Economists offer New Perspectives on Optimizing Benefits of Nile Basin

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ENTEBBE, Uganda – Renowned economists from within and beyond the Nile Basin this week met in Entebbe, Uganda for a two-day forum, under the...

U.S Extends Funding for Uganda’s Infectious Diseases Research

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The United States government has renewed its funding support towards research in infectious diseases as well as health-related training in Uganda. The U.S Ambassador to...

“You Feed Refugees as Karimojong Die!”

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From their largely remote enclaves in north eastern Uganda the Karimojong are coming out fighting. They can’t tolerate anymore a situation akin to a...

Nile Basin Initiative Projects to Benefit 30m People by 2025

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Projects of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) should benefit at least 30 million people in the next eight years, Tanzania’s Minister of Water and...

Behind the Basket – A Feminine Art Form

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The coolness of the morning quickly fades as we approach a Nubian household in Luwero district. Our group quickly takes refuge under the shade...

UNBS Rolls out e-verification Service to Combat Counterfeit Products

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Consumers will soon be able to electronically verify whether the products they are about to buy are genuine, of good and standardised quality or...

Heard about bike ambulances? They are reducing maternal mortality rates in...

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Here is how a well executed fast and simple plan is managing to reverse the trends of maternal health care system in Uganda. From...

KCCA Launches MTN Mobile Money Payments

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For the first time since the launch of MTN Mobile Money in 2009, individuals and companies can now easily effect payment for licenses, fines,...

Germany Based MCF, Awamo Expanding to Uganda

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Awamo, a Germany-based micro-finance management solutions provider, has raised about $550,000 in its Series A round and is launching in Africa. The company announced this...

Nigerian Billionaire Challenges Youth on Entrepreneurship

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Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumela has challenged 40 youthful aspiring entrepreneurs not to blame lack of capital for not starting business because their brains can...
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