African Guarantee Fund has announced the appointment of Jules Ngankam as the new Group Chief Executive Officer.
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The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has signed a collaboration agreement with tech-firm Huawei-Kenya that seeks to deepen financial inclusion in the banking sector through further deployment of technology and building fintech capacity.
The Omukama of Tooro Kingdom Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru (II) commended the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) for holding this year’s World Tourism Day in his kingdom and urged all stakeholders to accelerate efforts to revive the tourism in Uganda, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the sector.
The Director of the African Union’s Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Africa CDC, Dr John Nkengasong, has been awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award.
As smartphones are becoming increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, it is essential to choose one that fits your lifestyles and your needs.
The Ministry of Health on Thursday September 17, 2020 rolled out 100 Abbot Point of Care Machines for Early Infant Diagnosis and Viral Load testing.
The Minister for Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng on Tuesday launched the randomized clinical trial for use of convalescent plasma for treatment of COVID-19 in Uganda.
Government workers and pensioners have called for the digitization of the pension scheme to ease access to their funds.
His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday approved the new Uganda Tourism Board of Directors and appointed former minister Daudi Migereko to head the new Board.
Prof. Maggie Kigozi; a Ugandan Business Champion, Investment Promotion Expert, Entrepreneur, Farmer, Feminist, Chairperson of the Africa Scout Foundation, and Senior Consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has today asked young developers to work on their confidence and also respect humble beginnings.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his counterpart John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania, have September 13, 2020, signed the implementation agreement for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline at Chato, Tanzania.
During a meeting held between President Yoweri Museveni and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, the Government of Uganda and Total have reached an agreement on the conditions of entry of the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) in the project as well as on the Host Government Agreement (HGA) which will govern the export pipeline project in Uganda.
His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Wednesday launched the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2021-2025 at a function held at State House, Entebbe, which was attended Heads of UN Agencies in Uganda and Senior Government officials.
There is uproar in the judiciary after the newly appointed Chief Registrar, Sarah Langa Siu decided to shuffle a number of registrars and magistrates, moving many of them from their comfort zones.
The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has refuted allegations that the Board is clashing with the Ministry of Education and Sports over the reopening of schools amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) members who qualify for withdrawal of their savings can now submit and track their claims online and through their mobile phones.
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has come under fire following its plot to have all online content providers get authorization on the heels of digital campaigns building up to the 2021 general election.
The Ministry of Health has today received 210 beds as part of the COVID-19 auxiliary treatment center at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
On behalf of the Ministry of Health, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine received a mobile ultrasound machine from Airtel Uganda as part of their safe motherhood program.
The Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) Lilly Ajarova has today held a meeting with gold medalist Joshua Cheptegei and other sector players during which they discussed the possibility of using sports to boost Uganda’s tourism industry.
Farmers in Uganda have decried the stringent conditions that were set by the government in order for them to be able to access funds from the Bank of Uganda through the Agriculture Credit Facility, such that they can mitigate the adverse impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the agricultural sector.
The Minister for Health Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020, officially inaugurated the Board of Directors (BOD) for the Malaria Free Uganda project.
From a humble Christian background, the story of Ms. Joanita Asiimire is a powerful inspiration for many young girls who look forward to joining the field of Journalism and Communication. At her…
The Management of Uganda Airlines has announced that it will conduct a Repatriation Flight for all Ugandans stranded in South Africa due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown at Entebbe International Airport and other airports across Africa.
Renowned Kampala lawyer Pheona Nabasa-Wall has vowed to contest the Uganda Law Society (ULS) Presidency, with the intent to oust the incumbent Simon Peter Kinobe.
Africa Oil & Power (AOP) is excited to announce the appointment of Renée Montez-Avinir as its new Managing Director, effective 1 September 2020.
President Yoweri Museveni has instructed the National Taskforce Team for COVID-19 in Uganda to look into the possibility of a phased reopening of schools with emphasis placed on starting with candidate classes and clinical students.
The recovery of Uganda’s economy which was hit hard by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown is likely not to be realized soon, after officials from the Ministry of Health observing that there is a surge in COVID-19 infections among employees of various companies.
Renowned Kampala lawyer Dr. Elly Karuhanga ((Ph. D.) is set to serve another term as the Chairman Board of Directors dfcu Bank, after he was reappointed to the same position early this week following the expiry of his tenure.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has introduced the Banana Livelihoods Diversification project in a bid to boost banana growing in Uganda and help farmers when it comes to adding value to their produce.
Kiryandongo, August 26, 2020 – Following recently published allegations of land grabbing, Agilis Partners would like to state that it has never evicted anyone from its land and has always been focused…
The GEMS Cambridge International School in Kampala is yet another non-medical causality of the COVID-19 lockdown after its management announced that it will close shop at the end of this year.
The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has aimed a dig at the executive arm, castigating Ministers over absenteeism and leading to slow progress of the institution’s work.
The Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, has said that his Ministry has no money to fund its ongoing road works.
Stanbic Bank’s profits dropped by 4.9 percent in the first six months of 2020, an indicator that the coronavirus pandemic has not spared even the highfliers in the industry.
Several fraudsters have used the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown and pandemic as an opportunity to con unsuspecting Ugandans of their hard-earned money.
The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has announced a campaign dubbed ’90 Days of Oil and Mining’, which is aimed at sensitizing the public and all stakeholders about Uganda’s oil and gas sector.
Emirates will resume passenger flights to Warsaw from 4 September starting with twice-a-week services and increasing to three-a-week from 7 October
A new study has revealed that most of the tomatoes being consumed in Uganda are poisonous because they are contaminated with deadly pesticides.
Agripreneurship is a lucrative venture in Africa that is currently underutilized due to the limited knowledge that people have about it.
As the world comes to terms with the effects of the Corona-virus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is apt to appreciate that e-commerce and digital currency are taking over as the future modes of transaction.
The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) are optimistic that the National Strategy for Youth Employment in Agriculture (NSYEA) is one of the quickest measures…
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced the reopening of the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) popularly known as Entebbe Zoo, in a bid to encourage more tourists into the country and…
Agriculture is very diverse and if the youth in Uganda are to benefit from the various sections of farming, there is a need to diversify from crops to horticulture, floriculture, aquaculture, and…
Beekeeping, also known as apiculture is an agricultural project that can enable an agripreneur to make quick money after a short time.
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has embarked on a project of harnessing the linkages between the oil and gas with other sectors of the economy, especially agriculture, which is key for…
On Monday, August 3, 2020, the CEOs of Uganda Tourism Board and Uganda Communications Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding that details how they both plan to work together to improve Uganda’s brand as a film and tourism destination.
These updates were shared during the National Content Supplier workshop held on 5th August 2020 and organized by Total E&P Uganda, Tullow Oil, and the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. The…
For the first time since February, the headline Stanbic Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) crossed into positive territory recording a reading of 50.3 during July, up from 46.5 in June.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak dealt with Uganda’s Tourism Industry a huge blow, but following the partial-lift of the lockdown, tourism in Uganda is once again thriving as a result of the birth…
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is optimistic that despite the effects of COVID-19, Uganda’s tourism sector still has the potential to kick-off and as a result, he has tasked a Dubai based firm to ensure that the sector is revived.
Publics Africa Communications initiated the ‘I am an Agripreneur’ project, with a mission to create a thriving and sustainable agricultural sector that specifically empowers young farmers ages 18-35 years to venture into agriculture, forge strong markets in Uganda and improve global food security.
In a bid to expand Uganda’s gas and oil sector, the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has embarked on Land Acquisition for Oil and Gas Projects and revealed that Project Affected People (PAPs) will be adequately compensated.
Total Uganda employee David Ochanda has raised the country’s flag high after the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) presented the 2020 Outstanding Young Professional Award (OYPA) to him.
Kampala, Uganda: Publics Africa Communications, a leading Public Relations (PR) and communications firm in Uganda, has joined Partners in the Agricultural sector to up-skill budding brands in the Agribusiness sector, in a…
Shell customers stand a chance to be rewarded with prizes instantly for every purchase made at Shell service stations, countrywide, for the next eight weeks, in a new campaign dubbed “Good to See You Again.”
A lot of Ugandans have spacious homes with lots of empty spaces that they don’t know can be used for poultry farming to make them money if they ventured into rearing birds…
Stanbic Bank Uganda, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, and Nice House of Plastics have joined hands in a collaborative partnership to promote responsible use and recycling of plastic waste as a means of sustaining environmental protection.
The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has imported over 1,000,000 liters of diesel in a bid to encounter the fuel shortage that was caused by the Corona-virus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has seen many countries, including Uganda, close borders to truck drivers, who are the main transporters of fuel.
The SABRE Awards Competition, managed by PRovoke Media in partnership with the African Public Relations Association, selects winners from more than 150 entries from across the African continent but Uganda is nowhere this year.
The government of Uganda has constructed fruit factories in Nwoya and Yumbe Districts respectively, which will help farmers in creating value addition for their fruits by processing them into juice, which they can sell in Uganda or export to other countries, hence increasing the chances of making profits from their produce.
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Several Christians and followers of Prophet Elvis Mbonye, of Zoe International Ministries, who survived the 2010 Al- Shabaab terrorist attacks in Uganda that occurred at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds and Ethiopian Village, Restaurant…
Seasoned accountant Andrew Bugembe is flying high after he was appointed the new MTN Uganda Chief Financial Officer, replacing Mike Blackburn,who retired early this year after serving as the Telecom’s CFO since 2011.
Officials at the National Medical Stores (NMS) in Entebbe, are in trouble over allegations of causing financial loss to the government worth over Shs6.5Bn, well knowing that it is an act tantamount…
H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique has been selected as Africa Oil & Power’s “Person of the Year” for 2020 by Africa Oil & Power.
The Ministry of Health has received medical equipment worth USD 250,000 to boost the COVID-19 response in Uganda. This donation was made by the Government of Ireland through its Embassy in Uganda in partnership with World Health Organization Uganda.
The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has revealed that it is ready to serve over 341,000 people in Gulu City and surrounding areas in a bid to increase access to clean water to all Ugandans.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has signed a US$20 million term loan in favour of East African Development Bank (EADB). EADB will use the loan to support small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and infrastructure projects in East Africa.
A group of executive at Stanbic Bank Uganda are on police’s wanted list over allegations of insider dealing and illegally selling property that borrowers had staked as collateral security to themselves.
The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education has demanded all teachers to undergo Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing before they resume teaching.