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Museveni Woos African-Americans To Invest In Burgeoning Real Estate Sector

President Yoweri Museveni has called on African- American investors to take interest in Uganda’s blossoming real estate sector especially in areas around industrial parks spread across the country. This, he says, will on the housing deficit the East Africa country faces. Museveni made the remarks while meeting a delegation of

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Opportunity For African Entrepreneurs To Share Shs366m As 2020 Anzisha Prize Applications Open

Today, the Anzisha Prize–Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs (AnzishaPrize.org) – is excited to announce that the 2020 call for applications is now open.  Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared

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Africa’s Female Fund Managers To Receive Major Boost Through Launch Of A Multi-Million Dollar Fund

African leaders are putting women front and center of efforts to drive the continent's economic growth through a game-changing fund that invests in women fund managers and also provides technical assistance. The launch of the African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF) will provide capital to both first time and experienced fund

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Top South African Entrepreneur Set To Engage With Uganda’s Business Community

Renowned venture capitalist, global speaker, author and business mogul Vusi Thembekwayo (pictured) will be in Uganda from Wed 4th to Saturday 7th 2020 for a series of exclusive engagements with Uganda’s business community. Vusi Thembekwayo – also famously known as ‘Vusi’ - has successfully built and transformed businesses in South

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UBA Conducts Free Training For Applicants Of The 2020 Tony Elumelu Program

As part of their initiatives to ensure that more Ugandan entrepreneurs emerge as successful applicants in the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) entrepreneurship programme, United Bank for Africa- Uganda organized and hosted a free and intensive business training for 70 potential applicants. The training took place on Wednesday 29th January,

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African-Born Startup Launches Education Platform That Encourages Entrepreneurship

A Cape Town based startup, www.CreativeCraftingClub.com bridges the gap between entrepreneurship for stay-at-home parents and education for tots-to-tweens. The multifunctional online subscription site offers tried-and-tested creative crafting lesson plans, teaching resources and business acumen for parents, educators and budding entrepreneurs, to kick start their own kids’ creative crafting club in

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NRM@34: How Thriving SMEs Are Boosting Uganda’s Economy

Some of the beneficiaries of Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme in Rwenzori region showcasing their products It is a public secret that when the National Resistance Army (now National Resistance Movement-NRM) captured power in 1986 after a five-year guerilla war, they inherited an economy that had literally collapsed. Businesses had collapsed

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