Category : Development Assistance


China-Africa Relations: What to expect in 2022 and beyond.

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January 18th, 2022

By Allawi Ssemanda. The year 2021 ended on a very good note for African countries in context of Sino-Africa relations with Beijing showing readiness and commitment to double down its development support and cooperation to African countries. Looking at Action Plan for the year 2022-2024 produced from November 2021 Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) ministerial […]

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China funded Nairobi Express 93% complete.

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December 24th, 2021

One of Kenya’s biggest infrastructure project, Nairobi Express is set to be completion by march next year. The announcement was made by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta while inspecting the program to assess its progress where he defended Kenya’s relationship with China describing it as “mutual benefit.” Presiding over the last girders of Kenya’s first toll road […]

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China donates More Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda.

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December 20th, 2021

  Uganda has received another batch of Covid-19 Sinovac vaccines from People’s Republic of China government. Doses totalling 600,000 arrived in the country today Monday morning. This new consignment from China brings the total of Chinese vaccine donations to Uganda to 1,600,000 doses and will boast the country’s vaccination campaign as the world races to […]

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Why China’s lending terms are the best African countries can get.

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November 8th, 2021

China’s lending terms are the best African countries can get.  By Allawi Ssemanda On October 28, 2021, members of the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE) literary roasted finance minister, Matia Kasaija who they accused of signing a $200m agreement with Exim Bank of China to upgrade Entebbe international Airport. They […]

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Karuma Hydropower Plant to Guarantee Uganda’s Steady Progress, Thanks to Chinese Investments

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October 26th, 2021

By Herbert Kamoga According to The World Bank, one billion people, mostly concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, live their daily lives without electricity. This represents a fundamental barrier to progress for a sizable proportion of the world’s population, and has impacts on a wide range of development indicators, including health, education, food security, […]

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Uganda’s Vision 2040: China’s support in its attainability, colonialism talk is off point.

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October 11th, 2021

By Alan Collins Mpewo In the wake of fast racing multilateral relations, the world countries have kept mowing their paths of prosperity and in scaling their economic stability, they’ve molded sustainable modules to attain that worthwhile goal. The industrial module keeps raising through the ranks and many countries that have globally harnessed it, are gradually […]

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China’s contribution in Digitalization of Uganda’s Television services: What is the reap of the common man

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September 27th, 2021

By Alan Collins Mpewo Not so long ago, the Republic of Uganda through its Ministry of ICT, announced that Uganda was finally cutting ties with the analog television system. The Uganda Communications Commission then announced deadline for all television to go digital. Countrywide, for those that had enjoyed watching satellite free channels, would later have […]

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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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