Global Fund frustrates Uganda’s plans to strengthen health information infrastructures

On 20 March 2017, the Uganda country coordinating mechanism (CCM) submitted a funding request to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria containing three components: TB/HIV, malaria and RSSH (resilient and sustainable systems for health). The CCM also submitted a proposed program split for its 2017-2019 allocation. According the Global Fund Observer, however, […]

Innovation Africa Digital Summit 2017

Innovation Africa Digital Summit 25 – 27 April 2017, Kampala The IAD summit will be attended by a unique blend of around 300 high level decision makers from across Africa, including those people responsible for the development and implementation of Smart public sector projects e.g Smart Cities, Smart Government, Smart Healthcare, Smart Education. These CIOs, […]

Uganda Water Supply Atlas

The Water Supply Database is a database maintained by Ugandan Ministry of Water & Environment that provides stakeholders with good knowledge and information on matters concerning the current safe water supply coverage, functionality and distribution of water among others. The database covers all 112 districts of Uganda and Water information from Point Water Sources, Piped […]

Land Conflict Mapping Tool

The Land Conflict Mapping Tool (LCMT) is a project undertaken by Human Rights Focus, an NGO based in Gulu, northern Uganda with funding and support from the United Nations Peacebuilding Programme in Acholiland, and in particular the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, The United Nations Development Programme and the World Food Programme. Through developing a tool to […]

Uganda adopts GIS-based addressing system

Digital mapping services and solutions provider, mapIT has announced the launch of the National Postcode & Addressing System, the Entebbe Pilot Project for Uganda. Joining hands with SatNav East Africa in May 2012, Uganda’s pioneer in GPS technology, the company has been working on the pilot project of the Entebbe SatCodes solution. The project involved […]

Modernisation of land administration services in Uganda

The Land Information System will replace the current manual system of land allocation, deed plan preparation and land registration. The LIS will: Provide a set of technical processes and procedures for the registration of rights and interests in real estate units in Uganda by supporting the MLHUD business workflows in its main fields of intervention […]

School Guide Uganda

School Guide Uganda provides information about all Schools and Education in Uganda. Parents and Students can easily find the type of school they want here, in any location in Uganda. The schools directory includes all Government Schools,Private Schools, Religious Affiliated Schools,Special Needs Schools, International Schools,Vocational Training Schools,colleges and Universities in Uganda. Basic listing includes school […]

Grameen puts mobile technology to the test

In early 2009 the Grameen Foundation went to Uganda with the idea of creating a fluid and effective two way communication channel between rural farmers and the world of agricultural experts, development agencies, traders and commercial players. Through this loop, rural small holder farmers would be given livelihood saving agricultural information generated by the experts […]

New public health laboratory network for East Africa

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$63.66 million to create a unique regional network of 25 public health laboratories across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda. This network will operate across country borders, improving access to diagnostic services to vulnerable populations in cross border areas and making optimal use of internet and mobile […]

Kampala launches new local tax system

Kampala City Council has introduced a new computerised tax system that will monitor and identify new tax opportunities in the city. The global tax information system will require all the five city Divisions to register their businesses at the district so as to determine the number of taxable businesses, identify new revenue opportunities and identify […]

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