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Pearl Dairy unveils new production line

Unveils Shs9.25bn packaging line to boost production, market access Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Pearl Dairy Farms Limited, the processor and manufacturer of Lato Milk branded products has unveiled a new Shs9.25billion Tetrapak Edge production line to its Mbarara based factory. Company executives said on June 29 that the …

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Uganda Clays to pay Shs1.2bn as dividend

The company plans to finance a new kiln and artificial dryer at Kajansi and Kamonkoli to boost production Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Shareholders of Uganda Clays Limited will earn Shs1.2bn (Shs1.35 per share) as dividend for the year ended December 30, 2020, following approval from the virtual Annual General …

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Technology in hospitals can delay care

As revealed by experiences of doctors and nurses | OLUWAMAYOWA O. OGUNDAINI | Information and communication technologies can dramatically improve healthcare delivery. They can make communication and exchange of information between healthcare professionals easier. And patients can consult doctors remotely. Some of the most commonly used information and communication technologies …

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Inside EAC’s US$91.7milion budget

The spending plan comes at a time the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged economies through lockdowns | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly a US$91.7milion proposed budget for the Financial Year 2021/22 compared with US$97.6 million in the Financial Year 2020/21, with a …

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Punitive laws can’t curb misinformation

Time for a rethink what works | PETER CUNLIFFE-JONES | Misinformation, best understood as false or misleading information whether or not it was intended to mislead, has long been recognised as a problem worldwide. Together with disinformation, which is spread deliberately to misinform or mislead, it constitutes a key part of …

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