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[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.
MTN Uganda receives consent from CMA Kenya to market its IPO to Kenyan investors
04-11-2021 | 14:10:19
Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMAK) has provided its ‘no objection’ for The MTN Uganda Initial Public Offering (IPO) to be marketed in Kenya, allowing the marketing of the shares to both Professional Investors and Retail Investors.
Spotify appoints Irvine Partners as the PR agency for Sub-Saharan Africa
01-11-2021 | 15:20:00
Irvine Partners, a multi-national public relations and integrated marketing agency, has been awarded the Spotify communications account in Sub-Saharan Africa.
National Institutes of Health awards nearly $75m to catalyze data science research in Africa
27-10-2021 | 11:40:00
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is investing about $74.5 million over five years to advance data science, catalyze innovation and spur health discoveries across Africa.
Goodwell Investments backs Asante Financial Services to bring high-impact digital lending to Africa
20-10-2021 | 09:33:30
The Series A investment enables Asante to scale its credit offerings to the underserved segment of MSMEs in Kenya and Uganda, and expand to Nigeria and Rwanda.
First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment
19-10-2021 | 17:46:00
GE Healthcare and medical group AFRIPHARMA announce the opening of the Afri-Egypt Health Services Center, a first of its kind in Uganda with lifesaving equipment from GE Healthcare.
MTN Uganda announces intention to float 20% of its shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange
05-10-2021 | 18:09:26
MTN Uganda is pleased to announce their intention to proceed with an initial public offer (IPO) and subsequently list on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE).
La Guinée déclare la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg
17-09-2021 | 12:24:36
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.
Chevron partners with Tristar Group to strengthen production and distribution of Caltex lubricants in East Africa
16-09-2021 | 08:38:44
With the signing of this agreement, Chevron has strengthened its already growing presence in East Africa and entrusted its operations to AML as a licensee.
MTN Group announces new mobile money partnership with Flutterwave across Africa
10-09-2021 | 12:20:00
MTN is pleased to announce a mobile money partnership with Africa’s leading payments technology company, Flutterwave.
Ayoba launches a continent wide campaign 'Life inside ayoba’
08-09-2021 | 10:28:00
MTN in partnership with ayoba has launched a dynamic media campaign entitled: ‘Life inside ayoba’ that will bring the African super app to life.
Nigeria's auto financing firm Autochek acquires Cheki Kenya and Uganda
06-09-2021 | 14:39:00
Autochek has on Monday announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire ROAM Africa's automotive marketplaces Cheki Kenya and Uganda. 
JICA selects Accenture to apply digital technologies to development challenges
25-08-2021 | 09:03:00
Accenture has been selected by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support a group of digital transformation (DX) projects in six countries across Asia and Africa.
IITA, OFI and E4D project targets 5,000 Ugandan coffee farmers
19-08-2021 | 09:25:23
In Uganda, the GIZ Employment and Skills for Development in Africa (E4D) program partnered with IITA-Uganda and Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) to improve the livelihoods of 5,000 coffee farmers in the Mount Elgon region of the country.
4G Capital Strengthens Leadership Team With New Appointments
16-08-2021 | 07:36:00
4G CAPITAL GROUP has today announced the appointments of Alex Siboe as Chief Operations Officer and Ross Breadmore as Chief Product Officer.
Armour Energy recommences exploration in Uganda
10-08-2021 | 08:58:28
The Board of Directors of Armour Energy announced that exploration activity will recommence on the Company’s oil exploration project in Uganda.
[Column] John Syekei: East Africa data infrastructure ready to move to the next level
06-08-2021 | 08:13:00
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have each reached some key milestones in their efforts to put always on, high-speed data communications within reach of citizens and businesses.
Nutreco enters into two joint ventures with Unga Group to expand East African footprint
05-08-2021 | 10:54:17
The yet to be named joint ventures will focus on fish feed development in East Africa and complete animal feed development in Uganda. The entities will make significant investments in production capacity in both Kenya and Uganda to meet the anticipated future market demand.
Microsoft to partner with Kenya and governments across Africa to transform education for Millions of students
04-08-2021 | 10:15:14
Microsoft has committed to collaborate with the Ministry of Education in Kenya as well as governments across Africa to transform the education sector.
OPEC Fund signs $30m loan to enhance productivity for smallholder farmers in Uganda
30-07-2021 | 12:23:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development signed a $30 million loan agreement with Uganda to help improve food security and incomes for more than 120,000 smallholder households in the northern and north-eastern regions.
[Uganda] Quicker treatment for patients as MTN blood plasma extractor accelerates component extraction
23-07-2021 | 12:24:00
Patients in need of blood are receiving quicker treatment following an MTN Uganda donation of the automated blood component extractor to Uganda Blood Transfusion services (UBTS) which mines components faster.
MTN Uganda Launches New Digital Home of UG Sports names the “MTN Sports” website
23-07-2021 | 11:47:00
MTN Uganda has launched a dedicated online Home of UG Sports dubbed “MTN Sports” to give all Ugandan sports enthusiasts a one-stop point for all sports related news, analysis, and updates.
Medical Credit Fund unveils new digital financing for healthcare SMEs in Africa
21-07-2021 | 12:08:00
Medical Credit Fund (MCF), the not-for-profit fund for financing small and medium-sized (SMEs) healthcare companies in Africa, announced the disbursement of its first loan within MCF2.
SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development winners announced
15-07-2021 | 07:07:00
A business which gives out virtual cash in exchange for rubbish, a start-up that converts faecal sludge into fuel briquettes, and an enterprise which offers smart metering solutions for solar mini-grids, have won the SEED Awards
Audiomack partners with Ziiki Media to fund promotions for African artistes
14-07-2021 | 15:55:30
In line with its commitment to investing in and amplifying African music, Audiomack has teamed up with entertainment provider, Ziiki Media, to propel the craft of artistes across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa through marketing campaigns.
Irish FinTech Pipit Global partners with Cellulant to power low-cost remittances in Africa
08-07-2021 | 09:30:11
Pipit Global has announced that in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mali, Senegal, and Ghana, consumers can now avail of transactions through the pipit platform at lower rates than ever before.
Mobile commerce platform Copia expands into Uganda
02-07-2021 | 11:23:00
Copia Global, a fast-growing mobile commerce platform built to serve middle to low-income African consumers, has expanded its operations to Uganda.
African projects among 30 new AI for Social Good projects to be supported by Google
02-07-2021 | 09:58:35
Working in partnership with Google.org and Google’s University Relations program, Google is sharing 30 new projects that will receive funding and support as part of their AI for Social Good program including those from Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
[Free Webinar] Jumpstart your productivity AND profitability with Incentro and VOGSY
23-06-2021 | 16:16:00
This webinar will consist primarily of a live demo of how VOGSY offers Quote-to-Cash services as a Google Workspace Add-on.
FSD Africa Investments invests $4.5 million to support the scale up of off-grid energy access in African markets
22-06-2021 | 12:08:05
FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investing arm of FSD Africa, has invested $4.5 million in Nithio FI, a renewable energy financing intermediary focused on the Pay as You Go (PAYG) off-grid solar sector, to provide reliable and sustainable renewable energy solutions for households and small businesses in Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.
MTN Uganda advances network automation with TIP technology
18-06-2021 | 11:25:00
MTN Uganda and several members of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have signed an agreement that will advance network automation using TIP’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG).
Telcoin's digital remittance service extends coverage to 15 new markets
16-06-2021 | 14:32:37
Telcoin, a blockchain-powered fintech disrupting the $700 billion international remittance industry, has extended its digital money transfer service to 23 additional mobile money platforms in 16 countries.
McDermott receives conditional Letter of Award for Tilenga Project in Uganda
11-06-2021 | 08:18:00
A consortium of a subsidiary of McDermott International and Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation received a conditional Letter of Award for the future contract valued at approximately $2 billion from Total for the Tilenga project.
WHO: Nine in 10 African countries set to miss urgent COVID-19 vaccination goal
10-06-2021 | 22:14:00
As COVID-19 cases in Africa rise for the third week running and vaccines are increasingly scarce, 47 of Africa’s 54 countries nearly 90%, are set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10% of their people unless Africa receives 225 million more doses.
Uganda secures $200m to accelerate digital transformation and inclusiveness
04-06-2021 | 08:18:00
The World Bank approved $200 million financing to expand access to high-speed and affordable internet, improve efficiency of digitally enabled public service delivery, and strengthen digital inclusion in Uganda.
Ugandan remittances decline but still are a lifeline for rural people, IFAD
02-06-2021 | 13:42:00
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and job security for Ugandan migrant workers around the world has reduced the amount of money they are sending back home to their families.
IMF and Uganda reach staff-level agreement on a three-year US$1 billion financing package
02-06-2021 | 09:30:38
IMF staff have reached agreement with the Ugandan authorities on a medium-term program that could be supported by IMF resources of about US$1 billion under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).
CODE opens nominations for the Digital Equality Awards in Ghana and Uganda
31-05-2021 | 08:28:14
CODE, a network connecting local and international stakeholders to address the digital gender divide and drive sustainable economic growth in Africa, has opened nominations for the inaugural ‘Digital Equality Awards’ in Ghana and Uganda.
Raxio launches data centre in Uganda
28-05-2021 | 09:00:10
With this launch, Raxio is expected work towards supporting industries that are facing increasingly complex and unique IT and regulatory challenges.
MultiChoice Talent Factory launches the Colours of Africa short film series
26-05-2021 | 09:13:00
The MultiChoice Group and the MultiChoice Talent Factory are proud to celebrate the love of African cinema with the Colours of Africa film series.
[Nigeria] Starsight Energy deploys 950kW system for Big Cola Plant
24-05-2021 | 09:08:00
Starsight Energy, the leading African Commercial and Industrial solar power provider, is delighted to announce the completion of a 950kW solar system for the Big Bottling Company plant in Ogun State, Nigeria.
AfDB signs $348m financing agreements for rehabilitation and upgrade of road transport in Uganda
21-05-2021 | 08:12:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), and the Government of Uganda signed two financing agreements totaling around $348 million for the improvement of road transport in Uganda.
Ascent announces first close of Ascent Rift Valley Fund II
21-05-2021 | 00:28:00
African private equity fund manager Ascent announced the first rolling close of its Ascent Rift Valley Fund II (ARVF II) at more than USD 100 million, significantly exceeding its initial target of USD 80 million.
Construction of border export zones in Uganda at 85 per cent
17-05-2021 | 14:21:00
Construction of Border Export Zones in four sites in Uganda has reached 85%. The border markets under construction in the zones include Busia, Lwakhakha, Oraba and Katuna.