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Brain draining Africa

Trainee doctors are (barely) holding healthcare together ANALYSIS | AGENCIES | As the Global North poaches African doctors, healthcare falls to overworked and unmentored interns, some of whom learn medical procedures from YouTube. Fifteen of the world’s (fiscally) richest countries have over 55,000 African doctors in their health systems, a new …

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Museveni: The other ‘Leader of Opposition’

Why can’t the president stop complaining about everything? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | President Yoweri Museveni is always cited as an all-powerful figure in Uganda based on his decades-long reign and ability to dispatch opponents at elections and those emerging from inside the government. But this is belied by his …

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Afreximbank honored with “Sustainable Deal of the Year” Award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | African Export-Import Bank has clinched the prestigious “Sustainable Deal of the Year” award for its groundbreaking efforts in establishing the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF). This recognition, presented by Uxolo Global 2023: Development and Impact Finance and co-hosted by TXF, celebrates Afreximbank’s role in enhancing …

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Uganda embraces digital health innovation

National Health Information Exchange Registries Services Components launched Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda is at the forefront of a groundbreaking digital health transformation, harnessing the power of innovative technologies to revolutionise healthcare delivery and address long-standing inefficiencies. The recently concluded Uganda Digital Health Conference 2023, held under the theme …

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King Oyo Praised for boosting Uganda’s Tourism Sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Key players in the Tourism sector appreciated Tooro King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru for his visionary leadership which has led to several developmental reforms. Among these is the documentary “Rwenzori Source of Life” scheduled to be launched this Friday at the International University of East …

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