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dfcu, ADC supports 28 women agribusiness entrepreneurs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At an event held recently in Kampala, a total of 28 women Agribusiness entrepreneurs graduated from the first cohort Business Accelerator Program (BAP) implemented by Agribusiness Development Centre and powered by dfcu Limited and Rabo Foundation. Launched last year, the Business Accelerator Program’s objective is …

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The shakeup the World Bank needs

If the Bank fails to listen to the demands of developing countries, the West will lose them COMMENT | Ana Palacio | Major changes are afoot at the World Bank, but few people seem to be paying attention. Beyond devising a new, greener mission, the Bank is undergoing a leadership transition, with …

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What’s next for globalisation?

The future of the world economy will depend on how these competing policy frameworks play out COMMENT | Dani Rodrik | The narrative that underpins the current global economic system is in the midst of a transformative plot twist. Since the end of World War II, the so-called liberal international order has …

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Museveni’s many labours

Corruption, homosexuality and Muhoozi as seen through the president’s address to parliament COMMENT | IAN KATUSIIME | In his address to Parliament on March 16, President Yoweri Museveni did not mention a word about the iron sheets; the raging corruption scandal engulfing his Cabinet where the Vice President, Speaker of Parliament …

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Why two U.S. banks failed fast

The collapse of SVB and Signature Bank shows that the crisis in the U.S. banking sector is not over yet COMMENT | Vidhura S. Tennekoon | Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank failed with enormous speed, so quickly that they could be textbook cases of classic bank runs, in which too many …

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Tecno unveils Spark 10 series

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Airtel Uganda and TECNO Mobile, an innovative technology brand have unveiled the latest 4G device, the TECNO Spark 10 series in Uganda. With the Slogan ‘Glow As You Are’, the Spark 10, a 4G device is designed to empower users to express themselves and shine …

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ICPAU holds 13th graduation ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) held the 13th graduation ceremony in which graduands were awarded with qualifications in the areas of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, Certified Tax Advisor and Accounting Technicians Diploma courses. The graduands completed their studies between 2020 …

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Improving paediatric surgery

Ministry of Health launches strategic plan  Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | The Ministry of Health has launched a five-year plan to improve the paediatric surgical care system in regional referral hospitals across the country. The goal of this initiative is to develop a critical mass of highly skilled human resources …

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