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NSSF targets Ush500m in 2018 harsh run

  KAMPALA, UGANDA- The National Social Security Fund has set a target of raising around Ush500million in their yearly organized NSSF Kampala Harsh 7 Hills Run aimed at helping to improve the structural look of government schools under the Kampala Capital City Authority.   The Fund, that collected Ush131million in last year’s run expects 1500 […]

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Sustainable energy talks start in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda–The East African Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the EAC Secretariat, the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Sustainable Energy For All (SEforALL) and the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Republic of Rwanda (MININFRA) are jointly organizing the Sustainable Energy Forum for East […]

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Cars top EAC imports

  MOMBASA, Kenya–Vehicles are among the top import cargoes into the regional markets through the port of Mombasa, registering 2,101 units in the week ended March 7th. The car imports sharply increased from 467 units in the previous week to record a growth of 1,634 units or 349.9 percent. A total of 2,064 units were […]

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Africa gets first-ever digital bank

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast–Standard Chartered Bank today announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in Côte d’Ivoire. Mr. Bruno Nabagné KONE, Minister of Information technologies and communication of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, was the guest of honour […]