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The President said one of the challenges Uganda needed to tackle was electricity but the country did not get cooperation from the western countries in the 1960s, 70s and 80s
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)
Future Energy Uganda investment forum launches in Kampala in SeptemberUganda’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.
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.
Our aim is to make East Africa one country, one state – says Yoweri Museveni of Uganda. “It’s now integrated economically but together with our partners we want East Africa to become one country.”
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) argues that Uganda, like other African countries, needs to foster a higher level of industrial development to drive its economic transformation
As a result of their unique blend of trail-blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the ability to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and, in turn, spur existing banks to rapidly ramp up their own innovative approaches to meet the financial needs of under-served markets across the continent.
Flagship African energy events EAPIC and WAPIC transition to Future Energy to address continent’s power potential.
Flagship African energy events EAPIC and WAPIC transition to Future Energy to address continent’s power potential. The industry is changing and so is the role of the traditional utility. Some of Africa’s most iconic regional power events in East, West and Central Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, reflecting the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent. “Energy is fundamental to economic development of every country, driven by population increase and industrialisation, with a landscape of depleting fossil fuels and climate change,” says Claire O’Connell, the event director of the Future Energy Power Portfolio at the event organiser Spintelligent.
Otavio Veras, Researcher of the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies
New RAV 4 at the launch event that took place at the Toyota Uganda Show Room
— The project, financed by the African Development Bank, is worth approximately €32 million.
Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today reiterated its commitment to Uganda and said it will “continue to make investments and offer world-class and affordable services to customers in the country”.