Uganda still ranks high globally in Malaria deaths

Uganda still ranks high globally in Malaria deaths

Malaria remains a leading cause of illness and death in Uganda. Most of the country’s 43 million population is at risk. And the disease accounts for between a third and
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StanChart donates COVID 19 PPEs to Mubende Frontline Workers

StanChart donates COVID 19 PPEs to Mubende Frontline Workers

Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has made a donation of Personal Protective Equipment worth Ugx 74 million to Mubende Regional Referral Hospital to support
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CEO summit announces 1st ever Virtual Edition of the CEO Forum

CEO summit announces 1st ever Virtual Edition of the CEO Forum

The CEO Summit Uganda in partnership with The Innovation Village, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and Strathmore Business School is organizing the 11th Edition of the annual CEO
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Affordable smartphones drive digital inclusion in Africa

Affordable smartphones drive digital inclusion in Africa

With mobile connectivity now integral to the modern economy, a key part of any national development programme must be digital inclusion. This is being achieved by expanding mobile broadband coverage, but
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‘Oral nicotine products “infinitely better” than smoking’

‘Oral nicotine products “infinitely better” than smoking’

Economists and leading international Tobacco Harm Reduction experts, drawn from Africa and Europe, have stated that snus and tobacco-free nicotine pouches are “at least 90% safer than smoking.” “This figure is
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Visa and Bank of Abyssinia Launch E-Commerce Acquiring Business using CyberSource

Visa and Bank of Abyssinia Launch E-Commerce Acquiring Business using CyberSource

Visa, the world leader in digital payments, and Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) have announced a strategic partnership to drive of e-commerce acquiring through Visa CyberSource payment gateway, therefore becoming a
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International Medical Centre starts a new clinic in Soroti, expands Mbale Inpatients Dept

International Medical Centre starts a new clinic in Soroti, expands Mbale Inpatients Dept

The International Medical Centre has expanded its Mbale Clinic with the setting up of an In-Patient Department. According to Joel Oroni the General Manager of International Medical Centre the expansion drive
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Absa ARO Moves to Fiserv for Card Management and Processing Across Nine African Nations

Absa ARO Moves to Fiserv for Card Management and Processing Across Nine African Nations

Brookfield, Wis., and Johannesburg, August 4, 2020 – Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology, today announced that Absa Regional Operations (ARO) has
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Kenya Airways Resumes International Passenger Flights To 30 Destinations

Kenya Airways resumes international flights to 30 destinations across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East  Nairobi, 30 July 2020 – Kenya Airways (KQ) will be resuming its international passenger services on Saturday 1 August 2020 following the easing of movement restrictions as directed by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta. The first international flights on 1st August […]

The services sector accounts for more than half of COMESA’s GDP and over a third of employment, outpacing manufacturing and agriculture sectors in terms of growth generation, income and jobs.

Why Tourism should be cushioned from COVID-19 impacts

African hotel development had returned to growth at the start of 2020, with more than 78,000 rooms in 408 hotels in the pipeline, according to the 12th annual survey by W Hospitality Group, acknowledged as the industry’s most authoritative source. However, the COVID-19 outbreak is now shattering the dreams of Africa’s hotel industry.

COVID-19 threatens to ruin a record year for Africa’s hotel developers

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Tough times for Africa’s Coffee Farmers – Billions to be Lost to Exploitation

Millions of Africa’s coffee farmers have slipped into abject poverty caused by poor prices which are currently barely enough to cover production costs while the rest of the coffee supply chain players enjoy rising profits. The African farmer produces some fine quality coffee, but receives the lowest prices of all growers, globally. African coffee farmers […]

ADF approves $9.52 million to enhance coordinated COVID-19 response in East and Horn of Africa and the Comoros

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Tough times for Africa’s Coffee Farmers – Billions to be Lost to Exploitation

Millions of Africa’s coffee farmers have slipped into abject poverty caused by poor prices which are currently barely enough to cover production costs while the rest of the coffee supply chain players enjoy rising profits. The African farmer produces some fine quality coffee, but receives the lowest prices of all growers, globally. African coffee farmers […]

ADF approves $9.52 million to enhance coordinated COVID-19 response in East and Horn of Africa and the Comoros

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