Uganda Top 100 Mid-sized Companies Survey 2019 Launched

The Uganda Top 100 Mid-sized Companies Survey for 2019 has today been launched, under the theme “SMEs Shaping the Future of Business Landscape” The Survey, now in its 11th year (since 2009), aims at helping SMEs, the engine of Uganda’s economy, to understand the market, position themselves, grab opportunities (both domestic and foreign) and compete…

China-Uganda Industrial Capacity Cooperation Expo in Kampala

The China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation Exposition is on at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) showground at Lugogo in Kampala. This is the first time the Expo is being held in Uganda. The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda, Zheng Zhuqiang, presided over the opening ceremony, flanked by the Ag. Director-General of Uganda Investment Authority, Mr. Lawrence Byensi,…

New UIA Board impressed with industrial park developments

The new directors of the board of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) have expressed satisfaction with the pace of development of key industrial and business parks in the country. The directors, led by the Chair, Dr Emely Kugonza, say they are happy that significant achievements are being registered in development of the parks leading to industrialization…

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…