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Uganda Commissions first 10MW photovoltaic system Solar Plant:
News Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
TORORO, Uganda--Uganda will now be able to add 16 GWH of power each year to her national grid following the recent commissioning of 10MW photovoltaic system Tororo North Solar Plant in the Eastern part of the country with the capacity to generate 16 GWH a
By: Samson okwakol
Rwanda hotel sector up by 8.8%:
News Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Rwanda, Kigali--The Rwandan hotel investment market has improved strongly over the last 8 years, according to the African Hotel Report 2017 by Hotel Partners Africa, that will be released tomorrow at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Kigali. For the fi
By: Samson okwakol
Uganda to Borrow $287 Million for Rural Electrification:
News Friday, Oct 13, 2017
KAMPALA, Uganda--Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development plan to Borrow USD$ 287 Million to finance Rural Electrification projects in the country.
By: EABW REPORT
Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising ta:
News Friday, Oct 13, 2017
NAIROBI, Kenya--Facebook) this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Africa.
By: EABW REPORTER
Rwanda CAA and AviAssist partner for Aviation Safety in African:
News Friday, Oct 13, 2017
KIGALI, Rwanda-- The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and the AviAssist Foundation have announced a partnership to establish the AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre (ASPC) Rwanda.
By: EABW REPORTER
First Chinese firm gets license to develop free zones:
News Friday, Oct 06, 2017
TORORO, Uganda--The Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) has issued a Developers’ License to China- Africa International Industrial Co-operation Company Limited within Sukulu Industrial Park, Tororo District.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Ex Kenyan Vice President calls for more investment in ICT:
News Thursday, Oct 05, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Former Kenyan Vice President Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka has urged East African Community member states to invest more resources towards the development of Information and Communication Technologies if the region is to overcome both socia
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
SAP Skills 52 to drive digital transformation in East Africa:
News Thursday, Oct 05, 2017
NAIROBI, Kenya--Digital transformation initiatives in East Africa received a welcome boost this week as 52 skilled youth graduated from an expanded East African SAP Skills for Africa program.
By: EABW Reporter
BoU reduces CBR to 9.5%:
News Thursday, Oct 05, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Determined to restore high economic growth rate, private sector credit and to bring about low lending rates, Bank of Uganda has reduced Central Bank Rate (CBR) to 9.5 per cent from the previous 10%.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO
Hima, WWF renew environmental pact:
News Friday, Sep 29, 2017
KASESE, UGANDA- Hima Cement has renewed its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to protect River Mubuku catchment area through planting of trees and promoting safer agricultural practices amongst farmers along the river.
By: OUR REPORTER
Uganda allows in more paint makers:
News Friday, Sep 29, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Paint makers AkzoNobel Decorative Paints the brand owner of Sadolin Paints (U) Ltd has pledged to inject $3million in the company following several months of reports that it had been sold to Japanese firm Kansai Plascon Ltd.
By: EABW REPORTER
Uganda must revise PPDA act:
News Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA- Uganda’s Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has decried the recently amended Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Act (PPDA) saying it must be revised because it is doing more harm than good as rega
By: EABW REPORTER
NSSF Commences Construction of $400m Lubowa Housing Project:
News Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
The National Social Security Fund has officially commissioned the construction of the 2,740 unit, housing project in Lubowa, Wakiso district in its continued effort to expand its investment portfolio to give its members more competitive returns on their s
By: EABW Reporter
Airtel Uganda launches 4GLTE telecommunications technology:
News Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
KAMPALA, UGANDA--Airtel Uganda has launched a 4GLTE mobile telecommunications technology. The upgrade to 4GLTE comes with a significant countrywide investment made by Airtel Uganda in setting up 404 LTE sites in Kampala and 126 sites upcountry.
By: SAMUEL NABWIISO

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