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Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 

Uganda moves to the fourth spot due to strong data reporting standards, new environmental, social and governance incentives Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s overall score in the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index increased by six points to 66 in 2022, moving the country up to fourth from sixth place …

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TECNO, Airtel launch Phantom X2 series

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Jan.24, TECNO’s premium sub-brand, PHANTOM launched its new flagship smartphone PHANTOM X2 Series. It is the world’s first smartphone to feature a retractable portrait lens comparable to a professional camera designed to capture our most cherished moments. The PHANTOM X2 Series comprises PHANTOM X2 …

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How threatening are threats?

How threat talk motivates conspiracy theories, misinformation, and shapes elections and investments COMMENT | Michele J. Gelfand and Virginia Choi | From climate-change alarms and “tripledemic” concerns to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock, we are awash in dire warnings. News and social media alert us daily to the dangers of …

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More war means more inflation

Why that will lead to larger fiscal deficits, more debt monetisation, and higher inflation in future COMMENT | Nouriel Roubini | Inflation rose sharply throughout 2022 across both advanced economies and emerging markets. Structural trends suggest that the problem will be secular, rather than transitory. Specifically, many countries are now engaged in …

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Is nature-based investing ready for take-off in Africa?

Conserving Africa’s biodiversity is vital for the continent’s long-term economic development, and the private sector may be poised to assume a bigger role Kampala, Uganda | BEN PAYTON | Thousands of delegates gathered for the 2022 United Nations biodiversity conference (Cop15) in Montreal in December, tasked with finding a pathway to …

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