Africa set to evolve into most attractive consumer market – Rwakakamba

Mr. Morrison Rwakakamba on May 25, 2021, delivered a keynote address to Brand Africa 100, in which he predicted that Africa is the Next Big Thing for business. We bring you the speech verbatim. I congratulate top Brands in Uganda and Africa. Africa’s middle class is now 170 million people and expanding. As a result,…

President Museveni Commissions Six Industries Employing 600 Ugandans in Namanve

President Museveni at Yaya Children’s Products factory in Namanve. KAMPALA, May 5, 2021 – President Yoweri Museveni has today commissioned six investment projects (or companies) in Kampala Industrial and Business Park, Namanve, operated by Uganda Investment Authority (UIA). The six, Mada Holdings Limited, Crown Packaging Industries, Picfare Industries Limited and Tian Tang Group with subsidiaries…

First-ever Potato Tissue Culture Laboratory in East and Central Africa Commissioned in Uganda

Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Rebecca Kadaga, commissioning the factory. First-ever Potato Tissue Culture Laboratory in East and Central Africa Commissioned in Uganda KAMPALA, April 26, 2021:- The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, was Thursday commissioned the first-ever Irish Potato Tissue Culture Laboratory in East and Central Africa. Agro-Genetic Technologies Ltd. (AGT…

Beyond Akon, get to know incentives the government offers to domestic investors

By Morrison Rwakakamba  On April 2, 2021 Artiste and Pan African investor Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, mostly known as Akon arrived in Uganda to engage Uganda’s chief investment promoter President Yoweri Museveni with among others plans to establish a futuristic Pan-African smart city in Uganda.  What followed was a frenzy of pessimism underlined with a…

Beyond Akon, get to know incentives the government offers to domestic investors

By Morrison Rwakakamba  On April 2, 2021 Artiste and Pan African investor Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, mostly known as Akon arrived in Uganda to engage Uganda’s chief investment promoter President Yoweri Museveni with among others plans to establish a futuristic Pan-African smart city in Uganda.  What followed was a frenzy of pessimism underlined with a…