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UBA Group opens banking operations in Dubai.

The branch will facilitate the financing of trade and investment transactions between the Middle East and Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | United Bank for Africa Group has extended its operations to the United Arab Emirates with the official opening of its new branch at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). …

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Oxfam to unveil Shs77bn Impact Fund

The fund will target businesses providing decent jobs, women empowerment and innovations Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |  UK-based global organisation, Oxfam, plans to unveil a 20million Euros (Shs77bn) Impact Fund to support small businesses in line with their goals. The fund, to be unveiled as a pilot project before …

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Uganda government printer turns 120 years

UPPC is set to be enhanced in the long term to world class standards Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | On July 22, Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) started activities to mark 120 years of its existence with a public forum held in Kampala. Executives said, more activities including …

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SURVEY: Farmers in Bugisu are not aware of fake agro inputs

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Research by the Anti-Counterfeit Network Africa has revealed that 72 percent of the farmers within the Bugisu sub-region cannot differentiate between genuine and counterfeit agro-inputs. The study conducted in March and April 2022 was driven by common narratives about farmers’ experiences with fertilizers, seeds, and …

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