Category : Development Assistance


China-Uganda journey of diplomacy: The Sun rose –work counting.

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August 24th, 2021

By Alan Collins Mpewo The Chinese Government always attaches great importance to Africa. It has always been an important component of China’s independent foreign policy of peace to develop and strengthen the friendly relations and cooperation with the developing countries, like Uganda. The principles governing the relations between China and Uganda and indeed other African […]

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A Special Friendship: Six decades of Sino-Uganda shared Prosperity.

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July 29th, 2021

By Shemei Ndawula. When the sun sets on the gentle hill of Naguru, the building is crowned with the golden hue of the sun’s rays reflecting off its glass windows showered in a golden kaleidoscope ambiance. This is the image of the China-Uganda Friendship Hospital, Naguru which; as it is aptly named, an everlasting monument […]

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China sparking Green Revolution in Uganda with Bamboo.

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June 30th, 2021

By Shemei Ndawula. Bamboo is largely known as an ancient Chinese crop, an aggressive grass identified by its long canes and synonymous with the Chinese pandas (which largely live on bamboo diets). However, in the wake of global warming and the shift to green energy, the plant has seen a rapid increase in value, grossing […]

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Kapeeka: From war auditorium to flourishing industrial epicenter, thanks to Chinese Investments.

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June 15th, 2021

By Herbert Kamoga. About 36 years old in 1981, Yoweri Museveni the current president of the republic of Uganda had ambitions of leading Uganda. He couldn’t realize his dream through a democratic process because he had trailed in the 1980 presidential elections. With a strong conviction that the person declared winner, Dr. Apolo Milton Obote […]

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Sino-Africa Skepticism and “Debt Trap” Talk Lack Facts: Critics Are Wrong.

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May 25th, 2021

By Allawi Ssemanda China’s funded Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – a project that will bring easy connections to countries of East-Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East, China and the America’s has been viewed by critics of Sino-Africa relations with geopolitical lenses with frames insinuating that China imitated the project with hidden agenda. However, analysis and […]

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RUSSIA’S GROWING INFLUENCE IN AFRICA & ITS IMPLICATIONS.

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May 13th, 2021

By Rugaba John Paul and Allawi Ssemanda. During Vladimir Putin’s state of nation address in April, he warned the west that there would be severe consequences if the west had crossed Russia’s red line. This statement not only proved the narrative of a new 21st century cold war, but also showed the confidence of the […]

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A Century of Progress: CPC’s Success Story and the Rise of China Have Positively Impacted Africa.

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April 26th, 2021

As China’s ruling party – the Communist Party of China (CPC) celebrates her 100th birthday, from its very humble background, in almost all fronts, CPC now stands firm and taller after seeing China through a remarkable Century of unquestionable progress. After 72 years of steady leadership, CPC guided China to move from a poor, and […]

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China’s Donation of Covid-19 Vaccine to Uganda Re-Affirms Beijing’s Philosophy of a Shared future for Prosperity.

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March 5th, 2021

By Ssemanda Allawi, China’s gesture to donate 300,000 doses of Covid-19 Sinovac Vaccine to Uganda is a great gesture and should be hailed. This life saving donation announced by Chinese special representative H.E Yang Jiechi comes in at a time when the world is faced with shortage of vaccine with rich and developed countries embracing […]

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China and Rwanda Sign $60million Grant, Agree 6million $6 million Debt Cancellation.

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February 26th, 2021

By Lavie Mutanganshuro, Kigali. The Government of Rwanda and the People’s Republic of China on February 19 signed an economic and technical cooperation agreement for a grant worth RMB Yuan 400 million (approximately U$ 60 million). At the same ceremony, both countries signed a debt cancellation agreement worth RMB Yuan 40 million-an equivalent of US$ 6 million. […]

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Vaccine nationalism poses a major threat to Africa as the West gobbles up supplies – we need to up our game

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February 10th, 2021

By David Monyae and Sizo Nkala counsel The race to inoculate world populations against Covid-19 has begun in earnest and Africa is losing it. According to The New York Times, as of 4 February 2021 a total of 107.3 million vaccine doses had been administered to individuals across the world. North America leads with 6% of […]

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