French Company  Total E&P Uganda has boosted the National Content Capacity pool by unveiling the first group of internationally certified oil and gas welders at Buhimba Technical Institute in Hoima district.
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Oil and Gas: 50 welders get international certification

French Company  Total E&P Uganda has boosted the National Content Capacity pool by unveiling the first group of internationally certified oil and gas welders at Buhimba Technical Institute in Hoima district. The unveiling follows the successful completion of an intensive 3 months training course on 2G and 4G coded welding undertaken by the students and […]

The 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States have agreed to adopt, as of next year, a new shared currency, the “ECO.”
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Can a West African Currency Union Work?

The 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States have agreed to adopt, as of next year, a new shared currency, the “ECO.” But, as the eurozone’s experience has shown, currency unions can be unwieldy. Creating a successful one will require the ECOWAS countries to overcome serious challenges. The work of the economist […]

Two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy.
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How China Can Reach its Centennial Goal

Two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy. To achieve this ambitious goal, China will need to secure another three decades of strong economic performance and inclusive development. The question is […]

Commonwealth finance ministers will meet in Washington D.C. this week to discuss coordinated interventions to prevent future debt crises.
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Commonwealth Finance ministers to discuss joint action to prevent future debt crises

Commonwealth finance ministers will meet in Washington D.C. this week to discuss coordinated interventions to prevent future debt crises. The meeting will be chaired by the Finance Minister of Cyprus, Harris Georgiades, under the theme ‘Preventing Debt Crises: The Roles of Creditors and Debtors’. It will be preceded by sessions for senior finance ministry officials […]

In the euphoric moment immediately following the collapse of the Soviet Union, few would have guessed that Ukraine – an industrialized country with an educated workforce and vast natural resources – would suffer stagnation for the next 28 years.
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How to Stem Ukraine’s Corruption

In the euphoric moment immediately following the collapse of the Soviet Union, few would have guessed that Ukraine – an industrialized country with an educated workforce and vast natural resources – would suffer stagnation for the next 28 years. Neighboring Poland, which was poorer than Ukraine in 1991, managed almost to triple its per capita […]