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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni’s relation with Biden

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. THE LAST WORD From Kerala with love: A journey to a South Indian state and the contradictions in its egalitarian ideals COVER STORY Museveni’s relation with Biden’s America: The key recent events that matter COMMENTS Sexual …

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Rockefeller launches vaccination network

USD$7.4 million initiative designed to scale up Covid-19 vaccine demand strategies | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rockefeller Foundation has launched the Vaccination Action Network (VAN), a USD$7.4 million learning initiative designed to bolster efforts to strengthen health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. The locally-led, peer-to-peer learning initiative is designed to engage …

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Improving health emergency management

WHO, CDC and the Ministry of Health train 70 Emergency Responders  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have trained over 70 emergency responders in Uganda. The two-week training, which began on July 12, …

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BATU’s net profits up 14% to Shs 3.9bn

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | British American Tobacco Uganda has recorded a 14% increase in net profit to Shs3.9bn for the half year period ended June.30 driven largely by increase in sales revenues. Results released on Aug. 5 shows that the company’s gross revenue grew by 12% to Shs …

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KCB enters DRC market

The move gives the lender access to Africa’s second-largest country with a population of over 93 million people  Kampala, Uganda | KAMPALA, UGANDA | Regional lender, KCB Group, has followed the footsteps of Equity Bank to venture into the Democratic Republic of Congo. KCB Group, which already has operations in …

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MTN Uganda H1 net profit up 48% to Shs193.6bn

Company CEO says it delivered a resilience half year amidst a difficult macroeconomic environment | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has reported a 48.1% growth in profit after tax to Shs193.6bn for the first six months of 2022 amidst a tough economic environment. Wim Vanhelleputte, the company’s outgoing CEO said …

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Unlocking Pian Upe wildlife reserve

UWA and Space for Giants give hope to Uganda’s most picturesque tourist spot Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and conservation non-profit, Space for Giants, have entered into a co-management partnership agreement to revive and promote Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve as one of East Africa’s …

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