USD1.5Bn Housing Deal-South Sudan, Shelter Afrique  
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USD1.5Bn Housing Deal-South Sudan, Shelter Afrique  

Nairobi: 10 May 2021 – Pan-African housing development financier Shelter Afrique has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Juba-based real estate firm, Triangle Real Estate to develop 26,000 housing units for South Sudan Defense Forces at an estimated cost of USD1.5bn through a public-private-partnership special purpose vehicle.  The MOU was signed in Nairobi by Shelter Afrique Chief […]

Ugandan Startups Awarded-JICA
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Ugandan Startups Awarded-JICA

Kampala 20th April 2021: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and The Innovation Village has awarded three Ugandan Start-ups for their innovative business models and technologies in response to changes in social and economic activity following the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. These startups won the Uganda […]

USD 3.5 Million Funding Boost for African's Sustainable Cooling Centre
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USD 3.5 Million Funding Boost for African’s Sustainable Cooling Centre

The new Africa Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) has taken a major step forward in Rwanda with a $3.5 (£2.4 million) million funding boost. The UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) earmarked this contribution for the Centre’s design and technology kit-out, supporting the work of British universities (Birmingham, […]

133 million Climate Fund for Africa-Canada, AfDB
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133 million Climate Fund for Africa-Canada, AfDB

Abidjan, 23 March 2021 – The Government of Canada and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement formalizing the Canada–African Development Bank Climate Fund (CACF), a transformative special fund aimed at providing concessional loans to climate change-related projects with a strong gender-responsive component. The fund will be capitalized through a combination of CAD 122.9 million ($104.8 […]

Uganda Investment Authority Hailed for Availing Land to Investors
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Uganda Investment Authority Hailed for Availing Land to Investors

  Mbarara, Uganda: In line with the government of Uganda’s agenda to boost industrialization, the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) provides serviced industrial and business parks to investors across the country. These Parks ease access of land to investors, create more jobs, introduce new research and technology, boost skills developments and increase Uganda’s exports base. It […]