BMK: Domestic investor who seized opportunities in Uganda’s hospitality sector

The Hotel Africana Convention Centre in Kampala. (courtesy picture). BMK Group of Companies is one of the top business empires in Uganda and symbolizes the fact that investment and business opportunities are abound in Uganda. The story of late Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige, popularly known by the BMK, is that of “from rags to riches” –…

Nile Group of Companies: From small trading company to leading industrial empire

State Minister for Investment Evelyn Anite (centre) with Management and Staff of MMP Steel & Allied Ltd. in MMP Industrial Park, Buikwe. Small beginnings The business success story of Nile Group of Companies, with a portfolio of 30 big subsidiaries, is inspirational as it is aspirational. In 1996, a then relatively younger Magan Patel, now…

UIA offers investment license to world leader in point of care diagnostic testing

UIA Director General Robert Mukiza (centre) hands over investment license to representatives of Guangzhou Wondfo Biotech Co. Ltd. Kampala, August 16, 2021:- Uganda Investment Authority has today offered investment license, within 30 minutes, for Guangzhou Wondfo Biotech Co. Ltd., world leader in point of care diagnostic testing. The company, one of the world’s biggest and…

Green economy: UIA spearheading investments in green products

Crane Paper Bag’s Aniket Patel shows Investment Minister Evelyn Anite and UIA officials a paper packaging product made by his factory. The Government of Uganda is promoting investments in paper packaging products in order to grow a robust and sustainable green economy. One of the efforts towards a green economy is the phasing out the…

UIA, Uganda Tourist Board commit to promoting tourism investments

UTB Chief Executive Officer Lily Ajarova (centre) and UIA Director General Robert Mukiza (third right) in a group meeting after the partnership meeting. Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and Uganda Tourist Board (UTB) commit to work together to promote Uganda as the best tourism destination in the world and attract sustainable investments in the tourism space.…