A group of French Businesspeople under their umbrella organization MEDEF (The largest French business leaders association ) is organizing a multi-sector mission of French business leaders to Uganda from 25 to 26 November 2019.
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French businesspeople plan visit to Uganda to explore investment opportunities

A group of French Businesspeople under their umbrella organization MEDEF (The largest French business leaders association ) is organizing a multi-sector mission of French business leaders to Uganda from 25 to 26 November 2019. The main objective of this kind of mission is generally to enable French business leaders to prospect a market that offers […]

French Company  Total E&P Uganda has boosted the National Content Capacity pool by unveiling the first group of internationally certified oil and gas welders at Buhimba Technical Institute in Hoima district.
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Oil and Gas: 50 welders get international certification

French Company  Total E&P Uganda has boosted the National Content Capacity pool by unveiling the first group of internationally certified oil and gas welders at Buhimba Technical Institute in Hoima district. The unveiling follows the successful completion of an intensive 3 months training course on 2G and 4G coded welding undertaken by the students and […]

The Commonwealth has started a regenerative climate change model that marries the ancient wisdom of indigenous groups with emerging innovations, technologies and scientific approaches.
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Commonwealth steps up battle on climate change

The Commonwealth has started a regenerative climate change model that marries the ancient wisdom of indigenous groups with emerging innovations, technologies and scientific approaches. Common Earth, is the programme that will create a network of projects that could be replicated and adapted to any community, country or region. Government officials, environmentalists, scientists, economists, and representatives […]

Uganics that manufactures an organic, affordable soap that repels mosquitos with intent to help prevent the spread of malaria and mSCAN’s device that performs ultrasounds through the use of a portable probe and a tablet, laptop, or smartphone, allowing trained healthcare workers and midwives to be prepared for potential risk-factors during delivery have won the Africa Science Innovation Challenge 2.0 at the ongoing World Economic Forum for Africa.
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Two Ugandan companies win Africa Science Innovation Challenge 2.0.

Uganics that manufactures an organic, affordable soap that repels mosquitos with intent to help prevent the spread of malaria and mSCAN’s device that performs ultrasounds through the use of a portable probe and a tablet, laptop, or smartphone, allowing trained healthcare workers and midwives to be prepared for potential risk-factors during delivery have won the […]

Kobo360 has been in beta operation in Kenya for five months, with access to over 3,000 trucks and truck owners.
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African e-Logistics Start-up sets up in Kenya to Power Coast-to-Coast operations

An African e-Logistics start-up, Kobo360, has launched its operations in Nairobi, Kenya, marking the company’s first physical expansion into East Africa. The new regional office, led by Kobo360 CEO – African region, Kagure Wamunyu, comes as the company looks to foster seamless intra-African trade by connecting and supporting cargo owners, truck owners & drivers, and cargo […]

Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Challenges Uganda has launched a 6-month youth employability programme under its Futuremakers initiative valued at Ugx 300,000,000.
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Programme to tackle youth employability challenge launched

Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Challenges Uganda has launched a 6-month youth employability programme under its Futuremakers initiative valued at Ugx 300,000,000. The “Youth-to-Work” initiative which has been unveiled at Kampala Serena Hotel to over 100 guests will benefit 40 young and enthusiastic out of university youths with an opportunity to work with Small […]

Last year, Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged an additional $60bn for African development over the next three years
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African Energy Chamber to Conduct Working Visit in Beijing

To support growing energy cooperation and investment between China and Africa, the African Energy Chamber is organizing a working visit to Beijing next week. Led by Executive Chairman Nj Ayuk, the delegation from the Chamber will be meeting with CEOs and Chairmen from China’s state-owned energy companies and the private sector, along with key industry […]

Stanbic Chief Executive Patrick Mweheire hands over a certificate to one of the entrepreneurs who completed training at the Stanbic Bank Incubator
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548 entrepreneurs, 122 SMEs graduate from Stanbic Business Incubator

Stanbic Bank Uganda has awarded 548 entrepreneurs from 122 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) certificates having completed business training and courses at the Business incubator. This makes it the third cohort of businesses that the incubator has churned out since its inception in February 2018. Speaking during the graduation ceremony in Kampala on Friday, Stanbic […]