The demand for and use of statistical information for evidence-based policy and decision making has transcended the margins of administrative boundaries to cover activities and behaviour.
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Vocational and Technical Colleges top Man Power supply in organizations – UBOS survey

The demand for and use of statistical information for evidence-based policy and decision making has transcended the margins of administrative boundaries to cover activities and behaviour. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has been conducting household surveys every year since the late 1980s. Through the 2016/17 Manpower Survey Uganda (MAPU), Uganda has added to the […]

Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages is a China-Africa Cooperation project which aims to reduce the digital divide in African rural areas by giving villages access to digital television
ICT Industry Wellness

China invests $10m to connect 500 Ugandan villages on satellite TV

500 villages across Uganda are now connected to digital satellite television in a move to widen the digital migration coverage and increase access to information and knowledge for the rural poor. The connectivity, under a $10m initiative dubbed Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages, is funded by the government of China and implemented […]

The Africa Innovation Challenge provides an important platform to support emerging entrepreneurs
Africa ICT Industry Jobs & career

Innovators to win US$50,000 in Africa Innovation Challenge

Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0 calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to create positive impact for African communities. Challenge participants with the best solutions will receive up to US$50,000 in funding and mentorship from the global […]

Participants at the close of the Africa Investment Forum
Africa Industry

Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants agree

The curtain fell on a three-day marathon investment marketplace, on Friday, with transactions worth billions of dollars sealed. The Africa Investment Forum ended on a high note with the closing panel comprising heads of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) unanimously lauding the unique initiative, calling it an exceptional gathering that “exceeded all expectations.” African Development Bank […]

Apollo Group CEO, Ashok Shah (left) with Azuri CEO Simon Bransfield-Garth at the official launch of HospiCash, an affordable income insurance and funeral cover for off-grid consumers, made possible through the Azuri and APA partnership announced today in Nairobi.
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Azuri, APA Insurance introduce low income and funeral cover for solar and off-grid clients in Kenya

Azuri Technologies, a provider of pay-as-you-go solar power in conjunction with APA Insurance, Kenya’s leading insurer, have launched HospiCash, a low-cost micro-insurance product for Azuri solar power customers across Kenya. By adding the optional HospiCash service to their pay-as-you-go home solar solution, Azuri customers will benefit from the peace of mind with income cover when […]

Kisoro District is also supported through USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services activity in South-western Uganda to improve integrated health services, including HIV and malaria testing and treatment, and maternal and child health.
Agribusiness Industry

New U.S.-Funded Agriculture Activity to Benefit 100,000 Households

United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac, together with the Minister of State for Gender and Culture Mutuzo Peace Regis, Woman Member of Parliament of Kisoro Rose Kabangyenyi, and the Kisoro District leadership, have launched a new activity to support over 116,000 vulnerable households in eight districts in Uganda. The Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition […]

Dr Suresh Rao, a renowned cardiologist and Director, Children's Heart Centre and Consultant, Paediatric & Congenital Heart Surgeon at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute- Mumbai
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Senior Indian Heart Surgeon to Conduct Free Children Heart Camp in Kampala

An Indian delegation of doctors, led Dr Suresh Rao, a renowned cardiologist and Director, Children’s Heart Centre and Consultant, Paediatric & Congenital Heart Surgeon at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute- Mumbai are set to hold a health camp focusing on Paediatric Cardiology, Cancer and Orthopaedics. The two-day free health camp has been […]