Uganda at the Dubai Expo 2020

Expo 2020 is a World Expo, currently hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. Originally scheduled for 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As we position Uganda to be Africa’s leading innovation powerhouse and Business Process Processing destination, this expo provides a huge boost towards achieving this goal

“The Ministry is going to create and implement a comprehensive branding and marketing strategy that shall build the right impetus to scale export opportunities for the Ugandan enterprises in the global market”
Dr Amina Zawedde (PhD)
Permanent Secretary

Innovation Exhibitors @ DubaiExpo2020

5 Innovations were selected to represent Uganda at the Dubai Expo 2020. These were unveiled during the launch of a brand and media campaign dubbed ‘Discover Africa’s Innovation Powerhouse on 15th March.

Hareesh Sahadevan - Emvigo

Francis Nkurunungi - Xente

Lydia Nakayenze - OncaPlanta

Martin Mukama - PRISMS

Mohammed Muwonge - Badaye Technologies

Look back: Launch of the Dubai Expo

Uganda ICT Innovation Landscape

Dubai Expo in the Media

It was a happy moment at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Deira, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as Ugandan delegates interacted with potential investors from the Arab World and Ugandans living in the Diaspora

As the 2020 Dubai Expo comes to end, Uganda made one more giant step this Saturday 26th March by crowning it all with the second “Uganda Tourism, Trade and Investment Forum.

A group of Ugandan young innovators at the Dubai Expo 2020 by the recent technological innovations in finance solutions exhibited by Mastercard Inc, an American Multinational financial services corporation 

Former Makerere University don, Pro William Bazeyo, believes Uganda can fly with the Business Process Outsourcing initiative (BPO), which he says is going to be a game changer in securing employment of the youth and boost the country’s economy

The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance has justified Uganda’s campaign to promote the country as ‘Africa’s Innovation Powerhouse’ and BPO destination

Ministers from the Ministry of the Information, Computer Technology and National Guidance Wednesday brought excitement at the ongoing Innovation Week at the Dubai Expo 2020 in the United Arab Emirates.

The smell of unique aroma of Ugandan coffee is pulling crowds around the Uganda pavilion at the heart of the Dubai Expo 2020 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Ugandan Ministers of ICT and National Guidance attending the Dubai Expo 2020 have toured several other pavilions to benchmark what other countries have