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Preventing future pandemics

What will it take to discover and identify which viruses pose the greatest risks to humans? COMMENT | William A. Haseltine | Although COVID-19 restrictions are rapidly fading around the world, we are still reeling from the impact of the past three years. More than 6.8 million deaths from COVID-19 have been …

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UBL supports Rotary’s 98th district meet

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT l On April 13, Uganda Breweries Limited through the brand Johnnie Walker announced a sponsorship package of Shs150million to the Rotary’s 98th District Conference, slated for April 27 -29 in Mbarara District. “We are thrilled to be the exclusive alcoholic beverage sponsor for the upcoming conference, …

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Reform at the World Bank

What went right as the Inspection Panel at an institution that used to cause untold harm marks its 30th anniversary? Kampala, Uganda | Danny Bradlow | Development projects can have profound impacts on their societies. There are many benefits that flow from building new roads and power plants, and from modernising …

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‘Stop funding Oil and gas projects’

Climate activists pile pressure on World Bank Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | This year’s Spring Meetings of the World Bank that took place at the institution’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. from April 10-16 were dominated by demands from shareholders to reform and tackle contemporary challenges. And top on the list …

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Centenary Bank commits Shs185m sponsorship

  Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT l On April 13, Centenary Bank, joined hands with Rotary Club towards the continued support of the humanitarian initiatives. This was during a press launch held in Kampala where Rotary unveiled the official partners of the 98th Rotary District Conference. Beatrice Lugalambi the General Manager …

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Institute of Accountants to hold first PFA meet

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT l The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) will hold the inaugural Public Finance Management (PFM) Conference from 18 – 20 April 2023 at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe. The conference will be both physical and online. It targets accounting officers, policymakers, planners, …

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