Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has asked exporters to join hands with the government as it fights a big Non-Tariff Barrier called Corruption.
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Kyambadde asks Exporters to join Govt in fighting corruption

Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has asked exporters to join hands with the government as it fights a big Non-Tariff Barrier called Corruption. Kyambadde, who was officiating at the 4th Annual Exporters Conference at the Skyz Protea Hotel Naguru in Kampala said without fighting corruption, the environment in which exporters operate […]

Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has said that the country’s growing population, coupled with a vibrant economy will support Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to Uganda.
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Kyambadde hinges Uganda’s retail sector growth on urbanization

Uganda’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has said that the country’s growing population, coupled with a vibrant economy will support Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to Uganda. “Uganda’s economy has been growing on a positive note at 6% of GDP, the entry of a global retail brand like Carrefour goes a long way […]

The Board of Directors of African Development Bank Group has approved an €8 million grant drawn from the European Union’s Africa Investment Platform (EU-AIP) to support the preparation of the Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project.
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Rwanda’s Ruzizi IV Hydro Power Project gets 8 million Euros from AfDB

The Board of Directors of African Development Bank Group has approved an €8 million grant drawn from the European Union’s Africa Investment Platform (EU-AIP) to support the preparation of the Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project. The plant will be situated on the Ruzizi River between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo and will supply electricity […]

AfDB approves $21.783 million grant for roll out of Sudan solar-powered irrigation
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AfDB approves $21.783 million grant for roll out of Sudan solar-powered irrigation

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a grant to the government of Sudan to accelerate the adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps in the country’s West Kordofan and North Kordofan states. The project will enable farmers’ adoption of renewable energy technology through the installation of 1,170 photovoltaic (PV) irrigation pumps, the establishment of […]

Over three million people in Tanzania and Kenya will benefit from a €345 million financing package for road construction support, approved by the African Development Bank’s board in Abidjan.
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3 million people to benefit from AfDB’s €345m road construction support

Over three million people in Tanzania and Kenya will benefit from a €345 million financing package for road construction support, approved by the African Development Bank’s board in Abidjan. The Bank’s support for the Mombasa-Lunga Lunga/Horohoro and Tanga-Pangani-Bagamoyo roads Phase I is in the form of African Development Bank and African Development Fund loans and […]

Irene Muloni, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, has revealed that  90% of Uganda’s energy mix is from renewable sources.
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Muloni says Uganda’s Energy Mix a Great Investment Opportunity

Irene Muloni, Uganda’s Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, has revealed that  90% of Uganda’s energy mix is from renewable sources. “There is vast potential for renewable energy sources from the various water bodies in the country,” she noted. This was during the Ministerial Panel at the 26th Africa Oil Week (AOW) 2019 in Cape […]

Insurance Companies in Uganda are at war with several hospitals and medical facilities over what they have termed as theft or fraud in the medical and health insurance policies.
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Hospitals defrauding Insurance Firms: How it may affect Uganda’s National Health Insurance Scheme

Insurance Companies in Uganda are at war with several hospitals and medical facilities over what they have termed as theft or fraud in the medical and health insurance policies. Major insurance companies have terminated their medical/health insurance policies with some hospitals/ health facilities saying they are conniving with patients to defraud them. Jubilee Insurance was […]