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What the Uganda organ donation and transplant law means

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The enactment of human organ donation and transplant law and the first-ever kidney transplant at Mulago has drawn mixed reactions. For patients waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, the new law and the commencement of kidney transplants in Uganda raise hope. However, the living organ …

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Uganda-EU Forum to focus on job creation, standards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU has reiterated its demand for standards in the imports from Uganda and other countries because the authorities must ensure the safety of the public. Amidst this vow, however, the EU says it will continue working with the Ugandan authorities and the private …

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Infobip enhance customer purchase journeys on WhatsApp

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Infobip, a global leader in cloud communications, has unveiled a new capability that allows businesses to design and execute complete customer purchase journeys within WhatsApp. This innovative approach leverages the latest functionalities of the WhatsApp Business Platform, enabling businesses to facilitate a range of tasks …

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M23 declares lift of curfew in North Kivu, DRC

North Kivu, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | The March 23 Movement (M23) has lifted a curfew imposed in areas under its control in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. M23 imposed a curfew in areas of Rutshuru, Masisi, and Nyiragongo which it controls in October 2023. Most targeted areas were …

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Coca-Cola supports women in science fields

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | To mark International Day for Women and Girls in Science, Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda (CCBU) celebrated the achievements of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) by recognising leading women taking part in its Women in the Leadership program, it said on Feb.13. Commenting on …

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AfDB: Africa dominates list of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies in 2024

Uganda among 11 African countries projected to experience a strong economic performance forecast alongside  Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Africa will account for eleven of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies in 2024, the African Development Bank Group said in its latest Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook (MEO) …

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KPA’s Kargo Pay earns ovation from Ugandan traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kenya Ports Authority has garnered praise from a cross-section of Kampala traders, for introducing Kargo Pay, a cutting-edge electronic payment system. This alternative cargo payment mode is set to revolutionize efficiency and expedite the settlement of port charges. One of the traders lauded the …

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Earliest human footprints found on beach

SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | A group of international researchers stumbled upon well-preserved early human footprints on a Moroccan beach, which is among the oldest in the world. Their recently published research offers a deeper look into the discovery, reports Kate Okorie In July 2022, an international team of researchers …

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