Speaker Kadaga poses in a group photo with pupils and top executives of Finance trust Bank and Craft Silicon Foundation
ICT Industry

Finance trust Bank Launches Free ICT Training for Slum Youths

Finance Trust Bank in partnership with Craft Silicon Foundation have launched a free digital literacy programme which will see girls from slums in Kampala getting free Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) training. The Craft  Silicon  Foundation  and Finance Trust Bank Digital Literacy programme which was launched by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga targets girls […]

Sukulu phosphate Comprehensive Industrial Project

How the Sukulu Phosphate Factory will Transform Lives of Tororo Residents

President Yoweri Museveni this week commissioned Sukulu phosphate Comprehensive Industrial Project implemented by the Guangzhou Dongsong Energy Group (Uganda Limited) in Sukulu village, in Eastern Uganda’s Tororo District. The project is part of the of US$620 million US investment which also comprises the expansive Uganda-China (Guangdong) free zone of International Industrial Cooperation situated in the […]

WFP activities are designed both to address immediate food needs
EAC Industry Wellness

AfDB, World Food Programme Join Hands to Help South Sudan Fight Hunger and Malnutrition

The South Sudan government on October 24 received a contribution of US$ 43.57 million from the African Development Bank for the implementation of the country’s Short-Term Regional Emergency Response Project (STRERP). The project is designed to enable the Government meet the country’s growing food and nutrition needs, while building community resilience, as hunger reaches unprecedented […]

Kanayo Awani, Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative at the African Export-Import Bank says Intra-African trade critical in unlocking Africa’s trade potential
Africa Industry

‘Intra-African Trade Critical in Unlocking Africa’s Trade Potential’

The inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) due to take place in Cairo from 11 to 17 December is a key intervention aimed at addressing the current low levels of regional trade in Africa, Kanayo Awani, Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative at the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has said. Awani, who was speaking in Bali, Indonesia, […]

Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda
ICT Industry

Mastercard CEO, Uganda Prime Minister meet to discuss role of technology in driving inclusive growth

Mastercard President and CEO Ajay Banga has emphasized the role that digital payment ecosystems can play in enabling economic growth and driving financial inclusion, supporting Uganda’s Vision 2040. While on a visit to Uganda this week, where he met with Uganda’s Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Banga also reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing commitment to the country. […]