Mobile Phone, Laptop Factory Launched in Uganda

Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and sister agency National Information Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U) have today registered a significant milestone – the breaking of the ground for construction of an ICT Assembling Factory at Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP) at Namanve. The ICT plant, which will manufacture and assemble mobile phones (Simi models), laptops,…

UIA wins Outstanding Sector e-Service Award

The Uganda Investment Authority’s e-Biz platform (www.ebiz.go.ug) has won the Outstanding Sector e-Service Award (Tourism and Trade category) at the first ever e-Government Awards organised by National Information Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U). UIA (One Stop Centre for Investors) went head to head with Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives’ Non-Tariff Barrier Reporting System (the…

UIA, dfcu Bank and Monitor Publications in Rising Woman Initiative Season 2

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), dfcu Bank (Women in Business Programme) and Daily Monitor (Nation Media Group) have launched the Second Edition of the Rising Woman Initiative. The Rising Woman Initiative, which was started last year, is meant to recognise, celebrate and promote a culture of mentorship among women in business in Uganda. It targets…

Minister Anite visits Kapeeka, Namanve Parks

The State Minister of Finance (Investment and Privatisation), Evelyne Anite, has had a whistle-stop tour of Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP) at Namanve and Liao Shen Industrial Park in Kapeeka to assess progress on various industrial establishments. At KIDP, Minister Anite toured the Burhani LPG Cylinder factory, going through the entire production chain. According…

South African companies urged to invest in Uganda

As the South African Outward Trade and Investment Mission to Kampala gets underway, calls have been made to South African companies to reclaim their Top 10 slot in foreign direct investments in Uganda. The delegation comprises business captains from 30 companies drawn from sectors like energy, agriculture, agro-processing, capital equipment, furniture and civil engineering, amongst…