Uganda seeks USD150m loan for ICT projects

27 Feb 2020

The government of Uganda is looking to borrow USD150 million from Exim Bank of China to help fund ICT projects. ICT Minister Peter Ogwang is cited by The Daily Monitor as saying that the money will be used to ‘develop the national backbone infrastructure to begin implementing ICT investments in schools, referral hospitals, districts and lower local government’. Funding will also be used to provide computers and connectivity for secondary schools.