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Avoiding a Climate Lockdown

Mariana Mazzucato LONDON – As COVID-19 spread earlier this year, governments introduced lockdowns in order to prevent a public-health emergency from spinning out of control. In the near future, the world may need to resort to lockdowns again – this time to tackle a climate emergency. Shifting Arctic ice, raging wildfires in western US states and elsewhere, […]

The Mukono District Principal Medical Officer has strongly urged all residents of Mukono to intensify hand washing efforts at a personal and household level, in order to stop the community transmission of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19).
Wellness

Mukono District Urged To Intensify Handwashing To Stop COVID-19 Community Spread

The Mukono District Principal Medical Officer has strongly urged all residents of Mukono to intensify hand washing efforts at a personal and household level, in order to stop the community transmission of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19). Dr Anthony Konde highlighted the increasing number of cases in Mukono district was evidence that the public was […]

The 97Fund, a Ugandan based Open-end Investment Vehicle (HoldCo) that invests in high growth early-stage companies in Africa and managed by Ortus Africa Capital, has launched a $1 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund (the “Fund”).
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Fund to bail out small businesses affected by COVID 19 launched

The 97Fund, a Ugandan based Open-end Investment Vehicle (HoldCo) that invests in high growth early-stage companies in Africa and managed by Ortus Africa Capital, has launched a $1 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund (the “Fund”). The Relief Fund targets companies responding to the pandemic in the business model sectors of healthcare, tourism, education, finance, New Ways […]

Africa Industry Wellness

ESPartners Launches Zero-Interest Loan Program to Support African SMEs in a COVID-19 Economy

The program will support 300 high-performing entrepreneurs with up to 150,000 USD each in zero-interest loans, and will provide technical support to spur Africa’s economic recovery. Kigali, Rwanda – Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESPartners), in collaboration with the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and Ecobank, has launched the African Resilience Initiative for Entrepreneurs (ARIE) – a […]

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 the community in the fight against COVID 19.
Industry Wellness

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 the community in the fight against COVID 19. The PPEs donated include; Disposable coveralls, Eye goggles, heavy-duty and surgical gloves, Aprons, Infra-red thermometers, N95 masks, […]