Entebbe International Airport, servicing Uganda’s capital, Kampala, welcomed over 1.5 million travellers in 2017, and the new eKiosks will further boost its capacity to handle the growing number of business and leisure visitors
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Gemalto awarded e-Immigration solution with fast-track border crossing eKiosks at Entebbe Airport

New Border Management System (BMS) & e-Immigration solution builds on Gemalto’s successful Visa Management System (VMS); Self-service eKiosks will deliver a safer and speedier experience for passengers in Uganda; Fingerprint and facial recognition ensures accurate identification of travelers DUBAI- Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract to supply a Border Management System (BMS) including  airport self-service […]

Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates, and a member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.
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India’s Great Wall of Equality

NEW DELHI – Last year was a watershed for gender relations. The #MeToo movement rocked establishments around the world, forcing even powerful men to face public scrutiny for their behavior toward women. But, despite a patriarchal backlash, the movement shows no signs of abating: on January 1, in the Indian state of Kerala, an estimated five […]

World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent
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WHO calls for New Innovations to Improve Health in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent. “This Innovation Challenge recognizes the critical need for innovations to address the continent’s challenges in healthcare,” said […]

Oranto Petroleum, which recently signed an oil exploration license with Uganda,  is expected to be granted oil exploration licenses for Blocks R5, R6, Dibella and Dallol by the Ministry of Petroleum of Niger to explore for oil.
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Oranto Petroleum inks Agreement, Prepares to Enter Niger Republic

Oranto Petroleum, which recently signed an oil exploration license with Uganda,  is expected to be granted oil exploration licenses for Blocks R5, R6, Dibella and Dallol by the Ministry of Petroleum of Niger to explore for oil. The blocks are located in the Agadem Rift Basin; Oranto Petroleum to receive technical data. Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum […]

Uganda is the biggest refugee-hosting nation in Africa
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U.S. Gives US$83m Additional Assistance to Refugees in Uganda

The U.S. government and the American people are demonstrating their continued support for the refugee response in Uganda with nearly US$83 million in additional humanitarian assistance by the end of the U.S. fiscal year 2018. According to the U.S. Mission Kampala, the new funding includes a US$40 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme, […]

Lucrezia Reichlin, a former director of research at the European Central Bank
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Debt age: Fiscal Freedom in the Eurozone?

Italy’s government has approved a draft budget that would fund its expensive election promises by violating European Union fiscal rules for at least the next three years. With that, the populist coalition – comprising the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right League party – has seemingly confirmed fears of populist-fueled instability in Europe. […]