Thanks to technical and financial support from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), based in Vienna, Austria, Uganda just inaugurated a new radiotherapy machine.
Uganda Tender and Business News
Last October, Uganda embarked on a program designed to reduce financial exclusion from its current 15% down to 5% in just 5 years -- by 2022. The plan is known as the National Financial Inclusion Strategy, is supposed to ensure that all Ugandans have access to and use a broad range of quality and affordable financial services.
The UK-based Clinigen Group plc, a global pharmaceutical and services company, has reached agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd., the European branch of Japan-based Eisai, for marketing rights to Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Canada just announced an additional $19.8 million in funding to deal with food shortages in Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan and Uganda.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Uganda are partnering on the country's first Green Climate Fund-financed initiative, in response to Uganda's Presidential Initiative on Wetlands.
Health Access Connect (HAC), a non-profit merging microfinance and health-care access in Uganda, is an unusual approach to ensuring medical care in poor rural communities. Its Executive Director, Kevin Gibbons, began his career
International consulting firm Andersen Global, with specialization in tax and financial services, has just established a presence in Uganda by way of a Collaboration Agreement with Ligomarc Advocates, a financial and corporate tax and legal firm.
The Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program, operated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), just announced 18 new grantees. These grantees come from Brazil, India, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Uganda has just been notified it will be receiving a grant worth RMB 200,000,000 (US $30 million) from the Government of the People's Republic of China, for a customs modernization project.
ENGIE, a France-based global energy company, has agreed to acquire Uganda's Fenix International, a next generation energy company offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa.
Last week, the first energy and infrastructure conference held in South Sudan took place. It was a major draw, oversubscribed by 30 percent and providing the framework for a new level of energy collaboration between South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for the Republic of Uganda just signed two production sharing agreements (PSA) with Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum.
The U.S. Department of State announced it will be expanding office and parking space facilities at its Nairobi and Kampala embassies in the near future.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a nonprofit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany, will be conducting the Fourth edition of their annual 'Merck Africa Asia Luminary' event on the 24th and 25th of October 2018.
Patrice Laporte, VP of Siemens North American Oil and Gas Division, recently spoke on the very positive future outlook for Uganda's petroleum industry.
With sanctions tightening around North Korea as it continues testing more missiles and nuclear weapons, the United Nations has launched investigations into charges Uganda and Tanzania may have violated UN sanctions against the country.
Josephine Victo Namyalo, the Manager of the Lubaga North Savings and Credit Co-operative Society, located in Mengo Town in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, is visiting Servus Credit Union's Morinville, Alberta, branch to learn about credit union operations in Canada.
In a meeting with American investors, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda urged President Donald Trump to prioritize economic infrastructure development to help lower the cost of doing business in developing countries
Although planting trees in Africa has been championed as a winning environmental strategy to help absorb carbon dioxide, a new study by researchers from Sweden's Lund University, who investigated a Ugandan tree-planting project, suggest the practice deserves some tough questioning.
Vancouver, British Columbia, based Routific is helping a rural school bus in Uganda get hundreds of students to school on time.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a non-profit organization, recently reinforced their commitment to support the Government of Uganda, to help improve access to healthcare solutions in the country.
Chongqing International Construction Corporation (CICO), based in Chongqing, China, has been debarred by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) for fraud in bidding practices connected with an AfDB-financed road project in Uganda.
The winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda were just announced by The U.S. African Development Foundation, in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE.
Just 24 kilometers away from Nairobi's city center, Tatu City, Kenya, one of the most ambitious real estate projects anywhere in the world, is very quietly exceeding expectations and beating schedules.
Heifer International, a nonprofit organization based in Little Rock, Arkansas, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation to help 25,000 of Africa's youth start small businesses or find jobs in East Africa's agricultural industry.