$500,000 for Micro-Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises-Capacity Building Through EACOP Route
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$500,000 for Micro-Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises-Capacity Building Through EACOP Route

  MUBENDE; 29th January, 2021 – The Government of Uganda through the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) has launched a $500,000 project to enhance the capacity of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) targeting businesses along the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) route. The project […]

UIA Explains Land Acquisition in Uganda’s Industrial Parks
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UIA Explains Land Acquisition in Uganda’s Industrial Parks

Any investor intending to acquire land in Uganda’s industrial park must have a registered company, an investment license, a comprehensive business plan, solid proof of financing, and a sketch map of land utilization. Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Director for Industrial Parks development Hamza Galiwango added that fulfilling the above conditions leads to an investor getting […]

Taiwan Opens Scholarship to Somaliland Students
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Taiwan Opens Scholarship to Somaliland Students

Taiwan officially opened applications for Scholarships to Somaliland students on February 1 with a monthly financial stipend of up to US $1000 to the beneficiaries. The scholarships will cover a four-year undergraduate program, two years for a master’s degree, and four years for a doctoral program. According to the Taiwan Foreign Affairs ministry, Scholarships are, […]

New Sanitation and Wastewater Management Benchmark Tool in Africa
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New Sanitation and Wastewater Management Benchmark Tool in Africa

Africa must invest in innovative sanitation and wastewater management to achieve development goals – report  Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 2 February 2021 – The African Development Bank, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal have released the inaugural Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa.  A tool to benchmark and propel Africa’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals on safe sanitation and […]

Over 900 MSMEs Training MoU by UIA & Uganda Insurers Association
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Over 900 MSMEs Training MoU by UIA & Uganda Insurers Association

By David Muwanga The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and Uganda Insurers Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at creating an enabling environment for doing business in Uganda by especially strengthening the intersection between investment and insurance today at the Authority’s head office on Lumumba Avenue. Mr. Joseph Kiggundu, the Acting Director-General, Uganda Investment […]

$25 Billion New AfDB-GCA Initiative to Galvanize African Climate Adaptation.
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$25 Billion New AfDB-GCA Initiative to Galvanize African Climate Adaptation.

Adesina announced the launch on Monday of the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) to mobilize $25 billion to scale up and accelerate climate change adaptation actions across Africa. The announcement came during the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, hosted by the government of the Netherlands and the Global Center on Adaptation. The AAAP, a joint […]

Somaliland's Ambitious Plan to Improve Education in Rural Areas - International Day of Education
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Somaliland’s Ambitious Plan to Improve Education in Rural Areas – International Day of Education

As the world marks the third International Day of Education, the Somaliland government announced the construction of 31 new schools in the rural areas of the country. The government through the ministry of Education and Science has set aside US Dollars 1.1 million for the project consisting of between 2-4 classrooms, that is, targeting to reach […]

Somaliland Markets Berbera Port at the UK-Africa Investment Conference
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Somaliland Markets Berbera Port at the UK-Africa Investment Conference

Somaliland is seeking to implore the British businesses to venture into Berbera port of the partnership between the United Kingdom and Africa at the UK-Africa Investment Conference. Bashe Omar Awil, the Somaliland envoy to Kenya who was part of the 2021 UK-Africa investment Conference on Wednesday says the Berbera Port whose expansion by the DP World from the […]