Youths in Business

Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge is on

Johnson & Johnson has announced the launch of the Africa Innovation Challenge, an initiative to support Africa’s vibrant and growing innovation ecosystem to help develop important and locally sustainable consumer health solutions. The Africa Challenge seeks novel ideas that focus on three critical health areas: promoting early child development and maternal health; empowering young women; […]

Want to sell produce? Here is an opportunity

The National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU) an umbrella organization uniting farmers in Uganda to grow Organic foods over the weekend urged the youth to engage in Organic farming because market for the products is available with over 300 deals in place. This was revealed over the weekend in Entebbe when Nogamu showcased organic […]

The thriving money lending business at MUK

Money lending is one of the fastest growing businesses in Uganda and is currently being operated by the formal and the informal sector. The rise of money lenders in Uganda has arisen partly because of the need to access emergency funds to solve business and personal problems. LinkmeUg caught up with 25 year old Marvin […]

How Youth Livelihood fund is being used

In January 2014, Uganda launched the Youth Livelihood Fund worth 265 billion shillings over a period of 5 years. These funds can be accessed by any group of youth between 18-30yrs from their sub county level. 2 years on and the Youth Livelihoods Program is proving the doubting Thomases wrong. According to Mr. James Ebitu, […]

Ronald Hakiza, the brain behind Ugabus.com

By: [email protected] Hakiza Ronald is a 24 year old graduate who has ventured into e-ticketing business. He is the founder of UgaBus. Hakiza spoke to Linkmeug’s Bright Twijukye about this enterprise that has seen him win grants and provide a solution to travelers who initially spent so much time booking and reserving seats at bus […]