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Azuri Technologies raises $20M towards expansion of it’s off-grid energy services in East Africa
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Azuri Technologies raises $20M towards expansion of it’s off-grid energy services in East Africa

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Azuri Technologies, a leading provider of PayGo solar products and services across sub-Saharan Africa yesterday announced the launch of its innovative $20 million off-balance-sheet debt financing program to provide working …
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Accelerating access to energy in Uganda
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Accelerating access to energy in Uganda

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It’s 2018, and Ugandans are still struggling with access to energy. While the Government of Uganda has pursued a cautious expansionary fiscal policy stance to support key infrastructure projects in …
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Uganda’s startup SolarNOW raises $9 million in a Series-B round led by Novastar Ventures and Shell
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Uganda’s startup SolarNOW raises $9 million in a Series-B round led by Novastar Ventures and Shell

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SolarNow, a renewable energy startup operating actively in Uganda and Kenya has raised more money in their Series B round. The founding round was made possible by Novastar –  venture …
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Ugandan startups raised over $13 million in 2017
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Ugandan startups raised over $13 million in 2017

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Dubbed ‘Uganda’s startup Capital’, enStartup has released the local investment report for last year. The technology company has been tracking startups to better understand the startup culture and how it impacts …
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Uganda’s ClinicPesa and Kaaro Health selected for the Make-IT accelerator in Nairobi
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Uganda’s ClinicPesa and Kaaro Health selected for the Make-IT accelerator in Nairobi

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Make-IT accelerator announced finalists for its Nairobi division. The 9-month acceleration programme provides access to the right knowledge, mentors, business and financing partners and opportunities for successful business growth.

It …
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IEEE Awards USD 200,000 to Uganda’s Africa Development Promise towards it’s Off-Grid Energy Entrepreneurship
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IEEE Awards USD 200,000 to Uganda’s Africa Development Promise towards it’s Off-Grid Energy Entrepreneurship

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IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, announced that IEEE Smart Village (ISV) has granted $1.2 million in new funds for selected sustainable energy projects with a potential …
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How the use of SafeBoda has empowered and improved mobility for Women in Kampala, Uganda
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How the use of SafeBoda has empowered and improved mobility for Women in Kampala, Uganda

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In a report published by Shell Foundation with the help of Integrated Research Group for Development (IRGD),  individuals, organisations and communities in Kampala, the backer to SafeBoda shared  the women’s use …
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Makerere University students are building a sustainable, cheap and reliable mechanism of managing municipal waste in Kampala
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Makerere University students are building a sustainable, cheap and reliable mechanism of managing municipal waste in Kampala

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In Kampala city, solid waste is managed by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)2 in collaboration with private companies. Available information shows that each household in Kampala generates approximately between 0.5kg …
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Local innovators to use technology to discover Innovative solutions to transport problems at this year’s Transport Hackathon
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Local innovators to use technology to discover Innovative solutions to transport problems at this year’s Transport Hackathon

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After the successful edition of the first Transport Hackathon (#Y4PTUg) in 2016, Uganda is still graced to be one of the countries around the world to host the 2nd Edition …
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6 Innovations selected to advance access to clean cookstoves in Uganda, set to receive a grant funding of USD 600,000
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6 Innovations selected to advance access to clean cookstoves in Uganda, set to receive a grant funding of USD 600,000

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In early 2017, CleanStart opened its first Renewable Energy Challenge Fund (RECF) window focused on clean cookstoves in Uganda. This window had an unprecedented outreach, with 161 companies interested in …
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