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Kampala Conference to welcome H.E. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development for Uganda to highlight key energy projects both on and off the grid across the East African region

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit (EAEIS) will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia read more

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Fiorano Drives Digital Transformation at Rwanda’s Largest Bank, Bank of Kigali

Fiorano Software announced that Bank of Kigali, Rwanda’s largest commercial bank, has chosen the Fiorano platform for its digital transformation. The Project includes Integration with the Bank’s Temenos T24 Core Banking Solution with support for Online and Offline Banking features. Fiorano ESB and Fiorano API Management form the backbone of all integrations in the Bank’s environment, enabling payment channels such as Mobile Banking and Internet Banking with a host of lending services. read more

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Top five business risks for East Africa

Investor Demand and Business Activity to Increase as Political Stability Returns to Kenya read more

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We are heavily committed to agriculture and remain that way

Exclusive interview with Martin Kusel, Mascor’s Country Manager in Uganda. Mascor and John Deere are platinum sponsors for this year’s Agribusiness Congress East Africa and have been longtime supporters of the event. read more

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Get it right and figure out whatever you are doing before you go big

Exclusive interview with Jon McLea, Director, Agricona, who will chair a session at the upcoming Agribusiness Congress East Africa in Kampala on“Agribusiness insights: Solutions addressing rapid growth in the region.” read more

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Exciting agri invasion expected when Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Uganda next week

Agriculture minister Bamulangaki to deliver ministerial address at NaCRRI read more

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2017 Tourism Trends That Will Go Strong in the Coming Year

Ready to build on the travel trends taking center stage at the turn of the year? Take a keen look on the new zeal for experience versus destination, the core meaning of enjoying the journey as much as the destination. Now partnering more than 30,000 hotels across Africa, travel experts from Jumia Travel offer some of the leading trends that are bound to grow in 2018. read more

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IMF – Uganda: Growth is projected to reach 5 percent in 2017/18 from 4 percent in 2016/17.

  • IMF team made progress on developing the pillars of a three-year economic program.
  • Growth is projected to reach 5 percent in 2017/18 from 4 percent in 2016/17.

An IMF team led by Axel Schimmelpfennig visited Uganda from October 23 to November 3, 2017, to initiate discussions for a macroeconomic program under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI). read more

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East Africa’s agri potential: “the new frontier for food and grain production”

Agribusiness Congress East Africa to attract regional agri professionals read more

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A bright future for Ugandan oil & gas sector, Siemens predicts

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit: 27-28 September 2017 read more

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ECA calls Uganda to make industrial policy more effective

Uganda’s average growth for the period 2011-2015 was 4.8 percent, lower than that of neighbouring Kenya (5.5 percent), Tanzania (6.9 percent) and Rwanda (7.0 percent) read more

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Why Uganda is the next energy investment destination

Future Energy Uganda investment forum launches in Kampala in September

Uganda’s immense power potential and enormous energy investment opportunities will be in focus when stakeholders and decision makers meet for a strategic two-day conference and showcase during the inaugural Future Energy Uganda in Kampala from 12-13 September 2017.

“The numbers in Uganda’s energy sector speak for themselves: the country is without a doubt the next energy investment destination,” says Future Energy Uganda event director Le-ann Hare-Keymer. read more

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Highlights from Power Africa at Africa Energy Forum

Power Africa attended the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) to further advance its goal to increase energy access and power generation in sub-Saharan Africa. Through grant signings, facilitated events, and targeted meetings with government and private sector partners, Power Africa plans to further increase the number of transactions that have reached financial close. Currently, the 76 projects that have reached this status are expected to generate over 7,107 megawatts (MW) since the initiative’s 2013 launch. read more

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Accelerating Innovative Finance, Development & Renewable Solutions for Smart Cities in Africa

The 3rd annual edition of the Urban & Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a powerful platform to unlock the growth potential of the African Smart Cities ecosystem and address the continent’s urban and infrastructure opportunities in the mobility & transport, ICT, power & renewable energy, waste management & sustainability, and the big data & IoT sectors. read more

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