Development Evaluation Week: African Development Bank Marks 40 years of Evaluating Progress as Experts Mull SDGs and COVID-19

Development Evaluation Week: African Development Bank Marks 40 years of Evaluating Progress as Experts Mull SDGs and COVID-19

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 3 December 2020 - The African Development Bank celebrated 40 years of evaluating its development efforts, taking the opportunity to reflect on the challenges around monitoring and evaluating
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Energy Sector Players Unveil Association

Energy Sector Players Unveil Association

Electricity sector players have unveiled an umbrella body that will bring all of them together for the greater good. The Energy Generators and Distributors Association of Uganda (EGADAU) was launched
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Housing Finance Bank Partners with NSSF to Enable Social Security Contributions through Agency Banking

Housing Finance Bank Partners with NSSF to Enable Social Security Contributions through Agency Banking

Kampala, December 1, 2020 – Housing Finance Bank , National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and ABC (Agent Banking Company) have today announced a partnership that enables social security  collections through
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Taiwan Signs Agreement to Improve Healthcare, Agriculture and ICT in Somaliland

Taiwan Signs Agreement to Improve Healthcare, Agriculture and ICT in Somaliland

Taiwan and Somaliland have signed an agreement to improve maternal and infant healthcare in the Horn of Africa nation. In the agreement signed on Tuesday December 1, 2020, Taiwan Technical Mission will
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COMESA Extends Kenya Sugar Safeguard for Two Years

COMESA Extends Kenya Sugar Safeguard for Two Years

Lusaka, November 28, 2020: COMESA Council of Ministers has granted Kenya a two year extension of the sugar safeguard  beginning March 2021 to February 2023. In its 41st meeting conducted virtually on
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Africa’s Customs Chiefs Commit to Implementing New Continental Covid-19 Trade Facilitation Guidelines

Africa’s Customs Chiefs Commit to Implementing New Continental Covid-19 Trade Facilitation Guidelines

Addis Ababa, 27 November 2020 (ECA) – Africa’s customs experts have given their support to the adoption of continental guidelines to facilitate free and timely flow of cross-border trade amid
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Housing Finance Bank named best performing Primary Dealer In October 2020

Housing Finance Bank named best performing Primary Dealer In October 2020

Kampala – Barely a month after being confirmed as a Primary Dealer of government securities, Housing Finance Bank has been recognized as the best performing entity for the month of
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Chronic Underinvestment in Clean Energy Putting Millions in Sub-Saharan Africa at Risk as They are Left Behind in Energy Transition

Chronic Underinvestment in Clean Energy Putting Millions in Sub-Saharan Africa at Risk as They are Left Behind in Energy Transition

The world is neglecting investment in electricity and clean cooking access despite COVID-19 highlighting the critical need for energy access to protect the most vulnerable and save lives Fossil fuel financing
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Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Cure Tourism’s Pandemic Woes?

Tourism has been hit harder than most industries by the coronavirus pandemic. However, news that an effective vaccine could soon be available has raised hopes that a recovery may come sooner than expected. On November 9 US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech announced that a jointly developed vaccine candidate was effective at […]

Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers.

Emirates expands reach in Southern Africa via interline agreement with Airlink

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth project is under implementation in Tanzania.

Tanzania finalizes plan to implement top World Bank Tourism Project

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PostBank & UnionPay International Unveil New Payment Card to Boost Digital Transactions in Uganda.

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