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MTN Uganda and Mastercard new card to diversify mobile money services
20-09-2018 | 09:22:23
Known as MTN MoMo, customers will be able to use the card to shop or make payments at the vast network of global outlets accepting Mastercard payments.
Fenix International establishes global headquarters in Uganda
20-09-2018 | 08:31:50
Solar energy company Fenix International, part of global energy group ENGIE, is establishing its global headquarters in Uganda and moving its engineering and technology development centre from San Francisco to Uganda.
East Africa economy best performing in the continent, ICAEW report
20-09-2018 | 06:23:00
Despite an economic slowdown, most African countries are reported to have a positive economic outlook. This is according The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, ICAEW.
Nestlé, Ashoka launch program to mentor Social Entrepreneurs in Africa
18-09-2018 | 08:58:00
Nestlé and Ashoka have kick-started a social investment accelerator program to accelerate social entrepreneurship and boost the economic development of Africa on 10th September 2018.
[Uganda] Block Commodities, Pure Grow launch food pilot project
18-09-2018 | 08:15:00
Block Commodities Limited, the innovative commodity trader operating in Africa has entered into a strategic partnership with Pure Grow Africa Limited supplier of high-quality agricultural produce based in Uganda.
The Carlyle Group completes acquisition of Abacus in East Africa
17-09-2018 | 09:32:00
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in AK Life Sciences, Abacus, a pharmaceutical company in East Africa.
[Interview] Joe Gakuo, CEO, Oleum Holdings, Kenya
13-09-2018 | 11:55:00
Mr. Joe Watson Gakuo is the Chief Executive Officer of Oleum Holdings Limited, and the founder of Upstream Awards.
Renew announces expansion to Uganda
13-09-2018 | 07:05:00
Renew, a private equity impact investing firm, has announced expansion into its second African country, Uganda.
[Uganda] Capital Markets Authority Act consolidated to ease reference
06-09-2018 | 06:57:00
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Act Cap 84 has been reprinted as a way of updating it to incorporate all amendments effected by the CMA Amendment Act, 2011 and the CMA Amendment Act, 2016.
[Uganda] BringCom acquires Datanet
05-09-2018 | 06:57:01
BringCom Incorporated, a provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Datanet.Com, LLC in Uganda
OFID funding supports development in three African countries
04-09-2018 | 07:32:36
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development has signed public sector loan agreements totaling to US$37.5 million with Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda to support socio-economic development and living standards in the African continent.
Agri-tech startup Agro Supply named winner of Seedstars Uganda
30-08-2018 | 08:32:06
Agri-tech startup Agro Supply Uganda Limited is the winner of Seedstars Kampala. The startup beat ten other startups that had been selected present ideas at the Seedstars competition held at Outbox Hub last Friday.
OFID extends $37.5 million loan to Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda
29-08-2018 | 14:11:23
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development, has signed public sector loan agreements totaling $37.5 million with Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda to support socio-economic development and living standards in the African continent.
Jumia Food launches online pre-payments in Kenya and Uganda
29-08-2018 | 09:24:50
Online food delivering company Jumia Food has announced the launch of online pre-payments for its customers in Kenya and Uganda.
Tidal, MTN unveil music and video streaming service in Uganda
23-08-2018 | 06:25:00
Global music and video streaming platform, TIDAL and Uganda ‘communications operator in offering mobile & fixed telecommunications, MTN Uganda, have announced a first-of-its kind collaboration.
Ugandan maize lowers flour prices in Kenya to 6-year low
16-08-2018 | 13:27:45
Maize flour prices in Kenya have dipped to a six-year low on increased supply of cheap grains from Uganda and harvests in western region, easing inflationary pressure.
Uganda National Bureau of Standards automates services
10-08-2018 | 13:05:00
The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has automated a number of its services to improve efficiency and turnaround time for better service delivery.
Vivo Energy Uganda, NBS TV launch environmental campaign
07-08-2018 | 11:34:17
Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants in Uganda, NBS Television and National Environmental Management Authority have developed and launched an environmental campaign
Village Enterprise targets Kenya, Uganda entrepreneurs with funding
03-08-2018 | 09:12:00
The Village Enterprise Development Impact Bond (DIB), the first impact bond designed to reduce extreme poverty in rural sub-Saharan Africa, has closed its initial round of funding.
Uganda, China agree on road, camera projects worth $2.45bn
02-08-2018 | 10:22:00
President Yoweri Museveni has said that a number of Government of Uganda funded contracts worth $2.4bn have been given to Chinese companies especially on roads and recently security cameras worth $120 million.
Uganda in pioneer initiative to protect small clean energy projects
02-08-2018 | 06:30:00
Uganda has become the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), a joint initiative of the development partners.
[Uganda] OPIC invests $5 million in Tugende to support transportation
01-08-2018 | 06:58:04
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has provided a $5 million loan to Tugende Limited, which supports small business lending and expanded transportation in Uganda.
[Uganda] Airtel takes over K2 Telecom subscribers
30-07-2018 | 09:41:00
Cash-strapped K2 Telecom subscribers will be absorbed by Airtel Uganda, offering a lifeline to the Buganda Kingdom-owned telco two months after it was shut down for failure to pay taxes.
Uganda de-risks renewables under new German, ATI-backed initiative
27-07-2018 | 09:31:00
Uganda has become the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility, a joint initiative of the African Trade Insurance Agency, a Pan-African and multilateral guarantor and KfW with funding from German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development.
AfDB approves $20 million loan to Uganda Development Bank Limited
26-07-2018 | 06:00:00
The African Development Bank has approved a US$20 million loan to the Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL), the first development finance institution established by the Government of Uganda in 1972.
[Rwanda] Andela launches tech hub for software developers in Africa
25-07-2018 | 06:08:23
Andela, the company building high-performing engineering teams with Africa's most talented software developers, has launched a pan-African technology hub in its fourth African market: Kigali, Rwanda.
Consortium refinances Uganda with $400m for lower electricity costs
24-07-2018 | 11:28:18
A consortium of development finance institutions and commercial lenders today announced completion of the refinancing of more than USUS$400 million loans of Bujagali Energy, aiming to help reduce electricity costs in Uganda.
Ghana, Malawi and Zambia farmers to benefit from outgrower scheme
24-07-2018 | 09:48:00
58,500 smallholders in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia will benefit from outgrower programmes backed by AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit , with farmer incomes set to collectively increase by $8.8 million per year.
[Uganda] Finance institutions in a project to tame electricity costs
23-07-2018 | 11:53:45
A consortium of development finance institutions and commercial lenders have announced completion of the refinancing of more than $400 million loans of Bujagali Energy Limited (BEL), aiming to help reduce electricity costs in Uganda.
Uganda opens culture park in China to bolster tourism
20-07-2018 | 08:58:00
In a move geared towards promoting Uganda’s tourism, the Speaker of Uganda Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda culture park in China.
UAE Exchange rebrands its Uganda operations as Unimoni
20-07-2018 | 06:44:45
UAE Exchange, a global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, has announced the rebranding of its Uganda operations as “Unimoni”.
Felipe Jaramillo appointed World Bank Country Director for Kenya
19-07-2018 | 13:02:00
Mr. Felipe Jaramillo has been appointed as the new World Bank Country Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, effective July 1, 2018.
Uganda National Airlines orders four bombardier aircrafts at $190m
19-07-2018 | 06:05:45
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda National Airlines Company.
Diamond Trust Bank Uganda launches Mastercard premium card solutions
18-07-2018 | 08:43:00
Diamond Trust Bank Uganda (DTB) has announced that it will be offering Mastercard’s premium card payment solutions in the country, which includes the Mastercard Gold Debit Card and Platinum Credit Card.
UAE Exchange rebrands its Africa operations as Unimoni
13-07-2018 | 06:10:00
UAE Exchange, a global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, has announced the rebranding of its Africa operations as “Unimoni”.
Vivo Energy Uganda and GoodLife Pharmacy enter into partnership
09-07-2018 | 11:18:00
In order to significantly widen the access to world class pharmacy and health hub (wellness centre) services to Ugandans, Vivo Energy Uganda has signed a partnership agreement with GoodLife Pharmacy.
Ugandans turn to VPNs to avoid social media tax
04-07-2018 | 08:22:26
Ugandans are turning to Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology to circumvent the government's "social media tax", according to leading VPN comparison site BestVPN.com.
Uganda releases first partnership plan for climate action in Africa
27-06-2018 | 08:57:18
The Government of Uganda has released its strategy to deliver on commitments under the Paris Agreement, in a blueprint known as the Uganda NDC Partnership Plan.
East Africa leaders laud Kenya’s progress on Standard Gauge Railway
27-06-2018 | 06:40:00
Kenya’s progress in the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has earned praise from regional Heads of State who now want Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan to follow suit.
AfDB approves $62m loan for Uganda's water and sanitation distribution
26-06-2018 | 08:34:00
In a bid to help Uganda improve heath and productivity in the country’s major towns, the African Development Bank has approved a US$ 62-million concessional loan to finance its Strategic Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project.
A new leadership and management program for managers in Uganda
26-06-2018 | 06:18:00
Amani Institute is launching the Amani Leadership and Management for Impact program (ALMI) in Uganda.
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.
Radio is still king for Kenya and Uganda farmers
20-03-2018 | 06:41:00
A growing number of smallholder farmers in Kenya and Uganda continue to boost household incomes, improve nutrition and ease pressure on forests, thanks to interactive radio programmes.
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.