tagresults

30-10-2014 22:52:00 | by: Administrator | hits: 10223572 | Tags:

Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained growth, report
21-06-2018 | 06:04:27
Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC.
MyBucks secures funding for SME finance in Uganda
19-06-2018 | 11:44:48
Frankfurt-listed FinTech, MyBucks S.A. had secured a term loan facility arranged by Symbiotics S.A to finance SME lending in Uganda.
[Interview] Caroline Gertsch, Country Director, Amani Institute, Kenya
18-06-2018 | 11:17:00
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
14-06-2018 | 11:55:00
Geofrey Makavelli Ndobo is Sales & Marketing Manager at People Performance Group, a consulting, outsourcing and Human Resources company based in Kampala, Uganda.
Ugandan innovation wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
14-06-2018 | 11:22:24
A 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.
SNV, partners in new E. Africa climate smart agriculture programme
12-06-2018 | 13:16:00
A consortium led by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is set to roll out a five year Climate Smart Agriculture programme in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda following a €39.5 million,grant from The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Act4Accountability launches youth project in Uganda and Nigeria
11-06-2018 | 14:34:57
Act4Accountability (ACT4) and the Mastercard Foundation have announced the Diaspora Initiative to Support Youth Training Organizations ("DISYTO") in Nigeria and Uganda.
[Uganda] Winch Energy and iWayAfrica partner to launch The Winch Hub
11-06-2018 | 13:04:00
Under a pilot program, Winch Energy and iWayAfrica will deploy a remote solar kiosk, The Winch Hub (WH®), with integrated VSAT equipment to provide high-quality and affordable broadband connectivity.
Uganda and Nigeria youth in new jobs initiative
08-06-2018 | 06:53:00
Act4Accountability (ACT4) and the Mastercard Foundation have announced the Diaspora Initiative to Support Youth Training Organizations ("DISYTO") in Nigeria and Uganda.
[Interview] Elton Mutize, CEO Paradigm, Uganda
04-06-2018 | 10:57:00
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.
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth
01-06-2018 | 14:55:00
Thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East have launched the company’s annual employee volunteerism programme,
Uganda: US$ 75 Million for Infrastructure Program
31-05-2018 | 13:02:00
The Regional Communications Infrastructure Program aims to transform public service delivery using ICT to improve the lives of Ugandans
East Africa Cybersecurity Clinic Launched
31-05-2018 | 07:29:00
The clinic aims to support participating countries foster cybersecurity at the national and regional levels by identifying challenges and opportunities to move forward their cybersecurity agenda and develop a regional approach to solve cybersecurity challenges
Uganda to borrow US $84.73 Million from Exim Bank of China to finance tech skills enhancement
29-05-2018 | 14:53:00
Uganda will borrow US $84.73 Million from the Exim Bank of China to finance the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement Project
Uganda hosts Africa Blockchain technology conference
29-05-2018 | 14:13:00
Blockchain technology removes opaqueness in business and replaces it with total transparency says Uganda President Yoweri Museveni
Uganda regulator conducts a study to support access and usage of ICTs by People with Disabilities
29-05-2018 | 09:36:48
Uganda Communication Commision is undertaking a comprehensive study to inform critical interventions related to promoting access and usage of ICTs by People With Disabilities
Test spot for malaria without blood wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
29-05-2018 | 08:28:00
Ugandan innovation Matibabu tests for malaria quickly, accurately and without drawing blood wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Africa Business Communities Networking Event | Kampala | 26 June 2018
28-05-2018 | 12:02:00
Africa Business Communities will be coming to Uganda. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and network!
Uganda and TradeMark East Africa renew partnership to 2023, target 100,000 more jobs
25-05-2018 | 13:10:00
TradeMark East Africa and the Government of Uganda have signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) extending their partnership to 2023.
[South Sudan] Infrastructure upgrades at Nimule One Stop Border Post set to ease clearance of humanitarian consignments
25-05-2018 | 11:42:00
The Government of South Sudan in partnership with TradeMark East Africa have aunched construction works of key infrastructure at the Nimule One Stop Border Post (OSBP) including parking yard, access roads, examination shed and drainage systems.
Vivo Energy and Chinese Business Community partner to advance Uganda’s growth
25-05-2018 | 07:43:02
Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants in Uganda, together with the Chinese business community have held a business forum to discuss greater partnerships and investment opportunities in Uganda.
ITC launches Netherlands Trust Fund IV project to increase the competitiveness of technology companies in Uganda
24-05-2018 | 08:26:58
The NTF IV project is designed to scale up companies, provide more end-to-end solutions, engage more start-ups, and ultimately be one of the key drivers of the development of Uganda’s IT sector
Cease oil exploration efforts in Greater Virunga landscape, Civil Society tells Uganda and DR Congo
22-05-2018 | 16:26:00
The GLACCNR coalition is ready to mobilise and work with host communities to resist plans by Uganda and the DRC to conduct oil activities in the Greater Virunga
German Businesses in Civil Security Technologies and Services to explore opportunities in Uganda and Rwanda
17-05-2018 | 09:12:00
AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd, the service company of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya (AHK Kenya), in conjunction with the German- African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) is organizing a business delegation trip to Uganda and Rwanda.
World Bank Funds Centralised Uganda Government Cloud
15-05-2018 | 11:02:00
Through the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (RCIP), a World Bank initiative, NITA-U has been able to access some funds to start building the Government Cloud.
World Bank predicts 5.5% growth in Uganda's economy this year
15-05-2018 | 10:39:00
Uganda’s economy is expected to grow at 5.5 percent this year, rising above 6 percent all through to 2019, according to the World Bank’s 11th Uganda Economic Update launched in Kampala today.
Kenya leads East Africa peers in access to electricity, World Bank
08-05-2018 | 13:20:00
Electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements in sustainable energy for all.
[Uganda] Campaign against 1% tax on mobile money transactions launched
08-05-2018 | 07:06:00
Julius Mukunda, the executive director of CSBAG has urged citizens to put pressure on members of Parliament not to pass the 1% tax on mobile money tax proposal but embrace the Civil Society Organisations alternative proposal of increasing excise duty from 10% to 17.5% on withdrawal fees.
Uganda partners with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to accelerate 3G network infrastructure deployment in rural areas
08-05-2018 | 07:02:00
Intelsat S.A.,has announced that Uganda’s Communications Commission will utilize its satellite services to advance the deployment of 3G wireless communications infrastructure to communities in rural areas of Uganda.
Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade, ECA
04-05-2018 | 06:15:58
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached $740 in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier.
Uganda government has come up with new strategies to revamp its own Telecom
03-05-2018 | 11:11:00
In an effort to revamp Uganda Telecom or UTL, the government has agreed to source for a competent investor and extend its operating license for 20 years if it gets a decent investor.
[Vacancy] Freelance African Tech Journalist
01-05-2018 | 17:44:26
Africa Business Communities will be developing a Tech Platform on its website and is therefore looking for a freelance journalist/webmaster
Banana improvement project team tracks progress
01-05-2018 | 10:32:00
The project, Breeding Better Bananas, seeks to deliver to farmers much-needed improved high-yielding and disease-resistant hybrid banana varieties that are expected to have 30% higher yield compared to the current varieties grown by farmers under the same conditions.
Nearly half of Uganda’s companies face challenges with non-tariff measures, says business survey
01-05-2018 | 09:20:00
Countries in the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union (EU), Uganda’s two biggest markets impose the most non-tariff measures says an International Trade Centre business survey.
Uganda picks consortium to finance and operate greenfield oil refinery in Hoima District
26-04-2018 | 05:48:00
Following the favourable evaluation of its private sector-led offer by the Uganda Government a consortium of firms has signed an agreement confirming selection for the realization of a 60,000 barrels per day capacity refinery with a project estimated value of around $3 billion.
MTN Uganda largely fulfilled regulatory obligations but some areas still lack
24-04-2018 | 08:26:41
Whereas MTN has to a large extent complied with most of its license and regulatory obligations, there are a number of outstanding areas of non-compliance which must be addressed before UCC processes its application for renewal of a license, says Godfrey Mutabazi, the UCC executive director in the report.
[Interview] Maria E. Auma, Managing Partner, Blue Luxury Investments, Uganda
23-04-2018 | 09:00:00
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.
Uganda Coffee growers and US roasters to create business linkages
19-04-2018 | 15:09:00
Although Uganda is the 8th largest coffee producer in the world and the top African exporter, its coffee is relatively unknown in the United States.
Uganda telecom regulator directive to share biometric data with telecom companies is legally void
19-04-2018 | 09:30:00
Sharing biometric data with telecom companies without a data protection law openly facilitates illegal surveillance and threatens citizens’ enjoyment of the right to privacy.
Bank of Uganda launches a new automated clearing house system
17-04-2018 | 14:25:00
A fully automated clearing house will offer a reduction in the time required to clear a cheque to two days and eventually to a single day. The beneficiaries of cheques will, therefore, receive their funds more rapidly according to Bank of Uganda.
Uganda secures a $4 million oil refinery deal, following African Legal Support Facility intervention
13-04-2018 | 10:34:00
With the support of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), the Government of Uganda has successfully signed an agreement with a consortium of American and Italian firms to finance and construct a $4-billion refinery in the country’s Hoima district.
Expedite hearing of refinery-affected people's court case
12-04-2018 | 08:43:00
The denial of justice to the refinery-affected people by the High Court judges has led to the perpetration of injustices and human rights abuses that no justice-minded judicial officer should subject any citizen,” said Mr. Innocent Tumwebaze.
Not enough IT staff to realise Uganda e-government dream
10-04-2018 | 13:52:00
A national IT survey 2017/18 report released last week shows that within government ministries, agencies and governments or MDAs, ICT personnel account for only 1.9% of the total workforce up from 1.6% in 2012/13. There is also a gender bias among ICT personnel with 31.2% female vs. 68.8% male.
Citizens portal to ease government online services access
10-04-2018 | 09:44:00
The National Information Technology Authority of Uganda or NITA-U has set up the e-citizens portal, http://ecitizen.go.ug/, a one-stop online center for Government online services.
MTN Uganda largely fulfilled regulatory obligations but some areas still lack
10-04-2018 | 07:54:00
Whereas MTN has to a large extent complied with most of its license and regulatory obligations, there are a number of outstanding areas of non-compliance which must be addressed before UCC processes its application for renewal of a license.
KWHCoin enters Kenya through partnership with Nurse In Hand Emergency Response
10-04-2018 | 07:49:00
KWHCoin, the blockchain-based renewable energy company using a digital currency that converts renewable distributed energy resources to digital tokens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nurse In Hand (NIH) Emergency Response.
DR Congo and Uganda among countries to benefit from new Technoserve specialty coffee projects
05-04-2018 | 06:56:45
Nonprofit organization TechnoServe has announced four initiatives to boost the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers. Over the next five years, these new projects are expected to benefit nearly 90,000 farmers in four countries.
Vivo Energy adds seven new Shell service stations in Uganda
27-03-2018 | 13:37:00
Vivo Energy Uganda has opened seven new Shell service stations in Uganda, bringing the total country network number to 140 service stations to date.
Humaniq launches live support chat in its mobile app in Africa
23-03-2018 | 05:49:00
Humaniq, a next-generation financial service with its own cryptocurrency has announced a new live chart support in its Mobile App.
Rwanda Innovation Fund project to receive $30 million loan from African Development Bank
20-03-2018 | 05:49:44
The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of US $30 million to support the establishment of Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF).
Wefarm secures $5million seed funding to reach offline farmers and ease pressure on global food supply
14-03-2018 | 10:18:00
Wefarm, a farmer-to-farmer digital network currently in Kenya and Uganda has secured $5 million in additional seed funding, led by Silicon-Valley based True Ventures.
Eastern Africa Grain Council Uganda launches nine new standards for staple foods in the region
14-03-2018 | 06:12:57
The Eastern Africa Grain Council, has launched the nine product standards for staple foods and two standards for sampling and test methods.
East African region records best economic performance in the continent, AfDB outlook
13-03-2018 | 13:00:14
The African Development Bank has expanded its flagship publication, the African Economic Outlook, with five regional reports.
Coordinating investments across Greater Kampala would boost growth for Uganda - World Bank Report
12-03-2018 | 10:43:19
Investing in Greater Kampala will not only benefit residents, but the rest of Uganda, according to a World Bank report.
TradeMark East Africa and Uganda trade ministry commit to renew efforts to empower women in trade
12-03-2018 | 07:53:37
More than 4,776 women in Uganda have benefited from a TradeMark East Africa Women and Trade programme since 2015. They are part of the 25,000 women across East Africa who have directly benefited from the programme.
IFC and MIGA Boards invests $400 in refinancing Bujagali Energy to reduce Ugandan electricity costs
09-03-2018 | 13:43:00
The Board of Directors of IFC and MIGA have approved a plan to refinance more than $400 million of loans to Bujagali Energy Limited and provide up to $423 million in guarantees in support of the Bujagali hydropower project.
Uganda urgently needs to move from Policy to action to achieve road safety, UN report
02-03-2018 | 10:35:00
The number of road traffic fatalities reported in Uganda has increased seven-fold over the past 25 years and 10 people die every day due to road traffic injuries, according to the report of the first United Nations Road Safety Performance Review.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Deepening regional trade and East African integration with one stop border posts
01-03-2018 | 13:07:00
Traders passing through East African border points have traditionally grappled with harrowing experiences, from bureaucratic procedures to harassment by custom officials.
Kenya, Uganda deepen trade ties with the Busia one stop border post
01-03-2018 | 12:45:00
Edna Mudibo, a Kenyan small scale trader in the border town of Busia who frequents Uganda,has found renewed drive to carry on with her business and has ended years of cat and mouse games with police officers and border officials.
East African Court of Justice dismisses appeal over member states signing EPA dispute
22-02-2018 | 11:45:00
The Appellate Division dismissed an Appeal filed by Castro Pius from Tanzania, whose application was seeking for an injunction to stop the Partner States which had not signed the European Partnership Agreement not to sign the same.
United Kingdom to support solar energy industry in Uganda
20-02-2018 | 08:59:00
The British High Commissioner to Uganda, Peter West has announced a new partnership between the UK’s Department for International Development and the United Nations Capital Development Fund in Uganda.
Shikun & Binui secures new $309 million contract to build airport in Uganda
07-02-2018 | 07:27:01
Israeli based construction and infrastructure company Shikun & Binui Ltd has secured a new contract to build an airport in Uganda.
Uganda and Tanzania open talks on joint border redemarcation
05-02-2018 | 11:21:28
Officials from the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania have opened talks aimed at reaffirming the borders of Uganda and Tanzania.
East African Court of Justice stops Ugandan taxman collecting tax from British American Tobacco
01-02-2018 | 13:26:46
The First Instance Division has granted an interim injunction to the British American Tobacco Uganda Limited, restraining and prohibiting the Government of Uganda and the Uganda Revenue Authority from collect excise duty due to discriminatory rates.
IFC invests $3 million in Goodlife Pharmacies to assist in creating a regional chain in East Africa
01-02-2018 | 13:09:00
The International Finance Corporation has announced an investment of $3 million in Goodlife Pharmacy Limited, to help the company expand to more than 100 stores within four years to create a Pan-East African retail pharmacy chain.
[Interview] Jameel Verjee, Founder & CEO, CityBlue Hotels, East Africa
01-02-2018 | 10:28:00
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.
South Africa and Uganda commit to facilitating trade and investment flows
31-01-2018 | 13:40:00
South African Deputy Minister of Trade Mr Bulelani Magwanishe and the Ugandan Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms Amelia Kyambadde have committed to facilitating trade and investment flows between their respective countries.
Mastercard and USAID launch initiative to transform Kenya and Uganda refugee settlement schemes into digital communities
26-01-2018 | 06:54:44
MasterCard and the U.S. Agency for International Development have launched a public-private coalition that will bring together technology, solutions and experience from multiple sectors to transform refugee settlements into digitally-connected communities.
[Column] Bob Koigi: East African Community. Whither integration agenda?
24-01-2018 | 10:49:27
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.
East African farmers build climate change resilience through innovative farm practices
19-01-2018 | 11:45:00
From intercropping, mulching to relying on indigenous knowledge, smallholder farmers in East Africa are developing resilient techniques to insulate themselves from changing weather patterns at a time when studies show they will be among the most affected in years to come.
[Kenya] City Blue Hotels expands into Mombasa
18-01-2018 | 08:26:00
Born in Rwanda, open in Uganda and now in Kenya, CityBlue Hotel’s recent takeover of the landmark Creekside hotel at Tudor Point in Mombasa is a declaration of the company’s expansion plan for Africa.
Julius Kipng’etich appointed Jubilee Insurance regional CEO
11-01-2018 | 09:01:00
Jubilee Holdings Limited has appointed Dr. Julius Kipng’etich as its Regional Chief Executive Officer.
Clinigen extends agreement with Eisai to supply three new drugs into 10 African countries
03-01-2018 | 09:00:00
Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Payroll compliance high on the agenda for East African tax authorities
15-12-2017 | 06:51:00
The Pay As You Earn tax year-end is looming in most East African territories, and governments are clamping down on non-compliance among businesses and individual taxpayers as they strive to raise more funding for public spending.
[Uganda] Britam unveils new offices in Kampala
14-12-2017 | 11:33:20
Britam Insurance Company (Uganda) Ltd has unveiled its new offices located in the prestigious Nakasero suburb in Kampala.
Citi Foundation and Technoserve unveil three projects to support young African entrepreneurs
06-12-2017 | 06:54:43
The Citi Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe have unveiled three new projects to support young entrepreneurs and workers in Africa through the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative.
Liquid Telecom Uganda partners with The Innovation Village to support Ugandan startups
01-12-2017 | 06:40:00
Liquid Telecom Uganda, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has announced a partnership with The Innovation Village to support Ugandan start-ups with high-speed internet and cloud-based services.
Uganda government and UNDP launch implementation of a $44.26 million project to restore wetlands and build community resilience
30-11-2017 | 07:14:20
The Government of Uganda and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have kick-started a new project on "building community resilience, wetlands ecosystems and associated catchments in Uganda."
Smile Communications partner with MediaTek to launch voice over LTE smartphones in Africa
28-11-2017 | 13:18:00
Smile Communications and MediaTek have teamed up to bring the latest VoLTE smartphones to customers in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Andersen Global announces expansion in Uganda
22-11-2017 | 12:00:00
Andersen Global is proud to announce a presence in Uganda by way of a Collaboration Agreement with Ligomarc Advocates, a financial and corporate tax and legal firm.
AfDB and IsDB partner to boost agriculture and fight drought in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda
21-11-2017 | 11:31:00
A joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda.
Opening of Mutukula one stop border post to boost trade between Uganda and Tanzania
16-11-2017 | 12:32:00
John Pombe Magufuli, President of Tanzania and Yoweri Kaguta Museveni President of Uganda and Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, East African Community Secretary General have launched Mutukula One Stop Border Post (OSBP) located on the Uganda- Tanzania border.
East African Community receives $1.2 million from AfDB to finance multinational road between Uganda and Tanzania
15-11-2017 | 10:00:00
The African Development Bank East Africa Regional Resource Centre (EARC), and the East African Community (EAC) have signed a financing agreement of $1.2 million to finance the Project Preparation Phase of three key Multinational Road Sections between Masaka in Uganda to Kumunazi in Tanzania.
Aon completes sale of businesses in six sub Saharan African countries
09-11-2017 | 09:00:10
Aon Plc the global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk has confirmed it has completed the sale of its shareholding in its employee benefit, insurance and reinsurance brokerage operations in Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia.
Jumia Uganda partners with Barclays to introduce card-on-delivery payments for customers
08-11-2017 | 10:24:07
Online shopping firm, Jumia Uganda has partnered with Barclays to introduce the card-on-delivery payment option for customers in Kampala.
China offers Uganda $30m grant to support customs modernization
07-11-2017 | 06:23:00
The Government of the People’s Republic of China has agreed to support customs modernization project in Uganda with a grant worth $ 30m.
Mastercard, FSD in joint drive to strengthen financial inclusion in Uganda
02-11-2017 | 11:27:00
Multinational financial services corporation, Mastercard and Financial Sector Deepening Uganda have partnered to develop financial services and solutions that will improve livelihoods of Ugandans.
Uganda and Iran discuss commercial diplomacy, trade and business
30-10-2017 | 07:44:00
Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa has said that the private sector is the key driver for sustained economic growth which Uganda continues to promote in both domestic and foreign direct investment.
Investors hiring expats in Africa must demonstrate importance of skills - Bowmans Law Firm
26-10-2017 | 08:46:00
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.
AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries
20-10-2017 | 06:58:00
The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.
Building Energy inaugurates its first photovoltaic power plant in Uganda
17-10-2017 | 07:35:51
Building Energy, multinational company operating as a Globally Integrated IPP in the Renewable Energy Industry, announces the Inauguration of the Tororo Solar Plant, its first photovoltaic system in Uganda.
Oranto Petroleum signs exploration agreements for two licenses in Uganda’s Lake Albert
11-10-2017 | 06:14:00
Oranto Petroleum has signed two production sharing agreements (PSA) in the Ngassa Shallow and Deepwater Play of Lake Albert in Uganda.
GroFin and USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub partner to increase access to finance for East African agribusiness SMEs
10-10-2017 | 11:35:00
GroFin, a development financier which specialises in providing finance and support to small and growing businesses, has received a grant from USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub.
StatesDuka debuts in East Africa with budget online shopping model
05-10-2017 | 14:08:44
Statesduka.com is the first budget online shopping and shipping website serving Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
SAP Skills for Africa delivers 52 skilled graduates to drive digital transformation in East Africa
04-10-2017 | 06:12:00
Digital transformation initiatives in East Africa received a welcome boost as 52 skilled youth graduated from an expanded East African SAP Skills for Africa program.
Randell Torno appointed CEO of RESTANCE to lead East African economic development strategy
29-09-2017 | 09:35:26
RESTANCE, Inc has announced a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the Company's East African Economic Development Strategy.
A bright future for Ugandan oil and gas sector, Siemens predicts
28-09-2017 | 06:28:00
The International Monetary Fund recently stated that the oil reserves in Uganda may account for around four percent of the country’s economy annually in the next few years if managed well.
[Uganda] Mobile Money Transactions hit Shs44 trillion
25-09-2017 | 09:13:04
A report by Bank of Uganda found that the annual amount of money transferred through mobile money totalled Shs 43.83tn in 2016, up from Shs 32.7tn in 2015. This accounts for a 34 per cent jump in value.
Digital Marketing Masterclass in Kampala and Kigali
22-09-2017 | 07:39:00
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.
New DNA technology seeks to save millions of Uganda and Tanzania farmers from effects of cassava disease
18-09-2017 | 12:06:00
Scientists at The University of Western Australia are using new portable DNA sequencing technology for the first time in East Africa to help farmers fight the devastating impact of crop disease.