypt, officially announced the launch of the new Tech Center in Alexandria Governorate.
MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints Richard Yego as new Managing Director
21-01-2022 | 09:25:00
MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a 100% duly owned subsidiary of MTN Uganda, announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director.
Proparco and Absa join forces to support SMEs impacted by the Covid-19 crisis
17-01-2022 | 10:48:00
Proparco is collaborating with South Africa's third largest bank by assets, Absa Bank Limited, by granting it a senior loan of $20 million to contribute to its support plan for Corporate SMEs in the context of the continuing Covid-19 crisis.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-01-2022 | 14:50:00
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.
[Uganda] MTN MoMo Launches an overdraft facility that enables Customers transact beyond their MoMo wallet balances
13-01-2022 | 09:15:00
[Uganda] MTN MoMo Launches an overdraft facility that enables Customers transact beyond their MoMo wallet balances
Equity Bank launches its Equity Leaders Program in Uganda, admits its first cohort
10-01-2022 | 07:59:00
Equity Bank Uganda has officially launched the Equity Leaders Program (ELP) by admitting its first cohort of 123 top-performing scholars from the 43 Districts where the Bank has a branch presence.
Bank of Uganda ties country's economic performance to Covid crisis
30-12-2021 | 11:30:00
According to the BOU Monetary Policy Report, higher global growth is good for Uganda since her export markets will demand more of her commodities and services.
Uganda Airlines poised to acquire narrow body jets
29-12-2021 | 14:55:00
Uganda Airlines is planning to acquire its first narrow body jets, interim chief executive Jenifer Bamuturaki has disclosed.
Kenya to lift ban on Ugandan poultry
27-12-2021 | 12:21:00
Nairobi has agreed to lift barriers that hindered the sale of poultry products from Uganda, a move that will also see Kampala delay its proposed retaliation ban on Kenya’s agricultural produce.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bridging digital divide, bolstering regional connectivity
23-12-2021 | 13:37:00
As the internet increasingly redefines human relations and penetration takes shape across Africa, the East African region is tapping into the numerous benefits that comes with connectivity.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
17-12-2021 | 14:24:00
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
MTN Uganda lists its shares on the USE and commences trading
06-12-2021 | 09:23:35
MTN Uganda Limited announces that it will proceed with the listing of its 22.4 billion ordinary shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), with trading commencing immediately.
UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies launch partnership to help Giga bridge the digital divide in Africa
01-12-2021 | 11:00:00
UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, announced a partnership in support of Giga’s work to connect every school to the Internet and every young person to information, opportunity, and choice.
4G Capital partners with CGAP to develop financial stress early warning system
01-12-2021 | 09:40:00
By incorporating financial stress monitoring into risk management processes, EWS enables an early assessment of and response to borrowers experiencing financial stress to help reduce the risk of over-indebtedness.
Airtel Business s'associe à Cisco afin de sécuriser internet pour les PME en Afrique
26-11-2021 | 07:53:00
Airtel Africa annonce que sa division enterprise, Airtel Business, a conclu un nouveau partenariat avec Cisco afin de fournir un accès Internet sécurisé aux petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) en Afrique.
TerraPay partners with MTN Mobile Money Uganda to boost real-time international money transfers
25-11-2021 | 07:25:00
The partnership will enable MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited in facilitating international digital cross border remittances and speedy money transfers to beneficiaries in regions such as India and China.
DriveWealth collaborates with fintech startup Chipper Cash to introduce US equities in Uganda
25-11-2021 | 07:18:24
DriveWealth's real-time fractional trading technology and API-based brokerage infrastructure will enable the Ugandan population to gain affordable access to investing in U.S. equities for the first time.
GrowthAfrica kick's off its Circular economy accelerator, 28 African businesses to take part
25-11-2021 | 05:40:00
Africa’s business accelerator GrowthAfrica has kicked off a circular economy focused accelerator programme targeting innovative ventures across Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia.
Papa John’s International expands into Kenya and Uganda
24-11-2021 | 10:31:00
Papa John's International announced its expansion into Sub-Saharan Africa with its newest franchise partner Kitchen Express LTD, a subsidiary of AAH Limited, the majority shareholder of Hass Petroleum Group.
Toronto-based mobility startup Treepz expands to East Africa, acquires Uganda's Ugabus
23-11-2021 | 15:36:00
In a bid to digitize the public transportation system and provide safer, reliable and comfortable commute options across Africa, Toronto-based shared mobility company Treepz, announced its acquisition of a similar Ugandan bus company Ugabus.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies launches OneVoice for Cloud PBX in six African markets
11-11-2021 | 14:00:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies launched OneVoice for Cloud PBX offering in six key African markets. This is part of the organisation’s investment as it partners with its customers in their digital transformation journeys.