According to Bowmans, a Pan-African law firm with a primary headquarters in South Africa, the East African economy has grown so much and matured so that large brand owners are taking to courts to protect their brands and other intellectual property.
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The Commonwealth Countries in Africa will be showcasing their successes and challenges in recovering millions of dollars from criminal and corrupt officials, during the upcoming 8th Commonwealth Conference on Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa.
Uganda's Communications Commission (UCC) has selected Intelsat satellite services and Gilat Satellite Networks's ground infrastructure for an advanced 3G wireless communications infrastructure installation across the country.
Researcher Elinor Isgren from Lund University in Sweden is recommending the use of agroecology, an approach which treats each farming area as its own ecosystem, as a better alternative than large-scale agriculture both for the climate and the small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
A new report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature found that 76% -- over three-quarters -- of all freshwater species endemic to the Lake Victoria Basin are threatened with extinction because of pollution, over-utilization of resources and land clearance as primary causes.
Standard Chartered Bank of the United Kingdom has signed a memorandum of understanding with CDC Group, the UK's development finance institution, for a supply chain finance program which will increase financing for SME suppliers in Africa and South Asia. The first countries to benefit from this scheme are expected to be Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana and Kenya.
Africa is seeing a new wave sweep across it, as leaders younger than ever before are being elected into political office.
A new U.S. $4 billion refinery will soon begin construction in Uganda's Holma district. It was made possible by an financing agreement from a consortium of Italian and American firms to finance the operation. The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) helped Uganda guide the transaction.
Technoserve, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging the power of the private sector to help lift people out of poverty, just announced it is launching four new initiatives to boost the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Peru, and Honduras.
French global utility giant ENGIE has just completed its acquisition of off-grid energy renewables African energy provider Fenix International, with offices in San Francisco, Uganda, and Zambia.
During the recent Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Justus Masa, a Ugandan Lecturer at Kyambogo University and Senior Group Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, was named one of the 17 NEF Fellow Award Winners.
Last 29 March, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb Patrick Mugoya, has made a field visit to the new Nile Bridge Project in Jinja to assess the ongoing projects and programs between the Uganda and Japan.
The African Finance Corporation, a Nigeria-based multilateral institution focusing on African infrastructure investments, just announced that the Republic of Malawi has joined AFC as only the second Southern African member country.
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA), a not for profit trade specialist organization, and Uganda's Trade Ministry plan to scale up the Women and Trade programme to reach over 300,000 women across East Africa.
On 9 May 2018, the “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” will be opening at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. to reveal the diverse interchanges that break down barriers between Africa and Asia.
GE Healthcare, an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Amref Health Africa, the largest non-governmental organization based in Africa, announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare systems in Africa.
TradeMark East Africa will be hosting a regional trade forum addressing key issues around trade facilitation at the Speke Resort and Conference Centre in Munyonyo, Uganda in which the President H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will open the event.
The Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018 will be held on 24-26 June 2018 at the World Trade Center – Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
The President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Gen (Rtd) Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced the convening of a Summit of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on 2 March 2018 at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo.
UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) partnered with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Uganda with the goal of supporting universal energy access in Uganda by providing assistance to the Uganda Solar Energy Association.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
Thanks to technical and financial support from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), based in Vienna, Austria, Uganda just inaugurated a new radiotherapy machine.
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.