Environmentalists have called upon the government to  incorporate the Rights of Nature in the new proposed National Environment Bill/ Act reasoning  that it  is when the country’s nature/ environment will be protected from encroachments.
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Environmentalists want ‘Rights of Nature’ added to new bill

Environmentalists have called upon the government to  incorporate the Rights of Nature in the new proposed National Environment Bill/ Act reasoning  that it  is when the country’s nature/ environment will be protected from encroachments. Rights of Nature are the holistic recognition that all life, all ecosystems on our planet are deeply intertwined. Rather than treating […]

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CiplaQCIL), a pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Uganda, which was the first African company to manufacture triple-combination antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, is set to sell part of its shares to the public.
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Cipla Quality Chemicals set to list on Uganda Securities Exchange

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CiplaQCIL), a pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Uganda, which was the first African company to manufacture triple-combination antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, is set to sell part of its shares to the public. This is popularly known as Initial Public Offer or IPO. The listing of CiplaQCIL, which also manufactures the antimalarial drug […]

Tanzania to build  2100MW hydropower project in Selous Game Reserve
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Tanzania to build  2100MW hydropower project in Selous Game Reserve

Tanzania has unveiled its plan to build a mega-hydropower plant inside Selous Game Reserve – one of the largest conserved wildlife parks in Africa. The government is now implementing the construction of the 2,100-Megawatt power plant inside the Selous Game Reserve, the second largest wildlife park in Africa after Mudumu National Park in Namibia. Energy […]

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production.
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African Development Bank President Adesina calls  for technology transfer to farmers

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately  and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated  that technology plus strong government backing was already yielding […]

The COMESA region would annually gain US$17.5 billion in intra-COMESA exports if all the member States fully implemented the digital trade facilitation reforms that involves the use of paperless trade facilitation measures.
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COMESA Region Can Reap US$17.5B by Implementing e-Trade Measures

The COMESA region would annually gain US$17.5 billion in intra-COMESA exports if all the member States fully implemented the digital trade facilitation reforms that involves the use of paperless trade facilitation measures. According to research findings presented to the 5th COMESA Annual Research Forum, five countries have the greatest intra-COMESA export trade potential for the […]

The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of Ms. Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Vice President for Finance and Chief Finance Officer for the African Development Bank Group, effective from August 1, 2018.
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Tshabalala announced as Vice President for Finance African Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of Ms. Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Vice President for Finance and Chief Finance Officer for the African Development Bank Group, effective from August 1, 2018. Tshabalala, a citizen of South Africa, is currently the Executive Director of Barbican Advisory Group, South Africa, where she is responsible […]