Crown Beverages Limited (CBL), the bottler of Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Sting, and Nivana Water has today launched a new customer reward promotion dubbed Nyongeza Aya Bass.
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Crown Beverages launches ‘Nyongeza’ campaign worth Ush1.5 billion

Crown Beverages Limited, the makers of Pepsi, Mirinda, Sting, Nivana and Mountain Dew has launched yet another promotion campaign dubbed ‘Nyongeza Aya Bass with Mirinda’ to give back to their customers. Nyongeza is a multi-ethnic Ugandan word that means, “give more” while Aya Bass is a popular slang that means, “let’s go” that was popularized […]

The Results-Based Financing (RBF) and Debt Facilities under the KOSAP are financed by the World Bank
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Kenya launches US$47m financing for Private Sector to provide Solar Solutions in Marginalized Counties

The Kenyan government has launched a US$47 million (KSh4.7 billion) Facility under the Kenya-Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP). This is aimed at spurring the private sector to provide viable solar and clean cooking solutions to about 1.1 million people in the 14 marginalized counties of West Pokot, Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu, Isiolo, Mandera, Wajir, Garrisa, Tana […]

Entebbe International Airport, servicing Uganda’s capital, Kampala, welcomed over 1.5 million travellers in 2017, and the new eKiosks will further boost its capacity to handle the growing number of business and leisure visitors
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Gemalto awarded e-Immigration solution with fast-track border crossing eKiosks at Entebbe Airport

New Border Management System (BMS) & e-Immigration solution builds on Gemalto’s successful Visa Management System (VMS); Self-service eKiosks will deliver a safer and speedier experience for passengers in Uganda; Fingerprint and facial recognition ensures accurate identification of travelers DUBAI- Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract to supply a Border Management System (BMS) including  airport self-service […]

Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates, and a member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.
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India’s Great Wall of Equality

NEW DELHI – Last year was a watershed for gender relations. The #MeToo movement rocked establishments around the world, forcing even powerful men to face public scrutiny for their behavior toward women. But, despite a patriarchal backlash, the movement shows no signs of abating: on January 1, in the Indian state of Kerala, an estimated five […]

World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent
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WHO calls for New Innovations to Improve Health in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent. “This Innovation Challenge recognizes the critical need for innovations to address the continent’s challenges in healthcare,” said […]

Oranto Petroleum, which recently signed an oil exploration license with Uganda,  is expected to be granted oil exploration licenses for Blocks R5, R6, Dibella and Dallol by the Ministry of Petroleum of Niger to explore for oil.
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Oranto Petroleum inks Agreement, Prepares to Enter Niger Republic

Oranto Petroleum, which recently signed an oil exploration license with Uganda,  is expected to be granted oil exploration licenses for Blocks R5, R6, Dibella and Dallol by the Ministry of Petroleum of Niger to explore for oil. The blocks are located in the Agadem Rift Basin; Oranto Petroleum to receive technical data. Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum […]