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How to re-open schools

Innovation needs to speed up FEATURE | EDUCATION | Long before the second wave of the pandemic, questions about the future of education dominated public discourse in Uganda. Shamim Nirere of Izere Education not only had the question lingering on her mind, she found some answers too. “The future of …

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Education system, limited digital tools slow down persons with visual impairment

In the second part of this two-part series of Unfair Education and Limited Digital Skills Opportunities to Children with Visual Impairment in Uganda, Caroline Ayugi highlights the dilemma of learners with visual impairment in choosing a career. Gulu, Uganda | SPECIAL FEATURE |  The unfair education and limited digital skills opportunities to …

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Health and safety in forestry sector

Study shows that it can reduce business costs and improve productivity for Uganda’s small-scale sawmillers | ZAINABU KAKUNGULU | Over the past two decades, growing trees, mainly for timber and poles increasingly became a popular investment venture in Uganda. It is estimated that the area of forest plantations in Uganda …

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How COVAX plans to handle compensation for vaccines side effects in poor countries

Geneva, Switzerland | THE INDEPEDNENT | The World Health Organization, the vaccines alliance GAVI and Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations CEPI have launched one of the most ambitious inoculation delivery plan in history, dubbed COVAX. The plan is to ensure the poorer countries in the world are all able to receive …

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