Tooro Region Gets More Stable Electricity

Tooro Region Gets More Stable Electricity

24th September 2021, Fortportal. Uganda’s Tourism Fort Portal City is now assured of a more reliable electricity supply after power distributor Umeme sinking investments in network improvement, building switching stations
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AfDB Adopts Policy to Strengthen Accountability

AfDB Adopts Policy to Strengthen Accountability

Abidjan, 23 September 2021 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved a new policy framework for the Independent Recourse Mechanism (IRM) aimed at strengthening accountability
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Airtel Money, UNCDF to Scale Financial Inclusion

Airtel Money, UNCDF to Scale Financial Inclusion

Kampala, 22 September 2021: Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited has today launched a collaboration with UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) that will onboard 300 new Airtel Money agents, 400 Airtel
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Airtel Uganda Welcomes Africell Customers

Airtel Uganda Welcomes Africell Customers

Kampala – 20th September 2021: Airtel Uganda, The Smartphone Network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda has announced exciting offers to former Africell customers. With the new offers which take
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Energy Mkutano for Economic Development Launched

Energy Mkutano for Economic Development Launched

Energy is a key driver for economic growth and development across all economies. It is the catalyst through which real transformation can be achieved due to its multiplier effects across
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Stanbic Uganda Dominates Bancassurance

Stanbic Uganda Dominates Bancassurance

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) has published industry performance for the period April-June 2021 (Q2) with Bancassurance recording a 54% growth dominated by Stanbic Bank Uganda which consolidated
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Equity Receives Double International Certifications

Equity Receives Double International Certifications

Nairobi, Kenya: September 16, 2021 - Equity Bank Kenya Limited has received two International Standards Certifications - ISO 20000 and ISO 27001 on IT Service and Information Security Management Systems respectively,
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China is Africa’s Biggest Bilateral Trading Partner

China is Africa’s Biggest Bilateral Trading Partner

Virusha Subban,  According to China’s Ministry of Commerce, trade between China and Africa increased by 40.5 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of 2021 and was valued at a record
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AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond
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AfDB AUD$600m (USD$463.9m) Kangaroo Social Bond

Abidjan, 14 June 2021 – The African Development Bank launched an AUD$600 million (US$463.9 million) 5.5-year Kangaroo bond, marking its return to the Australian dollar bond market. The transaction, announced on 8 June, was led by Nomura and RBC Capital Markets. It is the institution’s first benchmark Kangaroo since early 2018 and it’s first in the mid-curve […]

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

Radisson Individuals Makes its African Debut with Hotel Signing in Ghana

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Airtel Money, UNCDF to Scale Financial Inclusion
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Airtel Money, UNCDF to Scale Financial Inclusion

Kampala, 22 September 2021: Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited has today launched a collaboration with UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) that will onboard 300 new Airtel Money agents, 400 Airtel Pay merchants, 500,000 active Airtel Money customers to reach the targeted 1 million newly registered Airtel Money customers in the North and West Nile regions […]

Airtel Uganda Welcomes Africell Customers

Airtel Uganda Welcomes Africell Customers

Stanbic Uganda Dominates Bancassurance

Stanbic Uganda Dominates Bancassurance

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Airtel Money, UNCDF to Scale Financial Inclusion
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Airtel Money, UNCDF to Scale Financial Inclusion

Kampala, 22 September 2021: Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited has today launched a collaboration with UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) that will onboard 300 new Airtel Money agents, 400 Airtel Pay merchants, 500,000 active Airtel Money customers to reach the targeted 1 million newly registered Airtel Money customers in the North and West Nile regions […]

Airtel Uganda Welcomes Africell Customers

Airtel Uganda Welcomes Africell Customers

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